Harrogate parkrun

Harrogate parkrun

This weeks parkrun was brought to you again by our wonderful volunteers (shown behind the banner ....but we're not mentioning the banner are we ?) Thank you guys you were all amazing. There was a thoroughly autumnal feel as 410 … Continue reading
Author: harrogateoffice
Posted: November 15, 2017, 10:21 pm
Its the marvelous mid week message and its beginning to feel a tad colder than recent weeks. Might be time to pull on the running tights and gloves? We will be back to our usual route now the bonfires have … Continue reading
Author: harrogateoffice
Posted: November 8, 2017, 10:08 pm
Remember remember the 4th of November, yep you'll need to get to the Stray early to find a route around the bonfire set up....  Huge thanks to Sean and Louisa for doing the math's with the measuring wheel to ensure … Continue reading
Author: harrogateoffice
Posted: November 8, 2017, 8:51 pm
It is with great sadness we have heard that our friend, parkrunner and volunteer Bob Smith passed away on Monday. Bob's Funeral will be held on Friday 10th November at Stonefall Crematorium.
Author: harrogateoffice
Posted: November 2, 2017, 7:19 pm
Fortunately despite both Run Directors arriving late at the Stray with the help of all of our amazing volunteers we managed to get everything ready in time for 9am. Being the closest parkrunday to Halloween it was inevitable that we … Continue reading
Author: harrogateoffice
Posted: October 30, 2017, 11:46 pm
Hey folks, So if your like me and post ultra/ marathon then your in luck, so is the mid week message. Its going easy for a change :D:D:D everybody loves a bit of easy running. However, the Saturday parkrun is … Continue reading
Author: harrogateoffice
Posted: October 26, 2017, 8:34 pm
Firstly I would like to thank all of you for sharing the parkrun love with our marshal Sarah at corner 2. Sarah really needed to have a 'word' with me at the finish but her words would just not come … Continue reading
Author: harrogateoffice
Posted: October 25, 2017, 8:25 pm
Harrogate parkrun Saturday 14th October 2017 With crackling leaves underfoot and the smell of autumn in the air, the squirrels were out in force today, hunting for conkers to store for the winter and 430 runners were out walking, running … Continue reading
Author: harrogateoffice
Posted: October 16, 2017, 6:23 pm
But the big story about was that it was parkrun’s 13th birthday and plenty of runners, PBs, not to mention landmark and tangerine parkrun T-shirts abounded. All 435 of you who ran, walked or jogged this week are stars. This … Continue reading
Author: harrogateoffice
Posted: October 13, 2017, 8:59 pm
We hope you have had a fabulous weekend and settling back into your work week. This week’s parkrun report for event 302 has to touch on a topic of a more serious nature so please take a moment to read … Continue reading
Author: harrogateoffice
Posted: October 2, 2017, 8:51 pm

Roundhay parkrun

Roundhay parkrun

  Do you ever wonder how people train to run in fancy dress? Two runners today abandoned their usual running garb and ran in fluffy onesies. This was to mark World Diabetes day, the connection being onesies – type one … Continue reading
Author: roundhayoffice
Posted: November 17, 2015, 3:13 pm
Event 238 7 November 2015 What has happened to the parkrun weather fairies? I bet that you woke up, like me, and groaned about the rain; not just a few spots but a real shower.  I must admit that I … Continue reading
Author: roundhayoffice
Posted: November 9, 2015, 12:46 pm
  I’m back after being away for two Saturdays, partly in Germany where there are no parkruns. Can you believe it? This was my first parkrun of October,( not because I was trying to dodge the campaign to donate to … Continue reading
Author: roundhayoffice
Posted: November 3, 2015, 12:21 pm
  The second Saturday of the month means pacer day at Roundhay parkrun and we had a number of pacers.  I guess it is quite an art coming in at bang on the expected time. We hoped that it helped … Continue reading
Author: roundhayoffice
Posted: October 13, 2015, 12:19 pm
The summer is officially over and we are in the season of mists and mellow fruitfulness.  It is time to don those extra layers before heading out to parkrun. However, a bit of mist does not deter our faithful parkrunners, … Continue reading
Author: roundhayoffice
Posted: October 1, 2015, 11:51 am
  It was a fantastic morning with 250 athletes stepping out to start the run, including 10 first time parkrunners. The conditions were perfect for a fast run and there were 6 personal bests in the first 12 runners to … Continue reading
Author: roundhayoffice
Posted: September 24, 2015, 11:43 am
You will have seen the brilliant photos of Saturday’s parkrun which display all the agony and ecstasy of the event. Why the bumps? It was Alex Watson-Ushers’ due date, but that was not going to stop her from completing her … Continue reading
Author: roundhayoffice
Posted: September 15, 2015, 7:25 pm
Back to School Saturday The first Saturday in September is when many of us will be thinking about the new school year whether you are a student, parent or generally observing how busy the roads will be. Some of us … Continue reading
Author: roundhayoffice
Posted: September 9, 2015, 11:50 am
The Bank Holiday weekend got off to a great start with perfect weather and a full complement of volunteers. Many thanks to our fab volunteers. We had a great turnout – 265 athletes not counting buggies and dogs including 15 … Continue reading
Author: roundhayoffice
Posted: September 1, 2015, 2:13 pm
Aren't you glad parkrun takes place in the morning? Even though there a few spots of rain we avoided the thunder storms of the afternoon. After last week’s fantastic takeover by Valley Striders it looked though we might have been … Continue reading
Author: roundhayoffice
Posted: August 23, 2015, 3:50 pm

