Coventry parkrun ongoing from Saturday 3 November

There will be a new start/finish for Coventry parkrun ongoing from this Saturday – 3 November.

Coventry parkrun will start and finish on the wide tree-lined avenue from the perimeter path heading towards the visitor centre.

This will not affect your Coventry parkrun experience.

The course will monitored for a couple of weeks whilst we settle in and make sure that everything is working ok.

There will be an area for small items such as clothing and water bottles. This won’t be manned and all items will be left at your own risk. Please don’t leave any items at the Visitor Centre as these will be removed.

The new start/finish area is close to a number of memorial benches and memorial trees. Please ensure that you don’t leave items on these. There is also plenty of green gym equipment nearby should you wish to stretch before/after parkrun.

The website and course description will be updated as soon as we’re able.

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Coventry parkrun 429, 15 September 2018

This week 678 people ran, jogged and walked the course, of whom 68 were first timers and 106 recorded new Personal Bests. Representatives of 33 different clubs took part.

Thanks to all of this week’s volunteers: Joy Douglas, Paul Slatford, Sukhjit Pooni, Michaela Eyley, Robert Eyley, Dan Rathbone, Jamie Turner, Jackie Schofield, Stuart Heaton, Jessica Rexworthy, Charles Brimble, Bryan Mercer, Stuart Sahan, Elisse Breugelmans, Mo Smith, Michelle Oldfield, Max Harvey, Melissa Armston, Sue Fitton, Anita Jones, Roger Bolton, David Ryan, Sean Stowe, Paul Berrett and Tom Wightman.

Some photos from the parkrun (thanks Stuart) can be viewed at: https://www.flickr.com/photos/134765448@N04/sets/72157701077130264

Milestones this week:
Rachael Allen and Joanne Bass ran their 100th parkrun
Ian Adshead and Ian Ward ran their 50th parkrun
Well done all!

Full results and a complete event history can be found on the Coventry parkrun Results Page over at: http://www.parkrun.org.uk/coventry/results/latestresults

If there are any problems, then please email us at coventryoffice@parkrun.com and we’ll review as soon as we’re able.

Coventry parkrun started on 6 February 2010. Since then 16,629 participants have completed 173,431 parkruns covering a total distance of 867,155 km, including 28,680 new Personal Bests.

 
 

Coventry parkrun – 2 June 2018

There will be an early course inspection (as usual) tomorrow - 2 June 2018

We've been told that by that time the route, with a slight detour, will be usable. We'll be checking early to confirm this and will let you know if we're on tomorrow morning.

If we are on, do attend the briefing.

 

Coventry parkrun celebrates the 70th Birthday of the NHS – NHS70

The NHS is celebrating 70 years this year. They have teamed up with parkrun to encourage people to come and celebrate with a special nationwide parkrun NHS birthday celebration on 9 June 2018.

Coventry parkrun will be holding a special NHS themed event and would love as many people as possible, particularly NHS workers, to join us at the War Memorial Park.

There will be cake* and as ever fancy dress is encouraged, so dig out your doctors/nurse/paramedic/patient outfits!

(*healthier alternatives also available)

Running isn't a requirement, we have plenty of walkers each week who complete the 5k.

If you feel you aren't able to complete the course then you could join in by volunteering.

parkrun is entirely run by volunteers and is free for all to participate in. Just register for free at www.parkrun.org.uk/register and print your barcode and bring it with you.

Your official invite can be dowloaded here: https://www.dropbox.com/s/3y57v36q1pv5b47/NHS70-parkrun-invitation.pdf?dl=0

Please feel free to share this with friends and colleagues there's a poster here too if you'd like to print one off: https://www.dropbox.com/s/dxdmrv5tbw8nra9/NHS70-parkrun-poster.pdf?dl=0

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