4 years ago a few excited people came together under the wings of Jason and Nicci Morsink to tackle the first ever Uvongo parkrun. 4 years later we have grown immensely with our record attendance being 462 runners!
On 13 May 2017, we celebrated our 4th anniversary (above). You can see the difference between when we first started (below) and now.
We are proud to support research that helps us understand what makes parkrun so special, as well as advancing scientific knowledge into a range of topics related to health and wellbeing. Academics around the world have been busy undertaking such research, with approval from the parkrun Research Board at Sheffield Hallam University. The last…
My parkrun journey began way back in March 2013, about 3 years after I had a life-threatening clot that necessitated emergency surgery and removal of 1 metre of my small bowel. Post-surgery I wasn’t able to run my second Comrades Ultramarathon (just 7 weeks later) and I must admit I went into quite a depression….