Heroic effort to mark 250th Leamington Parkrun

Runners donned superhero costumes to mark the 250th event held by Leamington Parkrun on Saturday.

Since the first run in April 2011 almost 8,000 people have completed the five kilometre course around Newbold Comyn and there have been 1,000 volunteers.

Parkrun runners  donned  superhero costumes on Saturday morning to mark the 250th run in Leamington.  MHLC-09-01-16 Parkrun 250.

Parkrun runners donned superhero costumes on Saturday morning to mark the 250th run in Leamington. MHLC-09-01-16 Parkrun 250.

The runs are free for people to take part in and start at the comyn’s pavilion on Saturdays at 9am.

Plans are afoot to hold other events at Warwick Racecourse and in Stratford with Parkrun getting national coverage.