Park group is up and running in France

There are five parkruns in France, including the Paris Bois de Boulogne

The concept started at Bushy Park, Teddington, UK in 2004 when 13 runners got together to meet up on a regular basis and it has developed into an international organisation with more than half a million runners worldwide.

Parkrun, which organises free weekly runs around the world, has started up in France and the organisers are hoping to set up more groups all over the country.

The idea is that you turn up at the same place, which is often a park, every week at the same time and join up with others to run 5km. However you are free to go just as fast or as ...

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