Read more › News - 20th March 2018

parkrun Diary

Cancellations: Please take note Western Springs will be cancelled this Saturday, 24th March due to the Pasifika Festival taking place.   Daylight saving – winter times: Please take note that from Saturday April 7th    Dunedin, Invercargill and Wanaka parkruns will be changing to a 9.00 am start   New parkruns for 2018 Tauranga – 28th April Balclutha – 5th…

Laurie volunteer
Read more › Awards - 20th March 2018

Volunteer Profile

Laurie is possibly our most vocal volunteer and greets humans and dogs alike with much enthusiasm and cheer! She’s infectiously good humored even when getting over an injury and a joy to be around. Thank you Laurie for all your help  – Cornwall parkrun team.   Name: Laurie Wilson Age: 54 Home parkrun: Cornwall Park…

geoff milestone
Read more › Uncategorized - 7th March 2018

Feedback from the Field

Geoff’s run report: Pegasus parkrun #92 was also my parkrun #100 and due to just having had shoulder surgery on the Tuesday, some of my core team took on the responsibility of organising the parkrun. Add in that we have been trying to break the 100 attendance barrier for a wee while, we had named…

Jacki and Simon
Read more › Uncategorized - 7th March 2018

Volunteer Profile

Pegasus parkrun’s couple volunteers for this week!   Name: Jackie and Simon Hancock Age: 41/42 Home parkrun: Pegasus   Occupation: Early intervention teacher (Jackie) and IT geek (Simon)   Number of Runs: Jackie: 58 – Simon: 59 (as of 18th Feb)   Number of times volunteered:  Jackie has volunteered a total of 55 times currently…

porirua mum and son
Read more › Uncategorized - 7th March 2018

Children at parkrun

Please do make sure that your children under 11 are always accompanied by either you (their parent), or a responsible guardian. This is a simple rule to ensure all children never get lost and also, in case they have a fall or get tired they have someone they know close by to look after them….

western Springs
Read more › Uncategorized - 7th March 2018

parkrun Diary

Cancellations: Please take note Western Springs will be cancelled on 24th March due to the Pasifika Festival taking place.   New parkruns for 2018 We are looking forward to launching the following new parkruns in the late April early May. Gisborne:  starting near the Waikane Surf Life Saving Club Tauranga: starting near The Historic Village

Read more › News - 20th February 2018

parkrun Diary

Note from Cambridge parkrun about to celebrate their 1st anniversary! With one year (almost) under our belt, let’s indulge ourselves in some stats: There are 250 registered parkrunners with Cambridge NZ recorded as their home parkrun. Over the last twelve months, we have had a total of 482 different participants attend our parkrun. Those 482…

Volunteer profile - dunedin
Read more › Uncategorized - 20th February 2018

Volunteer Profile

Lisa is one of those volunteers that are such an inspiration, Lisa doesn’t run, but simply loves to come along with her family and help out. There are many volunteers just like Lisa – many thanks to you all!   Name: Lisa Caton Age: 46 Home parkrun: Dunedin Occupation: Teacher Aide Number of Runs: No…

Fenwick gates
Read more › Uncategorized - 6th February 2018

Most southerly parkrun

Recently Bressay parkun, way up in the Shetland  Islands, was introduced as UK’s most northerly parkrun. New Zealand will now have the most southerly event when Invercargill parkrun launches this Saturday! Here are some insights and history from new Event Director , Liz Henry, who amazingly has ancestral links to Shetland!   Home to The World’s…