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!
Rachael doesn’t actually run, but she’s one of Hagley parkrun’s core volunteers, having clocked up 99 volunteer roles and many other simple acts of kindness! She is more than a supporter because she’s part of New Zealand Home Loans the national sponsors for parkrun New Zealand – thank you very much Rachael for all you…
Anniversaries Dunedin – 13th January 2018 Event Director, Tania, had this to say about their anniversary! - It’s time to celebrate 4 years of Dunedin parkrun and as always there will be cake. Traditional gifts for a 4th (wedding) anniversary are fruit and flowers … so I’ve extrapolated that into a theme for the…