Harrogate parkrun

Harrogate parkrun

Short and sweet, this weeks parkrun was brought to you by the Numbers..... 5000 - Meters of Beautiful Harrogate Stray 416  -Amazing runners 100 - Huge Congrats to James SHARRATT & Roger DUCKWORTH who join the 100 Club 50 - Meters of Crocus bed avoiding … Continue reading
Author: harrogateoffice
Posted: January 15, 2018, 10:31 pm
Ice Ice Baby No we're not going all 1990's Gangster Rap. It's ICE as in In Case of Emergency Hopefully you will never ever need it but just in case please make sure your ICE (in case of emergency) details … Continue reading
Author: harrogateoffice
Posted: January 10, 2018, 11:58 pm
  Harrogate parkrun No. 316, a day of many great things. The day began with a fresh faced Dan VENTRESS pulling on the Run Directors Hi Viz for the first time. Dan at 15 years old is one of the youngest … Continue reading
Author: harrogateoffice
Posted: January 8, 2018, 8:25 pm
Not one but 2 events this week, that combined with a huge amount of food to be eaten, presents to give and parties to attend has meant a later than normal run report. We started off with Saturdays parkrun and … Continue reading
Author: harrogateoffice
Posted: December 29, 2017, 4:44 pm
Hello one and all, a very merry Christmas to all at parkrun! All the final preps for the morning have been done and dusted so all that's left is to find the Christmas jumper and see as many as you … Continue reading
Author: harrogateoffice
Posted: December 22, 2017, 7:40 pm
Good evening folks, I trust trust all the Christmas prep is going well, as Christmas day is almost upon us! Do feel welcome to come dressed in Christmas run clothes this Saturday Will we have an elf, reindeer or a … Continue reading
Author: harrogateoffice
Posted: December 20, 2017, 11:24 pm
Some weeks setting up the course is an absolute joy. You get a lovely peaceful half hour on the Stray.....some weeks it's less so... Not only had the work Christmas do inflicted some damage to my head we had Ice and lots of … Continue reading
Author: harrogateoffice
Posted: December 20, 2017, 9:09 pm
This week 303 people ran, jogged and walked the course, of whom 28 were first timers. Representatives of 29 different clubs took part. The event was made possible by 27 volunteers: Anna WATSON • Dave TAIT • Andrew HARRIS • … Continue reading
Author: harrogateoffice
Posted: December 15, 2017, 2:45 pm
The weather during the week did not bode well but when it came to Saturday all was well, it was cool, but it was dry! As it’s been wet it’s starting to get slippy in places so it will be … Continue reading
Author: harrogateoffice
Posted: December 5, 2017, 7:18 pm
Let's start with a big congratulations..... We mentioned it on the report, but we didn't on the day - Stephen Fairweather completed his 250th parkrun last Saturday, what a fantastic achievement and we are looking forward to seeing Stephen in … Continue reading
Author: harrogateoffice
Posted: November 29, 2017, 8:07 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

This week 380 people ran, jogged and walked the course. Our volunteers were just brilliant – a huge thank you to you all. Brian ALKER (A343237), Graham BOYD (A2213965), Christine COOPER (A1009492), Rod COOPER (A1009500), Alan DOCHERTY (A3971292), Kathy GARGAN … Continue reading
Author: fountainsabbeyoffice
Posted: January 14, 2018, 1:48 pm
Run Report   It was very kind of the Met Office (on behalf of the Maritime and Coastguard Agency) to provide us with a run brief on Saturday morning, but less well-received was a chilly and heavy shower of rain, that did not … Continue reading
Author: fountainsabbeyoffice
Posted: January 7, 2018, 6:25 pm
Fountains Abbey parkrun Event number 195 23rd December 2017 A huge thanks to all 409 runners and a magnificent team of volunteers for making this week’s Fountains Abbey parkrun a huge success. There were some magnificent efforts on the fancy … Continue reading
Author: fountainsabbeyoffice
Posted: December 24, 2017, 9:08 pm
The one that didn't happen! Unfortunately heavy frost resulted in large stretches of ice on course which meant that it was just not possible to run on Saturday - if you look at the official section of the website Saturday's … Continue reading
Author: fountainsabbeyoffice
Posted: December 17, 2017, 7:31 pm
Run Report   Given the forecast and the Baltic early morning temperature, it was great that the dry weather meant that we could run, albeit with plenty of care to avoid the icy puddles. Event founder Adam Prentis did the … Continue reading
Author: fountainsabbeyoffice
Posted: December 10, 2017, 10:48 pm
340 runners, wearing a wide variety of milestone t-shirts, as well as loads of club colours, rocked up to enjoy a fresh but beautiful Saturday morning at Fountains Abbey, with the able assistance of the usual cheery team of volunteers. … Continue reading
Author: fountainsabbeyoffice
Posted: December 3, 2017, 6:51 pm
Fountains Abbey parkrun #192 Run Report A very special parkrun yesterday. A beautiful morning. Temperatures hovering around zero degrees. Yet 331 of you still got out of bed and made the conscious decision to see your friends, run around the … Continue reading
Author: fountainsabbeyoffice
Posted: November 26, 2017, 9:12 pm
Run Report Whilst the early morning temperatures were not quite a chilly as we had thought, it was still a brisk morning for setting out the course. There was one short but intense shower at around 8am, which may have … Continue reading
Author: fountainsabbeyoffice
Posted: November 19, 2017, 3:03 pm
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