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My first Park Run tomorrow

Zebadee1
Zebadee1Graduate
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I registered and printed off the bar code, but part of me still thinks, maybe it's too soon, do I really want to get up 'early' on a Saturday (I know it's not that early, but I start work at 6am during the week so feel like I am entitled to a chilled out morning)...and many other excuses. So I'm taking it out my usual insurance by posting my commitment on here. Once it's on here, it's got to be done....wish me luck πŸ˜€

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Hidden
Hidden

Good luck!

I'm very envious of you being able to do it - I am dying to give it a try but there are none in my near vicinity. There are two about 10 miles away but getting to them is difficult without a car.

AlMorr
AlMorrGraduate
in reply to Hidden

There is none in the town I live either Kid Xmas, however, I can get to two by bus, it does mean that I have to leave the house fairly early but I don't mind, I get to the park around 9.15 (parkruns start at 9.30 in Scotland) walk past the sign saying "caution runners" walk up the 300 metres where the run begins and after the briefing by the director welcoming runners from far and wide the run begins. 😊 πŸƒ

I am sure you can get to one of those parkruns that are 10 miles away.

By the way I was one of those "caution runners" last Saturday when all us runners were passing a volunteer who was holding back several people who were having a walk in the park until all the runners passed. 😊 πŸƒ

Zebadee1
Zebadee1Graduate
in reply to Hidden

Now I've definitely have to do it. ...Maybe take a bus and make a bit of a day of it one day for it to worth the bus trip....I wonder how they start. Could you maybe get together with some other runners and organise one closer to where you live? I am sure it's a mammoth task, but if there's a call for it, might be worth thinking about?

Madge50
Madge50Graduate

Do it, do it, do it! Parkrun is fab, go along, join in, (there will be a first timers briefing, and you won’t be the only first timer) take it easy, it’s a walk/run, not a race....... most of all have fun!

Oh and report back here afterwards.....

Mx

Mummycav
MummycavModerator

Right...don't think about it anymore...just go to bed tonight, set your alarm, get up, get into your running stuff (that you'll get ready tonight) and go do the parkrun...its only one saturday out of your life if you don't like it...but I bet you will!!! Good luck...and remember, it's your run, no one elses

Zebadee1
Zebadee1Graduate
in reply to Mummycav

Yes Miss ! πŸ˜€

Mummycav
MummycavModerator
in reply to Zebadee1

Sorry if I sounded bossy?!! Lol x

Zebadee1
Zebadee1Graduate
in reply to Mummycav

It was just what I needed πŸ˜€. Thank you

SkiMonday
SkiMondayGraduate

Good luck Zebadee! Since you've started on the Magic Plan, I'm sure you're ready for Parkrun.

Buddy34
Buddy34Graduate

I understand what you mean about looking forward to your Saturday morning after being up early all week. But once you start parkrun you'll love it. I'm doing my second one tomorrow. Remember post tomorrow how you got on. Good luck 😊😊

Zebadee1
Zebadee1Graduate
in reply to Buddy34

Thank you. To be honest it was just an excuse. I can't ever stay in bed past 8 o'clock....I'm doing it! πŸƒβ€β™€οΈ

Zebadee1
Zebadee1Graduate

Thank you all...as always......will let you know how it went πŸ˜€

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