Many thanks to Hayley for her wonderful commitment and congratulations as well, hopefully you’ll be getting your 25 volunteer t-shirt soon!
Name: Hayley Reid
Home parkrun: Hamilton Lake
Occupation: Teacher in Early Childhood Education
Number of Runs: 112
Number of times volunteered: 26
Favourite volunteer role: Finishing Tokens or Barcode Scanning
I volunteer at parkrun because: I like giving back to parkrun as it’s given me so much and I love seeing everyone finishing and being really happy with what they have achieved.
One thing I love about parkrun is: Getting out there, doing the 5K and improving each week and knowing that I’m exercising as well. Also seeing my friends every week!
My most memorable parkrun moment was: When I got my PB a few years ago, how much I was pushed through the whole 5K’s and how good it felt at the end. And also achieving my 100 parkruns!
Both Blenheim and Porirua celebrated anniversaries last week, well done to both their teams and volunteers for the communities they’ve brought together, plus special thanks to both Event Directors! Thanks to everyone who came along to the 2nd anniversary run. All the super heroes, James Kuegler and his group and the fine morning we…
Dave Hartley is one of our regular parkrunners at Palmerston North and I’m inspired by his commitment each week. Its great being able to put names to faces and anyone who’s done our parkrun will know Dave – he’s the guy in the wheelchair, and he’s given me permission to tell his story. Dave was…