Pollok Parkrun

On Saturday I accompanied Mick on his debut to the Pollok Parkrun. The conditions were perfect, and after a customary long warm up and strides and a trip into the woods where the Grizzly’s go, we lined up with 258 other souls and set off. Mick had an easy run and...

Pollok Parkrun

I went over to run this race a month ago and arrived at Pollok park to discover it was cancelled due to a Highland Cattle show, so it was quite a relief when I cycled into Pollok park this time and there was no sign of Countryfile type folk. Although I’m sure I...

Pollok Parkrun

Descending on Pollok Park for the 134th Glasgow Parkrun, Maryhill’s own superheroes – Captain Curran and his trusty sidekick, the tip-toeing Ginger Ninja – were curious to see what their legs had remaining in them after recent exertions. John had ran the...

Pollok Parkrun

For the second consecutive week, Maryhill’s fastest tip-toer, John Weir, took part in the Glasgow Parkrun. Having run an excellent 19:33 the previous week, John again laid down the gauntlet to the other Harriers who have been threatening to take part in this...

Pollok Parkrun

John Weir attended his first ever* Parkrun in Pollok Park on Saturday and aquitted himself well with a time of 19m 33s. From 370 finishers he came in 22nd overall and 3rd male vet 50, keeping up the pressure on the faster guys at the club. When recounting his...

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