Parkrun and Strava

  1. First of all, you need to be a parkrun and a Strava member. If you’re not already a parkrun member it’s easy to become one and you’re probably not far from a run. Have a look here and select your country for details.
  2. Go to your parkrun profile page. If you don’t have it bookmarked already, you can get a link to your parkrun profile page by clicking here.
  3. On your parkrun profile page, you’ll see an option at the bottom of the list to 'Connect with Strava'. Depending on whether or not you are already logged into Strava on your browser, you will either be automatically directed to the authorize page or asked to log in before being taken to the authorize page. Click the orange authorize box.
  4. After a short moment, you will be redirected to your parkrun personal athlete history. This should now show a Strava logo at the top of the page – you are now linked. Check the Strava blog for more information. 
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  • Elle, thanks for the link. I've successfully linked my parkrun profile to strava and can see the strava logo on the parkrun site. 

    But the run doesn't pop up in my strava profile, do i need to record run details using a GPS device for the run to appear in my strava profile? 

    Sorry if the answer should be obvious ...

  • This also seems to be an issue for me... I have linked and authorised accounts and I get the Strava logo on my Parkrun profile, but the results are not being logged in Strava... any suggestions gratefully received. Thanks.

  • Also an issue for me. Did Parkrun today, can see the Strava logo next to my result but can't see the run in Strava. Am I missing something obvious. Not yet downloaded my run to Strava (synched to my Garmin account) but assumed this wouldn't be necessary considering my Parkrun profile is linked to Strava. Can anyone help?

  • Same thing happening to me. I have seen people run my Parkrun and then their feed shows that they and so many others have run that event. My last Parkrun just showed up as "Morning Run" and I'm trying to work out how to integrate it...

  • Doesn't anyone from strava tech support monitor these posts, in order to fix these issues. I've been linked for two weeks, and yet none of y parkrun (or Garmin connect) data has copied to strava
    Still waiting for Strava to respond to my submission, which was two weeks ago.
    Very very poor on Strava

  • Yeah I've got the same problem.....cant you work out a way to record parkruns straight to strava? Seems like an easy concept to program. Very annoying. Fix it and I'll even go premium ya mongeese

  • After a month, I get the following information from Strava. What a complete waste of time. It's taken them 18 months since they 'joined' parkrun, and still they don't have the decency to tell EVERYONE (ie.. comment on this thread!) the following...
    (Hope this helps people from wasting their time on this false link.)
    ps.. needless to say, I am removing 'the icon'

    Steven G. (Help Center)

    Jul 8, 3:05 PM PDT


    Sorry for the confusion. We don't actually receive any data from Parkrun unfortuatnley. I hope it evolves into that in the future, but for now it's just an icon next to your profile on Parkrun's website. Sorry for the confusion.

    Thanks for your patience!

    Strava Support Team

  • Well when you say you hope it evolves in the future. 10 months later still nothing has happened.
    If you cannot transfer information from Parkrun then what is the point in having the link. Taking mine off.

  • Is this for real...? You link your accounts so you can get a 'Strava Icon' on your parkrun page?!?!?!?!?!?!?!?
    Is that it?????? Lol
    What a complete joke.....

  • To be fair, it's a little more than an icon. You can hop straight to a parkrunner's profile in Strava and give them kudos for the run, even if it is only marked as morning run" and I like using this facility for people that I might not otherwise know on Strava. However, describing it as integration is stretching it a bit and obviously if they could feed the "real" Parkrun data into it then that would be great. I don't see how hard it can be because I can manually work out who is who and get their Parkrun time from the website so seems like Strava just aren't prepared to put in the effort on this one...

  • I am looking for the parkrun elevation profiles for both Athol and Roodeport please

  • Hi Referring to previous posts, im a parkrun and Strava member. I get the Strava icon... excellent!!! and thats it. I dont even get the 5k run and said time of run as an activity? am i doing something wrong or is this integration somewhat disingenuous?

  • I’m also linked up but not seeing any syncing of any of my runs...

  • Oh, quite disappointing - I though it would import distance, dates mad times :-(

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