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St Helens parkrun

One of the most peculiar things about being a parkrun tourist is the number of times you come across people that you know.  St Helens parkrun is about 200 miles from my normal stomping ground and just under two months … Continue reading

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Wonderfully, gloriously bonkers!

There are days when I am very glad to be “wonderfully, gloriously bonkers!” and today is just such a day. Heaton parkrun provided the back drop.  There is a lake and a hill and a golf course and a hall … Continue reading

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Four go mad in Cardiff

This weekend, I bagged my first Welsh parkrun, met up with a parkrunner I got to know in Reykjavik and cycled around Cardiff on an oybike.  In the company of three ‘athoners: fortnight flo, plustenner and our wonderful hostess, there’s … Continue reading

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Gunnersbury parkrun with @fairweatherrun

Last week marked the start of the 100th parkrun, not in Reykjavik, but in London’s Gunnersbury Park.  After all the travelling last weekend, the draw of a local parkrun and the chance of an ‘athoner for company proved irresistible, and … Continue reading

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Bolton parkrun (plan B)

I’m running out of parkruns that are within a day trip of me, but there are still loads within a day trip of my in-laws.  So on Friday night, we headed north, and on Saturday morning, I headed to Bolton … Continue reading

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Bromley parkfun (sic)

This morning, I headed to Bromley to meet zoecakes for her first parkrun.  We both arrived stupidly early, which gave us the chance to chat beforehand, both to each other and to a couple of other first-timers. As my last three … Continue reading

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‘athoners galore

I spent the best part of yesterday in the company of ‘athoners, starting with insert clever running pun here who had invited me to join him at the Valentines parkrun.  If you are fortunate to live nearby, check out Valentines parkrun.  … Continue reading

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Stalking 101

Last night, at fortnight flo’s beautifully tidy house, I happened to mention that before doing the Cambridge parkrun, I’d looked out a picture of tonyparkrunner from his blog and then used it to stalk the poor man at the parkrun … Continue reading

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