War and Peace

(parkrun #165 - tourist run #37 ) The name Newbury, of itself, may not evoke a sense of history, until you take into account that the parkrun that bears its name takes place on Greenham Common: once the site of a Royal Air Force base, tenanted by the USAF during WW2, and also during the... Continue Reading →

Severn-th Heaven

(parkrun #164 - tourist run #36 ) As we checked in to the Severn View Travelodge on the Friday night, I was beginning to have doubts about our next choice of venue on the Bishops-on-Tour parkrun programme.... Running alongside a motorway! Surely that's against some sort of byelaw, isn't it? What if it's too windy,... Continue Reading →

A gem hiding in the forest

(parkrun #163 - tourist run #35 ) Mallards Pike parkrun has been on our to-do list, ever since we saw and heard about it on Danny Norman’s With Me Now vlog: Treemendous Mallards Pike parkrun, Forest of Dean - YouTube(“like and subscribe!”) Our expectations were running high... On arriving in the area on Friday afternoon,... Continue Reading →

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