Tag Archives: Paul Freyne

A lie in, a long run and a local parkrun

I had a plan. It involved Pegwell Bay parkrun and the Viking Coastal Trail. It also involved an appointment with disgusting o’clock and about four hours in the car. I ditched it. I had another plan. It involved Queen Elizabeth … Continue reading

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Weymouth parkrun

After the best part of four months off parkrun, I have a severe case of the fidgets, so when I heard that there was a lift going to Weymouth parkrun, I jumped at the chance. Armed with some introductions to … Continue reading

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Don’t they all blur into one? My journey to the Cowell Club (part 3)

Previously on “My journey to the Cowell Club” I visited lots and lots of parkruns, met oodles and oodles of lovely people, finished last at Old Deer Park and finished first (female) at Highbury Fields. Part 3: Venues 51 to 75 Venue 51 … Continue reading

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Don’t they all blur into one? My journey to the Cowell Club (part 2)

Previously on “My journey to the Cowell Club” I visited lots of parkruns, met oodles of lovely people and finished last at Old Deer Park. Part 2: Venues 26 to 50 Venue 26 – Valentines (UK, Greater London) A gently undulating, … Continue reading

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Beckton parkrun bling

Apparently madness is contagious.  I took a tiny leaf out of @n0rm‘s book today and cycled to my parkrun, the inaugural Beckton parkrun in the London Borough of Newham. The parkrun itself brought to mind a number of other runs that … Continue reading

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Inverness and Dulwich parkruns

Not, I hasten to add, on the same day! Inverness was last week.  I didn’t travel all the way to the highlands of Scotland just to do a parkrun.  That would be madness.  Instead, I spent ridiculous amounts of money … Continue reading

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Nomadic parkrunners’ meet and greet

Today, in North London, a new parkrun was born.  For nomadic parkrunners, new parkruns hold a certain charm.  For starters, they’re new, so by definition will add to the all-important parkrun tally.  But they also increase the chances of crossing paths with … Continue reading

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