parkrun is a FREE weekly timed event held right around the country on Saturday mornings. In Tasmania Park Run is held in 14 locations at 9am*:

You register online and are given a paper barcode, which you print and bring along each week (it helps to laminate it, or you can purchase a keyring or wristband online). The events are casual and family-friendly. They give a race-brief each week, and upon finishing officials will scan your barcode (to record your time). If you forget your barcode, you can still run – you just won’t get a time (sometimes you can email your details in later).

You’ll be emailed your results later that day, including where you placed and whether it was a PB for you.

If you’re travelling interstate or overseas, you just take your barcode as per usual – there are over 350 locations across Australia and over 1200 worldwide that hold events every Saturday.

*Devonport starts at 8am.

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