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!
I’m Jackie (Jax) Hancock from Pegasus parkrun in North Canterbury. We got involved with parkrun because my uncle came to visit from the UK and made us do Hagley (before Pegasus had started!). Then when Geoff started Pegasus parkrun it was so close to home we thought we would try it out – and started off saying…
Born with Miller Syndrome, a rare genetic condition, Erica and her brother are the only two affected by the syndrome in New Zealand. She credits her mum for her iron-willed disposition and her story of refusing to let her condition get in the way of her hopes and dreams is inspirational. Erica, parkrun NZ…