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.
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…