We were pleased to be able to organise a ‘Remote Relay Race’ this year, so that schools could still compete against each other, even though we could not all travel to Coventry.
We asked schools to run their local parkrun course, which has the route clearly marked out on the parkrun website, and submit their times. Some schools, of course, could not manage their nearest pr route, as it may have not been local enough.
The event was due to take place in February… but finally we managed to get all the schools to run a 5km route during a week in May 2021!
It was also our 50th ever race, as it began way back in 1972!
Local running hero, Dave Moorcroft OBE—who held the 5km world record in the 1980s, alongside Paul Sinton-Hewit CBE—the founder of parkrun, joined in by recording the results presentation video, with race coordinator Tom Andrews.
Please see the results below, plus see the presentation video, trophies and medals awarded.