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Proud!

Tasha99
Tasha99Graduate10

So my friends and colleagues Louis and Martin thought we should do an infamous local ParkRun which is one of the top 10 hardest in the country (I’ve just verified this on google: 510th out of 519 runs for elevation). I’ve had nightmares about it! But we did it (they’re of course much faster than me) and I actually enjoyed it! The variety that the trail offered kept my mind busy and it seemed to drag less than a usual flat 5k. Weirdly, I think I’ll go back again. Loving ParkRun tourism!

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Well done challenging yourself and winning.💥🏃‍♀️💥

Tasha99
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in reply to Tbae

Thank you Tbae!

Macmac
MacmacGraduate10

Brilliant! Glad you enjoyed the trail 👏🏼😀. They are addictive aren’t they! I went for a parkrun by the sea today which was also a pleasant change for me.

Tasha99
Tasha99Graduate10
in reply to Macmac

I think variety is the key, isn’t it? 👍🏽 Now wondering if I can do a local 5k trail Wednesday evening 🤔

Macmac
MacmacGraduate10
in reply to Tasha99

Yes indeed - sounds good, why not 🙂

Dexy5
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in reply to Macmac

I just love running by the sea too 🏃‍♀️🏃‍♂️⛱ 🌊

Jay66UK
Jay66UKGraduate10

Well done!

My first Parkrun was number 513= of 519. Big mistake!

Tasha99
Tasha99Graduate10
in reply to Jay66UK

Wow! Even worse than today’s run for me! I think this was my 19th ParkRun so about time for ParkRun tourism!

Jay66UK
Jay66UKGraduate10
in reply to Tasha99

The difference is you ran it. I limped!

Tasha99
Tasha99Graduate10
in reply to Jay66UK

No. I definitely had to walk THAT hill TWICE 😂

Ripcurlrana71
Ripcurlrana71Graduate10

Fantastic Tash! 💪🏼💪🏼😊

Tasha99
Tasha99Graduate10
in reply to Ripcurlrana71

Thank you! I’ll be proud of myself all day 😂

Elfe5
Elfe560minGraduate

Woohoo! Fantastic Tasha! Great photo too! 😄

Tasha99
Tasha99Graduate10
in reply to Elfe5

Thank you! I feel I’ve conquered a fear 😂

FlickM3
FlickM3Graduate10

Well done Tasha 😊

Tasha99
Tasha99Graduate10
in reply to FlickM3

Thank you Flick 🤗

pianoteacher
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Excellent Tasha! So glad you enjoyed it - thinking of some Parkrun Tourism myself. Bedgebury is quite close to me and much more challenging than Hastings - I've been told to expect to add 10% to my usual time 😨

Tasha99
Tasha99Graduate10
in reply to pianoteacher

Still waiting for my time but I reckon I’m nearly 5 minutes down on my PB. Killer hills I had to walk!

Lorijay
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Brilliant Tash and in this heat, well done!! 😊😊

Tasha99
Tasha99Graduate10
in reply to Lorijay

I was concerned about the heat but actually it was much cooler as 80% shaded 👌🏽

Guesty26
Guesty26Graduate10

Well done tash great run, how do you find out the level of difficulty of park runs please?

Tasha99
Tasha99Graduate10
in reply to Guesty26

Thank you!

My friend told me so I googled it and found this. Not sure about the accuracy of it though?

jegmar.com/stats-hq/fastest...

Some look flatter than others but are further down the list? Are they just higher up?

Mine from today looks brutal even by profile 😂 510 Flatts Lane

Guesty26
Guesty26Graduate10
in reply to Tasha99

Mine is 507 so not far off yours and it kills me, i do the first lap every first mile of any run so good on you your obviously getting stronger 🏃‍♀️👏🏃‍♀️👏🏃‍♀️👏

Millsie-J
Millsie-J
in reply to Tasha99

I think there was some discussion some time ago on this. The data doesnt include sufface run on so won’t necessarily indicate hardest to run. I think there was also some debate on how elevation had been measured and how exact that is.

Dexy5
Dexy5Graduate10
in reply to Tasha99

Thanks for that . Yes it’s been confirmed, sunny Southsea is 2nd easiest. So glad I live here 😃

Tasha99
Tasha99Graduate10
in reply to Dexy5

😂

Brilliant! Well done you! And you enjoyed it, even better! 🏃‍♀️🏃‍♀️🏃‍♀️

Tasha99
Tasha99Graduate10

I did! Thanks 👍🏽

Dexy5
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Well done for doing one of the hardest from someone who does one of the easiest. I do like the idea of Parkrun tourism but think I need to be a bit selective👏👏🏃‍♀️🏃‍♂️🏃‍♂️😎☀️

Tasha99
Tasha99Graduate10
in reply to Dexy5

He he my usual is pretty easy. But actually easy and same, same actually makes it hard in some respects.

ju-ju-
ju-ju-Administrator

Fabulous, a hilly trail is so much more fun than endless tarmac, well done

Tasha99
Tasha99Graduate10
in reply to ju-ju-

Thanks ju-ju-!

Well done, Tasha; looking great!

Tasha99
Tasha99Graduate10
in reply to lagatachocolate

Helloooo 🤗

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