This time last year, we were planning an overseas holiday and looking for places we could still do our weekly parkrun.
We managed to find a parkrun in Krakow in Poland, Stretford in the UK and Paris in France.
Poland meant a pre-Christmas run in the snow followed by hot, sweet tea. Stretford near Manchester meant starting and finishing on a tartan track after running into the local park and being urged on by the locals who called out ‘jolly good show’. Paris had more visitors than locals but the same friendly welcome.
Happy to say that the same great parkrun welcome stays the same all over and different time zones, nationalities and languages and are no barrier.
I accidentally came across parkrun in 2017 after l was unable to participate as a flaggie for car racing. In 2 years, l am now addicted to and in my 60s parkrun. Have introduced my family into it, first my wife and daughter, my 2 sisters and niece to different parkrun’s closer to their…
Summer is here, and those cold winter mornings are a distant memory. Now that the temperatures are rising, and everyone is riding high on Vitamin D, we’ve put together some top tips for parkrunning in the warmer weather… 1. Dress appropriately When temperatures begin to soar, you need to ensure you…