porirua - Russia tourists
Read more › Uncategorized - 11th July 2017

Feedback from the Field

From Porirua to Russia with love! This was our first International parkrun – we put on our running gear, ate a quick breakfast and headed off to Zvenigorodskaya Metro station. We noticed that we were the only people in running gear, as most others were heading off to work. We arrived at Krestoskiy Ostrov station…

volunteer pic Cambridge
Read more › Uncategorized - 11th July 2017

Volunteer Profile

Thank you to Larraine for her constant help and cheerfulness, lovely picture of her here on the ‘tokens’ spot with Run Director, Paul in the back ground and another little, enthusiastic helper! Name: Larraine Crowther Age: 73 Home parkrun: Cambridge NZ Occupation: Retired Number of Runs: 5   Number of times volunteered: 10 Favourite volunteer…

Cornwall doco
Read more › Uncategorized - 28th June 2017

Not Just Another Mountain

Cornwall Park in Auckland is known for its beauty and historical importance, as such parkrun New Zealand knows it is a privilege to hold an event there. Chris Davis has made a wonderfully informative documentary covering the history of  One Tree Hill/Maungakiekie and has also managed to highlight some of the many activities that Aucklanders use…

Porirua
Read more › Uncategorized - 28th June 2017

parkrun Diary

This coming Saturday is the four year anniversary of Porirua parkun, and I’d like to give a shout-out to the people who’ve kept it going all that time. Volunteer organisations are successful through the perseverance of those who selflessly give their time so that others can achieve their goals, and we are very lucky to…

blenheim -2
Read more › Uncategorized - 28th June 2017

Volunteer Profile

We do enjoy celebrating our volunteers at parkrun and parents like Bronwyn are particularly welcome for coming along even though running is not really what they enjoy doing, but they come and help out because their children come to run – what wonderful parents and stars! Thank you very much.   Name: Bronwyn James Age:…

Puarenga.jpg -2
Read more › Uncategorized - 28th June 2017

Feedback from the Field

Thanks for the fantastic turnout to help us celebrate our first birthday! A massive thank you goes to the volunteers and our national sponsors New Zealand Home Loans. Hope you had as much fun as we did! It was great to see tourists from Australia and a couple of out -of- towner’s. Well done to…

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Read more › Uncategorized - 27th June 2017

Milestone t-shirt update

The latest batch of milestone t-shirts is nearly with us. We know some of you have been waiting a while to receive yours, so we wanted to let you know how the process will work.   Around 23,000 new milestone t-shirts will arrive in port later this week. They need to clear customs and be…

Nathalie
Read more › Uncategorized - 14th June 2017

Volunteer Profile

I have loved being (and still being) part of the Puarenga team since before it officially started, trialling different start and finish points, encouraging locals to take part and so on. My uncle (Rob Hammington of Hamilton Lake parkrun) passed on my details to Alison King who originally started Puarenga parkrun, who in turn contacted…

Anderson pic
Read more › Uncategorized - 14th June 2017

parkrun Diary

Cancellations Please note Anderson parkrun in Napier is cancelled  until 17th June. There are extensive upgrades happening at the park and the course is out of action, apologies for any inconvenience this may cause. It will be able to reopen on 24th June.   Upcoming Anniversaries  Pegasus parkrun – 17th June – this Saturday, go along to celebrate their first anniversary!…

Mark and Alastair
Read more › Uncategorized - 14th June 2017

Feedback from the Field

We wish all parkrunners a great run this Sunday at the Wellington Marathon and especially one of our parkrun Event Directors, Geoff McMillan, who is doing it for very personal reasons: Here’s Geoff – “I’m going to be running in the Wellington Half Marathon on the 18th June, as a representative for the Heart Foundation…