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Read more › News - 28th November 2018

Barkrunner interview – Cooper

Hey y’all, Foxy here. This week, we are taking a trip to the middle of the country to meet cool pup Cooper from Livonia parkrun.   Cooper’s friend Lynn has been getting plenty of attention as our first 250-club member, but Cooper has been right there with Lynn for most of them.   Cooper, tell…

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Read more › News - 28th November 2018

First to 250

At Livonia parkrun Lynn Boven recently became the first US parkrunner to join the 250 parkrun club. Lynn reached this milestone 6 years to the day after showing up for his first parkrun. That’s a lot of parkrunning, even in cold Michigan winters. But for Lynn that only adds to the appeal.   On November…

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Read more › News - 6th June 2018

Birthday wishes

For the first time last week two parkrun USA events celebrated birthdays. Deep Run parkrun in Virginia celebrated its 1st birthday, and Livonia parkrun in Michigan its 6th. We checked in with the event leaders to find out what motivates them, and their hopes for the future. Some of their answers surprised us.   Nicole…

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Read more › News - 17th January 2018

The man and his data

Every week, parkrunners in the US are rewarded with a wealth of information on the latest parkrun performances and milestones across the country, crammed together in a data-rich report compiled by Tim Keer, a Livonia regular who likes his data as much as his running. New course records? Milestone shirts awarded? parkrunners gone touristing? Quirky…

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Read more › News - 7th December 2017

Back to school

This past Saturday Livonia parkrun was pleased to welcome the “Run Crew” running club from Beechview Elementary School in Farmington, MI. An enthusiastic 12 boys and girls that had been in training since September to do their first 5K showed up ready and raring to go. Prior to Saturday the core team was able to…