Alberts Farm Full Moon Run and Picnic

Under the stunning red moon on Wednesday night, runners went through Alberts Farm on our beloved parkrun route and were greeted at the end by the ever awesome Mike Tippet waiting with an ice cold beer ready for the thirsty, sweaty but smiling runners. This was the inaugural moonlight run, inspired by the Moonlight Picnic
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Parkrun Alberts Farm Launch

Alberts Farm Inaugural Parkrun kicked off on Saturday with a warm welcome to over 200 people – on a nippy morning.. After introductions from Bruce Fordyce and our very own Mike Tippett whose the Alberts Farm Run Director we started or awesome new run and it was great. Well we knew David Ashworth would win and he has made
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Albert’s Farm community ready for parkrun

Sunday 10th August 2014 saw a flurry of activity at Albert’s Farm as the parkrun volunteers and a band of merry runners took part in a “dry run” for the launch of the event! With lots of excitement and nervous anticipation,  the 5km course had been laid out, with “eco friendly” markers, the start and finish
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Les Tippett

What the parkrun means to me!

The weekly parkrun’s have certainly taken on a new dimension and meaning for me. Not only has it become a regular Saturday morning fixturefor me, but a time where I spend connecting with my wife who passed away on the 3rd May 2014 at 8.30 on the Saturday morning. She had completed one parkrun in November 2013  Les was diagnosed with ovarian cancer 8
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parkrun comes to Albert’s Farm

On Saturday 16th August 2014, Albert’s Farm in Greymont will host its inaugural parkrun. Thereafter it will be held weekly at this venue. The 5km parkrun concept started three years ago in South Africa and currently there are 35 parkrun venues around South Africa. This allows parkrunners to run an event wherever they are in
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Alberts Farm Parkrun needs you

The last few days have seen a flurry of activity with the upcoming launch of the Alberts Farm Parkrun planned to take place on the 16th August 2014, at 8am. We have had volunteers offering to assist, Greymont Community members running various other parkrun’s, community members running/walking the proposed Albert’s Farm Parkrun route and lots of behind the scenes planning. We
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