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Informal: غیر رسمی
Encourage: تشویق کردن
Participants: شرکت کنندگان
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Parkrun, what's that?
Jackie:I'm talking to Jemma about running. Hi, Jemma
Jackie:Now I've talked to you before about running the marathon but this week we're talking about Parkrun.
Jemma:Parkrun is very different; much, much shorter.
Jackie:Right so how short is it? What's the length?
Jemma:It's a 5km run.
Jackie:Oh, that's all?
Jemma:Yes. 3.1 mites.
Jackie:Okay and I know it's become quite um... a global event. So tell me about the run then.
Jemma:Well, it started um... in about the 1980s in London in a place called Bushy Park and it was just a small group of people who were very keen on running urn... and they wanted to set up a more informal type of group for running rather than an athletic club and it just literally grown from there. So it's.. it's not a race.
Jackie:It's not a race, you're not racing each other?
Jemma:No, not at all. It's not... it's against yourself if you want to, so you have your time recorded each week but it's not a race against the other competitors. There's no first prize, second prize or anything like that.
Jackie:So it's not a competition.
Jemma:Not at all, it's very, very informal and the idea is to actually encourage anybody to become a little bit more active.
Jackie:It's not aimed at sporty types then, necessarily.
Jemma:Not necessarily. We have a whole range of people in our Parkrun. Some of them are very fast and will get round the 5km in sort of 16, 17 minutes and others will take approximately 50 minutes and they will do a mixture of running and walking and the aim is just to encourage participation of all age groups.
Jackie:And how often does this take place?
Jemma:It takes place every Saturday. So everywhere in the UK and in actual fact internationally as well, it takes place on a Saturday at nine o'clock and I think the only exemptions are, I think in Scotland, when it's very dark I think they are allowed to start at half past nine.
Jackie:Oh, but otherwise you start Saturday at nine o'clock
Jemma:Absolutely, so everyone knows where they'll be: Saturday at nine o'clock, it's Parkrun time.
Jackie:So it's a routine.
Jemma:Absolutely and I think it does very much form part of people's weekly ritual: "Oh yes, it's Parkrun".
Jackie:Okay, now, that's the run side, tell me about the park side.
Jemma:Well it... it, generally you have to have a course and it all has to be, um... verified with the main Parkrun people for health and safety reasons and things like that. And we don't at the moment pay, although there... there was an issue in the UK where a Parkrun was expected to pay.
Jackie:Sorry, but it's in... it's always in a park, it's always kind of a... it's not in the... on the streets then or anything.
Jemma:No, generally it's in a park sort of area, so where you're not going to cause too much disruption because there are very big Parkruns um... at home in Jersey we have approximately 200 people every week.
Jackie:Okay so when you say, sorry, when you say a big Parkrun you mean the number of people who are participating.
Jemma:The number of people, yes, the participants, can go into, you know, well over a thousand in some; so enormous numbers of people.
Jackie:wow. So it's really taking off.
Jemma:It's lovely, I mean in Jersey it's been going since September um... it started off we were pleased to get over a hundred and we're now well over 200, every week.
Jackie:Fantastic. Next time I'm over perhaps I should do it as well, Jemma.
Jemma:Absolutely. You can take the dog with you as well.