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Luton Wardown parkrun

Monday / Tuesday Me: I may be in the wilds of Yorkshire this Saturday. Any parkrun recommendations?  Hilly trail preferred. Tourist Hive Mind: Oakwell Hall, though if you’re close to the M62 it might not take *that* much longer to get … Continue reading

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Fell Foot parkrun

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Tooting Common parkrun

There were loads of fabulous people… … balloons courtesy of Kate and Norm… … a celebration cake courtesy of Alma… … which I could barely bring myself to cut… And all of it because a woman named Cathy introduced me … Continue reading

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Bevendean Down parkrun and The Moyleman

A month ago after a very enjoyable, if slightly undulating, downland romp around Bevendean Down parkrun, I sat in the nearby community-owned pub chatting to Janathoner Tom and his friend Ash. As we nattered about running, it emerged that Ash … Continue reading

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parkrun tourist jargon buster

A few months ago, a new member the UK parkrun tourist group pointed out that a lot of the posts were utterly incomprehensible to them because we appeared to be talking in code.  Was there any chance that someone could … Continue reading

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Wanstead Flats parkrun – a correction

When I last visited Wanstead Flats (at its inaugural run) I described it as a Ronseal parkrun – in Wanstead and Flat. I’ve since been informed that it is not in fact in Wanstead and confirmed today that there is a … Continue reading

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Inclusive exclusivity

About eighteen months ago, I looked down my list of Facebook friends and realised that over forty of them were parkrunners on the parkrun most events table who I only ever saw at inaugural parkruns.  As inaugural parkruns in the … Continue reading

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Finsbury parkrun

A looming OU deadline meant staying relatively close to home again this parkrunday, new road shoes called for tarmac and I fancied some company.  Luckily for me, Finsbury Park is a mere 70 minute trip from home, tarmac barring the … Continue reading

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Fulham Palace parkrun

It was one of those mornings. You know the ones.  The ones when you’re so soundly asleep that you build the sound of your alarm clock into your dream.  When you pour fruit juice into your tea.  When you get … Continue reading

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Hull parkrun

Today, my training plan called for a parkrun PB attempt and told me to pick my parkrun accordingly.  After a little research, I plumped for Hull on the basis that it was flat, tarmac, likely to contain a familiar face … Continue reading

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