Why charging parkrun is a terrible idea

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https://www.theguardian.com/lifeandstyle/the-running-blog/2016/apr/13/why-charging-for-parkrun-is-a-terrible-idea

As an unpaid volunteer for my local parkrun event, I cannot understand the decision of a council near Bristol to charge for the use of its park

The news that Stoke Gifford parish council has become the first to vote to charge those who take part in the local Little Stoke parkrun event is bad for everyone. Not just bad for those who take part in the event near Bristol, which organisers say will be cancelled as soon as the charge is implemented, but also for the wider communit…