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 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…