parkrun Research Board Members judge applications individually and vote in favour of approval, request further information or vote in favour of rejecting the application. parkrun Founder Paul Sinton-Hewitt holds the rights to veto an application.
The parkrun Research Board and its members abide by the Board's Terms of Reference. parkrun holds a Register of Interests of all Research Board members. All members who do have a potential conflict of interest with regard to any proposed project declare it and abstain from any decision.