2018 Comrades Marathon champion, Ann Ashworth, is a regular parkrunner and volunteer, and joined Comrades down run record holder and parkrun 50 club member, Frith van der Merwe at Ebotse parkrun recently.
Local Scouts also attended the parkrun to paint it purple to highlight their activities. Purple is both the colour of Scouts and the parkrun 25 volunteer club.
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….