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 me. I signed up to be a photographer, but have done multiple volunteering roles! I love all aspects of parkrun and the way it brings our community together. Here I am at the Mud Run! – Nathalie Jeeves-Edwards
Name: Nathalie Jeeves-Edwards
Home parkrun: Puarenga parkrun
Number of Runs: not nearly enough, 4 officially.
Number of times volunteered: 21
Favourite volunteer role: All of them, you see a different aspect of parkrun and the participants every time you volunteer
I volunteer at parkrun because: I love meeting new people from all walks of life and seeing the determination of everyone there. I’ve also loved seeing the progress different participants have made since our inception.
One thing I love about parkrun is: everyone is so friendly and welcoming
My most memorable parkrun moment was: yet to come… I’m going to have our first Puarenga parkrun baby in November!
A good crowd of 35 runners, joggers and walkers, including 15 first timers joined in for Event #7, the first event at our new Winter start time of 9am. It was a beautiful, crisp morning as the overnight rain cleared for great running conditions that saw 7 new personal bests, a new member of the…
parkrun attracts amazing volunteers and Tanya is yet another example by sharing her talents and giving back to the community with such enthusiasm. Thanks Tanya! Name: Tanya Seletkoff Age: 22 Home parkrun: Pegasus Occupation: Sales & Marketing/Photographer Number of Runs: 0 Number of times volunteered: 6 Favourite volunteer role: Photographer…