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Preston junior parkrun turns two

Posted on - 27th July, 2018 - 7:00pm | Author - | Posted in - Kid's stuff, Parks, Preston City Centre, Preston News, Recreation, What's On in Preston
The junior parkrunners in action Pic: Ian Scott
The junior parkrunners in action Pic: Ian Scott

Preston’s junior parkrun is marking its second anniversary on Sunday.

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Taking place every Sunday the free 2km run is open to four to 14-year-olds.

More than 40 young runners take part in Avenham Park.

Volunteer Ian Scott said: “Over the last two years the junior parkrunners have run 8,008km, and 951 runners have improved on their times to create personal bests.”

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The run is the junior version of the popular Saturday morning parkruns.

You can register your child via the parkrun website.

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