parkrun – a weekly run in the park

Are you wondering about these parkruns that your friends and neighbours are getting up for each and every Saturday morning? Whether you’re a seasoned runner or a beginner, parkrun is definitely something you should check out!

Parkruns are free, 5km timed runs that happen weekly all around the world in stunning park settings. Anyone can join by simply registering online once and getting a unique number which is used over and over again, regardless of which parkrun you decide to do.

You can join any one of the parkruns happening in your area and either stick to the same one each week or not. Travelling to Australia or London? No problem, you can join a parkrun there during your trip if you want to!

Greenpoint parkrun

According to, there are parkruns happening in the Eastern Cape, the Free State, the Garden Route, the Karoo, Cape Town, Joburg, Pretoria, the Lowveld, KZN, Limpopo, Mpumalanga, the North West and the Northern Cape. It’s a great, easily accessible way to get running every weekend no matter where you are and the vibe is one you want to start your mornings with! Give it a go this weekend!

White River parkrun

Dusi parkrun

Naval Hill parkrun, Bloemfontein

Lonehill parkrun

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