Matt Lane 3
Read more › News - 7th September 2021

Unwavering determination

Matt Lane is a parkrun stalwart having clocked up over 500 events. After a diagnosis of MS, he’s returned to parkrun as a walker, and his determination has never wavered.   When I did parkrun #511 I was a runner, by the time I did parkrun #512 I was a walker with poles, not by…

Read more › News - 11th September 2018

parkrunning with Multiple Sclerosis

I remember looking through a running magazine just after I was diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis (MS) in 2005. I cried when I saw an MS Society advert – I felt that in a moment I’d gone from being a runner to someone who people ran for.   I used to love running. I had run…

Mark Hemington
Read more › News - 24th March 2017

It’s all about you

My introduction to parkrun was perhaps a little different from most. On her way to Hillsborough parkrun every Saturday, my wife Caroline would drop me off a little way from the finish. My aim was simply to walk from there to the finish line before she finished her parkrun, and each week I would get…