Lorna Jane is excited to announce a two-year partnership as a proud partner of parkrun in Australia and New Zealand. parkrun is a not-for-profit organisation dedicated to promoting health and social connections through 550 free, weekly 5k events across Australia and New Zealand that are open to walkers, runners and volunteers of all ages and abilities.

Starting on July 3rd, 2024, this collaboration is more than just a sponsorship; it's about increasing awareness and fostering a sense of community where everyone can belong. This partnership underscores Lorna Jane's commitment to inspiring women towards fitness in their lives, engaging with their community, and supporting a cause that aligns with its mission to empower and support women.

“We believe in the power of community and this partnership aligns perfectly with our mission to inspire women to be active. Regular exercise has a profound impact on both our mental and physical wellbeing and partnering with parkrun supports our push to encourage participation in regular exercise that is accessible to everyone,” said Lorna Jane Clarkson, founder of Lorna Jane.

As physical and mental health concerns continue to rise, encouraging people to become more active is more important than ever. This partnership shines a light on the positive impact exercise can have on mental health, demonstrating Lorna Jane’s dedication to promoting a healthier lifestyle and making a positive impact. With the global trend towards running, Lorna Jane is eager to extend this opportunity to its community, encouraging participation in parkrun events throughout Australia and New Zealand.

Managing Director of parkrun Asia Pacific, Renee Gimbert said “We believe that physical activity should be fun, social and outdoors, which is why parkrun is committed to providing a safe and supportive environment for everyone at our events. By partnering with Lorna Jane, an authentic and credible voice amongst women for more than 30 years, we hope to inspire many more women and girls to discover the joys of parkrun and to create friendships that last beyond a Saturday morning.”

Lorna Jane and parkrun invite the community to come together, connect, and get moving. Offering free and accessible options for everyone, whether you choose to walk, run, volunteer , or simply enjoy socialising, this partnership welcomes all to join in and stay active.

600,000 women and girls have participated in parkrun around Australia and New Zealand, so what are you waiting for?! Find your nearest parkrun and register for free here in Australia and here in New Zealand. See you on Saturday morning!

What is parkrun?

parkrun is a free, community event where you can walk, jog, run, volunteer or spectate. parkrun is 5k and takes place every Saturday morning. junior parkrun is 2k, dedicated to 4-14 year olds and their families, every Sunday morning.

parkrun is positive, welcoming and inclusive, there is no time limit and no one finishes last. Everyone is welcome to come along.

How do I join parkrun?

We’d love for you to join in with a parkrun event!

parkrun is free and you only need to register once whether walking, jogging, running, volunteering or a combination.

Register here

Where is parkrun?

There are currently 496 parkrun events around the country taking place every weekend, with more locations being added all of the time.

You can go along to any event, any weekend.

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Parkrun Near Me: Lorna Jane Fun Running

Discover the joy of jogging with Parkrun and Lorna Jane. Every Saturday morning, join a free, community-focused 5k run that welcomes everyone, regardless of age or ability. With over 495 events in Australia spread across every state and territory, this is more than just an event—it's a movement promoting health, well-being, and community spirit.

For the younger crowd, Junior Parkrun offers a select number of 2k runs for children aged 4-14 and their families. These free and fun running events promote a positive, inclusive atmosphere with no time limits, ensuring everyone is a winner. Register once, and you're set to join any Parkrun event nationwide.

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Parkrun Locations Across Australia

With 495 events across the country, events like Parkrun Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane and so many more are accessible to everyone. NSW’s scenic parks, Melbourne's vibrant outdoor spaces, and Brisbane's community-focused locations provide the perfect backdrop for your weekly run. Park running events are continually expanding, with new locations added regularly, making it easy to find an event near you.

Essential Running Gear for Your Park Run

Prepare for your Park Run with our essential running gear. From breathable tees and supportive sports bras to comfy running shorts and no chafe leggings, our collection has everything you need to stay comfortable and focused on your run. Lorna Jane running gear is designed with advanced fabric technology to keep you cool, dry, and unrestricted during your workout. Whether you’re a beginner or a seasoned runner, our running gear will support you through every stride.

Planning your own run in the park? With Lorna Jane’s reflective range you can run, walk or jog at any time of day. Take back control of your schedule and stay visible during early morning or evening Parkruns with reflective running activewear. Our range features sports bras, shorts, leggings and accessories with reflective taping to make sure you’re seen in low-light conditions. So go on, gear up with Lorna Jane reflective running clothes and stand out in all conditions!

Join the Lorna Jane Parkrun Community

Lorna Jane's partnership with Parkrun aligns with our commitment to active living. Our community runs are more than just events; they are opportunities to connect, inspire, and support one another. Wearing your favourite Lorna Jane activewear, you can join us in promoting health and fitness. Whether you’re a seasoned runner or just starting, Parkrun is the perfect place to embrace an active lifestyle and meet like-minded individuals.


Q: What is Parkrun?
A: Parkrun is a free, weekly, 5k community event where participants can walk, jog, run, volunteer, or spectate. It's open to everyone, regardless of age or ability.

Q: How do I register for Parkrun?
A: Register once online at the Parkrun website, and you'll receive a unique barcode that you can use to participate in any Parkrun event.

Q: How can I find a parkrun near me?
A: Visit the website to find a local parkrun near you. There are events in all major cities and surrounding areas.

Q: Is parkrun suitable for beginners?
A: Absolutely! Park runs are designed for all fitness levels. There are no time limits, and no one finishes last, making it a welcoming environment for everyone.

Q: Can kids participate in Parkrun?
A: Yes, kids are welcome at Parkrun. Junior Parkrun is specifically for kids aged 4-14 and their families, featuring a 2k course every Sunday morning at select locations.

Q: What should I bring to Parkrun?
A: Your favourite Lorna Jane activewear is perfect for park running to ensure maximum free movement. Comfortable running shoes are also recommended, and don’t forget your Parkrun registration barcode!