Parkrun Park Fun: Clumber Park Parkrun Trails And Other

Parkrun Park Fun: Clumber Park Parkrun Trails And Other Parkrun Courses. Saturday Morning Fun. The Wednesday Blog Hop. Happy Wordless Or Not So Wordless Wednesday. Welcome back to this week’s fun photo sharing blog hop. How has your week been going so far? All good I hope? What have you been taking photos of this week?

Parkrun Park Fun: Clumber Park Parkrun Trails And Other

Do not forget your morning stretches, everyone!!

Parkrun Park Fun: Clumber Park Parkrun Trails And Other:

Today I am sharing some of Parkrun photos from the last few weeks. So much fun to be had to get up early, travelling around and running throw woods and fields with the family.

So what is Parkrun? Parkrun is a free, fun and friendly weekly 5k timed event. You can jog, run, walk or even volunteer also you can spectate if you are not to sure. If you take part you do have to register on their website and download a barcode to scan at the event if you want to get your official times.

Clumber Park Parkrun Trails: Saturday Morning Fun

Parkrun Park Fun: Clumber Park Parkrun Trails And Other

Firstly, Clumber Park Parkrun. Clumber Park was so much fun. It is a 2 lapped course and I ran with Mollie the Collie here. Look at the image above. Beautiful! No one around and so peaceful and quite. I kinda loved this course. Love running through the woods on a Saturday morning, trying to chase the other runners down. OK I might not have caught them, I also might have been overtaken a lot!! but the motivation was there.

Clumber Park Parkrun Trails And Other Parkrun Courses

Secondly, Rother Vally. At Rother Vally, it is one big lap around the lake and beautiful views of the lake. If you’re slow like me you can even see the finishers come in when your half way around. Also, I watched one of my sons win her once!! Really, I like one lap as it goes on forever. As I ran one of my first ever races here and it was 2 laps. I got in the car afterward and said ‘I am never ever running again’ But I did.

Parkrun Park Fun: The Wednesday Blog Hop

A tired selfie afterwards. Look at the view of being out running in nature 🙂 My husband took Mollie this time as it was warm. He took her for a jog to get it over quickly. With me, she would have been running ages.

Parkrun Park Fun

Parkrun Park Fun: Clumber Park Parkrun Trails And Other:

Thirdly, Sherwood Pines. It never rains but it pours!! Here we are at Shewood Pines Parkrun. Loved running out in the rain. So refreshing. Once out there anyway. I would never choose to run out in it first! My rain buddies! My daughter and Mollie.

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Today is also Etch A Sketch Day! Do you remember these toys? I remember these being so popular growing up in the 70’s & 80’s. Do you too? I spent many of days trying to master trying to draw something on one of these. Although, I never could though and then you would see some amazing things that had been drawn on them in the papers. Why could I never draw amazing things on them! Ha!!

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Firstly, 25 Minutes Parkrun Goal: Part 1 Run Mum Run. Hello friends, so how are you today? 25 Minutes Parkrun Goal, eh?. I can not believe how unfit I have become over Winter. We ran our first Parkrun of the year two Saturdays ago. Also in the heavy rain. The race was run by me, my youngest son, and my eldest son’s girlfriend. It was also her first Parkrun. This week, my daughter got out of it by claiming she wasn’t feeling well and watching it with her brother.

My son, bless his heart, slipped on the starting line and mucked up his entire leg. It wasn’t until after the race was over that I noticed he had seriously sliced his knee and was covered in blood.Even with his kneecap ripped to shreds, he managed to complete the course in under 24 minutes. My son’s girlfriend fared well as well, clocking in at just over 25 minutes 25 Minutes Parkrun Goal: Part 1.

Secondly, Back Out Running: The Wordless Or Not So Wordless Wednesday Link Up! I am happy to say I have started running again. Last week I ran 4; three-mile runs. The longest I have run since November last year. This week I have already run on Monday and Tuesday. I think it is time for a day off today! Back Out Running.

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Fourthly, Parkrun Summer Travels Clumber Park. Over the Summer we have been out and about and finding new Parkuns to try. A few weeks ago we tried Parkrun at Margate and a few times we have run the Clumber Park one, south of Worksop, Nottinghamshire. Parkrun Summer Travels Clumber Park.

Fifthly, A Family Day Out In Clumber Park, Nottinghamshire. Collaboration with My Voucher Codes and the National Trust. A Family Day Out In Clumber Park, Nottinghamshire.

Last But Not Least, Parkrun Parkfun Gedling: Saturday Morning Exercise. One of my favourite Parkruns is held at Gedling Country Park. There is so much to do here as well as run. Parkrun Parkfun Gedling: The Wednesday Blog Hop.

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20 Comments

  1. vanity andme
    12 July 2017 / 6:37 AM

    The park looks lovely. I love how you all do it together as a family unit. xx

    • 12 July 2017 / 7:49 PM

      Thanks Laurie, love that we all enjoy running 🙂

  2. Gail Hanlon
    12 July 2017 / 7:14 AM

    I loved Etch a Sketch!

  3. Shelbee On The Edge
    12 July 2017 / 10:33 AM

    I love your commitment as a family to running. Such a fun and productive way to spend time together and share activities! Gorgeous and fun photos as always. Shelbee

  4. Tamar SB
    12 July 2017 / 10:17 AM

    So fun you all run together!

  5. Judee Algazi
    12 July 2017 / 10:54 AM

    Love your photos especially the pathway lined with trees. Looks like a fun morning

  6. kateonthinice
    12 July 2017 / 1:04 PM

    You hit me with a powerful memory of my love for that toy and like you I have things in my head that are wonderful art wise but can never quite turn them into reality. But then you hit me with Clumber Park too which I used to call Clumsy Park for some reason as a kid. Fond memories of happy more innocent days – thamks.

    • 12 July 2017 / 7:59 PM

      Thanks Kate, I use to live just near Clumber Park as a child. We use to love it here :):)

  7. Chris
    12 July 2017 / 1:38 PM

    Love the photos Claire–always! (and the fact that you guys run and enjoy spending time together is awesome! ) THx for hosting Claire!

  8. Heather{Our Life In a Click}
    12 July 2017 / 2:39 PM

    What a beautiful spot to run! Love the family photo ops!

  9. csuhpat1
    12 July 2017 / 5:33 PM

    What a nice place to run and great job in finishing the race.Thanks for hosting and have a wonderful week.

  10. Mother of 3
    12 July 2017 / 8:00 PM

    I loved using the Etch a Sketch but always felt a bit bad that the image never came out like I imaged it would.

    • 12 July 2017 / 8:08 PM

      Hehe, I remember getting mad when I could not draw things like I wanted to draw them 🙂

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