Read more › News - 10th March 2020

parkrun profile: Witney

Witney parkrun in Oxfordshire launched in March 2018 and has welcomed almost 5,000 different people.   Punam Owens from Witney parkrun tells us more…     I was very inspired by the inclusiveness of parkrun, whether you walk, jog, run or volunteer and the community spirit a parkrun generates. I felt we needed one for our…

Read more › News - 3rd March 2020

parkrun profile: Blickling

The village of Blickling can be found north of Aylsham in Norfolk, England. It’s home to the historic Blicking Estate, a National Trust property.   Mick Liston from Blickling parkrun tells us more about the event he calls home…     I’ve now in my seventies and have been running for more than 50 years……

Read more › News - 25th February 2020

parkrun profile: Dudley

The town of Dudley in the West Midlands has been home to parkrun since January 2017 and has welcomed nearly 6,000 different parkrunners since!   Steve Coldicott from Dudley parkrun tells us more…       Like many parkrunners, I started attending my local parkrun as it was a regular run with great people. I picked…

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Read more › News - 11th February 2020

parkrun profile: Hove Promenade

Hove Promenade parkrun on England’s south coast launched in July 2015, and since then has welcomed almost 13,000 different people to their event.   Mark Brocklehurst from Hove Prom parkrun tells us more about his home parkrun…     I got involved with the team at Hove Prom because I know what parkrun means to…

Read more › News - 3rd February 2020

parkrun profile: Holy Cross College

The town of Strabane in County Tyrone, Northern Ireland has been home to parkrun since June 2019.   Keelin Begley from Holy Cross College parkrun tells us more…     When living in Belfast, I’d walk my dogs in Ormeau Park on a Saturday morning and see a sea of runners and walkers gather together. I asked…

Read more › News - 28th January 2020

parkrun profile: Millennium Country, Forest of Marston Vale

Millennium Country parkrun, Forest of Marston Vale in Bedfordshire launched in March 2019. In less than a year, they’ve already welcomed more than 3,000 different people!   Beverley Gous, Event Director from Millennium Country parkrun, tells us more about her home event…     I discovered parkrun when doing the Couch to 5k programme and I was…

Read more › News - 20th January 2020

parkrun profile: Great Lines, Medway

Great Lines parkrun, Medway, launched in September 2013. Since then, the course has been completed more than 100,000 by 9,000 different people!   Dan Gower-Smith and Gary Smith from Great Lines parkrun tell us more about the event they call home…     Great Lines parkrun, is situated in the heart of the Medway towns;…

Read more › News - 14th January 2020

parkrun profile: Rickmansworth

The small town of Rickmansworth in Hertfordshire is home to parkrun every Saturday morning.   Sarah Ockendon from Rickmansworth parkrun gives us the inside story on her home event…     I became involved in parkrun when I was encouraged by a fellow Core Team member and local running club member to become a VI…

Read more › News - 15th December 2019

parkrun profile: Loch Neaton

With a name like Loch Neaton parkrun, you might be picturing the Scottish Highlands, but this parkrun is in fact in Norfolk, in East Anglia!   Co-Event Directors, Sarah Dagless and James Wooler, tell us more about their home event…     We work together and both regularly ran parkruns. One day at work we said that we would…

Read more › News - 8th December 2019

parkrun profile: Snowden Field

Snowden Field parkrun in Crowland, Lincolnshire launched in April 2019 and has already welcomed approaching 1,000 different parkrunners.   Event Director Adam Caress tells us more about his home event…     I came up with the idea of setting up a parkrun in the South Holland District, after running my first parkrun, whilst visiting my brother in…

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