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Read more › News - 16th March 2018

Alfy’s running release

Black Combe parkrun in Cumbria became the first parkrun event in the world to launch inside a prison on 4 November 2017.   One of the participants that day was Alfy Kirkley (pictured left) who went on to complete 17 parkruns and set a new course record before his release last week. As he left, Alfy…

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Read more › Press - 31st October 2017

First prison based parkrun set to launch

Prisoners are set to participate in weekly parkrun events for the first time from this Saturday (4 November), thanks to a pioneering initiative between parkrun UK and HMP Haverigg, a Category C prison in Cumbria that has 286 prisoners.   parkrun UK, a non-profit organisation that supports more than 700 communities across the country to…