Tag: Cross Flatts Parkrun

Six years on runners take another stride forward

Something very special started six years ago when a small group of runners decided to set up a ‘parkrun’ in Beeston. Having passed the 300 mark at the beginning of March, Cross Flatts parkrun is celebrating its sixth birthday on Saturday (30 March 2019). Fancy dress is encouraged and inevitably

Cross Flatts parkrun secures funding for new park shelter

A new permanent gazebo will be built in Cross Flatts Park, Beeston after local parkrun organisers were granted £2,000 through Leeds Building Society’s Community Reward Scheme. The initiative, launched in partnership with parkrun, supports participants of parkrun events with projects that make a long-term, positive community difference. Cross Flatts parkrun,

South Leeds Roundup: Runners, relatives and residents meetings

Here’s your irregular roundup of what’s making South Leeds tick on other websites, blogs and across Facebook and Twitter. We start this week in Cross Flatts Park where the weekly Saturday morning parkrun was graced by five London Marathon finishers. Congratulations to them all. If you want to start your

Beeston junior ‘parkrun’ launches with a bang

Junior ‘parkrun’ – a new weekly running event for kids and young people – launched in style last Sunday (13 November 2016) in Beeston’s Cross Flatts Park. A mighty 57 youngsters took part in an event that organisers described as ‘amazing’ and ‘magical’. The free 2km event will now take