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Read more › Uncategorized - 21st August 2018

Susie Chan kitted out in Pro Touch by Intersport

Many of you will be familiar with the sunny smile of our ambassador Susie Chan, and this month she’s got even more to smile about as she’s just received a new bundle of running gear from our very own range, Pro Touch. Endurance runner Susie is the perfect person to try out our latest range…

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Read more › Uncategorized - 21st August 2018

Running Down Dementia records are smashed

It’s official, this year’s Running Down Dementia is a record-breaker!   Last year’s fundraising total of £247,000 and distance total of 367,000k have now both been smashed.   There’s still over a week to go, so we’re excited to see just how big the final totals will be.   As you clock up those final…

Read more › Uncategorized - 14th March 2018

No more running late!

Kevin Lynch has type 2 diabetes. He’s been in various states of denial about the condition over the years but here he tells us how parkrun has helped him to lose weight and improve the management of his diabetes…   I was diagnosed with type 2 diabetes in 1999 and use insulin to treat it….

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Read more › Uncategorized - 28th February 2018

There’s Still Time To Win!

We’ve had a fantastic response to our competition to win the latest TomTom Bandit Action camera and there is still time to enter! If you fancy winning this awesome new camera (we have 10 to give away!), you have until March 31 to show us your favourite place to run and be in with a chance….

Read more › Uncategorized - 26th October 2016

Competition – Terms & Conditions

1. The promoter is: parkrun UK (company no.09411750 whose registered office is Lower Deck, Unit 3, Phoenix Wharf, Eel Pie Island, Twickenham, TW1 3DY)   2. The competition is open to residents of the United Kingdom, with UK addresses, aged 18 years or over except employees of parkrun UK and their close relatives and anyone otherwise connected with…

Read more › Uncategorized - 25th October 2016

Indian Running Duck

This week we’d like to update you on a mini runner who has done some big fundraising. India Mackie, who is just five years old, has run more than 100k and raised over £900 for Alzheimer’s Research UK!   Known as ‘The Indian Running Duck’ on the Running Down Dementia leaderboard, India has been running as…

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Read more › Uncategorized - 25th October 2016

Intersport video release

Everyone at Intersport is excited to share the latest video with you all, continuing the celebration of parkrunners’ achievements.   Filmed at Heaton parkrun on Saturday and then at the inaugural Aldi Manchester Half Marathon on Sunday, the video reflects a superb weekend of running in one of the country’s biggest sporting hubs, Manchester!  …

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Read more › Uncategorized - 7th March 2016

Appointing a new Trustee to the parkrun Global Board

On International Women’s Day we want to celebrate and highlight the role, contribution and perspective of women. As an organisation we are proud to be led by a female Chair but we have a long-term, ongoing commitment to equality.   It’s 2018 and yet women are still under-represented in physical activity, spending less time playing…

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