Good to see three friends from Perth parkrunning in Florida, and four from Elgin too. My friend, Kim Holmes (fitforfunstudentmum), who was formerly a Run Director at the Andover parkrun, has emigrated to the area and also runs in the Clermont Waterfront parkrun.
One of the brilliant things about parkrun is that when you travel, certainly within the UK, you should be able to find an event near you and be welcomed to run. There aren’t so many events in the US (yet) but there is a well-established parkrun in Clermont, Florida and this year we finally got a chance to head down there and join a run.
Originally the event took place on near enough the same route as the Cool Summer Mornings 5k that we have taken part in so many times at Clermont Waterfront Park, however they recently made a slight move within the park (about a mile or so further along the path) to avoid further cancellations due to the frequent other events in the park and some construction work that’s happening.
We set off around 6:30am so we would have plenty of time to get there, with a…
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