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Why aren't there parkruns in France, Germany, Spain, Italy etc?

Posted: 18/06/2015 at 10:28
john2443 wrote (see)

Doctors note isn't required, probably because it's a run not a race.

That shows how much bullshit the medical note really is.

World Marathon Majors - races not recognised before 2006

Posted: 17/06/2015 at 20:13

Make up your own certificate; easy to get the paper and you can "big" yourself up, award yourself how about: "Best Basingstoke Marathon Major Runner 2014"

Netley "Run in the Park" 10k

Posted: 14/05/2015 at 12:55

Hi Guys,

Does anyone have an entry for this race that they can no longer use? Spoken to the race director who is happy for transfer.

Will pay entry fee.



Appeal! 2008 London Marathon Finishers Medal

Posted: 24/03/2015 at 20:25

Combe Gibbet to Overton 16 mile

Posted: 09/03/2015 at 21:57


Anyone who wants to enter the Combe Gibbet Race get your skates on as for the first time ever it looks like we are going to be full.

We normally make places available right up to the day of the race but this year it's likely we will close for entries early.


Trail Running Lecture Series

Posted: 09/03/2015 at 21:52


That's a tough ask.

I'll be marshaling at about 13 miles at a road crossing. 

Enjoy it


Sports Insurance

Posted: 09/03/2015 at 21:50

I use Coverwise, had to disclose a few running injuries as I've had physio and didn't want to get caught by the "undisclosed" issue.

They were really friendly and said marathons were no problem and would be included as standard.

I have their annual Silver policy is well under £50 including winter sports and has what I think is good cover. Even cheaper via a cashback site.

Talkback: Race picks: five trail races this summer

Posted: 09/03/2015 at 21:42

Where's the North Downs Run, a 30k race, cracking event

Trail Running Lecture Series

Posted: 06/03/2015 at 21:20

"regular lecture series on trail running"

What the hell can that include?

While we are at it, here's a shameless plug for the Combe Gibbet Race a real point to point trail race.

We have a few places left on 29th March. More information here.

Why aren't there parkruns in France, Germany, Spain, Italy etc?

Posted: 13/01/2015 at 18:52

France: probably that bloody stupid medical certificate, and all the dog shit everywhere.

Currently in Paris for work and whilst out running the "squelch" is an all too horrible occurrence.

Parkrun in Paris would be literally a "shit run".

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