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Read more › News - 20th March 2019

Barkrunner Interview – Miss Kitty and Gracie

This week Kensington parkrun in Maryland celebrates its first birthday! Over the past year a warm community has formed around these Saturday morning meetups.   Grown-ups love the company and the pretty Rock Creek Trail. Kids love the playground. And barkrunners love, well, everything. We sent our barkrunner correspondent Foxy to chat with a couple of…

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Read more › News - 23rd May 2018

Pregnant parkrunning

Last month, the findings of the largest ever study of running in pregnancy were published thanks to the contribution of 1,293 women parkrunners from around the world.   While the majority of US parkruns didn’t exist at the time of the study, we decided to reach out to a few new mothers who ran before,…

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Read more › News - 6th March 2018

The “little p” mentality

Most people involved with parkrun want to shout about it from the rooftops because they want everyone to know how much they like it — as an event, a community, a concept. But the culture and ethos of parkrun is more reserved and humble, reflecting the nature of its founder. parkrun is written as one…

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Read more › News - 28th February 2018

Why start a parkrun?

Many people who hear about parkrun wish there was one in their own backyard. Some people take the plunge and decide to start a parkrun in their community. People have different motivations for wanting to do this, and Pam Marcus has felt all of those motivations while developing Kensington parkrun, which launches late March in…