Littleport Parkrunners Won’t Be Beaten

Littleport Parkrunners Won’t Be Beaten

With the easing of some recent lockdown restrictions, a few Littleport parkrunning buddies like the Parkrun run organisers James Lee and Amanda Murfitt have managed to get out and enjoy a few social distancing runs which included a coming together to celebrate the 2nd anniversary of their popular local parkrun on June 27th writes Cathy Gibb-de Swarte. And on that day they also came across their running buddies Jo White, Lizzie Hyslop and Cathy Gibb-de…

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Littleport Parkrun is the Best!

Littleport Parkrun is the Best!

There are parkruns all over the world – but those who attend Littleport parkrun are sure it’s the best! James Lee has forged ahead over the last year driving this hugely popular weekly event. He has a trusty band of helpers including the indefatigable Amanda Murfitt and David Murfitt with John Lagrue, John McGivern, Lizzie Hyslop and Kath Gerighty among other stalwarts such as Cathy Gibb de Swarte. Every week over a thousand enthusiasts from…

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Littleport Parkrun

Littleport Parkrun

Cathy Gibb-de Swarte tells us some heart-warming human-interest stories from the weekly Littleport Parkrun and how some are running the Littleport 10k for the MS charity on July 28! Parkruns have now become such a phenomenon that the whole world and their dog are taking part every Saturday morning just to experience that ‘get fit fix’ and Littleport is part of that global phenomena. Such a regular event does encourage that community spirit of togetherness,…

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Littleport’s Successful Parkruns!

Littleport’s Successful Parkruns!

The need for a Parkrun in East Cambridgeshire has been known for a few years now, but several failed attempts in Ely have proven there simply has not been a suitable venue to meet the needs and requirements. Matt Holmes of Littleport had the idea to set up an event in Littleport in September 2017, and made some initial enquiries, and on the suggestion of myself, applied for a grant from the Parish Council to…

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