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I heart Heartlands parkrun

Heartlands parkrun route

This weekend, Stuart M and I headed down to Cornwall to visit my family. I’ve not been home since Christmas, so I was looking forward to it. I was also looking forward to trying out a relatively new parkrun at Heartlands. It’s now the nearest parkrun to my mum’s house. (It’s Read more…


Tilgate parkrun with parkrun ambassadors

Tilgate parkrun

OMG! What an amazing but completely exhausting day yesterday was. It started at about 2am when M decided it was time for a party. I tried to encourage her to ‘lie down and cuddle mummy’, but somehow that was interpreted as ‘why not use Mummy’s bed as a trampoline?’ so Read more…


parkrun Challenges

parkrun club t-shirts

I love attending parkrun every week, so I’ve decided to set myself a number of parkrun challenges for the next year. Most of them are teeny tiny goals, but I thought they might add some fun. Achieve my 250 club (17 parkruns to go) Qualify for a cow cowl (I Read more…


parkrunning Down Under

As soon as we had booked our flights to Australia, I got online to check out where the nearest parkruns were. I found that there was a parkrun at Gosling Creek in Orange, just a couple of miles away from where my brother lives and that just two weeks before Read more…


Faster than Mo

Family at Penrose parkrun

On Saturday, we went to Penrose parkrun – Stuart, my mum, baby M and I. It was a bit grey and overcast, but surprisingly warm. Stuart and I had chosen to test our ‘new’ buggy – it’s an old Mountain Buggy Terrain. We’ve bought it to take on holiday with Read more…


parkrun Tourism

Reigate Priory parkrun

As we were staying with my Aunt in Dorking, Stuart and I decided to do a bit of parkrun tourism. My mum was also with us. She had packed her shoes and barcode, so she was also ready to take part. We had a quick look at the parkrun map Read more…


Buggy Mums, parkrun, JPCC and a sundae

Turbo session

Wednesday was a rainy day, but that didn’t stop me from going along to Buggy Mums. I knew that Christine would have planned a session that would keep us moving and I wasn’t wrong. Unsurprisingly, we were a small group of just 7 people today, but that didn’t make it Read more…


Cold and slow

A brief review of my visit to Netley Abbey parkrun to celebrate Big dave’s 250th parkrun


My first international parkrun at Amager Faelled

Amager Faelled parkrun

We didn’t arrive in Copenhagen early enough for the Ironman 5k run that took place on Wednesday. I was keen to take part in parkrun on Saturday morning. Denmark was the first country outside of the UK to have a parkrun and we knew that there were three in Copenhagen. Read more…


Miles of Smiles

The last couple of weeks have been quite busy. Last Monday, I went to STC swimming training as usual. There were quite a lot of us in the session and we had some long sets to swim. I’ve not done enough swimming this year and I’m finding it quite challenging, Read more…