Happy Birthday Livingston parkrun

07. January 2017 outdoors, parkrun, photos 0
A bumper parkrun at Livingston today, it was their first anniversary event, so lots of extra folk. Add in the new year resolutioners and the event broke their previous attendance record by ninety to 360. As the tailrunner today I was that number 360. Not needing to run without stopping I took the opportunity to ...

Santa parkrun !

25. December 2016 outdoors, parkrun, photos, video 0
Christmas came a day early, to the little boy, in the shape of a present from Santa parkrun. Santa didn’t do all it himself, no. Assisting Santa were the Christmas Elves – Wiggle & Tribesports. So through the letterbox dropped a package. The eager young parkrunner collected his package from the mat with a level ...

100th parkrun

03. December 2016 outdoors, parkrun, run, video 0
Hello, A landmark day in the Fegrig parkrun journey. My official email from parkrun HQ, says it all. CONGRATULATIONS! Congratulations on achieving 100 parkruns. You are our newest member of the parkrun 100 club. The results will now display a 100 club icon next to your name.   In the big parkrun scheme of things, ...

Springburn parkrun

06. November 2016 outdoors, parkrun, video 0
Hello, Saturday came and it was time for another parkrun. I travelled through to the largest city on the Scottish map – Glasgow. More specifically the north side of the metropolis and a place called Springburn, for their version of the parkrun experience. A jolly nice bunch they were too. I had got in touch ...

Linwood parkrun

29. October 2016 outdoors, parkrun, run, video 0
Hello, I thought I would try something slightly different today. My post is a video blog entry, taken just after I had finished running the Linwood parkrun, near Paisley. I’m a bit tired, hot and sweaty but you get the picture I’m sure. Another event done and a worthy addition to my tourism experience and ...

Bra!

26. October 2016 outdoors, parkrun, photos, run 0
Bra! Note to self Too much work travel = depleted energy reserves = sleepy me So I had a late start this morning, rushing once again to get to parkrun on time. Rooting in the half dark for the required Lycra running garments resulted in me sporting a Nordic orienteering look. The only thing missing ...

Magnificent 7

15. October 2016 image, outdoors, parkrun, run 0
This isn’t a wee story about the iconic “western”. Today it was the 7th birthday of the Edinburgh variant of parkrun. After a few weeks of feeling under the weather I am now lurgy and mucus free. Is that too much information? I was swithering with phlegm, so you got off likely. Free of lurg ...