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Simon Greg
Read more › News - 25th August 2018

A fitting tribute

Simon Stimpson had a cardiac arrest at Linford Wood parkrun during his 50th event in June and was revived by quick thinking parkrunners around him. Seven weeks later he returned as Tail Walker to complete his milestone, and was once again Tail Walking today alongside local Olympic gold medallist and #teamparkrun ambassador Greg Rutherford.  …

Sean Doyle
Read more › News - 12th May 2018

Back from the dead

On this day in 2013 – the 12th of May - Sean Doyle woke up from an induced coma to be told he’d had a heart attack/cardiac arrest at Huddersfield parkrun. His odds of survival had been 6%.    Since that fateful day five years ago Sean has run 7,000 miles, including 150 parkruns, and volunteered…

Southport parkrun - Susan Cooper
Read more › News - 30th November 2017

parkrunning with a heart condition

Southport parkrun regular Sue Cooper tells us how parkrun helped her reconnect with running following a cardiac arrest, and then became so much more.   I’ve always loved running. When I was little, I used to pester my sister to race me back home from school and I’d never dream of walking anywhere if I…