News - 21st December 2016

Happy 2017 from parkrun USA!


In the December edition of the parkrun newsletter we dive into the milder climates of Crissy Field parkrun’s San Francisco, we welcome a new parkrun Event Director into the family, hear about parkrun Global’s plans for the sometimes controversial “Points Competition”, meet a parkrun “Ambassador” who has landed on our shores and celebrate the holidays… running, of course!

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