Laurie is possibly our most vocal volunteer and greets humans and dogs alike with much enthusiasm and cheer! She’s infectiously good humored even when getting over an injury and a joy to be around. Thank you Laurie for all your help – Cornwall parkrun team.
Name: Laurie Wilson
Home parkrun: Cornwall Park
Occupation: HR Manager
Number of Runs: 53
Number of times volunteered: 29
Favourite volunteer role: Barcode scanning
I volunteer at parkrun because: I love the chance to support and encourage people in their running. Plus I get to cuddle all the dogs!
One thing I love about parkrun is: the inclusivity – everyone is welcome
My most memorable parkrun moment was: parkrun Christmas Day – it’s so lovely to start the day with friends and enjoy the fancy dress fun.
Both Blenheim and Porirua celebrated anniversaries last week, well done to both their teams and volunteers for the communities they’ve brought together, plus special thanks to both Event Directors! