Swansea Prom junior parkrun is cancelled on 2021-07-25 – Gower Bike Ride scheduled to start at 8-8.30am

24 hours to go !!!

Guidance for a return to junior parkrun at Swansea Prom - 11th July 2021

  • We have moved the start/finish area away from the Secret Beach Bar & Café and we will now meet next to the Swansea Jack memorial on the grass area off the prom. Look out for volunteers in hi-viz.
  • This will also be our run brief and warm up area, which will take place 5 minutes before the 9am start.
  • Parents/carers and supporters will not be allowed in this area, but they will have many opportunities to see their children run along the foreshore prom from the grass area running parallel to the prom.
  • The main run course remains the same; 2 laps of the foreshore prom. Marshalls will be on hand to direct first time runners.
  • Please note, that junior parkrun events will temporarily be reopening for 4 to 10 year olds only

Finish area

  • At the end of the 2 laps, juniors runners will come in to the finish funnel area and will be handed a finish token. The token will be placed into their hand.
    They will then be directed to a scanning station to have their barcodes scanned. They will then leave the area via the exit between the scanning stations.
    A marshal will be on hand to direct children back to parents/carers.
  • Any adults running with their children must not cross the finish line. As you approach the finish line, adults will be directed to run past the finish funnel and meet their child at the pick-up area after scanning. This is really important as it’s dangerous having adults in the finish funnel and makes timing a real issue.
  • If your child is running for the first time, please explain to them that they get to finish on their own. Remind them to stay in the order they finish until they get their finish token handed to them - this ensures their position and time is accurate.

 

Scanning

  • No barcode,  no result, no exceptions - DON’T FORGET YOUR BARCODE
  • To reduce physical contact, all junior runners will be asked to hold out their barcode and finish token in the palm of their hand ready for scanning.
  • We will have more volunteer scanners than normal to help reduce a gathering of parkrunners. Please listen to the funnel manager who will direct you to a scanning station.
  • Finish tokens to be placed directly into a container after scanning. Please don’t take them away with you.

 

Additional Information

With the COVID social distancing rules in place in Wales we do ask that parents/carers  observe social distancing, before, during and after the event.
By attending Swansea Prom junior parkrun you declare that you have not had in the last 2 weeks:

  • a new, continuous cough
  • a high temperature
  • a loss or change to your sense of smell or taste
  • been in contact with anyone who has had symptoms or has tested positive
  • are subject to any requirements to quarantine eg return from abroad

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Important info for everyone attending as a volunteer or as a participant.

By attending Swansea Prom juniors parkrun as a volunteer, a participant / runner or as a parent/carer, you declare that you have not had in the last 2 weeks:

 

  • a high temperature: this means you feel hot to touch on your chest or back (you do not need to measure your temperature)
  • a new, continuous cough: this means coughing a lot for more than an hour, or 3 or more coughing episodes in 24 hours (if you usually have a cough, it may be worse than usual)
  • a loss or change to your sense of smell or taste: this means you've noticed you cannot smell or taste anything, or things smell or taste different to normal
  • been in contact with anyone who has had symptoms or has tested positive
  • are subject to any requirements to quarantine eg return from abroad

We ask that Welsh Government guidelines are to be followed at all times
We ask that social distancing is to take place at all times

 

More information can be found here >> https://gov.wales/check-your-symptoms-see-if-you-need-coronavirus-medical-help

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COVID19-parkrun-CoC-EN_colour

 

 

St Davids Day, our first event

Co-Event Directors, Swansea Prom junior parkrun

What an incredible start we have had to Swansea Prom junior parkrun.

Mark and Julie, Co-Event Directors along with the core team have been waiting a long time for their junior parkrun event in Swansea to take place, and at last on a sunny St Davids Day we had 35 juniors run the 2km course along Swansea foreshore this morning.

We'd like to thank everyone who has been involved in the process of getting it off the ground and well done to all our juniors who have taken part today.

We are always looking for volunteers to help out and if you would be interested in volunteering next Sunday 8th March please let us know.

Just follow the link to the future roster page. https://www.parkrun.org.uk/swanseaprom-juniors/futureroster/

warm up

 

St Davids Day junior parkrun – wear something red !

Come and celebrate St Davids day this Sunday 1st March with our inaugural junior parkrun event.

Swansea Prom junior parkrun is a 2k event for juniors only, who are aged 4-14 year old. We start at 9:00am, with a short run briefing at 8:50am

Where is it?
The event takes place at Swansea Promenade, Secret Beach Bar & Kitchen, Mumbles Road, Brynmill, Swansea, SA2 0AY. See Course page for more details.

st davids day junior runner

St David's Day junior runner

As it's St Davids Day we would love you all to wear something red!

We look forward to seeing you Sunday.

Mark and Julie
Co-Event Directors
Swansea Prom junior parkrun

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