Category: Parkrun Tourism

Salisbury parkrun

Salisbury parkrun

4 laps of the pirate ship, followed by coffee and cake. And that, parkrun lovers, is why Salisbury parkrun was a winner! Why Salisbury parkrun? With some of our parkrun crew on the PB hunt, Salisbury parkrun had been flagged as both flat and fast. […]

Newbury parkrun

Newbury parkrun

Sometimes you just want to run on a trail somewhere beautiful. Luckily for that, there’s Newbury parkrun. Why Newbury parkrun? With the option of almost any parkrun between Baskingstoke and High Wycombe, I panicked. The pressure of choosing just one, was too much. I sent […]

St Albans parkrun

St Albans parkrun

I’ve never been much of a saint, but for St Albans parkrun, I was prepared to make an exception! 5k of running at its saintliest, and more importantly, the letter ‘S’ ticked off my parkrun alphabet. Why St Albans parkrun? To be perfectly honest, because […]

Lymington Woodside Parkrun

Lymington Woodside Parkrun

Lymington might be more famous for its sailing history, but thankfully, just over three years ago, it also joined the Parkrun scene. Why Lymington Parkrun? Lymington Woodside is the only local parkrun I haven’t tried. So with a long January stretching out in front of […]

Brokenhurst Parkrun

Brokenhurst Parkrun

The New Forest is one of my favourite places to run, and I’m going to let you in on a secret…… Brokenhurst Parkrun is just a little bit special. Why Brokenhurst Parkrun? When your birthday falls on Parkrun day, it would be rude not to […]

Poole Parkrun

Poole Parkrun

Two laps of the pond, and one of the cricket pitch. Simples! Why Poole Parkrun? Poole Parkrun is known to be fast. Certainly the fastest of our local events. There’s almost no elevation and it’s run on fairly solid paths and tarmac. So, with my […]

Upton House Parkrun

Upton House Parkrun

Not to be confused with Upton Court Parkrun in Slough….. Why Upton House Parkrun? Last year, we bought a Volvo. Trust me, this is relevant. When we test drove the XC60, we were trusted to be grown up enough to take it out for a […]

Moors Valley Parkrun

Moors Valley Parkrun

Parkrun number 20, and I decided that it was about time to head to the trails. So that’s exactly what I did. Why Moors Valley Parkrun? At the start of this month I set myself a mini summer challenge. There are 5 Saturday’s in August, […]

Bournemouth Parkrun

Bournemouth Parkrun

After years of missing out through coaching on a Saturday morning, I finally lost my Parkrun virginity at Bournemouth on 1st December 2018. And it was everything I’d dreamt it would be! Why Bournemouth Parkrun? Quite simply, because Bournemouth Parkrun, is my home game. It’s […]

Highbury Fields Parkrun

Highbury Fields Parkrun

No matter how many Parkruns I clock up over the coming years, Highbury Fields will always be my first bit of Parkrun tourism. And I will love it for that. Why Highbury Fields Parkrun? Having been super busy with life, my husband and I had […]