Here we have another lovely ‘volunteer couple’ from Palmerston North parkrun which is only 7 events old, but has certainly become part of the community and continues to grow from strength to strength!
Name: Margaret & John Stuart
Age: 75 & 79
Home parkrun: Palmerston North
Number of Runs: Three
Number of times volunteered: Two
Favourite volunteer role: Tail walking
We volunteer at parkrun because we like to encourage people of all ages to keep fit and enjoy the outdoors.
One thing we love about parkrun is to see locals and visitors enjoying the lovely walkway along the Manawatu River.
Our most memorable parkrun moment so far was how cold it was a fortnight ago, but how happy everyone was!
This week’s event profile comes from Cambridge in the beautiful Waikato. Event Director Brian Prescott and Christine Jenkins talk about this lovely, country parkrun: I got asked if I would like to help set up Cambridge NZ parkrun. Later I found out I was the Event Director. Talk about being dropped in at…
Three years ago I walked the Hollyford Track with the help of Voltaren and Panadol. I was used to being active – walking, running and cycling were regular activities, but these were becoming more and more difficult with a rapidly deteriorating hip joint and debilitating arthritis pain. That same year I supported my daughter for…