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Find volunteering opportunities:

parkrun supports the #BigHelpOut

parkrun delivers weekly 5k timed runs (and 2k for juniors) that are at the heart of local communities. Volunteers are the lifeblood of parkrun, with around 6,000 weekly helpers bringing the community together to create a unique atmosphere that families, friends and neighbours can enjoy. Here's three ways to get involved as part of the Big Help Out:

  1. Find and help out at your local parkrun
  2. Sign up to the #BigHelpOut
  3. Create or update your Join In parkrun page

Why I Run

Why I Run

For half a century, running has been a huge part of Dave Moorcroft's life. He tells us what the sport has meant to him.

Dave runs through the ages
Mara and the long road

Mara and the long road

How many athletes grow up in Kenya, study at the University of Oxford, find a new name in Japan and finish second in the London Marathon?

Read about Mara's journey
One runner and her guide

One runner and her guide

When sports enthusiast Alison lost her sight she was worried that she’d never run again, but an introduction to Roz was the start of a new journey...

Alison & Roz share their story

Where there’s a Will, there’s a run

Volunteering at parkrun has helped Will come out of his shell.

How to set up your own run

Organise and they will follow. How Karl Cadman set up a parkrun.

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