Parkrun APPG

First Registered: 24/02/2020 • Last updated on: 27/01/2021

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To support parkrun and improve public health.

Note: All-Party Parliamentary Groups (APPGs) are informal, cross-party groups formed by MPs and Members of the House of Lords who share a common interest in a particular policy area, region or country. APPGs have no official status within Parliament.

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Recent Speeches related to Parkrun

1. Organised Sporting Events: Charges
11/05/2016 - Westminster Hall

1: Gifford parish council in my constituency and Parkrun Ltd. It has now developed into a much bigger issue - Speech Link
2: does he also agree that sport and, in particular, Parkrun have a really important role to play in bringing - Speech Link
3: in my opening remarks, I appreciate fully what Parkrun does and is trying to achieve, and the benefits - Speech Link
4: council had gone to so much trouble even to get Parkrun involved and to help it apply for grants. How can - Speech Link

2. Covid-19: Restrictions on Gyms and Sport
23/11/2020 - Westminster Hall

1: parliamentary group on parkrun and I have seen at first hand the impact that parkrun can have on deprived - Speech Link

3. NHS 70th Anniversary
16/05/2018 - Westminster Hall

1: Dame Kelly Holmes teamed up with the NHS and parkrun last weekend to encourage people to “take care - Speech Link
2: those involved in parkrun. Will he join me in congratulating the volunteers who make parkrun possible in his - Speech Link
3: Friend for supporting parkrun. Perhaps we should have a south Wales eastern region parkrun championship at - Speech Link
4: The hon. Gentleman mentioned the fantastic parkrun, which is one of the best lifestyle movements—if - Speech Link

4. Prisoners: Outdoors Endurance Activities
31/01/2018 - Westminster Hall

1: Northern Ireland to take part in what was called the “parkrun behind bars”. I saw it on the TV news a few weeks - Speech Link

5. Local Sporting Heroes
13/11/2018 - Westminster Hall

1: his legacy is seen every weekend in our local parkrun and other initiatives that Tredegar’s Parc Bryn - Speech Link
2: a great job with the Couch to 5k programme and parkrun, which are coming on in leaps and bounds. However - Speech Link
3: remember what got Steve running—opportunities like parkrun and support for people in Tredegar getting out - Speech Link
4: heard about the power of UK Sport partnering with parkrun. Over 250 funded athletes have attended events - Speech Link

6. Sport England: Female Activity
09/03/2020 - Lords Chamber

1: International Women’s Day, This Girl Can teamed up with parkrun to encourage more women and girls across the country - Speech Link

7. Business of the House
19/01/2017 - Commons Chamber

1: completed the Cwmbran parkrun on Christmas eve. May we have a debate on the contribution parkrun makes to our - Speech Link
2: tribute to those who organise parkrun. I myself completed the Aylesbury run. Parkrun is remarkable as a demonstration - Speech Link

8. Sport in the UK
04/02/2019 - Commons Chamber

1: participation in sport? In Cheltenham, we have a parkrun every Saturday in Pittville park—it is a 5k run—but - Speech Link
2: with that. I thank my hon. Friend for raising Parkrun. I will come on to that later in my speech. There - Speech Link
3: I want to find the next parkrun or daily mile. I thank the fabulous parkrun family for all they are doing - Speech Link
4: mentioned that it was 1-1 slightly earlier on.Parkrun has also been mentioned, and that is soft power - Speech Link

9. Business of the House
09/05/2019 - Commons Chamber

1: the time to recognise the great work that the parkrun project does across all parts of the UK, and particularly - Speech Link
2: raise the value of community initiatives such as parkrun in keeping people fit and motivated, with a bit - Speech Link

10. Oral Answers to Questions
13/02/2020 - Commons Chamber

1: participated in parkrun events. As the chair of the new all-party parliamentary group on parkrun, may I ask - Speech Link

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11 Current APPG Officers
Nicola Richards Portrait
Nicola Richards
Conservative - West Bromwich East
Joined: 24th February 2020
Wayne David Portrait
Wayne David
Labour - Caerphilly
Joined: 24th February 2020
Janet Daby Portrait
Janet Daby
Labour - Lewisham East
Joined: 24th February 2020
David Linden Portrait
David Linden
Scottish National Party - Glasgow East
Joined: 24th February 2020
Thangam Debbonaire Portrait
Thangam Debbonaire
Labour - Bristol West
Joined: 24th February 2020
Gerald Jones Portrait
Gerald Jones
Labour - Merthyr Tydfil and Rhymney
Joined: 24th February 2020
Alun Cairns Portrait
Alun Cairns
Vice Chair
Conservative - Vale of Glamorgan
Joined: 20th May 2020
Contact Details

Registered Contact:

Nick Smith MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA. Tel: 020 7219 7018.


No benefits in kind are on record for the Parkrun APPG

No direct financial benefits are on record for the Parkrun APPG