Head along to Kapiti Coast this Saturday for their 3rd anniversary, there’ll be coffee, cake to share and a sausage sizzle for everyone, plus some giveaways! They will be looking forward to seeing you all!
Anniversaries Kapiti Coast – 27th January
Filming at Western Springs - 27th January, come along and join us to be part of TV One’s ‘Whanau Living’ parkrun story!
New parkuns in February 2018
Invercargill parkrun – 10th February – Registrations are now open!
Wanaka parkrun – 24th February – Registrations will be open in early February.
Free Entries to XRACE
XRACE will be back in February 2018 Checkout the website here: http://www.xrace.co.nz/#new-home New Zealand Home Loans has kindly given a number of free entries for parkrunners. If you wish to receive one please write in and let us know which XRACE you and your child plan to enter. Add your home parkrun and barcode number and you will go into the draw.
Kirikiriroa Marathon Hamilton – Saturday 10th March
A number of Hamilton Lake parkrunners and Run Directors are involved in the administration of the Kirikiriroa Marathon, holding its third annual event on Saturday 10 March.
This is a not-for-profit, marathon, focussing on first timers and is very inexpensive ($32 solo, $80 for a team of three 12.6km, 18.1km and 11.5km). Management is totally volunteer based, therefore reliant on the running community for help.
A lot of volunteers are needed as marshals for a few hours on the day. They are critical members of the team, ensuring that everything goes smoothly and runners/walkers stay on the correct course. Expressions of interest are now open. Can you help?
As mentioned in the previous newsletter “parkrun New Zealand aims to support and assist Achilles NZ members, walkers and runners in taking part in parkrun events and encouraging support amongst the parkrun community”. There are Achilles Chapters throughout New Zealand in Auckland, Hamilton, Tauranga, Rotorua, Wellington, Christchurch and Invercargill and there’s a parkrun event in all…
Millwater, Wanaka and Queenstown parkruns were recently featured in their local news and parkrun tourists Astrid and George van Meeuwen feature Milano Nord parkrun while on their travels. They certainly look like they’re enjoying themselves and sampling the local flavours too! Article from Millwater Mag Every Saturday morning, just before 8am, over 100 runners and…