Name: Colin Thoms (‘twice-around Colin’)
Age: Young at heart
Home parkrun: Hagley
Number of Runs: 64
Number of times volunteered: Most Saturday mornings (at least 30 times)
Favourite volunteer role: Colin goes further than anyone else. In fact, he goes around the course twice each week. The first time very early before anyone else, he does the course setup. You see him quietly joining the rest of us with his trusty bag, now empty of the markers, to join us and run the course a second time.
Volunteers at parkrun because: Colin is one of those ‘good sorts’ and simply enjoys being involved and helping out.
One thing we love about Colin is: His dedication, willingness and great volunteering spirit!
My most memorable parkrun moment was: This week we managed to catch a photo of him doing his good work!
Yay! Cornwall parkrun will celebrate 5 years of parkrunning this coming Saturday, they look forward to seeing old and new faces – all welcome for cake, lollies and 5 year old fun! Customary dress up of course – or wear your favourite party hat! Check out the new Tauranga International Marathon below (half, quarter,…
It was rather wet for almost all parkruns last week with three having to cancel, hence the wet weather gear above! Alastair Stephens from Lower Hutt luckily missed all the bad weather and has written a lovely account of his travels in Scotland below. Big thankyou to the volunteers today, awful day to be…