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Parkrun faces financial charge as local authority imposes fee

Founder begins campaign to keep event free to all participants

14th April, 2016
Park run is a free weekly timed run

The founder of the hugely successful parkrun movement has appealed for help in the campaign to save it as a free event.

The weekly, free, timed five kilometre run in public parks has been a huge success since its foundation in 2004.

This morning founder Paul Sinton-Hewitt CBE appealed to adherents for help in keeping the event free.

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