Fountains Abbey parkrun

Fountains Abbey parkrun

Despite the mornings now being colder and darker it's clear that this isn't putting any of you keen parkrunners off your Saturday fix. This Saturday saw 345 of you turn up for another fantastic morning at The Abbey. And what … Continue reading
Author: fountainsabbeyoffice
Posted: November 13, 2017, 8:02 pm
Listening to the rain hammering down early on Saturday morning, I wondered how many parkrunners would be tempted to give it a miss and catch an extra hour in bed. Judging by another fantastic turnout, it seemed none of you! … Continue reading
Author: fountainsabbeyoffice
Posted: November 5, 2017, 1:59 pm
Another beautiful morning at Fountains Abbey: autumn colours looking fantastic, holly trees in berry - perhaps a little early for the festive season, and wildlife, particularly squirrels, everywhere when we did the course set-up. And when I said that the … Continue reading
Author: fountainsabbeyoffice
Posted: October 29, 2017, 2:25 pm
From Justin Scully, General Manager of Fountains Abbey National Trust. Justin works closely with us and also takes part in parkrun, both at Fountains and at Roundhay Park. He has prepared a report for us on things going on at … Continue reading
Author: fountainsabbeyoffice
Posted: October 25, 2017, 12:00 pm
Run Report for Fountains Abbey parkrun 187 Those 13 monks in 1132 knew a thing or two, especially when it came to choosing a valley with natural protection from the weather.  And so while much of the country was suffering … Continue reading
Author: fountainsabbeyoffice
Posted: October 22, 2017, 9:26 am
  Run Report for Fountains Abbey parkrun 186 Not the most beautiful of mornings at Fountains Abbey, 17 degrees and drizzle, in October?  But the weather largely faded into irrelevance thanks to a hugely enthusiastic band of volunteers from our … Continue reading
Author: fountainsabbeyoffice
Posted: October 16, 2017, 3:24 pm
I'm not sure you can hire a  World Heritage Site for your 13th birthday party - i suppose that highlights just how privileged we are to be able to run around Fountains Abbey and Water Gardens each week! Yes parkrun … Continue reading
Author: fountainsabbeyoffice
Posted: October 8, 2017, 6:43 pm
Fountains Abbey will not be staging parkruns on Mon-25-Dec-17 or Mon-1-Jan-18. We will however be running as normal on the two Saturdays (23-Dec and 30-Dec). For news of which parkruns will be taking place at Christmas and New Year, click … Continue reading
Author: fountainsabbeyoffice
Posted: October 4, 2017, 9:15 am
30th September 2017 Wow! 438 runners and a mighty team of volunteers; visitors from South Africa and Australia, members of running clubs including the Swift-Tees, Queensbury Running Club, and, celebrating their 40th anniversary, the Thirsk and Sowerby Harriers. Particular thanks … Continue reading
Author: fountainsabbeyoffice
Posted: October 1, 2017, 9:34 pm
A misty morning greeted the 336 runners and 21 Volunteers to Fountains Abbey on Saturday but none were deterred and by the end the sun was making an attempt to break through enhancing the beauty of the Abbey for all … Continue reading
Author: fountainsabbeyoffice
Posted: September 24, 2017, 5:54 pm