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!
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…