Simon Cullingworth

181 finishers at Bramley parkrun – and one marriage proposal!

18 September 2018

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It was an eventful Bramley parkrun at the weekend, particularly for one local couple.

The weekly event attracted 181 finishers, including 11 people who had never done parkrun before.

But it was extra special for one couple as Rachel Fisher accepted Paul Hollings’ romantic proposal to a round of applause and a big cheer in Bramley Park before the parkrun.

One parkrunner said:

“It was every so lovely to see it happen in front of everybody – we won’t forget it for quite I while, and I’m sure they won’t either!”

The couple received lots of best wishes on the Bramley Parkrun Facebook page.

Jamie Stewart said:

“Congratulations to you both. So lovely!”

Ann WIlkinson-Cox added:

“Beautiful proposal! Congratulations!”

12 running clubs were represented at the event, with 25 people gaining a personal best.


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