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8 Mar 2014
parkrun has announced a significant change to how their results system will operate.
1 Mar 2014
parkrun will further its global reach this weekend when two events in Russia are launched.
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'.
21 Jan 2014
parkrun numbers soared last weekend (18 January) with several events breaking their attendance records.
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.
20 Dec 2013
Last Saturday (14 December) saw the total kilometres covered accumulatively by Scottish parkruns reach the 1,000,000 mark.
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.
3 Dec 2013
An impressive 261 people took part in the first Perth parkrun on Saturday (30 November).
29 Nov 2013
The first official Perth parkrun takes place this Saturday (30 November)following a successful trial run last weekend.
25 Oct 2013
The first Perth parkrun will be held on Saturday 30 November 2013.
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.
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
4 Oct 2013
Glasgow's Victoria Park is the newest addition to the parkrun family.
10 Sep 2013
To celebrate international parkrun day, runners are being encouraged to make a 30 second video
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
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.
23 Aug 2013
Comedian and regular runner, Eddie Izzard, took part in his first parkrun last weekend (17 Aug).
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.
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.
20 Feb 2013
Attendance figures at Edinburgh parkrun continue to grow with a third record turnout in as many weeks on Saturday (16 February)..