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Read more › News - 23rd April 2019

parkrun profile: Mile End

With views of Canary Wharf and the City of London, Mile End parkrun is not to be missed when in east London on a Saturday morning!   Run Director Corry Klein tells us more…     Upon moving back to London after living abroad for 10 years, my husband and I were looking for a way…

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Read more › News - 16th April 2019

parkrun profile: Bury St Edmunds

The east of England has embraced parkrun like so many parts of the UK and beyond, and the historic market town of Bury St Edmunds in Suffolk is no different.   Bury St Edmunds parkrun founding Event Director and now parkrun Ambassador, Steve Pretty, shares more about his home event…     I discovered parkrun back in 2012, about…

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Read more › News - 10th April 2019

parkrun profile: Kettering

The town of Kettering in Northamptonshire has been home to Kettering parkrun since Saturday 24 September 2016.   Event Director Rob Parkes tells us more about his home event…     Kettering parkrun has already become an integral part of the local community, with close to 7,000 people experiencing our event since 2016.   As recognition for…

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Read more › News - 5th April 2019

parkrun profile: Camperdown

Camperdown parkrun in Dundee, Scotland has been part of the parkrun family since May 2012, and has welcomed close to 7,000 different parkrunners in almost seven years.   Elaine Omand from Camperdown parkrun tells us more about the event she calls home…     I first experienced parkrun, when my friend who lived in Glasgow told me about this running event he had found which I…

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Read more › News - 5th April 2019

parkrun profile: Upton Court

Upton Court parkrun in Slough is a popular destination for parkrun tourists looking to tick-off the letter ‘U’ from their parkrun alphabet, plus those visiting nearby Windsor!   Co-Event Director Michael Ballard tells us more about his home event…     Our event launched in November 2012, and since then we have welcomed 6,000 different parkrunners…

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Read more › News - 3rd April 2019

parkrun profile: Dishley, Loughborough

The town of Loughborough is synonymous with sporting excellence, and in 2018 it became home to parkrun, with the launch of Dishley parkrun.   Co-Event Director Jenny Perry tells us more…   I moved down to Loughborough in 2016. When I was planning to move I instantly looked up parkrun and was very surprised there…

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Read more › News - 2nd April 2019

parkrun profile: Eastville

Bristol is one of the largest cities in the UK and boasts a number of booming parkrun communities, and the most recent addition to the family is Eastville parkrun.   Co-Event Director Ruth Watkinson tells us the story behind the event…     After losing my previous parkrun home (Little Stoke) I jumped at the chance to…

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Read more › News - 22nd March 2019

parkrun profile: Linwood

Linwood parkrun takes place every Saturday morning in Linwood, Renfrewshire in Scotland.   Event Director David Mushet tells us more about the event he calls home…     Having run for approximately two years at Greenock parkrun, our local parkrun Ambassador asked me if I would be interested in setting up a new event in my hometown…

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Read more › News - 21st March 2019

parkrun profile: Durham

Durham parkrun can be found every Saturday morning in Durham City, in the north east of England.   Clare Clish from Durham parkrun takes us inside her home event…     My friend Andrew Hopkins kept nagging me to go along to parkrun and so eventually I caved in and went along to see what it…

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Read more › News - 19th March 2019

parkrun profile: Worthing

Down on the south coast of England, you will find the seaside town of Worthing in West Sussex. Along the promenade every Saturday, you will find Worthing parkrun!   Event Director Matt Owen from Worthing parkrun gives us a tour of his home event…     I had been running Basingstoke parkrun since 2010 and to say it…

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