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Parkrun # 326

  Parkrun  # 326 Members may well be checking for the REAL  report of the week-end …….only to get, What the……. Had neglected the parkrun of late, so time for a quick little tester. Saw Ellie on our…

Victoria parkrun #20

22nd March 2014 Results Back to Victoria Park for a full-on effort at the parkrun. Pleased to report that I survived uninjured and the emergency brakes work for loose dogs. 18.00 exactly, one second outside my parkrun PB from 4 years ago. …

Victoria parkrun #18

8th March 2014 Results We apologise for the long break in transmission.  This was caused by a torn calf muscle, incurred during the 2013 National XC.  Our engineers have been working tirelessly over the last 12 months to fix the problem. …

P is for Parkrun

Three westies ran at Victoria Park this morning, Fiona, Stefffen and myself, with John taking on the task of chief funnel master. All three of us had good runs, all setting PBs on our first attempt on this circuit. Fiona was 91st, in 26:43 and…

Falkirk Park Run 16/11

mild but overcast conditions for my second attempt at the Falkirk Parkrun on Saturday. Preparation was not ideal - a good swally on Friday night and last minute panic at the 10p portaloo in the park (be warned - Park bogs don't open until 10am…

Westies 1, 3 at Vicky Parkrun 5

Results Freezing cold rain greeted the 131 runners huddled by the ornate side entrance to Victoria Park. Michael Sweeney took off like a rocket at the start, leaving the rest of us floundering in his wake.  I settled into 2nd place briefly,…

Glasgow parkrun #227

Results Hadn't had a crack at the Pollok Park parkrun for a while so drove over in light drizzle looking forward to some racing. The light drizzle turned into spectacular rain about ten minutes before the start, which had the field of 300+ huddled…

Strathclyde parkrun #162

Results First attempt at the flat-as-a-pancake Strathclyde parkrun, to test an injury, and fitness levels following not running much due to the injury. The Ben Lomond ankle seems fine, but the last mile or so wasn't pretty; a useful…

Glasgow Park Run # 213 16th March 2013

Hamilton Gaynor and myself ran the Pollock Parkrun yesterday. It was a cold damp dreich morning but there was still a reasonable turnout. Hamilton gave me a good run for my money passing me at the start of the second lap before I passed him…

Ecos Parkrun #35, 29th Dec 2012

Results While I was home for the holiday season, I made it along to my local Parkrun.  Pretty impressed that in a town of not much more than 30,000 that a parkrun exists.   It was a friendly affair with a few old gaelic football club…