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Wakefield Thornes parkrun

Rolling, technical and inventive. Whoever designed the parkrun course at Wakefield Thornes is a genius, though I’ve yet to decide whether they’re evil with it. The course features a rhubarb triangle (a small triangle of paths beside a massive metal … Continue reading

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Horsham parkrun and the SCAA Surrey Road Relays

It has been another rather sociable weekend. It kicked off with the inaugural Horsham parkrun, the 100th different event (or Cowell Club run) for uber-tourist Rosemary Egbe.  Combine the words inaugural and Cowell Club and pick a location within spitting … Continue reading

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Northala Fields parkrun and the Midsummer Munro

Today has been so fabulous that I’m not quite sure where to start.  I am sure that I won’t be able to do it justice. It started, as all good Saturdays should, with a parkrun, the brand new Northala Fields.  … Continue reading

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Canterbury parkrun

I know, I know.  It’s not a race, and it’s not all about the fast people.  But sometimes, the fast people are, to put it simply, incredible.  The first finisher at Canterbury today clocked up a time of 15:12, finishing … Continue reading

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Warrington parkrun

Warrington parkrun. If you catch the 06:05 from London Euston, make your sacrifices to the travel gods and have luck on your side then you can make it to Victoria Park in plenty of time. This week was the inaugural … Continue reading

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Pontypool parkrun

It would be foolish to get up at four in the morning and drive 150 miles just to run a 5k run.  So foolish in fact that I had discounted the possibility, and added Pontypool parkrun to my list of missed … Continue reading

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Lincoln parkrun

It would be foolish to get up at four in the morning and drive 150 miles just to run a 5k run.  So foolish in fact that I had discounted the possibility, and added Lincoln parkrun to my list of … Continue reading

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Aylesbury parkrun

I ran.  Well, I say ran.  I walked for five minutes and then adopted a run/walk strategy.  Which was probably a very stupid idea, as I was a little bit over-enthusiastic on Wednesday and my foot has been whinging ever … Continue reading

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Southwark parkrun

I confess.  My first thought whenever something appears in my diary on a Saturday is “How do I fit in a parkrun first?”.  So before buying my ticket for ResearchED2013, I looked at the map, considered the logistics and decided … Continue reading

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Maidstone parkrun

What can I say?  The parkrun team have found another great venue for a parkrun, this time in Maidstone.  It starts at the Museum of Kent Life, a hop, skip and a jump away from Junction 6 of the M20, … Continue reading

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