Read more › News - 8th December 2022

Defibrillator (AED) fundraising update

I am absolutely delighted that the parkrun community has come together and has been able to successfully fundraise for 10 defibrillators.   This is an amazing achievement, and I want to personally thank each and every one of you who contributed to the fundraising campaign. These 10 defibrillators will be sent out to the 10…

Read more › News - 13th July 2022

Delighted to return

Andy Westaby’s life was saved at parkrun, thanks to defib access, volunteers and medical professionals who had been parkrunning on the day.   He is delighted to be back parkrunning and wants to thank his fellow parkrunners for their help on that eventful day.   28 August was my return to parkrun after being absent since…

Read more › News - 13th June 2022

Help save lives at parkrun

At parkrun, we’re committed to keeping events as safe as possible for everyone who joins in.   We’ve promised to provide all events in South Africa with a defibrillator. It’s a huge undertaking, and you can help.   Here’s how.   Thankfully, critical heart-related incidents at parkrun are rare. However, where they do occur at…