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Read more › News - 18th February 2021

Never alone

It’s the penultimate week of our New Year campaign, The parkrun Resolution.   Your #parkrunresolution might be a personal journey, but you are never alone.   At the dawn of 2021 we invited you to set your own parkrun Resolution, and we made a commitment to support you every single step of the way. Every…

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Read more › News - 17th February 2021

Join team parkrun for a brand new virtual challenge!

Keep the parkrun community walking, jogging and running around the world with the World Athletics Cross Country Championships Bathurst 21 Global Challenge.   We’re calling all parkrun and (not)parkrun runners to join “Team parkrun” for this global event so we can keep as many passionate movers as we can, clocking up the kilometres, before 21…

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Read more › News - 16th February 2021

COVID-19 (Coronavirus) update 16 February

The coming weeks and months are likely to prove critical as the world strives to overcome the continued challenges presented by COVID-19.   Unfortunately, whilst Australia and New Zealand have so far successfully prevented significant levels of infection, both countries are currently experiencing regional lockdowns in response to localised outbreaks. In South Africa, thankfully, cases…

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Read more › News - 11th February 2021

Be kind to yourself

With Valentine’s Day nearly upon us, this week for the #parkrunresolution we’re asking you to be kind to yourself and others.   This is a great opportunity to give ourselves some self-care.   It’s so easy to say, but often so hard to do.   We can feel bombarded with messages which tell us what…

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Read more › News - 9th February 2021

COVID-19 (Coronavirus) update 9 February

Although for many of us our last parkrun was almost a year ago, it’s been hugely uplifting to see so many people enjoying the parkrun experience in the 400+ locations where we have been able to return. Indeed, last weekend more than 56,000 people joined us at 421 events across five countries, including over 3,000…

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Read more › News - 4th February 2021

We are with you

Staying connected can be one of the most important motivators on any journey, it’s vital for our mental and physical health.   We’re into week 5 of the #parkrunresolution and we encourage you to keep connecting.   We know that the power of parkrun lies not just in helping people to become more physically active,…

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Read more › News - 2nd February 2021

COVID-19 (Coronavirus) update 2 February

As we start a new month, it does feel increasingly like we are heading in the right direction at last. The pace of progress varies across different countries, but as confirmed cases of Coronavirus fall it gives us hope that a return to parkrun might not be too far away. We continue to monitor the…

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Read more › News - 28th January 2021

Celebrating our (not)parkrunners

Today I want to pay tribute to the amazing parkrunners who have joined the 200 (not)parkrun club. Although not a runner/walker myself who gets my “parkrun fix” rather by volunteering, I have the utmost respect for the people who embraced (not)parkrun in absence of the “real McCoy” and have followed some of their journeys with…

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Read more › News - 27th January 2021

Halfway heroes

At the start of this year we invited you all to kickstart 2021 and join us for a special eight week campaign, The parkrun Resolution.    parkrun’s Global Head of Health and Wellbeing Chrissie Wellington shares some thoughts at the halfway point.   parkrunners around the world have joined us on this eight week journey,…

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Read more › News - 26th January 2021

COVID-19 (Coronavirus) update 26 January

It’s been a relatively quiet week as, in the majority of locations in which we operate, various restrictions continue to be in force in response to the Coronavirus pandemic.   That said, it was wonderful to see more than 60,000 participants across 441 events last weekend, including more than 3,000 first timers.   News from…