Although Parkrun is now a global phenomenon, each one takes on a unique local feel complete with quirks, rituals and characters. Local runners were delighted that the Porty Parkrun has now been able to start up again in Figgate Park. But behind the scenes things aren’t exactly as they were.
I spoke with Ciara Webb who is the event director, and was involved from the outset when it was first established in 2015 after a year and a half of getting it organised.
This episode features runners Ian and Greta McMillan AKA Team Greta, Mark Ballard, Eleanor and Fiona. And Parkrun Volunteers, Laura Prentice and Trisha Brown.