Get along to Whangarei parkrun this Saturday (10th Feb.) for their 2nd anniversary celebrations! All are welcome and they will be looking forward to meeting new parkrunners, hosting parkrun tourists and seeing all the locals!
Whangarei – 10th February 2018
New parkuns in February 2018
Invercargill parkrun – 10th February
Wanaka parkrun – 24th February
XRACE starts on 16th February in Whangarei and takes place all over the country - Checkout the website here: http://www.xrace.co.nz/#new-home
Many thanks to New Zealand Home Loans who kindly gave away free entries to some lucky parkrunners who are, Yasuko from Christchurch parkrun, Karien from Kapiti Coast and Natalie from Puarenga parkrun! Have a wonderful time!
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?
Lower Hutt parkrun 319 – 5th May 2018 Saturday 5th May saw the 6th anniversary of parkrun in New Zealand with the celebration of the Lower Hutt parkrun. The following is an abridged version of their excellent run report celebrating the anniversary When I signed up for the role of run reporter for…
Thank you to regional reporter Carolyn Deverson and The Southland Times for this article: Balclutha hosted its first parkrun on Saturday 5th May, with more than 50 people taking part in misty conditions. parkrun is a phenomenon that has become a world-wide success since starting at Bushy Park in London in 2004. People travel to take part…