Fun Run

Construction update

The first few mounds have been handed over to the community and they’re already proving a hit! Sunbathing, picnicking, fell running (well, sort of!) – the community is proving to be most inventive with how they use them! The first lot of equipment has also now been concreted in place and we are waiting the…

Latest Updates

Copse Have you spied the new magposts in the copse yet? These are posts with magnifying glasses set into them so would-be naturalists can study what they’ve found. The SSYI and Playscape team spent a very soggy Monday just before Christmas installing them, along with the new signs that the SSYI had made, plus sixty…

Playscape News – November 2020 Newsletter

Update from Shelford Fun Run 2020 Despite the fact we could not be together in the traditional sense this year for the Shelford Fun Run, our community were still to be able to take part virtually by walking or running their chosen 5k route and connecting with each other online. We had participants joining from…

Playscape News – September 2020 Newsletter

Shelford Fun Run 2020 – Final Chance to Log your Virtual Run! Support Great Shelford Playscape and stay active, by registering, running and recording your personal 5k for our virtual fun run this year. Whether you’ve a favourite route or you’d like to follow one of our suggested runs, you can take it at your…

Playscape News – June 2020 Newsletter

Shelford Fun Run 2020 – We are going ‘VIRTUAL’! We had really hoped to bring you a ‘live’ 5k Fun Run in September, but we are very mindful of the current coronavirus distancing measures, and the possibility that restrictions on mass gatherings may continue for some time. So, if we can’t all do it together,…

Playscape News – November 2019 Newsletter

More funds for an Inclusive Playscape We were delighted to receive a generous donation of £5000 over the summer and raise a further £4400 from the fantastic Fun Run in September. This is great news for our campaign to bring an inclusive and inspiring playscape to the Village. Master Plan Progress The new services transformed…

Playscape News – October 2019 Newsletter

Shelford Fun Run 2019 – The Results What a beautiful day and so fantastic to see the village out in force! The chip timing company found us this year (!) bringing with it zippy new technology that made checking in a breeze and results pretty instantaneous with text messages after the race. The new feast…

Playscape News – September 2019 Newsletter

SUPPORT PLAYSCAPE BY SUPPORTING THE FUN RUN! Sunday 15th September, 10.30am, Great Shelford Rec Elite runners, fun runners, families, walkers, we need you! Come and enjoy a satisfying 5km run on closed roads through the beautiful Shelford Villages. Thanks to our amazing sponsors all proceeds from the registration fees go straight to funding an inspiring…

Playscape News – July 2019 Newsletter

Come and Run for Playscape Our pop up café and meeting point for runners (on Fridays between 4 and 5pm at the Pavilion) has been a good excuse for a chat (and cake!) and an inspiration for keen ones to run round the rec. Impressively, many of the kids run at least 5k each week…

Playscape News – June 2019 Newsletter

SHELFORD FUN RUN – REGISTRATION IS OPEN! The fabulous Shelford Fun Run is returning on Sunday 15th September in aid of Great Shelford Playscape. This is a wonderful chance to run (or walk!) through the beautiful Shelford Villages on closed roads. With chip timing and a staggered start this year (over 11s first, fun runners…

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