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Read more › News - 13th February 2019

Just as Inspiring

Ever wondered about that age-grading number in your parkrun results? Last week we noticed a result that first looked like a mistake, then made our jaws drop. In age-adjusted terms, the fastest parkrun ever in the US. Sabra Harvey’s story is truly inspiring.   But we’re equally inspired by parkrunners who take that first step…

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Read more › News - 29th August 2018

59:59

Fifty nine minutes and fifty nine seconds. A time achieved by 9 parkrunners across the country since parkrun began in the US. Until last weekend.   Despite a stopwatch malfunction that caused 194 runners at Clermont Waterfront in Florida to be assigned a 59:59 time, everyone still had a great experience and event leaders received…

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Read more › News - 25th April 2018

We run hot and cold

April 28th brings anniversary celebrations at the warmest and coldest parkrun USA events. In Florida, Clermont Waterfront parkrun turns 5, and in Minnesota, Eagan parkrun marks its first of parkrunning. We check in with both event teams, and find that some things are different between satellite towns of Orlando and Minneapolis, but the growth of…

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Read more › News - 25th October 2017

A very warm welcome

By Bill Post Run Director at Clermont Waterfront parkrun   This week Clermont Waterfront parkrun celebrated its 200th event with 100 runners and walkers enjoying the alternate Lake Hiawatha ‘woodland’ course.     It was back in April of 2013 that the first parkrun was completed along the beautiful shores of Lake Minneola, following months…