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Read more › News - 8th December 2021

A great place to be

Tetsuya Nagano, an amputee soccer player in Japan, was invited to participate at parkrun by Hitoshi, the Event Director of Hirono Kaigankoen parkrun.   He’d initially been reluctant to join in anything outside of his soccer group, but the warm welcome at parkrun soon allayed his fears. Now he’s also introduced parkrun to his teammates,…

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Read more › Uncategorized - 17th November 2021

Don’t look for inspiration, look to inspire

Born with a rare genetic eye condition called retinitis pigmentosa, causing slow vision degeneration, Shayne Allen said his life motto was not to look for inspiration but to inspire.   Shayne started taking part in Woy Woy parkrun in Australia in 2019, and this is his story.   Despite having less than five per cent central vision,…