Saucony continues its commitment to the sport of running by becoming the first sponsor of parkrun Canada, which has almost 4,000 runners across the country and is growing fast. The global organization that supports volunteers to establish free, weekly 5k events in local parks and open spaces, which are socially focused and open to people of all ages and abilities.
parkrun Canada and Saucony are both dedicated to creating supportive and inclusive communities that encourage people to begin or continue their running journey, as well providing opportunities that foster a sense of fellowship within the running community.
“We have always strived to inspire all types of runners, regardless of where they are in within their running journey,” said Linda Quinteros, Marketing Manager of Saucony Canada. “We are very excited to partner with parkrun in their commitment to providing Canadians the opportunity to participate in a community environment and develop their own passion for running.”
Euan Bowman, parkrun Canada’s Country Manager, said: “parkrun strives to break down the barriers to participating in physical activity and to show that running can be fun, sociable and accessible. Our partnership with Saucony is a watershed moment in the history of parkrun Canada because it will allow us to engage with even more communities across the country.”