New Year’s Day Parkrun at Nostell Priory
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New Year’s Day Parkrun at Nostell …

Happy New Year! Hope you’ve all had a great start to 2018. More than 700 runners turned up to the New Year’s Day parkrun at Nostell Priory this morning. Many of them had already taken part in another parkrun before…

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A scone in the sunshine at Nostell Parkrun
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A scone in the sunshine at Nostell …

Last Saturday, my first day of freedom after finishing my degree, we decided to take part in our local parkrun at Nostell Priory, a beautiful 18th century house and parklands. I was looking forward to it, but there was one problem.…

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Finally a parkrun PB
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Finally a parkrun PB

JUST when I was about to retire from running and take up darts, I ran a personal best. It was a parkrun 5km PB, and it was extra special because it’s taken me a year and three weeks (yes, a year and…

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Parkrun, planning and procrastination
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Parkrun, planning and procrastination

MY plan at Parkrun yesterday was to break 21 minutes. It seemed realistic. A few weeks ago I ran 21.07, so I was convinced it might be possible to dip under 21. The only problem really was my lack of…

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Up and at ’em
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Up and at ’em

I WAS up and at ’em yesterday morning for my first parkrun in eight months. I’m not really sure what came over me, but I bounced out of bed and drove to Pontefract with Chris, determined to find out what…

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