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Parky Mcparkrun

Parky Mcparkrun

Yay... I ❤️❤️❤️ Parkrun. I've not been for sooo long but was a parkrun tourist at Peterborough today with my son. Loved it, such a fantastic event, and so well organised. I'm going to start going weekly again now I'm not doing longer distances :)

So good to run by the water and such a flat course too. My son was ecstatic as he got a PB. So scores on the doors:

Me:27.23

Son: 21.13

Then back for a gorgeous cooked brekky from my stepmum... Happy days ✔️

Juju

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Well done jj! The lads fly round don't they, good to see them going for it! 👏💪👍

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I know, he is so good, he's training for triathlons now- he's a v good cyclist.

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He's looking so grown up ! Well done both of you.

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I know... And Thankyou so much 😎

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Well done both of you!

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Thankyou 😎

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How lovely you both run together! Warms me cockles to see it

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We started C 25k together when he was 12 and I was 42!!! It got us both into running, but more recently he tends to train alone apart from Christmas' and parkrun so we will have to go more often!! And Thankyou 😎

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Excellent Im so glad you had fun.

Whereabouts is the Peterborough course, ferry meadows?

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Thankyou, and yes that's exactly the one. Do you know it??? 😎

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Yes I know that park well, I've never been to a Parkrun there.....yet 😀

I have a lot of friends in Peterborough as that's where I used to skydive from for 17 years.

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Excellent times for both of you & what a lovely pic. 😍 Sounds like a pretty perfect Saturday to me!

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Good times. Brilliant picture.

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Thankyou 😎

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Gorgeous pic !

Great memories to treasure ...

You both look great . Blimey hasn't your son grown ? :-)

Well done to both of you , you are sooo speedy ! :-) xxx

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He's just about bigger than me now!!!! And Thankyou 😎

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JJ - you can always incorporate a 5K parkrun into any longer distance training plan. Just regard it as a "tempo" run - a longish one admittedly - or perhaps your plan calls for some Klm repeats at a certain pace or something like that. Or even a short "easy" run?

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There are a few reasons why we don't- it's a 20 minute drive to get there, and when I was marathon training the only time I could fit in long runs was the weekend as I work full time, and I could get the runs done early and get on with the day at home with the kids etc. I will make more of an effort now though, Thankyou 😎

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Hey, well done both of you ☺.

If you fancied a flatter Parkrun fairly close to home, come and try Burnham & Highbridge - it's a lovely setting and not far off J22. I've not braved the hilly Ashton Court yet.. Maybe one day..

☺🏃👌

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