Parkrun Lovers Ask: Why Pay to Run a 5K?

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Parkrun Lovers Ask: Why Pay to Run a 5K?

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A popular British-born running program aims to answer a strange question: Will Americans take something free that they’re already paying for?

It’s called Parkrun, and it’s very simple. Participants register online once and print out a personal bar code. They bring the code to a participating park, where 5K runs are held every Saturday, usually at 9 a.m. The registrants run—or walk—the course, scan their bar code with a volunteer at…

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