Read more › News - 2nd November 2022

Week in pictures: October 29

Happy Halloween, folks!   It was a great week for parkrun USA and we loved seeing all of your costumes and high vis vests.   Let’s take a look at the photos:     We had 586 amazing volunteers around the country. Here are just a few of them at Baltimore and Annapolis Trail parkrun…

Read more › News - 2nd November 2022

parkwalkers are here to stay!

October has sadly come to an end, but what a month it’s been as we’ve celebrated parkwalk at parkrun!   Over the last five weekends we’ve welcomed an incredible 10,000 brand new walkers to parkrun, as well as inspiring 8,000 existing parkrunners to join in the parkwalk fun. That means throughout October there have been a…

Read more › News - 26th October 2022

Top five ways walking helps your mental health with Dr Hussain

Dr Hussain Al-Zubaidi is a primary care physician, a TV doctor and a triathlete!   He shares his top five ways walking helps your mental health.   There are about 500 ways in which walking is good for your mental health, so this will be difficult, but here are my top five. These are why each Saturday…

Read more › News - 19th October 2022

week in pictures: October 15

What a beautiful October parkrunday! Fall was in full swing around the country and we are in awe of the picturesque courses we’re lucky enough to have around the country. Across 54 events, we saw 2,233 finishers – 300 of those were finishing a parkrun for the first time ever! Made possible by 552 superhero…

Read more › News - 19th October 2022

Walking around the world

The uplifting magic of #parkwalk has spread across the world, from the beautiful parks in South Africa to the north of Scandinavia and everywhere in between.    Let’s take a #parkwalk tour across continents and have a look at what parkwalk means to parkrunners across the globe.    Sweden   I love tail walking for the…

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Read more › News - 13th October 2022

Week in pictures: October 8

What a week at parkruns around the US! The weather has been cooperating all over and we’re starting to see some fall colors pop on parkrun courses from coast to coast. Over 2,100 parkrunners and parkwalkers joined us this week and 551 volunteers helped facilitate 51 events from Maine to California. Let’s look at the pics:…

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Read more › News - 12th October 2022

A safe space

Alicia Hopper is a nurse who has always encouraged openness about mental health, but when it came to her own mental health, she initially struggled. Alicia describes how she came to terms with her mental health and got involved at parkrun to help manage it.   In my mid-twenties I was diagnosed with clinical depression.   It was…

Read more › News - 5th October 2022

parkrun week in pictures: October 1

Happy parkwalk month! October is all about promoting and celebrating everyone at parkrun regardless of pace. It’s not just about running, walking is a huge part of parkrun and we are so excited to be able to recognize this with new volunteer vests and volunteer roles. Let’s take a look at the photos from the…

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Read more › News - 28th September 2022

Top five reasons to walk at parkrun

Whether you’re finding your feet, not sure how to get started, craving some me time or are keen to introduce someone new to parkrun, here are five reasons why we love walking at parkrun to get you ready for #parkwalk!   Catch-up with friends   We know that life is expensive right now, so why…

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Read more › News - 28th September 2022

18 years of parkrun

To celebrate our 18th birthday, we’re taking a look back through the first 18 years of parkrunning!    The beginning   On Saturday 2 October 2004, 13 runners and five volunteers turned up to Bushy Park in Teddington, London, for a free, timed, 5k run, known then as the Bushy Park Time Trial.   Paul…

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