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Rose turned five last month. We took a break from junior parkrun as she wasn’t enjoying it, but the day after her birthday, she turned to me and said she wanted to go back and try again because “I’m more grown up now, Mummy, now I’m five.” As the weather was slightly hit and miss, we decided to visit Worksop College junior parkrun, which has recently started in the grounds of Worksop College. This parkrun is made up of two laps of a playing field, and is mostly flat with an incline towards the finish. It is run entirely on grass. We turned up bright and early for week two, where we bumped into my friend Laura, who is also one of the Run Directors. Her daughter was running her first ever official junior parkrun. We got talking and then it was time for warm up, where Rose did her usual action of scowling and not joining in. However, she grinned when the start was announced and she took my hand as we walked to the start line. I was surprised by the numbers attending, with 82 finishers at week 2, which is brilliant. We lined up to …