Brunswick Park parkrun – Event 7 on the Alternative Course

Brunswick Park parkrun is a fairly near event, only on its seventh week. Located in Wednesbury just off the M6 handy for a trip to IKEA! We went along and did the alternative/B course. This decision was made after I saw that they required volunteers and that a tail-walker was one of them. Brunswick Park, … Read more

What is Parkrun Numbers Count About – The New Tourist League

Parkrun Numbers Count is the name of the new Facebook group for parkrun tourists. Hopefully this post will explain why it was created and how it works. Please note that it is new and evolving quite quickly. What is parkrun? Parkrun is a free 5k event run every Saturday. There’s also a parkrun junior on … Read more

Rogiet parkrun Event 239 Great PB Course AND friendly

Pinkoddy at Rogiet parkrun

Rogiet parkrun what a super-efficient parkrun! The results were out before other courses would have had everyone even finished over the finish line! Yes by 9:50am I discovered that the man I managed to nip in front of was indeed over 70 years old!!!!  Rogiet Countryside Park, Rogiet, Monmouthshire, NP26 3WF There was also really … Read more

Dudley parkrun – A Fun, Friendly and Interesting Course

Due to a change in family circumstances, plus a landslide, we made a last minute decision to head to Dudley parkrun. This meant I would get my letter D. It was their 263th event, Here is some information you may wish to know about it. The Dell Stadium, Bryce Road, Pensnett, Brierley Hill, DY5 4NE … Read more

Lydiard parkrun – Run Report – Beautiful but Challenging

We headed down to Lydiard parkrun, Swindon. This was for our letter L, some other challenges and shhh a sneaky prime number as it was event 617. Lydiard House & ParkLydiard TregozeSwindonSN5 3PA The Course at Lydiard parkrun What is becoming increasingly important as we participate in parkrun tourism is knowing which shoes to take. … Read more

Victoria Dock parkrun London Tourism with Free Cable Car

We headed to Victoria Dock parkrun for their 194th event and of course our V! Victoria Dock, Siemens Brothers Way, London, E16 1GB Getting to Victoria Dock parkrun You can walk, drive or use public transport. The cable cars, between Greenwich and Victoria Dock, are free for parkrun users before 10 or 10:30am (I am … Read more

Hereford parkrun 400th Event – Happy Jeffing Tourist Review

We went along to help Hereford parkrun celebrate their 400th event. Not only securing us a “H” for our Alphabeteer challenge but I knew that there were also pacers, a fun warm-up and a 400m around the track too! Also we were lucky that a photographer was there too! Hereford Leisure Centre, HR4 9UD Hereford … Read more