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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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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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Wonderfully, gloriously bonkers!

There are days when I am very glad to be “wonderfully, gloriously bonkers!” and today is just such a day. Heaton parkrun provided the back drop.  There is a lake and a hill and a golf course and a hall … Continue reading

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Gunnersbury parkrun with @fairweatherrun

Last week marked the start of the 100th parkrun, not in Reykjavik, but in London’s Gunnersbury Park.  After all the travelling last weekend, the draw of a local parkrun and the chance of an ‘athoner for company proved irresistible, and … Continue reading

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Gunpowder and ganache

The Gunpowder parkrun started up this morning (near Waltham Abbey, between 12o’clock and 1o’clock on the M25) and it’s an absolute cracker.  Its two and a bit laps are gently undulating, simple to follow but meandering enough to be fun. … Continue reading

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Nonsuch parkrun

Yesterday was one of those days that was pretty much perfect.  It started off at Nonsuch parkrun, which is practically on my doorstep.  I parked at one of the many carparks and was looking round for the familiar parkrun huddle … 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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Running with Ron Hill

When I ran the Bedfont Lakes parkrun back in February, I got talking to a parkrunner called Ron Hill (no, not the Ron Hill) who had decided to spice up his journey to his 100th parkrun by trying out new … Continue reading

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