parkrun number 50

Meeting new friends?  Gaining some wonderful running encouragers?  An opportunity in grow in running ability and confidence?  Yes, yes, yes.  This is what parkrun means to me.  What I thought would be a weekly timed 5km event has turned out to be one of life’s true joys.

10354825_10152573757758020_6653713404396471614_nToday, along with my beautiful running friends, Kay and Janette we celebrated lining up at parkrun for the 50th time AND crossing the finishing line for the 50th time too.  Sweet!


It was a fun, chatty run with Leigh and Darren (famous for his wonderful photos).

parkrun50It’s one month and two days until I turn 50.   I couldn’t think of a more apt way to slide into my 50th birthday celebrations than with 50 parkruns done.  Thank you parkrun for nurturing the love of running.

Happy running 🙂

12 thoughts on “parkrun number 50

  1. Oh, congrats, Annie! I’ve become a Saturday layabout recently. You look amazing! Love that flowery T. Oh, and sunshine….I’d almost forgotten what spring feels like!

    • Thanks Red Hen 🙂 We are having such strange weather, one day warm to hot and the next cold and wintry. Yesterday a hot run and today almost got hypothermia heaving myself up a mountain! Freezing!

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