Read more › News - 28th February 2022

Change to participating with dogs at parkrun

From time to time we need to make operational updates and changes, to clarify what might have previously been ambiguous, or to introduce new rules allowing for the continued safe delivery of parkrun events across the world.   The following change will affect some parkrunners who participate with their dog at 5k events.    Specifically:…

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Read more › News - 4th February 2021

The McQuires of Roundhay!

Martin McQuire, his wife Margaret and their dog Molly discovered parkrun in 2017. Molly is well known at Roundhay parkrun, getting her own mention when she achieved her 100 milestone, on Christmas Day 2019.   I was a runner before I met Margaret. When we got together, Margaret joined me and we ran together. We…

Read more › News - 23rd July 2019

Dogs at parkrun

With another mini-heatwave affecting the UK again, the RSPCA is urging dog owners to leave their dogs at home.   Running 5k can be hard enough for us in hot weather, but it is even harder for our furry friends. Not only are they running in a fur coat, but it is also much more difficult…