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

Beautiful Brueton parkrun – Celebrating Event 650

We went along to Brueton parkrun 650th event. There were chocolates at the end but didn’t know where their Brueton parkrun sign was! Being in Solihull though (next door to Birmingham for those not familiar with the area) it did give us a chance to visit family. This is another parkrun close to the NEC … 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

How to Make Delicious Homemade Banana Cookies

homemade banana cookies recipe

Better than shop bought try these delicious homemade Banana Cookies. Simple and quick to make – which is good because they won’t be around for long! Using simple ingredients that you most likely already have at home! Unfortunately these do contain peanut or almond butter so are no good to anyone with a nut allergy. … Read more

Clevedon Salthouse Fields parkrun – First Timer Info

For this week’s parkrun we had a lot of celebrating to do. It was my 200th (and 25th Volunteer); one son’s quarter Cowell Tourist destination and our youngest’s birthday. After much thought we decided that Clevedon Salthouse Fields parkrun was the ideal destination. Clevedon Salthouse Park, Clevedon, BS21 7TU (what3words address: ///gums.humble.tribe) First Timers at … 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