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Wakefield Thornes Parkrun celebrates International Women’s Day by encouraging women to take part in running.

Wakefield Thornes Parkrun celebrates International Women’s Day by encouraging women to take part in running.

By Jacob Shillam. To celebrate International Women’s Day Parkrun have teamed up with ThisGirlCan to encourage more women to take part in Parkrun. According to statistics published by Sport England women make up 52% of registered parkrunners, but only account for 44% of completed parkruns. In an effort to combat the disproportion between male and female parkrunners, Parkrun have urged […]

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Parkrun and Leeds Building Society launch The Big Community Relay at Woodhouse Moor

The Tranter family at Woodhouse Moor parkrun for The Big Community Relay launch

By Alice Young Leeds Building Society has partnered with parkrun to launch the Big Community Relay – a nationwide relay race passing golden batons around parkrun communities. The launch event took place at Woodhouse Moor parkrun in Leeds on September 28 where 15 gold batons were released into the parkrun community. Each is fitted with a GPS tracker to record […]

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