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Read more › News - 2nd December 2019

parkrun profile: Orangefield

Orangefield parkrun in Belfast launched in August 2018 and welcomes close to 100 parkrunners each week.   Event Director, Jen Bagnall, tells us more…     At school I was not considered ‘sporty’ and I carried this with me as an adult, but I slowly became interested in running, and a big part of that was…

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Read more › News - 25th November 2019

parkrun profile: South Woodham Ferrers

The town of South Woodham Ferrers near Chelmsford, Essex has been home to parkrun since March 2018.   Helen Hall, the South Woodham Ferrers parkrun Co-Event Director, takes us on a tour of her home event…   Giving something back to the local community, meeting people and getting fit all feature as the main reasons why…

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Read more › News - 18th November 2019

parkrun profile: Aberdare

Aberdare parkrun in Rhondda Cynon Taff, Wales, launched in June 2018 and now welcomes close to 100 parkrunners every week.   Andrew Edwards from Aberdare parkrun tells us more…   I’d wanted to get into running and had tried almost every possible way but failed. Couch to 5k apps are brilliant, but for me they were…

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Read more › News - 11th November 2019

parkrun profile: Lowestoft

The coastal town of Lowestoft in Suffolk has always been a popular destination for families and those looking to be beside the seaside.   It’s a popular with parkrunners looking for a PB!    Rob Fawcett, Event Director at Lowestoft parkrun, tells us more about his home event…     I first became involved in parkrun after establishing…

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Read more › News - 4th November 2019

parkrun profile: Tamar Trails

Down in the south west of England, in the county of Devon, you can find the scenic Tamar Trails parkrun. Stuart Queen from Tamar Trails parkrun takes us on a tour of his home event…   We are situated in an Area of Outstanding Beauty (AONB) nestled in the Tamar Valley on the border of Devon and Cornwall.  …

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Read more › News - 29th October 2019

parkrun profile: The Wammy

Newcastle Under Lyme, Staffordshire is home to one of the quirkiest named parkruns in the world… The Wammy parkrun!   Gareth Copley-Jones from  The Wammy parkrun tells us more about his home event…     Kevin Stanyer regularly volunteers to deliver our briefing for first-timers. He eloquently shares the impact of parkrun:   “I have been a…

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Read more › News - 15th October 2019

parkrun profile: Rothwell

Rothwell in West Yorkshire has been home to parkrun since July 2017, and now welcomes more than 300 parkrunners every Saturday morning.   Kevin Moseley, Run Director from Rothwell parkrun tells us more about his home event…     I became involved with parkrun to get fitter and encouraged by a family member who is a marathon runner. The…

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Read more › News - 14th October 2019

parkrun profile: South Manchester

South Manchester parkrun will soon celebrate 10 years of parkrunning!   Dave Bradford from South Manchester parkrun tells us more…     My wife starting disappearing every Saturday morning to go running, Curious, I went along, loved it and have been running or volunteering at parkrun ever since!   Like most parkruns, our event is very…

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Read more › News - 24th September 2019

parkrun profile: Holkham

The north Norfolk coast is a popular tourist destination, offering glorious scenery and a stunning coastline.   The Holkham Estate in Wells-next-the-Sea is one of the highlights, and every Saturday it hosts Holkham parkrun!   Dave Barber from Holkham parkrun tells us more…     Our event takes place every Saturday at Holkham Hall. We had…

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Read more › News - 24th September 2019

parkrun profile: Bath Skyline

The historic city of Bath in Somerset is world-renowned for its Roman-built baths and beautiful architecture. Since October 2014, it has also been home to the breathtaking Bath Skyline parkrun!   Bath Skyline parkrun Event Director Helen Conner tells us more…     Why do I love parkrun? That’s easy. It’s a fantastic way to surround yourself with…

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