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  • 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.

  • New Results System For parkrun

    8 Mar 2014

    parkrun has announced a significant change to how their results system will operate.

  • From Russia With Love

    1 Mar 2014

    parkrun will further its global reach this weekend when two events in Russia are launched.

  • parkrun Helps Search For Local Leaders

    17 Feb 2014

    parkrun is working with volunteering charity Join In as it looks to recruit 250 volunteers who will be known as 'Local Leaders'.

  • parkrun Attendance Records Smashed

    21 Jan 2014

    parkrun numbers soared last weekend (18 January) with several events breaking their attendance records.

  • The (Ron) Star Of parkrun

    21 Dec 2013

    Hot on the Heels of Andy Murray scooping the BBC sports personality of the year, parkrun has announced its very own hero of 2013.