Uncategorized - 26th July 2017

Celebrating an octogenarian parkrun hero!


Peter Hanson is a regular runner at the Porirua parkrun. He’s done 55 parkruns now and he made sure to clock up his 50th parkrun the week before his 80th birthday. Astrid and the Porirua community are thrilled to have Peter as a regular parkrunner and sometimes volunteer as he’s known for being a ‘lovely chap’ and now also a great sportsman!

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Volunteer Profile

Porirua is very lucky to have this stalwart volunteer and, no doubt, there’s many other parkruns that have  there own ‘good sorts’ who just get on with doing those little jobs that make every parkrun morning a pleasure! Many thanks to George and all our wonderful volunteers!   Name: George van Meeuwen Age: 60 to…

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Athletics NZ Club Conference

Athletics New Zealand Club Conference – 29th July 2017   We were honoured to be invited to speak at Athletics New Zealand’s Club Connect conference held at Ellerslie recently and it was good to meet representatives of the many clubs that attended.   Our presentation on the parkrun story and future goals was well received…