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!
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…