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Parkrun tourism in Chesterfield

My lovely stepdaughter completed C25K a couple of months ago but had never tried parkrun, mainly because her girls have dance lessons on Saturday morning. However, as it’s a Bank Holiday weekend, she agreed to give it a go and left daddy to sort out the girls. She even went out to do a recce on Thursday! So we got up a bit earlier for the hour’s drive across to the Poolsbrook run. Beautiful sunshine. Lined up along with about 300 other runners for 3 laps of the lake. She said I could go ahead if I wanted, but I decided to run with her to keep her company. Glad I did because she said she would have walked some of the third lap if she’d been on her own. I had plenty left for a sprint finish and she did her 2nd fastest 5k 👏👏👏 Then off for a coffee in the cafe (10% discount with your bar code).

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Fabulous! Well done both, ‘tis a beautiful morning for a parkrun 👏🏃‍♀️

How cool do you feel now.....get in....💪😎

Mx

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Fantastic Sandie and Sandie’s stepdaughter! So glad you both had good runs. It was certainly a beautiful for day for it! 🏃‍♀️🏃‍♀️ Well done! 👏👏👏

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Wonderful! 🏃‍♀️🏃🏻‍♀️ Well done to you both! 🍾🥂👏🏻😊🎉👍🌟 💥⚡️ 🏃🏻‍♀️🏃‍♀️How lovely to run with a family member!

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It was! She only started C25K after she saw how much good it was doing me and I am so proud of her 😃

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That’s my local one 😃👍

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Were you there today? Would’ve been nice to meet up 😢

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Now that would have been something.. @misswobble is one of my all time inspirational greats!! X

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Well done, both of you. 🎉🎉🎉

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Lovely photo of 2 happy runners. its always nice to introduce more people to the parkrunning family. We will run out of space if ours grows any more. 554 this morning

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Only 236 at mine - easily found a seat outside the cafe at the end 😃

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Agh..that is a lot of folk!

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Yes they were worried they would run out of tokens . The fall back position was write the number on the runners hand and record them manually. Luckily not necessary.

There’s a duathlon here tomorrow so I think extra runny people were around.

UpTheStanley was busy as funnel manager.

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Did you enjoy yours Oldfloss?

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Ii was high tide again at Pwllheli.. so I was heading to Dolgellau... as it was I overslept!!! So I ended up doing a 5K around Cricceth... which was much quieter and drier:) I was glad really, because the report for the Dolgellau run said t was their largest number ever.. 175 folk... that is a lot of people, for the narrow out and in track.. I think I may have freaked out:)

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Gorgeous photo and what a great run together. 😀

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It was lovely 😊

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That’s great, what a lovely way to spend a Saturday morning together. Well done to you both.

Damien

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Lovely run..lovely post..lovely photograph. It sounds to have been a super location too and perfect weather..

Go, both of you xxx

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Fantastic! Daddy might have to take the girls more often now you've introduced your stepdaughter to parkrun 😁

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Lovely way to spend a morning Sandie....really needed triple chocolate brownie to complete the experience? Nothing beats quality time spent with family though 😊

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Thanks BC! I was really tempted by the cupcakes in the cafe but was coming home for a BBQ so resisted. They did look yummy though 🧁

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