club vest or no club vest?
At long last Liverpool now has a parkrun,thanks in no small part to a few members of the running club I'm part of being instrumental in making it happen.
I haven't managed to get to one yet but I was wondering,given the whole ethos of parkrun and it's all-inclusiveness,wether or not I would wear my club vest when I eventually get around to running one.
Apparently I'm not alone as a couple of people have posted similar thoughts on our club forum,well three so far,one yes,one no and one undecided!
What does everyone else think? What's it like at other parkruns?
I cant remember the stat exactly but I think 60% of people running are unattached.
Wear your club vest and you might attract some new members
Its pretty mixed at all the ones I've been to, just wear whats clean and comfy seems to be the order of the day!
I wear my club vest when I want to make a race effort, I think it helps my whole psychological approach.Just a normal vest / t-shirt if I'm doing it as a steady/easy run.
We have a large number of local clubs in vests at my parkrun.
As parkruns are not licenced races, you don't have to wear a club vest if you belong to a club as far as uka rules go.
I'd wear mine, but for these events it is a free choice.
I was told the etiquette was you didn't wear a club vest.
Peter is right, there is no etiquette - just come in your jim jams if you wish. It might save you time early on a Saturday morning.
(I've just noticed how wrong that comment sounds, but I cant be arsed changing it!!)
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