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Mike Boice and son Matthew on 80th brithday run
Read more › News - 29th July 2022

From the operating theatre to parkrun

Back in January this year, Mike Boice was at the Royal Sussex County Hospital to have an aortic valve replaced in his heart.   Six months after the operation, known as TAVI, he is back parkrunning at his local – Hove Promenade parkrun.   His recovery from the operation has been such a success he…

Alison Walters 5
Read more › News - 29th June 2022

Difficult circumstances don’t stop you living

Alison Walters struggled to return to everyday life after her cancer diagnosis and surgery.    Then she came across 5k Your Way and parkrun, both of which she credits in helping her to find her feet again.   I was diagnosed with a sarcoma, a rare form of cancer of the connective tissue, in 2018….

Carol Maw 2
Read more › News - 9th June 2022

It’s what it says on the tin!

Carol Maw attributes parkrun in helping her rediscover her love of running and more recently to being in the best shape possible for major abdominal surgery.   She was delighted to be back walking her local parkrun just nine weeks later.   In September 2017, after years of misdiagnosis I was diagnosed with a very…