Thursday, 4 January 2018

The Cambridgeshire parkrun venues

The ceremonial county of Cambridgeshire is made up of Cambridgeshire County Council and the unitary authority of Peterborough City Council.

The pins on the map mark the locations of the parkruns within the county. The green pins show the venues I have officially visited while the red pins are venues I still need to visit. The map below covers 5k events only, not junior parkruns.




Cambridge - Milton Country Park, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Course: One small clockwise lap, followed by two large anti-clockwise laps
Underfoot: tbc
Profile: tbc
Notes: Narrow, twisty paths - No dogs permitted.
Further reading: not yet visited


Coldham's Common - Coldhams Common, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Course: Two laps
Underfoot: Grass
Profile: Flat
Notes: No toilets at the venue
Further reading: not visited

Huntingdon - Hinchingbrooke Country Park, Brampton Road, Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire
Course: Two anti-clockwise laps
Underfoot: Mostly concrete (tbc) but also some grass
Profile: tbc
Notes:
Further reading: not yet visited

Littleport - Littleport Recreation Ground, Littleport, Cambridgeshire
Course: Two laps
Underfoot: Mixed terrain (grass, tarmac and trail)
Profile:
Notes:
Further reading: not visited

Manor Field - Manor Field (Manor Leisure Centre), Whittlesey, Cambridgeshire
Course: 1 small loop, followed by 3 full laps
Underfoot: Grass
Profile: Flat
Notes:
Further reading: not visited


March - West End Park, City Road, March, Cambridgeshire
Course: Four clockwise laps
Underfoot: Grass with some paths
Profile: Flat
Notes: The course may contain some steps (tbc)
Further reading: not yet visited


Peterborough - Ferry Meadows Country Park, Ham Lane, Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Course: A loop around a lake, followed by an out-and-back in the opposite direction
Underfoot: Mostly tarmac with some grass
Profile: tbc
Notes: Confirmed measured by a qualified course measurer
Further reading: not yet visited


Pocket parkrun - Barford Road Pocket Park, St Neots, Cambridgeshire
Course: Two laps
Underfoot: mixed
Profile: tbc
Notes: No buggies due to narrow section
Further reading: not visited


Wimpole Estate - Wimpole Estate, Arrington, Royston, Cambridgeshire
Course: One lap
Underfoot: Off-road - Mostly grass and dirt (mud).
Profile: Undulating
Notes: Stunning location - There may have been some slight course alterations since my visit
Further reading: My Wimpole Estate parkrun blog post (normal course as of 2013)



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