Hi, my name is Huckleberry (Huckles for short) and I just had my 3rd birthday. I love running and I just love parkrun!
Every Saturday I wait for my human family Gabe, Pepe and Jolley to walk me down to the Albert Park Lake. I would never let them go without me, especially because everyone down there thinks I’m so cute and I get heaps of attention and free tummy rubs. The only time I got into trouble was a couple of weeks ago when I pulled away from Pepe so hard because I just had to run faster. (He’s a bit old and he couldn’t hold me). So I ran on my own the last 25m through the finish shoot.
I was so proud but then the volunteers stopped me and I got into big trouble. I will never do it again, I promise. My closest human family is Gabe – he is only 9 years old and he just finished his 10th parkrun. I’m proud of him too.
In October 2017 we were approached by Sumitomo Life with regards the possibility of starting parkrun in Japan, they were also preparing to launch SUMITOMO LIFE Vitality Shared-Value Insurance. As we already had strong relationships with Vitality in South Africa and the UK, and as Japan being a country we were already interested in, we decided to…