News - 12th October 2022
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Meeting parkwalkers at parkrun

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This month, in celebration of the October parkwalk campaign, we are highlighting walkers at our Nordic events.

 

This week we meet Minna, who is a regular tail walker at Vääksyn kanava parkrun.

 

If I remember correctly, I saw an announcement about the start of the Vääksyn kanava parkrun in the local newspaper. The event piqued my interest because I had been thinking about how to increase my exercise for a long time. I’ve never been particularly keen on exercise, especially running, so I walk. My husband, on the other hand, has always been into running, so I easily got him to join. So we registered and went to try it out. My husband to parkrun and myself to parkwalk. Since then I have been involved whenever it has been possible, and I’ve also regularly helped out as a tail walker too.

 

Minna 1

 

The best thing about parkrun is the wonderful people: old friends and new friends. The walking pace varies depending on the company and the distance is completed almost without noticing. If I can’t find a walking buddy, I might even take a few running steps. Going along to parkrun has definitely been one of the best decisions I’ve made!

 

Minna 2

 

Minna Crewe
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Vääksyn kanava parkrun

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