barry curtis
Read more › News - 16th May 2018

parkrun Diary

Cancellations Western Springs – 19th May Unfortunately part of the course is still under construction from the storm!     New parkruns for 2018 Queenstown – 9th June inaugural run   Upcoming Anniversaries  Barry Curtis – date to be confirmed   Anderson – 26th May Celebrate with us! On Saturday 19 May it is Anderson…

Porirua couple volunteer profile
Read more › Awards - 16th May 2018

Volunteer Profile

A lovely couple from Porirua parkrun are featured this week, many thanks for your great support Steve and Amanda! Name: Steve Macdonald Amanda Macdonald Age: 42 35 Home parkrun: Porirua Porirua Occupation: System Administrator at Salvation Army Coordinator Number of Runs: 7 Porirua 11 total 38 Number of times volunteered: 17 6 Favourite volunteer role:…

lower hutt
Read more › Uncategorized - 1st May 2018

parkrun Diary

Two cancellations this week, the 6th anniversary of parkrun in New Zealand and a new parkrun launch on the South Island!   Cancellations: Please note Puarenga parkrun is cancelled on the 5th May due to the Rotorua Marathon taking place. Western Springs is unfortunately cancelled again this Saturday, 5th May due to ongoing damage with the course. Massive tree down which…

Doug at Cambridge NZ
Read more › Awards - 1st May 2018

Volunteer Profile

Introducing another parkrun stalwart who hails from lovely Cambridge! Name:  Doug Jenkins Age:  Old-ish Home parkrun:  Cambridge NZ   Occupation:  Educator   Number of Runs:  Not many   Number of times volunteered:  30 something   Favourite volunteer role:  Any of them, with the exception of tail walker. I like to leave that to the walkers…

Read more › News - 1st May 2018

parkrun Malaysia

Welcome to Malaysia, the newest country to join the parkrun family, which had its first run on 14 April. Taken from parkrun Australia: A new member joined the Global parkrun family last weekend, as Malaysia launched their inaugural event, Taman Pudu Ulu parkrun. New events launch on a weekly basis across the world, however it’s not…

pegasus - volunteer
Read more › Awards - 17th April 2018

Volunteer Profile

parkrun attracts amazing volunteers and Tanya is yet another example by sharing her talents and giving back to the community with such enthusiasm. Thanks Tanya!   Name: Tanya Seletkoff Age: 22 Home parkrun: Pegasus   Occupation:  Sales & Marketing/Photographer   Number of Runs: 0   Number of times volunteered: 6   Favourite volunteer role: Photographer…

Read more › Uncategorized - 17th April 2018

The ‘little p’ mentality

Recently in the parkrun US newsletter they had an article on why ‘parkrun’ is one word and all lowercase – but however anyone spells it, it’s still simply a great little run (or walk) in a park! Excerpt from the parkrun US blog: Most people involved with parkrun want to shout about it from the…

hamilton lake
Read more › News - 17th April 2018

parkrun Diary

Cancellations: Please note Puarenga parkrun is cancelled on the 5th May due to the Rotorua Marathon taking place.   Daylight saving – winter times: Dunedin, Invercargill and Wanaka parkruns have changed to their Winter start time of 9.00 am   New parkruns for 2018 Tauranga – 28th April, registrations open Balclutha – 5th May, registrations open Gisborne – 12th May,…