Episode 252 - Jenny Blow

September 15th, 2021

While Olly and Mel celebrate Trolls and Zombies, we check in with quarantining paralympian Jenny Blow about her recent adventure at Tokyo with the Aussie Belles. We celebrate Maori Language week, all the fun at Dazza's plus The Informant brings all the stats to the yard.

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Episode 251 – Tokyo Tales

September 9th, 2021

The adventurers are reflecting on a big week of celebrations and paralympics and Olly chats to Lyndell about her officiating experiences in Tokyo. We hear from Mark at Kununurra, Tracey at Bundaberg and Dave at Waterloo Plains parkruns, as well as all the usual from Dazza's, The Informant and some interesting mail!

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Episode 250 – The Story So Far

September 2nd, 2021

Mel & Olly are taking a walk down memory lane for the 250th episode.

We hear from Mark at Hampton Oval parkrun, Tracey pops in from Des Connor Park juniors and Pippa shares some more Streaky tips. Dazza’s was back this week, Olly explains the Bingoe card and we have some 250 related stats from The Informant. Join us for all this, plus a few little surprises!

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Episode 249 - Becky Maybury

August 26th, 2021

As we creep closer to our milestone episode, Olly checks in with Becky Maybury on the return of Richmond Olympic parkrun in Canada. Meanwhile Mel catches up with Renee Gimbert from parkrun Australia HQ to find out all the complexities involved with bringing parkrun back in Asia Pacific.
We've also got Tracey at Mudgeeraba, Mark chats to Bayview Road ED Zoe, Streaky September updates, and the usual weekly stats from our cheeky Informant.
It's another bumper pod!
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Episode 248 – Bird is the Word

August 18th, 2021

This week Mel chats with Mick Duyvestyn, half of the crew behind the Bubble Bird relay that’s helping a certain yellow friend fly the coup in lockdown thanks to a creative flock of Melbournians.

We also hear from Runner 5 (aka Karyn) following an exciting parkrun launch against all odds in Abel Township, and also from the scanned in and locked down alike at Dazza’s.

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Episode 247 – Caitlin Adams & David Crook

August 11th, 2021

This week we bask in the amazing highlights that parkrun brings us, even when our hosts are both in lockdown!

Mel catches up with Caitlin Adams of Team Tempo after her new parkrun global women’s record at Lochiel parkrun. Olly chats with author David Crook about his inspiration and experience behind the new book “On every Saturday”, which celebrates 10 years of parkrun in Australia.

Also, Alison reports in from Sherwood Reserve parkrun as she completes the final puzzle piece of her NZ Countryman puzzle and we have all the latest stats from The Informant and plenty of excitement at Dazza’s, as we hear from Team Lockdown and Team actual parkrun, and all the fun around it!

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Episode 246 – Faster, Higher, Stronger, within reason

August 5th, 2021

This week the adventurers share their notparkrun adventures of Olympic themes and Zombie runs. Proving you CAN make lockdown fun!

Meanwhile Marvellous Mark reports in from the far west at Marina parkrun and Alison becomes a South Island regionnaire at Dunedin parkrun. And we wonder, just how well calibrated is our parkrun crystal ball?

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Episode 245 – Dan Buckley

July 29th, 2021

The parkrun adventurers reflect on a big weekend celebrating Ugly Christmas in July and the return of parkrun in England, with Mel catching up with Dan Buckley from Leazes parkrun to hear more from the big return day.

We have roving reports from Alison at Taupo parkrun, Dave at Graham Andrews parkrun, Mark at Mt Clarence parkrun and Tracey embraces her new challenge at Kedron parkrun.

Plus all the latest stats from The Informant and even more festive fun from Dazza’s. With so much parkrun, it’s almost easy to forget our hosts are still in lockdown!

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Episode 244 – Sarah Hudson

July 22nd, 2021

This week Olly catches up with USA ED Sarah Hudson for news on the unpause of Byxbee parkrun. While Mel is learning more about baked goods at Dazza's. We've got roving reports from Tracey at New Farm, Mark & Cam at Cottesloe plus Hannah files a guest report from Bass Point notparkrun. And there's lots of laughter surrounding a new challenge. But whose challenge could it be?

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Episode 243 – Weekend Work

July 15th, 2021

This week the parkrun adventurers are almost all working on the weekend, as Olly stays put and Mel recaps a visit to Dorset Recreation Reserve and some juniors taking the stage at Eynesbury Heritage Trail Junior parkrun.  Marvellous Mark checks in from South Australia at Port Lincoln plus a bonus freedom run report from Yeldulknie Weir parkrun, while Tracey in a Tutu steps in with her suggestions for a sensational sausage roll soundtrack.

Plus all the chat from Dazza’s, the Informant and updates on all the latest July parkrun returns and celebrations!

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