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Read more › News - 17th July 2019

parkrunning on your period

parkrun has always been committed to understanding and removing the barriers to taking part in regular physical activity and volunteering. One such area is the menstrual cycle, with recent research in the UK revealing that more than 50% of women and girls have stopped exercising at some point because of this.   Dr Georgie Bruinvels, who…

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Read more › News - 5th June 2019

Introducing: Tempo Running

In our four-part training series, we’re introducing some of the training methods you can use to help you improve your running and your parkrun PB, while showing how a couple of tweaks to your mid-week training can help you become a more confident runner, whatever your aspirations!   In this instalment, we’re discussing tempo running.   To…

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Read more › News - 1st May 2019

Introducing: Strength & Conditioning

In our four-part training series, we’ll be introducing some of the training methods you can use to help you improve your running and your parkrun PB, while showing how a couple of tweaks to your mid-week training could help you become a more confident parkrunner, whatever your aspirations.   In this instalment, we’re discussing Strength…

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Read more › News - 13th March 2019

How to avoid and manage injuries

As your parkrun journey progresses, it’s possible that you may pick up an injury along the way. But there are some simple steps that you can take to reduce the likelihood of you being stopped in your tracks.   That’s why we’ve enlisted the help of Noel Thatcher. As well as being a serial parkrun…