I confess. When I looked at the course map, my heart sank. Three laps around a playing field. Not really my cup of tea.
Turns out, it’s also not really an accurate assessment of the course. Yes, part of the course is around some playing fields and part of the course is around a rugby pitch, but these sections are interspersed with tree-lined pathways, and there are enough twists and turns to keep it interesting.
Add to this a core volunteer team who cut their parkrun teeth at Bromley, a parkun which has featured post-run cakes every time (OK both times) I’ve been there, and I’m sold.