by Paul Sinton-Hewitt (parkrun founder) - 05 October 2017
As we prepare to celebrate our 13th birthday this weekend, it’s hard not to reflect on how far we have come in such a short space of time. 13 runners and a handful of volunteers at our first event have grown into a global community of more than 2.5 million participants. And while the numbers are impressive, it’s the friendships, the life-changing stories and the positivity that I have always seen as t
Ramona Thevenet recently became the first woman in the world to complete 500 parkruns. She is also amongst only 8 people in the 500 Club so far. Ramona shares her amazing parkrun journey of the last 12 years.
My parkrun journey began shortly after the first anniversary of Bushy parkrun (UK) in October 2005. I was already a runner then and had taken part in lots of running events, but parkrun
There is nothing more wonderful than the love and guidance a grandparent can give his or her grandchild (Eward Fays).
These wise words precisely describe the parkrun journey of a UK granddad and his grandson, whose special bond has - through running - grown stronger each passing year.
At the tender age of 7 Oscar Lecore ran his very first parkrun alongside his proud granddad,