Note from Cambridge parkrun about to celebrate their 1st anniversary!
With one year (almost) under our belt, let’s indulge ourselves in some stats:
So make sure you come along on 3 March to celebrate the completion of one year, and the start of many more to come. If just half of the people registered to Cambridge NZ parkrun turned up, we would smash our current attendance record of 95.
Thank you to all the generous volunteers who have made our event happen every week for nearly a year!
Cambridge parkrun – 3rd March
Taupo parkrun is unfortunately cancelled 24th February 2018 due to the ‘Across the Lake Swim’
New parkun launch
Wanaka parkrun – 24th February 2018
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?
This week’s event profile comes from Cambridge in the beautiful Waikato. Event Director Brian Prescott and Christine Jenkins talk about this lovely, country parkrun: I got asked if I would like to help set up Cambridge NZ parkrun. Later I found out I was the Event Director. Talk about being dropped in at…
Three years ago I walked the Hollyford Track with the help of Voltaren and Panadol. I was used to being active – walking, running and cycling were regular activities, but these were becoming more and more difficult with a rapidly deteriorating hip joint and debilitating arthritis pain. That same year I supported my daughter for…