Simon and Christine
Read more › Uncategorized - 14th November 2017

Volunteer Profile

Simon has been a regular at Cornwall parkrun starting back in 2014, although his lovely wife Christine is a fairly new parkrun convert.  Another ‘couple volunteers’  will be featured in a fortnight. Perhaps we could find more couples who volunteer together across the country?       Name:  Simon Brown-Haysom   Age:  52   Home…

Hamilton Lake birthday
Read more › News - 31st October 2017

Fond farewells and warm welcomes

Hamilton Lake parkrun celebrated its 4th birthday on 21st October with a great crowd, an excellent barby and cake! These last four years has seen Hamilton Lake grow from strength to strength with Rob Hammington’s enthusiasm and dedication as Event Director. Rob decided to step down from his ED responsibilities and has passed the baton…

Read more › Awards - 31st October 2017

Volunteer Profile

Celebrating all the volunteers of parkrun is very important, but sometimes we forget the Event and Run Directors, who do a lot of extra admin once parkrun is all over for another morning. Many thanks to all the Event/Run directors for their parkrun purpose and  dedication behind the scenes!   Name: Brian Prescott Age: 53…

diary pic
Read more › News - 31st October 2017

parkrun Diary

Christmas Day and New Year’s Day parkruns   Christmas Day – Cornwall Park and Lower Hutt -9am start Hamilton Lake, Dunedin and  Whangarei – 8am start   New Year’s Day – Lower Hutt, Dunedin and Whangarei – 8am start   Anniversaries  Western Springs – 18th November  (with an animal theme of course)   Change of…

Hamilton Lake
Read more › News - 17th October 2017

International parkrun Day

MiNDFOOD Article By Anne-Marie Cook| October 5th 2017   parkrun is a deceptively simple concept – it’s a free, weekly, 5km timed run. This Saturday 7 October marks parkrun’s 13th birthday.   Thirteen years ago (on October 2, 2004), 13 people gathered to run the Bushy Park Time Trial – the very first parkrun. parkrun is…

Geoff volunteer
Read more › Awards - 17th October 2017

Volunteer Profile

Geoff McMillan has put Pegasus on the map, well the parkrun map! It’s a beautiful spot for a run and Geoff is certainly a wonderful ambassador for parkrun.   Name:  Geoff McMillan Age:       57 yrs Home parkrun: Pegasus   Occupation: Sales Manager   Number of Runs:     77   Number of times volunteered: 66 times…

Apricot tees Hamilton Lake
Read more › Uncategorized - 17th October 2017

parkrun Diary

Hamilton Lake celebrates its 4th anniversary this Saturday 21st October – Visitors, first timers and all parkrunners are more than welcome to join the festivities, it’s sure to be a great morning!   Anniversaries  Hamilton Lake – October 21st 2017 Western Springs – November (date to be confirmed)   Change of start time Hamilton Lake…

Pegasus - with Athletics Canterbury
Read more › Uncategorized - 3rd October 2017

Feedback from the Field

Report back from Pegasus parkrun after hosting the North Canterbury Athletics Club’s Championships. was that it went very well! A total of 18 Club Runners turned up and there were  12 sub-20 runs, both male and female Course Records went to some familiar names – Matt Dryden & Hannah Oldroyd. There were 7 new Age…