My name is Diesel. My Home run is Traralgon parkrun, but I spend a lot of time at Newborough and Churchill as well. I’m a 5 1/2 year old Malumute x Husky – and am a rescue dog and I’ve been living at my forever-home for the past 2 years, this is when I started doing parkruns.
I look forward to every weekend when my Dad (known to all as Diesel’s Dad – AKA Dave) let’s me pull him along (for the first half anyway). And getting lots of smooches from all the other parkrunners, I think I might be a bit of a local celebrity. I wake everyone up with my “Wooooooooo” (I like to sing) and get very excited when Dad puts his runners on or gets my harness and lead out.
Are you a parkrun-loving dog, aka a parkdog? If so, and you’re clever enough to read this newsletter, we’d love to hear from you.
Please send your profile here with the subject ‘parkdog of the week’. And remember, don’t forget your bark-code. Woof!
Last year we announced we would be bringing the production and supply of milestone t-shirts in-house, effectively taking control of a component of parkrun that has always proved to be difficult for third parties to manage. The ramifications of that decision meant that we exited the partnerships that were in place with Tribe Sports…
“When I first saw the photo all I could focus on initially was the wobbly bits – I couldn’t see the joy that others saw. But the response I received helped me to gradually look past the wobble and see the joy.” It popped up on my Facebook feed not so long ago…