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A Run in the Park Episode One

Recent retiree Maurice has the tracksuit bottoms and the running shoes. Now he just needs to get off the couch. Written by David Park.

A group of strangers in Belfast have formed a running group, determined to go from absolute beginners to completing a 5K Parkrun in just nine weeks. As their shared runs get longer and tougher, friendships are forged and relationships challenged. But will any of them actually make it over the finish line?

Young couple Brendan and Angela are running from their doubts about their rapidly approaching wedding; librarian Cathy is in pursuit of a new life following a health scare; Syrian refugee Yana races from the trauma of her past; and recent retiree Maurice is determined to get fit for his family, step by painful step, even if he’s not actually part of their lives right now…

Writer ..... David Park
Reader ..... Des McAleer
Producer ..... Michael Shannon

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