Read more › News - 30th January 2019

Our parkrun week in pictures, January 26th 2019

This week Crissy Field parkrun turned four and other parkrunners gathered to mark milestones, birthdays and other special occasions. Some events had to cancel due to extreme cold, but where participants were able to gather, they were warmed by cheers and post parkrun café stops. Some parkrunners gathered not only Saturday morning but at other…

Read more › News - 30th January 2019

Pirate’s Cove parkrun!

Time: several hours beyond sunrise. Location: Fletcher’s Cove. A frosty morning, temperatures as chill as the frost on a buccaneer’s stubble. The Cove Admiral raises his telescope and the specter prompts him to echo the words of Horatio Nelson as he turned a blind eye at the Battle of Copenhagen. ‘I see no ships’..  …

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Read more › News - 23rd January 2019

From Everything to Something

Ange Lovejoy recently completed her 100th parkrun and has volunteered 39 times, many as Run Director at Chermside parkrun in Australia. Currently, she is on sabbatical, while undergoing chemo and immunotherapy.    Ange explains how the sense of community at Chermside parkrun has been absolutely immeasurable, and the routine of being able to turn up…

Read more › News - 23rd January 2019

I’m Yours (Temporarily)!

Hellooooooo parkrunner!   Let me tell you a little about myself so we can get better acquainted.   I work one day a week, and just for a few hours, but it’s a satisfying gig.     Sometimes I’m on active duty and sometimes I’m just on call if there’s a smaller crowd of runners…

Read more › News - 23rd January 2019

Our parkrun week in pictures January 19th 2019

We meet up every single week, so we get to really experience the seasons. A number of events had to cancel due to ice, while others were celebrating birthdays and milestones in a snowstorm. We welcomed Texas’s first parkrun, and because everything’s bigger in Texas, we’re already planning for more. Here are some of our…

Read more › News - 16th January 2019

Our parkrun week in pictures, January 12th 2019

Another parkrun is in the record books, but, as always, we’re left with great memories to cherish. Across parkrun USA, we celebrated anniversaries, milestones, friendships, and being outside. We welcomed new parkrunners and prepared to welcome a new parkrun. And, we even had some parkrunners turn up in a limousine, dressed to the nines!  …

Read more › News - 16th January 2019

Introducing: Hill Training

In our new training series, we’ll be introducing some of the training methods you can use to help you improve your running and your parkrun PB, whilst showing how a couple of tweaks to your mid-week training can help you become a more confident runner, whatever your aspirations.   In this instalment, we’re discussing Hill…

Read more › News - 15th January 2019

Blazing a Trail

Irishman Robin Foley dreamed of bringing parkrun, a free, weekly running and walking event to his adopted home in Pensacola, FL. He found the perfect partner in the University of West Florida. Together they literally cleared a trail through the woods, creating a valuable new resource that benefits the university and surrounding communities alike.  …

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Read more › News - 9th January 2019


Three years ago this weekend Fletcher’s Cove parkrun launched, marking the start of parkrun in the Washington DC area and planting the seed for re-launching parkrun USA.   In the past 3 years parkrun in the Washington DC area has grown to 6 locations, which have organized 555 events. 8,000 individuals have completed 29,000 parkruns,…

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Read more › News - 9th January 2019

Barkrunner profile – Gifford of Fletcher’s Cove

Hello all!  Your faithful Foxy, barkrunner correspondent, is here with another fun interview.  The great Gifford, of Fletcher’s Cove (FC), recently helped his dad notch 100 parkruns!   If my maths is correct, that is 4 legs X 1 out & back by 5 kms plus — wait — how far is a km??? —…

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