Run Zac & Alex 2
Read more › News - 14th August 2023

Happy experiences and memories made at parkrun

Charlotte Edwards is the Independent Living and Healthy Lifestyle Tutor at Petty Pool College, an education provider for young adults with learning difficulties. Her initial experience of the parkrun community convinced her it would be a great place for learners and their carers to be together outside of college and interact with their local community. Here, Charlotte…

Rory and Jenny
Read more › News - 28th September 2018

Autism and learning disabilities: the power of information

parkrun has been working hard over the past two years to reach out to people with disabilities and long term health conditions through a network of volunteer parkrun Outreach Ambassadors.   Jenny Mayne, one of parkrun’s Outreach Ambassadors for autism and / or learning disabilities, tells us her own story, explaining what has inspired her…

Gerry Waterworks
Read more › junior parkrun, News - 9th July 2018

Don’t stop your feet

I started doing Waterworks parkrun in Belfast in July 2015 and my weekends haven’t been the same since. I start most weekends meeting friends, chatting, socialising and having a coffee before I’m reminded that there’s the small matter of a 5k to complete!   The following year when I noticed the banner announcing the start…