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Volunteer Heroine: Stephanie Wium

Stephanie Wium is our volunteer coordinator, results processor, Run Director and looks after all our email communications.   Steph is amazing at sorting out our volunteers weeks in advance. Even though she has recently gone to New Zealand, we can still rely on her organisation skills from the other side of the world.   She really…

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Off-Road and on the move

Take on any parkrun terrain in Maxed’s range of off-road running shoes. These trainers are engineered with your upcoming rugged routes in mind; and priced from R349,99 – they’re priced with every budget in mind too. Bag yours today at mrpsport.com and score R100 off!   Beyond their price tag, here’s just what makes them…

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Take your running to the next level with Team Vitality and Coach Parry

Team Vitality is offering their members an exclusive opportunity to train with the world renowned Comrades coach, Lindsey Parry.   Whether you’re training to better your marathon time or simply to get a personal best in your local parkrun, join Team Vitality to take advantage of this exclusive 40% discount on running, cycling and triathlon…

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Make the most of the warm weather

So far this month the late autumn/ early winter weather has been surprisingly mild, if not warm. Winter just refuses to arrive. I can remember running through thick frost in years gone by at a similar time of the year. The annual Boksburg / Colgate 32km. run held the day after, but at the same…

Franschhoek
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parkrun profile: Franschhoek

Franschhoek parkrun launched in March 2016. To celebrate their third birthday, they encouraged participants to dress up in French colours to celebrate the French Corner. Just over 110 people joined in the celebrations, and the local restaurant even prepared cupcakes for the occasion. Event Director Angela Frazer tells us more about the Cape Winelands parkrun.   How…

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Nahoon Point parkrun set to return

I am a slightly drained, and weary newsletter writer today, the result of an incredible weekend at our annual parkrun conference. This year we hosted our conference in Durban and we invited all our parkrun ambassadors, regional ambassadors and key personnel to attend. As always, we got some very important work done. Several of us…

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Volunteer Hero: Theo van der Merwe

It’s well known that parkrun spawns new runners but it’s perhaps less recognised for bringing retired runners back to life.   A case in point is our volunteer hero Theo van der Merwe. Theo has performed volunteer duties an astounding 278 times but perhaps even more amazing is that he only came back to running…

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Stand a chance to win with Vitality and Marvel

Are you the ultimate Avengers fan?   Get your family moving like the Avengers and stand a chance to win your share of R25,000 worth of prizes with Marvel Studios’ Avengers: Endgame.   Click here to find out more.   Vitality and Marvel celebrating healthy, happy heroes.