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parkrun – unity through diversity LEAD FEATURE
parkrun - unity through
London Care Partnership are joining forces with there are no winners, and we celebrate participation - diversity
London Irish Rugby Club and Hawkedale School whether it be walking, running or volunteering - over —
to participate in the inaugural parkrun being performance. Save the date
held at the Hazelwood Center the home of
London Irish. Nuki Clark, Home Manager of School Walk says
—— “This is a great opportunity for the young people we IN THIS ISSUE
support with autism and complex needs to participate
parkrun organise free, weekly, 5km timed runs around in a great community venture.”
the world. They are open to everyone, free, and are Surrey Council & NHS
safe and easy to take part in. parkrun events take The parkrun idea was suggested by Fiona McHugh, Directors visit
place in pleasant parkland surroundings and the General Manager of Hazelwood Centre and the —
parkrun ethos is to encourage people of every ability scheme is accredited and will begin in February 2018. Autism Accreditation
to take part; from those taking their first steps in A meeting with Jo Davies the Head of Hawkedale —
running to Olympians; from juniors to those with more School and Mike Bielanski of London Care Partnership PIR – What does that
experience. developed the idea of community inclusion by mean???
having the variety and range of abilities of the three
organisations. —
parkrun started with 13 runners in Bushy Park and a On-call responsibility
handful of volunteers and has grown into a global Each of the organisations have a deep understanding —
community of more than 2.5 million participants. of the culture and ethos of parkrun and the values
While the numbers are impressive, it’s the friendships, that are close to our hearts. That’s why we are proud 2018 Home Developments
the life-changing stories and the positivity that is to support them. parkrun is so much more than a —
always seen as the true measure of the success. It traditional running event and spreading that message 60 Seconds with Kamal,
brings people together in a social, supportive and far and wide is helping us to create a healthier and Erin and Alfredo
non-competitive environment. parkruns are not races, happier planet. —
Fun Times


Tuesday 19th December 2017 15:30 p.m. – 17:30 p.m.
AUTUMN| Edition 02 Langdon Down Centre
Normansfield, 2A Langdon Park, Teddington TW11 9PS
Christmas themed dress code is encouraged.

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