Bushy parkrun Pilgrimage – June 2019

15th June marked my 90th parkrun, and it was a special one! Probably the number-one must-visit destination for all parkrun tourists is the place where it all began; Bushy parkrun. Way back in October 2004, 13 intrepid runners, led by Paul Sinton-Hewitt, met to take place in a timed 5k run, an event that would... Continue Reading →

Five Highlights of the London Marathon!

I'm still in the process of gathering my thoughts enough to write a full review of the total epic-ness of Sunday's London Marathon - my first marathon! So in the meantime, here are five of my most memorable highlights of the day: The pacers I absolutely love pacers in races. Experienced runners who give up... Continue Reading →

Cleethorpes parkrun – Easter weekend tourism

When planning a weekend away, one of the first things I now think of is: 'Which new parkrun can I visit?'. I love visiting different parkrun venues, with the comforting familiarity of the system mixed with the chance to discover some beautiful new locations. I'm currently working towards my 'parkrun tourist' challenge, awarded for running... Continue Reading →

New parkrun PB at Hackney Marshes!

Hackney Marshes is my second most regularly visited parkrun venue. Just a few miles from home, with it's dead-flat canal path pavement course, I love to come here whenever I want to try for a fast time, or just need a break from the muddy Walthamstow course. Approaching the peak of my London Marathon training,... Continue Reading →

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