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!
A big thank you to Cath and Jeff for their awesome efforts running in/with Maia the Heart Kids Bear for the 12km Traverse at the Auckland Marathon! – Laura Osborne, Cornwall parkrun Great shot. Well done guys xxx – Gooya Mozdbar To be fair I did very little apart from…
Please take note that Hamilton Lake will start at 7.30am this Saturday 18th November due to another event and it is also Western Springs’ 2nd anniversary! Christmas Day and New Year’s Day parkruns Christmas Day - Cornwall Park and Lower Hutt -9am start Hamilton Lake, Dunedin, Pegasus, Western Springs and Whangarei – 8am start…