Last Saturday saw our total numbers across the country hit 2,524 parkrunners, which is a great start to the year. Hopefully all those who may have New Year Resolutions to keep will continue to come and enjoy all that parkun has to offer, because keeping fit can be fun!
Hot, hot, hot, and how about that turnout? Just quietly, I think we might have smashed the national attendance record, with 352 of you running, jogging, and walking around our beautiful course this morning!
It was an absolutely stunning morning in the park and was fantastic to see so many of you come down to be amongst friends and enjoy the usual parkrun camaraderie.
Brad Henderson – Hagley
Another perfect morning for a run or walk by the river, attested to by a turn out of 294, from as far away as Palmerston North, the UK and other locales.
Lower Hutt parkrun
Some big crowds today! Awesome at Lower Hutt, Palmy, and Dunedin..Love the fact that Whangarei was over 100 again.
Me – I went tourist too. First time at Cornwall Park and it won’t be the last- loved it!
Must give a big shout for Jeff Parkinson and his wonderful briefings both for first timers and then the general one. Couldn’t fail to start the run with a smile.
Andy Mears – Whangarei
I am keen to see us make that 100 participants mark, so lets really push hard for it to happen this coming Saturday, if you haven’t been for a while – come on down! If you haven’t got here at all yet – do it on January 27th! Everyone bring someone along – your family, your neighbours, the butcher, the baker, the ……….. See you all on Saturday, good running everyone!
Geoff McMillan– Pegasus parkrun
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