Wakehurst parkrun for My Birthday Event 6

Wakehurst parkrun started on 20th April 2024. At the time it felt like everyone went to the inaugural but I had already completed one at King George V, Cheltenham. Also it was a bit far away to travel too. But I was looking for somewhere special to celebrate my birthday and it seemed to tick … Read more

Y Promenâd parkrun in Beautiful Brecon Event 3

We headed down to Y Promenâd parkrun a new event in South Wales. You may be aware that this makes it only the third Y parkrun in Europe! The other two UK ones being more Northern (York and Yarborough Leisure Centre parkrun). Therefore, this is bound to be a popular one. Y Promenâd (The Promenade), … Read more

Guide to Parkrun Tourism Stats and Challenges

Parkrun Stats are currently a bit of a contentious issue with parkrun HQ recently removing a fair few of them. This was the catalyst for the Parkrun Numbers Count (PNC) to form. This post isn’t to address the issues at all but to talk about the expansion of the PNC forms. It also explains some … Read more

Kingsway parkrun Information From Jeffing the Summer Course

Kingsway parkrun is one of two parkruns in Gloucestershire that begin with the letter K. I am actually surprised that they are both relatively small in numbers. However, there are 15 parkruns starting with the letter K in the UK. Either that or that there isn’t really as many letter chasers as perceived! Kingsway Sports … Read more

Cycle Route 43 parkrun, Ystalyfera Event 2

What an absolute stunner of a day in Wales for Cycle Route 43 parkrun, Ystalyfera Event 2. Really well done to Nicola Bowen and the team on creating and managing this excellent parkrun. I feel not only is it a scenic PB course but it was very clear and supportive for those new to parkrun. … Read more

Cwmbran parkrun 326 – Pacer Week on the Alternative Course

We headed to Cwmbran parkrun and completed their winter/B course. This is on for one more week before it changes to the summer course. It was also my first return to running after resting my foot and wearing a fracture boot. The second Saturday of the month meant it was pacer week too. Cwmbran parkrun, … Read more

Grangemoor parkrun, Cardiff – The Perfect Tourism for IKEA

We headed to Grangemoor parkrun, Cardiff in Wales. This is a parkrun conveniently close to an IKEA. If ever you need a reason to visit! Personally it was the last letter I needed on the Staying Alive challenge! Grangetown, Cardiff, CF11 0SR Grangemoor parkrun Location and Facilities Grangemoor parkrun is just across the road from … Read more

Yarborough Leisure Centre parkrun – For the Y

We headed to Yarborough Leisure Centre parkrun in Lincoln for the Easter Bank Holiday weekend. Yarborough Leisure Centre, Riseholme Road, Lincoln, LN1 3SP. Yarborough Leisure Centre parkrun seemed to be the perfect choice this was for several reasons not just because we were chasing a letter Y for the Alphabeteer parkrun Challenge! The most important … Read more