Run off as trav­ellers oc­cupy play­ing field

Yorkshire Post - - NEWS -

A weekly run­ning event for chil­dren aged from four to 14 has been can­celled in Leeds af­ter trav­ellers moved onto the site where it is held.

Bod­ing­ton Ju­nior Parkrun will not go ahead to­day af­ter the group of trav­ellers en­tered the Uni­ver­sity of Leeds’s Bod­ing­ton Play­ing Fields.

A spokesper­son for the uni­ver­sity said it had tem­po­rar­ily closed some fa­cil­i­ties and can­celled some book­ings. In a typ­i­cal week­end 200 to 300 peo­ple use the site.

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