Gadebridge parkrun

Gadebridge parkrun

  A Hertfordshire-based parkrun in Hemel Hempstead. There is a large, free car park at Gadebridge Park which is very easy to find, just off the A4146 Leighton Buzzard Road. We used ‘Gadebridge Park’ in our SatNav as the provided postcode (HP1 3AQ) wanted to take us to the High Street. There are plenty of…

Valentines parkrun

Valentines parkrun

This romantically-named parkrun is based in Valentines Park in Ilford, East London. There are two paid car parks and the closest one to the start line is in the Cranbook Road entrance to the park. The postcode provided (IG1 4UA) took us straight there and you have to actually drive into the park to access…

Eden Project parkrun

Eden Project parkrun

Eden Project parkrun   A spectacular run around the Eden Project parkrun in Cornwall. There are only two UK mainland-based parkruns that are farther south-west than this (as of Nov 2017), so it’s probably quite a mission for most people in the UK, but it’s so unusual that it’s definitely worth it. Using the postcode…

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Stevenage parkrun

Stevenage parkrun   A Hertfordshire parkrun taking in almost two laps of Fairlands Valley Park, with scenic views of the main lake. There is a cafe with toilets that are open before the run and a children’s play park (which you will run past twice, as part of the course). The cafe isn’t open at…

Normanby Hall parkrun

Normanby Hall parkrun

Normanby Hall parkrun A totally flat course around the grounds of Normanby Hall, near Scunthorpe in North Lincolnshire. The postcode provided (DN15 9HU) took us directly into the car park. There is also a large overflow car park but it is on grass, so on rainy days your car will get muddy if you have…

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parkrun : Hardest & Easiest Courses in UK

Easiest parkrun | Hardest parkrun You may well have often thought ‘How hard is my local parkrun compared to a flat 5k?‘. Below you will find a list of the easiest parkrun courses and the hardest parkrun courses. Starting with the easiest first and culminating in the fiendish Lanhydrock parkrun. This list is purely organised…

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Peterborough parkrun

Peterborough  parkrun A very scenic, very flat course around Ferry Meadows Country Park. The course is an out and back, with a loop at each end, run mostly around the lake and entirely on tarmac paths.  There is only one hill and that is over a small bridge, which you cross twice. There is large car…