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Authors’ Response to the Letter to the Editor: Parkrun and the Claim of “Elitism” in Paid-Entry Run/Walk Events

With a significant proportion of the population in high-income countries failing to meet physical activity guidelines of around 150 minutes of physical activity each week,1 identifying settings and opportunities that may facilitate regular participation has become a global public health goal. Our article2 examined parkrun as one such opportunity and, along with previous work from the United Kingdom,3 suggested that parkrun may offer a mechanism for supporting and maintaining regular physical activity.


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American Journal of Health Promotion




Menzies Institute for Medical Research


Amer J Health Promotion Inc

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