parkrun Practice Initiative
For many years, parkrun events have linked with local General Practitioner (GP) practices and some practices have even activated events themselves. To scale this up, the parkrun practice initiative was launched in the UK in 2018. This initiative aims to raise awareness of parkrun amongst GPs and practice staff, encourage them to take part in parkrun and signpost patients/carers to our events, support the growth of social prescribing and help build integrated and supportive local communities centred on wellness.
The parkrun practice initiative is currently being implemented in the following parkrun countries, with scope to expand it in future: