'It’s all my son's fault,' says GP of running hobby

Dr Michelle Redford took up running 10 years ago and is advocating for other GPs to join the RACGP's parkrun initiative

Newcastle GP Dr Michelle Redford began running to keep up with her son, but now is such a convert, she’s hoping to introduce GPs around the country to weekly community Parkrun Australia events.

Dr Michelle Redford.

The organisation has partnered with the RACGP to make GPs aware of the 450 free parkruns held across Australia each Saturday morning with the hope they will encourage