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  • 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.

  • Scottish parkruns Reach One Million Mark

    20 Dec 2013

    Last Saturday (14 December) saw the total kilometres covered accumulatively by Scottish parkruns reach the 1,000,000 mark.

  • parkrun Across The Globe

    11 Dec 2013

    We take a look at some of the parkrun events that take place on some of the farthest reaches of the globe.

  • The Day That Perth Moved

    3 Dec 2013

    An impressive 261 people took part in the first Perth parkrun on Saturday (30 November).

  • Perth Prepares For parkrun

    29 Nov 2013

    The first official Perth parkrun takes place this Saturday (30 November)following a successful trial run last weekend.

  • Perth parkrun Announced

    25 Oct 2013

    The first Perth parkrun will be held on Saturday 30 November 2013.

  • Edinburgh parkrun Rises To The Four

    15 Oct 2013

    This Saturday (19 October) marks the four year anniversary of Edinburgh parkrun and to celebrate, the 5k run at Cramond will include a range of special activities.

  • parkrun Celebrates 9th Birthday

    7 Oct 2013

    As part of the celebrations for its 9th birthday, parkrun organisers across the world are asking participants to make a short 30 second video clip from their local event this weekend

  • New Glasgow parkrun Announced

    4 Oct 2013

    Glasgow's Victoria Park is the newest addition to the parkrun family.

  • parkrun Goes On Screen

    10 Sep 2013

    To celebrate international parkrun day, runners are being encouraged to make a 30 second video

  • parkrun Shines In New Study

    26 Aug 2013

    A study investigating the benefits of parkrun has just been published to reveal evidence that the event has a positive impact in terms of all-inclusive involvement, with women, older adults and overweight people well represented

  • parkrun Record Smashed In Edinburgh

    24 Aug 2013

    Edinburgh parkrun 197 on Saturday, 17 August saw 515 participants, the highest attendance at a Scottish parkrun event and the first time that the elusive 500 mark was reached for a run at one of parkrun's 10 Scottish locations.

  • Ready Eddie? Izzard Takes On parkrun

    23 Aug 2013

    Comedian and regular runner, Eddie Izzard, took part in his first parkrun last weekend (17 Aug).

  • parkrun Needs You

    17 Jul 2013

    parkrun has launched the Join In initaitive, a campaign that aims to promote and recognise the contribution volunteers make to their local community.

  • Low Temperatures, Low Turnouts

    25 Mar 2013

    The recent cold snap resulted in unusually low attendances at all eight parkrun events in Scotland this weekend with the Nigel Barge Memorial 10K and Running Sisters 5K Fun Run also being called off.

  • Records Smashed At Edinburgh parkrun

    20 Feb 2013

    Attendance figures at Edinburgh parkrun continue to grow with a third record turnout in as many weeks on Saturday (16 February)..