March parkrun

March parkrun

March parkrun in based near Peterborough in Cambridgeshire and takes in four clockwise laps of West End Park. The provided postcode (PE15 9LT) takes you directly to the car park and parking was easy as there was a second car park if the first was full. The leisure centre/library car park was free, but I…

parkrun : Sunday Challenge ukrunchat

It’s Sunday. It must be parkrun challenge day, surely? There are lots of parkrun challenges you can do. Some of them pretty tough, some of them extremely life-consuming Obviously there are the 50/100/250 T-shirts Then there is LON-done – every London parkrun Then there is the duathlon parkrun solstice – where you run as many…

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…

Pymmes parkrun

Pymmes parkrun

A north London-based parkrun taking in three anticlockwise laps of Pymmes Park. The postcode provided (N18 2UG) takes you directly to Victoria Road alongside the park and that’s the side where the course starts and end. Parking was free on Victoria Road and we didn’t struggle to find a space. Although there are toilet facilities…

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…

Gunpowder parkrun

Gunpowder parkrun

A very flat course around Gunpowder Park, on the Essex/Middlesex border, just inside the M25. The postcode provided (EN9 3GP) takes you directly to the car park and it is very easy to find. The car park holds about 100 cars, which seemed plenty for parkrun, and is free for up to one hour but…