what's parkrun?

parkrun is a weekly, free 5km timed fun run with over 1000 locations around the world.  Here's why almost 2 million people run, walk or jog through their local park every week.

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the mabel, mitcham

The Mabel has been running for 7 months and I expect it will be running for many years to come for these lovely people have managed to nail the formula for a quality café that has you planning your next return before breakfast is even finished.  Set in an unassuming Mitcham suburban street amongst a set of non-descript shop fronts you could easily drive past and not even notice The Mabel and what a shame that would be.

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3 tips to beat runners rut

Whether you're stuck in a rut with your running at parkrun or anywhere else, help is at hand from Go Run Australia founder, running coach guru and multiple Iron Man extraordinaire; Mr Chris White with 3 easy tips to beat runners rut.

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post parkrun breakfast, victoria

The best cafes to refuel at after parkrun in locations around Victoria.

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little by little, berwick

Four months in and this little café is going strong. Hidden behind some striking gum trees on the corner of Clyde Rd and Reserve St, 500 metres from the Berwick train station you’ll find Little by Little with it’s welcoming staff and modern all day breakfast and brunch menu.

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second home, eltham

As soon as I saw “spag on toast” on the menu I knew this would be my kind of second home.  The Parisian chic vibe of South Yarra’s Entrecote has been blue printed and transplanted into a gum tree lined back street of Eltham, nestled amongst car mechanics and factories. 

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run less, run better

This year I have achieved not 1, but 2, that’s right 2 10km PBs from 2 events.  And I promised that I would let you in on my training secret.  It’s going to surprise many of you but here goes….

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lafayette at port melbourne beach

There’s a reason that I’ve been to Lafayette 6 times in two weeks.  Actually there are many reasons why this stylish, beachfront café is now officially my favourite café in Port Melbourne. Let me count the ways.

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parkrun tourism, it's a thing

It’s a holiday from your own parkrun course, a chance to get away from your normal Saturday morning routine and smell the roses at another venue but above all sampling the scrumptious delights of a different café for breakfast. 

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how to be a professional eater and still rock a bikini

I am often asked how can I possibly eat so much and not be the star of an internet show called Feeders.  This week I share with you my workouts secrets that allow me to consume constantly and not require a crane to remove me via the window of my house.  

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