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Read more › News - 14th July 2021

Kitted out for parkrun

On your starting blocks, get set, ready for the return of parkrun!   Our friends at CONTRA are at the start line to get you kitted out for parkrun’s epic return day by offering up to 40% discount across their entire sportswear range.   Whether you need a simple pair of shorts, a bright, new…

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Read more › News - 30th June 2021

Snap up a bargain and support parkrun

parkrun Founder Paul Sinton-Hewitt CBE also founded inclusive sportswear brand CONTRA, where profit from all sales is used to directly support parkrun. With the CONTRA summer sale in full swing, there’s never been a better time to bag a bargain, and help protect the future of parkrun at the same time.   Paul tells us…

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Read more › Uncategorized - 3rd June 2021

CONTRA summer competition terms and 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…

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Read more › News - 25th November 2020

Support parkrun

This year, your support is more valuable than ever. Fancy a bit of Black Friday shopping, that also helps to protect parkrun for future generations?   From shopping our official retail collection or becoming a parkrun Forever supporter, to sharing social posts and reading our emails, we’ve put together the perfect parkrunner guide to supporting…

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Read more › Uncategorized - 24th August 2020

Terms and 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…

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Read more › News - 15th April 2020

Six ways you can continue to support parkrun

We might not be able to enjoy our regular weekly parkrun with friends and family at the moment, but whilst we wait for our favourite pastime to return, we’ve put together this list of six ways you can continue to support parkrun.   1. Join the parkrun family online   Ever since our events were…

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Read more › News - 26th June 2019

Movement for everyone

Since launching less than a year ago, more than 6,000 different parkrunners have chosen to purchase their t-shirts and tights, base layers and hoodies from CONTRA, helping to raise in excess of £60,000 for parkrun!   parkrun Founder Paul Sinton-Hewitt launched the CONTRA sports clothing brand back in September 2018 to provide running kit that…

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Read more › News - 8th May 2019

Meet CONTRA Ambassador Dawn

CONTRA was created by parkrun Founder Paul Sinton-Hewitt because he saw the need for a sportswear brand that embraced inclusivity and fairness, a brand designed to do away with discomfort by offering high-quality kit in ten different sizes and fits.   Our CONTRA ambassadors have been road, trail and treadmill-testing our clothing range and here’s what…