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
Home parkrun: Blenheim
Occupation: High school teacher
Number of runs: None! Strictly an observer
Number of times volunteered: 13
Favourite volunteer role: Timekeeper
I volunteer at parkrun because: My 8 year old son is running, and I’m there to support him (and be his taxi driver…).
One thing I love about parkrun is: The camaraderie and how encouraging everyone is – it doesn’t matter what your ability or experience is, everyone is welcomed in and their achievements are celebrated with each run.
My most memorable parkrun moment was: That time my son *almost* beat the clock on 25 minutes… it was touch and go as he crossed the line, at 25.01!
Geoff from Pegusus parkrun (above on left) ran his 99th parkrun in Invercargill last Saturday, seen here with Hagley parkrunner, Brian Tyro on the right, whose daughter in law came second in our event yesterday with a new course record – Liz Henry, Invercargill We have a new female record held by Lyndsey Tyro., great…
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…