Parkrun Number 50

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Exercise has always been something I considered important for my family. We have a huge trampoline in the garden (we have always had one since the oldest was young – in fact our younger two children had it like an outdoor playpen!), the boys have all had swimming lessons (the 11-year-old swims for academy) and … Read more

Should Children do Parkrun?

Should Children do Parkrun?

When we started regularly doing Parkrun one of the main reasons was to ensure that our children grew up with exercise being a normal part of life. We started with the Junior Parkrun which is 2K but as it is a half an hour drive away we managed to build them up to 5K. Since … Read more

The Swimming Journey

As a parent it is tricky and we each have to decide how much (if at all) to push our children, or where to rein them in or stop ourselves. In this example we are talking about sport but I am sure it could be applied to a million things. I think parents are all … Read more