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Parkrun Tourists – Wormwood Scrubs parkrun – 13/04/12

Saturday 13th April 2013 By Pete Wilkie As we (Ann Chivers and Pete Wilkie) were in London for the weekend we decided to take part in the local parkrun which happened to be Wormwood Scrubs. The course comprises 3 very muddy laps of part of Wormwood Scrubs and is run entirely off road, predominantly it seems through bogs. It’s a small but friendly parkrun with 38 runners on the day, …Read More

Roundhay Parkrun – 13th April 2013

On Saturday 13th April, Roundhay Runners hosted our local parkrun – a run route familiar to many of us, as the park serves as our regular training location throughout the summer. Our members stepped in to a range of roles so important in keeping the event safe and smooth for participants each week. With Danny Smith as Run Director and Suzie Gillon cajoling our volunteers into position before taking her …Read More

Mashals wanted to rescheduled Harewood House 10k

  As you might already know Age UK’s big 10K at Harewood House was rescheduled due to snow and will now take place on Sunday 28th April. They need marshals for this and would love Roundhay Runners to get involved, they are offering a £20 donation to the club for any marshals that are able to attend. Details of the role are: Marshalling 10k race On site 8.00, race starts 10.00, …Read More

Baildon Boundary Way – Sunday 7th April 2013

RR always like to support local races, and the Baildon Boundary Way this year proved to be a real gem that I’m sure will attract a larger RR participation next year.  It’s a half marathon route which is predominantly off-road but on reasonable footpaths.  There’s mud, forest, a narrow suspension bridge across the River Aire, canal tow paths, moorland and horse gallops.  Coupled with the friendly support around the course …Read More

Roundhay Runners takes over Roundhay Parkrun on 13th April

This Saturday 13th April sees Roundhay Runners take over Roundhay Parkrun. Everything from the pacers to timers will be covered by club members, so if you’re interested in either joining Roundhay Runners or coming along to your first Parkrun then maybe this is the perfect week for you. There will be plenty of Roundhay Runners there (made obvious by running vests and hoodies) to answer any questions you have about the …Read More

Tonight’s training, 4th April

Today’s intervals will be a hill session in the park with some sections on grass and some of the route on paths. Off road shoes will be helpful on the grass sections which are muddy in places but they are not essential. Remember that from this week we will be meeting in the old tram car park off Princess Avenue and not at the tennis club. The run will start …Read More

Summer training begins

This Thursday 4th April we leave the comfort and warmth of our winter home at the tennis club and move to the park. This means we’ll be meeting at the tram car park just down from the Roundhay Fox so if you turn up to the tennis club you’ll have to hot foot it over to the car park to avoid missing the beginning of training. The main advantage of moving …Read More