In line with the recent announcement from the South African government confirming the increase in restrictions in response to Coronavirus, we have taken the decision to close the events which have been open across South Africa with immediate effect.
This means that all events across South Africa are now closed for the foreseeable future.
We hope however that this current lockdown won’t last too long and that the situation will begin to improve soon. Please know that we will be ready to restart events as soon as the time is right.
Thanks for your continued support. Even without our weekly events, the parkrun family is there for you.
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