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FAT BLOKE BLOGS – UP WITH THE LARK, DOWN WITH THE TITANIC AND ON TOUR WITH THE BBC

I’m a terrible parkrunner. One a year on average over the last eleven years. I am however, quite interested in parkrun tourism. Not the getting up at stupid o’clock to drive somewhere local-ish, kind, more your flying somewhere for a weekend jolly up on the proviso you haul your sorry, and potentially hung over, carcass out of bed on Saturday morning to do the local parkrun.

By |January 20th, 2020|

The spirit of parkrun – past, present and future…

Only after becoming injured and unable to run for 3 months did I gain a glimpse of what truly lies at the heart of parkrun. It is so much more than obsessing over how many regional parkruns you have visited, compiling pie charts of your running statistics, shaving precious seconds off your best times or the urge to beat that smug runner who always manages to pip you at the finish line. It’s all about the magic that goes on behind the scenes to make parkrun the global phenomenon that it has become today.

By |January 14th, 2018|