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Read more › News - 4th May 2022

World Athletics celebrate Kid’s Athletic Day

To mark the launch of the new Kids’ Athletics programme, World Athletics will be celebrating Kids’ Athletics Day on 7 May with organisations around the world.   The vision behind Kids’ Athletics is the belief that every child is born to move, to play, to explore. No matter where they are in the world, no…

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Read more › News - 25th March 2021

A passion for parkrun

Being active all her life, Sarah loved parkrun so much she created a six week returning to running program so other mums could enjoy running 5k after having a child.    For more than seven years, Sarah has enjoyed running and is using her favourite Varsity Lakes parkrun course on the Gold Coast, Australia to…

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Read more › News - 12th March 2021

A great sense of community

From not being able to run 400m to running her first marathon, Ange credits part of her marathon success to Ballarat parkrun in Victoria, Australia, and is looking forward to clocking a time for the World Athletics Cross Country Championships Bathurst 21 Global Challenge.    For more than 10 years, Ange has enjoyed running and keeping…

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Read more › News - 15th February 2021

Join team parkrun for a brand new virtual challenge!

Keep the parkrun community walking, jogging and running around the world with the World Athletics Cross Country Championships Bathurst 21 Global Challenge.   We’re calling all parkrun and (not)parkrun runners to join “Team parkrun” for this global event so we can keep as many passionate movers as we can, clocking up the kilometres, before 21…