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Read more › News - 4th September 2019

Old and new friends

Regular Melton Mowbray volunteer Nina Snowling participates in parkrun to help her manage anxiety.   She recently shared her favourite marshal point with a regular volunteer from neighbouring Market Harborough parkrun. Here she tells us about her morning with new friend, 88-year-old Austin.   The morning I met Austin at Melton Mowbray parkrun, I’d spent…

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Read more › News - 17th May 2018

parkrun profile: Melton Mowbray

In and around the Leicestershire town of Melton Mowbray there are 28 ancient monuments, 705 listed buildings, 16 sites of special scientific interest, and one parkrun. It is best known for the Melton Mowbray pork pie, or at least it was until a new contender came on the scene in January 2015.   Melton Mowbray…