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!
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