Athletics: Record numbers at Christmas Day parkrun
Athletics / Tue 26th Dec 2023 at 09:07am
THERE was a record number of participants for a Christmas Day running of the Harlow parkrun.
There were 332 hardy souls who kicked off their festive celebrations with a 5k (3.1 mile) run/walk/shuffle around the town park.
The numbers were boosted by visitors, both local (Ware, Hoddesdon and Stortford) and a bit further afield (Sheffield and Heckmondwike).
This was the largest number of runners at the Harlow parkrun since February 2020.
There were 180 at the Harlow parkrun on Christmas Day in 2021 and 236 in 2022.
A big thank you must go to course director Lee Webber and his team of marshals and volunteers who ensured the run was superbly organised.
If you are interested in takin part, then there is a run next Saturday at 9am and on New Years Day.
Click below for more details.