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Parkrun – run and get rewarded!

As we fervently welcome on the warmer months, the hunt for new, fun and exciting outdoor activities begins.

For those craving an enjoyable long walk or run in a park, with a friend or dog – parkrun may just be the thing for you. Best of all Discovery Vitality members earn up to 300 fitness points for every run completed! Talk about a workout incentive! Free and open to everyone, the weekly 5km, timed runs take place against the backdrop of various scenic parkland locations across the country. This makes them the perfect fit for those struggling to find different forms of exercise that are fun, yet unintimidating.

Here is a rundown of everything you may need to know:

• Races take place on Saturdays in over 159 locations countrywide.
• All are welcome – from casual strollers and joggers to record-breaking sprinters.
• Races are free but online registration is mandatory in order to link your parkrun profile to your Discovery Vitality and earn points.
• Once registered print out your personal barcode and take it with to every parkrun event you complete.
• Open to everyone – young or old! Yes, even your four-legged, furry friends!

To find out more about parkrun or to start your own event in your community, click the link below or visit the parkrun site for more information.