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Still an onion of idiocy

“Very easy Park Run if you like.  Otherwise Rest.” I thought I was being so sensible.  On Wednesday, as my knee was still niggling, I thought I’d remove all temptation and I signed up to volunteer at Queen Elizabeth parkrun.  I … Continue reading

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QE parkrun

“SDW100” Thames Path 100 starts at the really rather reasonable time of 10 o’clock, and is close enough to Richmond and Old Deer Park parkruns that it is possible to squeeze in a sneaky parkrun before the start.  I didn’t, … Continue reading

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Cuerden Valley, Roundhay and Queen Elizabeth parkruns

Three parkrundays, three very different parkrun experiences. Cuerden Valley parkrun Profile: Down.  Two undulating laps.  Up. Underfoot: Mixture of tarmac and trail. Surroundings: Stunning, with some lovely sections through the trees. Company: Superb – a tweetup with @knittingpenguin and @richeginger Goal: … Continue reading

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Queen Elizabeth parkrun

If ever your training plan calls for two fast miles, do not try to run them as part of Queen Elizabeth parkrun the day after a 20 mile run. If ever your training plan calls for twenty minutes of all out effort, … Continue reading

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Don’t they all blur into one? My journey to the Cowell Club (part 4)

Previously on “My journey to the Cowell Club” I visited lots and lots and lots of parkruns, met oodles and oodles and oodles of lovely people, came last at Old Deer Park, first (female) at Highbury Fields and somewhere in … Continue reading

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Queen Elizabeth parkrun: run report

There are two questions that people ask when they find out that you are a parkrun tourist.  “Are you mad?” and “Which is your favourite parkrun?”.  I don’t have an answer for either, but I can say that if I … Continue reading

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Queen Elizabeth parkrun

Go.  Go next week.  Seriously.  Just go. I am a little bit* of a parkrun** junkie.  And a little bit of a parkrun tourist.  I’m not obsessive by any stretch of the imagination*** but I have been known to enter … Continue reading

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