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Read more › News - 10th July 2020

It’s the best part of our week

Emily Ritson’s brother Ben has autism. She thought that introducing him to parkrun could be a life changing experience for him.   Here, Emily tells us all about Ben and his parkrun adventures so far.   My brother Aaron and I took up running to make sure we got our exercise as we have a…

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Read more › News - 24th September 2019

So much support, so many friends

Jenny Allwright’s son Owen has just reached his 100th milestone at Wythenshawe parkrun. Owen has learning difficulties, and Jenny had previously found it difficult to get him out of bed in the morning. Here Jenny tells us about how parkrun changed their lives.   Around three and a half years ago, shortly after his Dad…

Read more › News - 2nd May 2019

parkrun profile: Stretford

Stretford parkrun takes place every Saturday morning in Stretford, Greater Manchester.   Mo Brettell and Jamie Barry from Stretford parkrun takes us on a tour of their home event…   Stretford has a beautiful park that was crying out for an event like Stretford parkrun and there was a real demand locally with an abundance of…