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These are the parkrun events in Suffolk set to restart on July 24

Hundreds of thousands of people in the UK have been missing them for the 16 months since they were last held, but parkruns across Suffolk are set to finally restart a week today.

Runners can be on their marks for the 9am start of the free, timed 5km runs for all but one of the county's events as of July 24 - after the majority of legal Covid restrictions come to an end on Monday.

And organisers have been alerting participants to the safety precautions that will be in place when parkrun restarts, with advice to distance where possible and position yourself at the start according to your estimated finish time.

Clare Parkrun in 2018. Picture: Mecha Morton
Clare Parkrun in 2018. Picture: Mecha Morton

The parkruns in Suffolk with landowner permission that are set to return on July 24 are:

Brandon Country Park is not included on the list of events set to return next week, with a Facebook post confirming it is unlikely they will have permission from Forestry England to return for July 24, but they are 'almost at the point of signing their permission' and are hopeful to be back before long.

The post added: "We will still be here as an event, we definitely are planning to be parkrunning as soon as possible, it just may not be the first week back.

"Please rest assured that we have been doing all we can to get this permission and there have been a few bumps in the road but we want to be back just as much as all of you."

The team said they will share any more information as soon as they have it.

For more details on parkrun, visit www.parkrun.org.uk

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