It’s a (park)run…not a race(course)

(Me: 49/179; Cathy: 50/258) Spoiler alert (…with apologies to Will Shakespeare):Now is the autumn in our discount tent,Made glorious (late) summer by this sun of York [1] We live about 3 hours’ drive south of York, so making a special trip just to do the parkrun there, and then heading back home seemed a bit extreme,... Continue Reading →

N is for…?

(Me: 41/170; Cathy 45/250) So we arrived in our holiday let on Anglesey, on parkrun eve, noting that there were not one but two NENDYs to choose from to run at on the following morning. Nant y Pandy or Newborough Forest. Both looked good on You-tube and (secondarily) both event names started with the same... Continue Reading →

Tring’s kilted parkrun

(parkrun #151) It all started back in 2015 when one of our RDs dared another Tring parkrunner, and fellow Scot, to come dressed in their (real) kilt to do a parkrun. Chris Ken Then in 2016, the word went round a few other of the regulars with Caledonian connections to do the same. By the... Continue Reading →

Reasons to be cheerfull

At the time of writing this, it is Saturday 10th July. Two weeks before parkrun restarts in England. I should be excited. I should be very excited, but…with the prospect of my home parkrun not being able to find a venue in two weeks’ time, then there is a cloud looming on the horizon. OK,... Continue Reading →

100th home run

So today, was my 100th run at my home parkrun (Tring) so I decided to mark the occasion with a PB of 29:25 😊 . Looking back, my first parkrun at Tring (which was also my second ever parkrun) was on New Year’s Day 2016 when my time was 39:16

parkrun 100 (not out)

It took me about 26 months to get to 50 parkruns, and then just under another 18 months to get to my century. It is sometimes said that as folk get older, time seems to them to pass by quicker. Well I am not going to comment on that, (glass houses and all that) but... Continue Reading →

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