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Read more › News - 20th December 2018

parkrun Doubles (hard version)

There’s another way to do two parkruns in one day. But it’s not for the faint hearted. It involves starting the day with a parkrun in Australia or New Zealand, then hopping a flight to San Francisco or Vancouver, crossing the International Date Line in the process.   Friends Roxie Payne and Chris Seymour recently…

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Read more › News - 22nd August 2018

Dale Rose: Volunteer Extraordinaire

Recently, Crissy Field parkrun posted the following on its Facebook page:   “Special thanks to Dale Rose. This week he volunteered for the 150th time at Crissy Field. Almost everyone who has run has been welcomed, briefed, timed and photographed by Dale. Thanks!”   We found out more about the man who is the welcoming…

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Read more › News - 20th June 2018

Barkrunner of the week: Anana

To mark our totally unofficial “barkrunner day” on June 23rd, our first barkrunner of the week, Foxy, interviewed Anana, a regular runner and volunteer at Crissy Field parkrun in San Francisco. And we learned the story behind her pink hairdo.   Anana, could you tell us a little bit about yourself?   My name is…

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Read more › News - 1st November 2017

After 556 parkruns, how to keep things interesting

Danny Norman, parkrunner extraordinaire, 500-club member, and former host of the parkrun show, does an epic Crissy Field parkrun #144.   So, I had originally intended to scribe this piece for parkrun USA on the overnight flight back from San Francisco to London Heathrow, yesterday. Today is Monday. At least I think it is. My body…