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ParkrunUK to return in October - Are we ready?

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ParkrunUK to return in October - Are we ready?

Great news! ParkrunUK is planning a return this October. Aiming to start back by the end of October, this could be as little as 6 or 7 weeks away. 

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Running tips for the the winter months

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Running tips for the the winter months

Autumn is here. And winter is approaching. So, as runners, what should we be thinking about for the months ahead? Here are a few thoughts we've had for dealing with the colder and darker days.   1. Wear clothing to keep you warm As the temperatures fall, its worth thinking about covering up a bit more. Long sleeved tops, longer leggings, running jackets, gloves and head scarfs are all good investments.  Be aware that different people need different amounts of coverage in the cold. For various reasons some people don't need or like as much extra clothing as others. Just...

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Mobile apps for safe running

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Mobile apps for safe running

Everyone should be safe to run whenever they please. Whether they like to run first thing in the morning, or late in the evening, or any other time of day, nobody should have to worry about their safety. Unfortunately, reality proves otherwise. So, what can we do about it? There are a number of mobile apps which have been designed to help keep us safe when running. None of these are perfect, and we don't claim they will keep you 100% safe. However, we have looked at what's available, and have listed 4 that we think are worth consideration.   1....

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Safety tips for runners

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Safety tips for runners
Something we are concerned about at Runner 247 is runner safety. Whenever and wherever anyone runs, it should always be a safe and worry-free experience. For the most part, this is exactly how it is. Sadly, however, there are a few 'idiots' in the world who sometimes cause 'problems'.

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