Invercargill family
Read more › Awards - 10th July 2018

The Prattley family profiles

This week the entire Prattley family of four are featured and what wonderful ambassadors they are for parkrun! Many thanks for your enthusiasm and willingness to give back by volunteering too.    Name: Ruth Prattley Age: 32 Occupation: Mum / Wife / coffee connoisseur Home parkrun: Invercargill! Number of Runs: 13 Number of times volunteered:…

Suzanne Halpin
Read more › Awards - 26th June 2018

Volunteer Profile

Suzanne started running at Porirua back in December 2013 so has seen Porirua parkrun grow over these last five years. She’s another outstanding example of our parkrun volunteers and we’re very pleased she chose New Zealand to move to!   Name: Suzanne Halpin   Age: 45 (although aged 30, according to my favourite son)   Home…

Read more › News - 26th June 2018

parkrun Diary

Blenheim parkrun is turning two on 7th July and will have a barbeque afterwards – so tell your friends to come along and join in! They would welcome some extra volunteers on the day, and let’s hope the morning will be as lovely as the one pictured above!   Porirua parkrun is also celebrating their anniversary…

Read more › Awards - 13th June 2018

Volunteer Profile

A very valued member of the Invercargill parkrun team Sandra and her husband Neil make rather a special team, thank you both so much for your valuable help and enthusiasm for parkrun!   Name: Sandra Brownridge Age: 60 Home parkrun: Invercargill   Occupation: Retired due to Sickness Number of Runs: 5 Number of times volunteered:…

Richard McC
Read more › News - 13th June 2018

Lower Hutt Legend

Richard McChesney – LastOneStanding   Last weekend saw Richard McChesney, who started the Lower Hutt parkrun race on English soil at #LastOneStanding - an incredible, endurance elimination race.   Richard’s account of his amazing adventure follows: “An absolutely amazing weekend. The idea is that runners (and me walking) have to complete a 4.1 mile lap (6.56Km) in…

Read more › News - 13th June 2018

parkrun Diary

This Saturday is Pegasus parkrun’s second anniversary  – they invite new and regular parkrunners and also perhaps some parkrun tourists to come along to join the celebration! All are welcome.   Anniversaries Pegasus - 16th June, 2nd anniversary Puarenga - 23rd June,  2nd anniversary   Cancellations Please take note Queenstown parkrun is cancelled on 23rd June…

Read more › Uncategorized - 29th May 2018

NZ Anniversary Stats

With Lower Hutt’s recent 6th anniversary here are some stats showing parkrun New Zealand’s growth over the last 6 years and below are some Global stats from last Saturday’s events worldwide. Pictured above is Celia Biggs from Lower Hutt who reached her 50th milestone last week, congratulations!   growth of parkrun in New Zealand since…