Always lovely to feature a junior parkrunner who enjoys volunteering as well as running (to beat his dad)!
Number of Runs: 15
Number of times volunteered: 8
Favourite volunteer role: Scanner
I volunteer at parkrun because: I’m working towards a goal of getting a Volunteer 25 t-shirt. I like getting there early and talking to all the people too.
One thing I love about parkrun is: The people we see who we don’t normally see there – you can have a chat and meet new people from other places. And my family does it every week and I like beating my dad.
My most memorable parkrun moment was: Running a parkrun in jandals, football socks and shin pads. I was just going to watch my family run before my football game, but I got carried away and ended up running the whole thing!
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…