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  • parkrun Success At Women’s Awards

    23 May 2016

    parkrun UK, the free weekly timed 5k run, has come first in the ‘National Inspiring Initiative’ category at the 2016 Women’s Sport Trust Awards.

  • parkrun Is One In A Million

    17 May 2016

    Last weekend Parkrun celebrated its one-millionth runner – a testament to the growing popularity and enduring appeal of this global movement that has changed people’s lives for the better. Runners from across the UK have been invited to share their pa

  • Dazzling Debut For Elgin parkrun

    8 Mar 2016

    Elgin parkrun got off to a successful start on Saturday (5 March) with 216 runners taking part in the inaugural event at Cooper Park.

  • parkrun To Hit The Drum

    17 Feb 2016

    A new parkrun is set to launch in Glasgow’s Drumchapel in May.

  • Intersport and parkrun Team Up To Bring Sport To The People

    5 Feb 2016

    Intersport and parkrun have agreed a three year sponsorship package.

  • parkrun Community Hits 100K Target

    11 Nov 2015

    For the month of October, parkrunners across the country made the pledge to support the event’s official charity partner Alzheimer’s Research UK through a Donate Your Time initiative

  • Record Turnout For 300th Edinburgh parkrun

    27 Jul 2015

    A record field took part in Edinburgh parkrun on Saturday (25 July) to celebrate its 300th event.

  • parkrun Prodigy

    20 Feb 2015

    Two weeks ago, Gabrielle Hall, an 8-year-old from Stockton-on-Tees, set a world record performance for her age at Stewart parkrun

  • Kirkcaldy Falls In Love With parkrun

    17 Feb 2015

    Kirkcaldy celebrated Valentine's Day on Saturday (14 February) with the launch of its first parkrun.

  • Parkrun At Christmas

    24 Dec 2014

    There are extra helpings of parkrun this Festive Season with over a hundred events hosting Christmas Day and New Year's Day events.

  • parkrun Teams Up With Strava

    30 Nov 2014

    parkrun has announced a new partnership with online running network Strava.

  • parkrun Christmas Compendium

    26 Nov 2014

    Can you think of many better ways to celebrate Christmas of New Year’s Day then a refreshing parkrun

  • Kipsang Kimetto parkrun 1-2

    20 Nov 2014

    Two of the fastest marathon runners in history, Wilson Kipsang and Dennis Kimetto, made guest appearances at parkrun on Saturday

  • Happy 10th Birthday parkrun

    4 Oct 2014

    As it prepares to celebrate its 10th birthday, we take a look at and celebrate the enduring success of parkrun

  • parkrun Launches Retail Shop

    26 Sep 2014

    parkrun founder Paul Sinton-Hewitt has announced that the event will now sell its merchandise online

  • Eddie Izzard Urges parkrunners To Join In

    5 Sep 2014

    Comedian and Join In patron, Eddie Izzard, is encouraging people to volunteer at their local parkrun by threatening to tickle them.

  • Aberdeen Welcomes New parkrun

    20 Aug 2014

    77 runners took part in the inaugural Hazlehead parkrun in Aberdeen on Saturday (16 August).

  • Liz Lends A Hand At Tollcross parkrun

    13 Aug 2014

    Liz McColgan volunteered at Tollcross parkrun last Saturday (9 August) as part of the Join In Summer Relay.

  • Liz McColgan Joins In At Tollcross parkrun

    8 Aug 2014

    Liz McColgan will be volunteering at Tollcross parkrun on Saturday (9 August) as part of the Join In Summer Relay.

  • parkrun Attendances Soar

    23 Apr 2014

    Temperatures and attendances soared at last weekend’s Scottish parkruns.