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PARKRUN FOUNDER AWARDED HONORARY DEGREE

17 July 2018

Paul Sinton-Hewitt was awarded an honorary degree of Doctor of Sport by Solent University in the UK.
 
“I’m absolutely delighted to be receiving this award. It’s such an honour to be part of the University and to be recognised in this way; and to share this with all our volunteers across the country – it’s their hard work that make it possible for me to be here.&rd


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OLDEST parkrunner IN THE WORLD TO COMPLETE 250 parkruns

10 March 2018

This parkrunday, 10th March 2018, 84-year-old Queenslander John Taylor became the oldest parkrunner in the world to complete 250 parkruns.
 
JT, as he is affectionately called by his parkrunning family, started running at the age of 43. He refers to beginning the pursuit as his ‘mid-life crisis’ and he ran regularly for the better part of a decade before other commitments saw it fal


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parkrun HAS HELPED THIS COUPLE SHED 110KG

by Michelle Carnegie - 01 February 2018

They’ve lost a staggering 110kg of weight between the two of them…and it all started with parkrun.
 
When 53-year-old Anita Roux turned 50, she was tired…tired of carrying excess weight, tired of constantly drinking handfuls of tablets, and tired of suffering from high cholesterol, diabetes and high blood pressure. Her 55-year-old husband Henri was in a similar position, ove


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