Uncategorized - 7th August 2017

Adventure of a Lifetime


Alex Asher’s epic journey started on the shores of Cook Strait and ended at Cape Reinga all the way up the West Coast, 6 years earlier Alex had tackled the East Coast starting at Cape Reinga and finishing on the Cook Strait! This is an incredible story of overcoming injury, personal fears and pure exhaustion.

Alex has been a parkrunner at Cornwall Park and Western Springs  - but obviously he is an avid adventurer of note! Read Alex’s insightful account here:

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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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