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Read more › News - 13th May 2022

A family’s parkrun experience

Paul Levett and his wider family all enjoy parkrunning. Here he tells us what it is that the different generations in his family enjoy about their regular Saturday morning outings.   My first parkrun was in February 2010 at Albert parkrun in Middlesbrough. It was shortly after this that I introduced my sister, Jennie to…

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Read more › News - 21st January 2019

parkrun profile: Stewart

Ruth McMaster Lees is Event Director at Stewart parkrun, in Middlesbrough in the north east of England. Ruth tells us more about her home event…     I was supporting a group of friends who were training for the Middlesbrough 10k and came across parkrun by accident, so started to volunteer, progressing to the role…

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Read more › News - 11th August 2018

50 parkruns at five!

My five-year-old son Jacob has only ever known parkrun. I was pregnant with him when I was part of the core team that set up Stewart parkrun in Middlesborough, which launched on 7 July 2012, and Jacob made his appearance in the world almost eight weeks later on the night of 31 August.   As…