My #parkrun Journey

Here are my 2020 parkrun times.

49 – Wednesday 1st January 2020 [Run 1] in Carlisle: https://www.parkrun.org.uk/carlisle/results/weeklyresults/?runSeqNumber=360

Target reached!

parkrun 50 completed!

50 – Wednesday 1st January 2020 [Run 2] in Penrith: https://www.parkrun.org.uk/penrith/results/weeklyresults/?runSeqNumber=298

Penrith parkrun

Penrith parkrun

50 run T-shirt

51 – Saturday 4th January 2020 – in Carlisle:https://www.parkrun.org.uk/carlisle/results/weeklyresults/?runSeqNumber=361

50th T-shirt arrives!

50th T-shirt arrives

52 – Saturday 11th January 2020 – Penrith on a wet and windy day: https://www.parkrun.org.uk/penrith/results/weeklyresults/?runSeqNumber=300

Penrith parkrun

A lovely (and muddy!) run alongside the Tyne … I'll come back in summer when it's dry, this will be even more spectacular on a summer day 🙂 pic.twitter.com/DLtsBNm4nD

53 – Saturday 18th January 2020 – Tyne Green, Hexham https://www.parkrun.org.uk/tynegreen/results/weeklyresults/?runSeqNumber=38

54 – Saturday 25th January 2020 in Carlisle – https://www.parkrun.org.uk/carlisle/results/weeklyresults/?runSeqNumber=363

55 – Saturday 1st February 2020 in Carlisle – https://www.parkrun.org.uk/carlisle/results/weeklyresults/?runSeqNumber=364

56 – Saturday 8th February 2020 in Carlisle- https://www.parkrun.org.uk/carlisle/results/weeklyresults/?runSeqNumber=365

Target reached!

Volunteer 25 completed!

Volunteer T-shirt

57 – Saturday 15th February 2020 in Carlisle – https://www.parkrun.org.uk/carlisle/results/weeklyresults/?runSeqNumber=366

58 – Saturday 22nd February 2020 in Carlisle – https://www.parkrun.org.uk/carlisle/results/weeklyresults/?runSeqNumber=367

59 – Saturday 29th February 2020 at Prudhoe – https://www.parkrun.org.uk/prudhoeriverside/results/weeklyresults/?runSeqNumber=170

60 – Saturday 7th March 2020 in Workington – https://www.parkrun.org.uk/workington/results/weeklyresults/?runSeqNumber=346

61 – Saturday 14th March 2020 in Carlisle – https://www.parkrun.org.uk/carlisle/results/weeklyresults/?runSeqNumber=370

parkruns cancelled from Saturday 21st March 2020 due to Covid

parkrun Birthday Goals

By end March 2020:

50 x parkruns [+ t-shirt] Achieved
25 x volunteer stints [+ t-shirt] Achieved
10st 7lbs or less – photo evidence! Achieved
15 x parkrun tourism locations Achieved

Miscellaneous 2021 Lockdown Running Pix

Weight goal achieved

Miscellaneous 2020 Lockdown Running Pix

Solo running from this date, including a 55th birthday run with my wife:

Watchtree run

Watchtree Nature Reserve

Charity run in Carlisle

Watchtree 5k series

Watchtree Nature Reserve 5k & 10k series

Watchtree run

Watchtree Nature Reserve

Benidorm Levante Beach run

Beach run in Benidorm

My Torrevieja Winter route

My morning run in Torrevieja

Christmas runs certificate

12 x pre-Christmas runs, December 2020

Christmas runs medal

My December 2020 medal

San Silvestre race number

My San Silvestre run number for December 31st 2020

San Silvestre run

San Silvestre run

I ran the course a second time with my wife who earned her race first T-shirt for completing the 5k.

More about parkrun

Want to find out more about parkrun? Check out Jessica's parkrun heroes: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLoeMsRMBXw6tSLMOaz-V6Vk8bOl_gI3rb

Average 5k run times: https://www.runnersworld.com/uk/news/a27814981/average-5k-10k-time-uk/

Five ways to improve your 5k run time: https://www.theguardian.com/lifeandstyle/2019/jun/23/five-ways-to-improve-your-5km-run-time