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Cowell Club fun at Daventry parkrun

“Easy hour incorporating Park Run” This morning Dave Thomas and Tony Streams joined the Cowell Club, and what a gorgeous venue they chose. Daventry parkrun is a single lap course run around Daventry reservoir. It starts off with about a third … Continue reading


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Tring parkrun (featuring Norm’s Cowell Club run and more examples of my superb observational skills).

If you’ve been struggling to find a fast, pancake flat and beautifully manicured course for your next parkrun PB attempt, then you really should check out Tring.  Because once you’ve run at Tring, pretty much every other parkrun course will seem … Continue reading

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Cowell Club Coverage

A while ago, I spent a happy hour or two or three with the parkrun website and a spreadsheet to see whether there were any UK parkruns which had never been run by one of the eight members of the Cowell Club*.  It … Continue reading

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Don’t they all blur into one? My journey to the Cowell Club (part 1)

The two most common questions that I’m asked when people find out that I’m a bit of a parkrun tourist are “Which is your favourite parkrun?” and “Don’t they all blur into one?” I have many favourite parkruns and I … Continue reading

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Tonbridge parkrun … at which I finally earned my place in the Cowell Club.

I didn’t oversleep my alarm*, my car did not break down, I did not get stuck in traffic, I did not forget my barcode and I did not lose a foot or break an ankle on the way round. All … Continue reading

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Investigating the Cowell Club

It started innocently enough.  I was searching for a new-to-me parkrun for this Saturday, and thought I’d update my list of UK parkruns cross-referenced against parkruns I’ve done. And then I thought “I wonder which of these Paul Freyne (top of the most events table) … Continue reading

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