Nominate a local parkrun hero and they could score a trip for two to parkrun in London!

A community that runs together, stays together.

Introducing Medibank parkrun heroes - a celebration of the everyday individuals and the stories that make parkrun the amazing community event that it is.

And what better way to celebrate these heroes than by inviting them to take part at one of the 40 new parkrun events launched all around Australia by Medibank Free + Active.

Medibank Free + Active is our way of bringing communities together through fun, free and social activities. Our goal is to help 1.5 million Aussies feel happier and healthier through Free + Active events in the next five years. A perfect match with parkrun!

So what makes a parkrun hero?

A parkrun hero can be anyone - a trusty timekeeper, a course record holder, a dedicated tailwalker. Anyone who motivates and inspires the community at your local parkrun event. It could even be you!

Your parkrun heroes of the month

We’ll update this honour roll of parkrun heroes every month, so be sure to bookmark this page to see if we celebrate your local parkrun hero next!

Here’s how to nominate your local parkrun hero

Tell us in one hundred words or less someone in your local parkrun who is deserving of the title, parkrun hero. Maybe someone who inspires you and embodies the Free + Active, community spirit of parkrun.

Every month until March 2020, the chosen parkrun hero of the month will be given the opportunity to attend one of the 40 new parkrun events recently launched by Medibank Free + Active.

In April 2020, we’ll award the Medibank parkrun hero of the year a trip for two to Bushy parkrun in London, the spiritual home of parkrun!

The Medibank parkrun hero of the year may be a monthly winner or another nominee from the competition.

You can nominate as many people as you’d like, you can even nominate yourself!

Tim Bowman

Tim Bowman

April winner
Berwick Springs

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Trish Davis

Trish Davis

May winner
Port Macquarie

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