Carsington 7+ Race 20 September 2020

About one-quarter of about 500 runners taking part in the Carsington Reservoir round-the-lake race in Derbyshire, England, on Sunday 20 September 2020 are shown here approaching mile marker 6 of the seven and-a-half mile course. The images are from a tiny lens in the back of a cell-phone after a total lens failure in the Photochippy normal camera. Hope the smiles on the runners’ faces make up for the poor image quality and for those who were missed ..

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  • Camera: iPhone 7
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Here’s one we did Earlier.. Conkers parkrun #66 of 21 July 2012

Find a full album of 93 images from 2012, here on Facebook

The 66th Conkers parkrun weekly timed run event took place in bright sunshine on Saturday 21st July 2012 at Conkers in Leicestershire, England. 93 People braved the 5 kilometre course in this FREE run or walk. Nearly all are seen here, some in odd behaviours like three-legged-race mode, egg-and-spoon-race, wheel-barrow race, even one runner choosing to SKIP with a skipping rope the whole way. These photos of nearly all the 93 participants are resurrected here in April 2020 on the 9th birthday of the event, which is currently not taking place during the health emergency.

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  • Camera: Canon EOS 60D
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Here’s one we did Earlier.. Ashby 20 of 2011

You probably can guess why they cancelled this year’s annual Aldi Ashby 20, the renowned 20-mile Road-Running Race at Ashby-de-la-Zouch in Leicestershire, England. The race comes through Packington village 3 times, and provides a sport-photo opportunity. Here’s the one that PhotoChippy used as a launch event back in 2011, with images never before published..

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  • Camera: Canon EOS 60D
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Equinox24 24-hour running event at Belvoir Castle 22 September 2018

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The first two volunteer Marshals at the Marshal Point Number 2, just over 4 km into the 10km lap, taken immediately prior to the first runner appearing, just 16 minutes after the race start, seen with the dominating Belvoir Castle feature behind in the distance

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  • Camera: Canon EOS 80D
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  • ISO: 100
  • Shutter speed: 1/500s
23 hours to go – solo contestants find it sensible not to run.. and more sociable..

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Robert’s 250th – parkrunner Portraits prior to Conkers parkrun #398, 29th September 2018

Need a profile picture, parkrunner or park-walker?

Have YOUR portrait taken FREE for inclusion in Robert’s facebook album to celebrate his 250th parkrun on 29th September 2018.

We’ve seen lots of ways to celebrate a 250 parkrun milestone – a 250 balloon, even lots of balloons, fancy dress, a 250 sash, a 250 gilet, sweets, flapjacks, cake – they’ve all been good, but this is different: YOU get a FREE portrait photo of YOU in a facebook album that will help us remember this milestone event day. Robert gets to take photos for an album only of people who WANT them, and to then run as well!

So, come early on Saturday 29th September to Conkers Waterside, DE12 6BA, see the picture, where from 8:30am until the parkrun briefing start at 8:55am the PhotoChippy camera will be at the Waterside facing the lake, for you to run or walk past and have your photo taken! Easy!!

Get there early if you can! Thanks in advance, all you stars.. have a great parkrun with me!


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  • Camera: iPhone 6
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