Here is another lovely ‘couple’ volunteer team! Don has been a proud member of the Onehunga Amateur Athletic and Harrier Club since he was 15 years old, unfortunately the club nowadays is down to 10 members, although they would welcome more runners young and old! Don was featured on tv a little while ago chatting about the club’s long history – see below:
Name: Don and Barbara Park
Age: Don 72yrs
Home parkrun: Cornwall Park
Number of Runs: over 50
Number of times volunteered: 1 each
Favourite volunteer role: Barbara enjoyed doing the finishing line scanning, Don enjoys the marshalling
I volunteer at parkrun because: It’s a volunteer run organisation, I feel it is my due to give my time back
One thing I love about parkrun is: Taking part in the five km run/walk, getting our times and enjoying the community feel of the event.
My most memorable parkrun moment was: Watching the amazing number of young kids running with their families.
Great to see so many club runners today for our Run Club Invitational – the running community in Dunedin is great and by supporting the clubs you can also support the great events that they put on like the Dunedin Marathon, Hill-Free Half and Three Peaks just to name a few. These events all have…
Hamilton Lake had the honour of welcoming a running legend last Saturday and Alison King, of Puarenga parkrun, was very fortunate to join him around the lake on a lovely St. Patrick’s Day morning! David Moorcroft is in New Zealand to be the guest speaker at a celebration dinner held at the Whanganui War…