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Posted on: June 14, 2021

[ARCHIVED] parkrun Returns to Aspen

 PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT

 

parkrun Returns to Aspen

 

Aspen, Colorado – June 14, 2021 – The group running event known as parkrun returns to Aspen Saturday, June 19 at 9 a.m. and continues every Saturday thereafter.  The parkrun is a free, weekly, timed 5km run/walk encouraging the community to get active and healthy.  And the best part of parkrun is the post-parkrun tailgate party with coffee and pastries, generously donated by Paradise Bakery.  The course at the Aspen Golf Club is 5K long.  Please register at https://www.parkrun.us/aspen/ to be timed and participate. Volunteers also welcome. Runners meet by the tennis courts at the Aspen Golf Club.

More on parkrun: it a global movement in 22 countries with 350,000 runners per week (prior to COVID shut down).  parkrun is a positive, welcoming and inclusive experience where there is no time limit, and no one finishes last. Everyone is welcome to come along, whether you walk, jog, run, volunteer or spectate. The City of Aspen sponsors the world's highest parkrun, this fact alone brings tourists to our town each week specifically to take part in Aspen parkrun.

You can read more information at www.parkrun.com

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