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Newbury parkrun

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Thatcham, Thatcham West Berkshire RG19 UK
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About this parkrun

A single lap on compacted gravel paths with a testing rise in the final third. Be prepared for cold days, it's very exposed and the wind can whip around. Starts on the runway of the old Greenham Common airbase.
Goofee 21st Dec 2018

1 big lap of a windswept former airforce base. All gravel trails and gently undulating, can be puddly and windy and bloody cold in winter. Free parking, cafe isn't that good (only 3/5 stars hygiene last time I was there)
Groundhog 9th Jan 2019

At Greenham Common over the old air base. Big, wide, open venue with a single lap on firm, mainly flat trails. Plenty of space for everyone. Enjoyed this one but the course isn’t quite as fast as perhaps you’d think. Defo not short....
Windsor Wool 19th Jan 2019

Single lap with a new and improved start area which has improved the congested start. Flat and gravel paths, but hard than it looks mainly if the wind is against you!
Simon_B 5th Feb 2019

One big undulating lap. Lovely atmosphere and well organised. The old airbase control tower has been renovated and serves drinks and cake. You can go up the tower to get some good views over the surrounding countryside and see where you've just run.
mugfordb 19th May 2019



Running Fish 1st Jun 2019

One big airfield lap a little surreal especially as horses run out from nowhere and Gobi is talking all the way round. Parking is good free and nearby.
Hills of Death (HOD) 25th Jul 2019

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