No additional parkruns on Christmas Day or New Years Day

There WILL be the usual Saturday parkruns over Christmas (ie 23rd/30th December 2017 and 6th January 2018) but there will NOT be any additional events on Christmas Day and New Years Day. Other local parkruns will be running on those days, please see here for more details Christmas Compendium

 

A special parkrun is coming to Wynnum this Saturday 2nd March

This coming week Wynnum parkrun is going to be 6 months old, and boy have we grown over the last 6 months. Roisin and I would like to thank all the volunteers and runners who have made our parkrun such a friendly and special parkrun.

Last week we had another record attendance but next week I am sure we will have even more!

Rather than just pat ourselves on the back and celebrate our first 6 months we want to help Jetts Fitness raise much needed funds for the Red Cross QLD Flood Appeal. As you know our course was under water only a few weeks ago, but thanks to the council and a bit of hard graft we were back running the next week. But others in QLD are not as fortunate and we want to help give back to those who lost everything and need our help.

Of course we are holding our normal free 5km parkrun - but alongside this our fiends from Jetts Fitness will working hard to raise funds for the Red Cross QLD Flood Appeal.

There will be a sausage sizzle, cold drinks, and a raffle with some fabulous prizes. There will also be a goody bag for everyone who finishes the parkrun!

We are going to be asking people to stay a little longer than usual, until after the last person has finished. So we can all give them a very big cheer!

So make a note in your diaries to come to us on Saturday 2nd March, bring a friend, bring some money and stay a little longer.

All money raised will go straight to the Red Cross Flood Appeal, so please be as generous as you can and enjoy what promises to be an awesome event!

Hope to see you all there, Alan & Roisin
A flooded Wynnum parkrun course

 

Queensland Floods Appeal

As you know parkruns always have been and always will be free to take part in, but sometimes as a community run event we encourage people to reach out and help others - which is what we will do at our parkrun in 2.5 weeks on 2nd March 2013.

Together with our friends from Jetts Fitness in Wynnum we will be raising money for the QLD 2013 Red Cross Flood Appeal. Alongside our normal parkrun we will have a raffle, sausage sizzle, drinks, donation tins and a special gift for every parkrunner - trust me you will not want to miss this parkrun! ALL money raised is going straight to the Red Cross Appeal so you should have a great time and help a great cause.

As you know our course was under water a few weeks ago, and was nearly under again this Saturday. So I am sure we can all appreciate the destructive power of water and we can empathise we those who have lost everything and need help them back on their feet.

So please remember to bring along some money with you to the parkrun on 2nd March so we can all contribute to a worthy cause. Thank you.

We will be announcing some more details over the coming week. But in the meantime you can find out more about the appeal from the Red Cross website

Wynnum course this Saturday
Wynnum course on 28th january

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