Hi, I’m Buddy and I like mangos, chasing thunder, barking at possums and parkrun.
At parkrun I would like to either stop every 30 centimetres and have a good sniff or imitate a low flying missile and outstrip all the competition. However, unfortunately or fortunately my pet Charise keeps up a fairly consistent meandering pace but I’m pretty happy to stick with her.
My first parkrun was a traumatic experience for everyone involved. I was so excited that 100 meters into the run I couldn’t contain myself and I did a large liquid poo all over the path in front of everyone behind me. Single-handedly I turned that simple run into an obstacle course! Since then Charise and I have learnt to make time for a “poo-portunity” before the run begins.
Jess Causley is our Event Director at Yamba parkrun and she is fast approaching her 100th parkrun. Jess gives us an insight into her mindset each week at parkrun… Lead up – parkrun is not a race. I’m not going to race. Not race myself. Not race anyone else. Racing is doing my head in….
parkrun tourist Mark Musk from Wynnum parkrun is the third ‘Time Traveller’ welcomed at Richmond Olympic parkrun – a nickname the local event team have come up with for people who cross the International Date Line to complete two parkruns in one day. Mark recounts his journey to become a Time Traveller… I was…