Thursday, 29 March 2018

The Norfolk parkrun venues

The county of Norfolk.

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.




Blickling - Blickling Park, Blickling, Aylsham, Norfolk
Course: Almost 2 laps
Underfoot: Mostly paths and possibly some grass (tbc)
Profile: Undulating/Hilly
Notes: National Trust
Further reading: not yet visited


Brundall - Countryside Park, Postwick Lane, Brundall, Norfolk
Course: Almost four laps
Underfoot:
Profile: Undulating
Notes:
Further reading: not yet visited


Catton - Catton Park, Oak Lane, Catton, Norwich, Norfolk
Course: A full lap followed by a figure of eight
Underfoot:
Profile:
Notes:
Further reading: not yet visited


Colney Lane - University of East Anglia (UEA) Colney Lane Playing Fields, Norwich, Norfolk
Course: Small loop of playing field followed by two full laps
Underfoot: Mixed. Grass/paths tbc
Profile:
Notes:
Further reading: not yet visited


Fritton Lake - Fritton Lake Country Park, Fritton, Norfolk
Course: Two laps
Underfoot: Mixed. Gravel, grass, woodland paths and tarmac
Profile:
Notes:
Further reading: not yet visited


Gorleston Cliffs - Gorleston Cliffs, Nr. Great Yarmouth, Norfolk
Course: Almost two laps out and back
Underfoot: Tarmac
Profile: Mostly flat but with one climb to the upper level
Notes:
Further reading: not yet visited


Holkham - Holkham Hall, Wells-Next-The-Sea, Norfolk
Course: One lap
Underfoot:
Profile: Undulating
Notes:
Further reading: not yet visited


King's Lynn - The Walks, King's Lynn, Norfolk
Course: Three laps
Underfoot: Tarmac
Profile: Flat
Notes:
Further reading: My King's Lynn parkrun blog post


Mulbarton - The Common, Mulbarton, Norfolk
Course: 3.75 laps
Underfoot: Grass
Profile:
Notes: During the winter the event may take place on a five lap course in Orchard Park
Further reading: not yet visited


Norwich - Eaton Park, South Park Avenue, Norwich, Norfolk
Course: Three-and-a-half laps
Underfoot: Tarmac
Profile:
Notes: No dogs permitted. Course measured by an approved UKA course measurer.
Further reading: not yet visited


Sheringham - Sheringham Park, Upper Sheringham, Norfolk
Course: One lap
Underfoot: Woodland paths
Profile: Undulating / Hilly
Notes: National Trust. During summer the course may be adjusted to avoid cattle.
Further reading: not yet visited


Swaffham - The Nicholas Hamond Academy Sports Fields, Swaffham, Norfolk
Course: Three laps
Underfoot: Grass
Profile: Flat
Notes: No dogs permitted at this venue as it takes place on school playing fields
Further reading: not visited


Thetford - Abbey Meadows, Thetford, Norfolk
Course:
Underfoot:
Profile:
Notes: Single file width restrictions on course
Further reading: not yet visited


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