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This Girl Can teams up with parkrun again for IWD

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Posted 24th February 2022

The This Girl Can campaign has once again teamed up with parkrun to put on the second International Women’s Day parkrun.

The first event, back in 2020, saw more than 15,000 additional women and girls taking part as walkers, joggers, runners or volunteers.

We know that the gender gap in activity levels persists, though, with women less likely than men to take part in parkrun events – despite registering for the weekly 5km activity in higher numbers.

This year, on Saturday March 5, This Girl Can and parkrun are joining the International Women’s Day theme and aiming to #BreakTheBias by breaking down the barriers many women and girls face when trying to take part in physical activity.

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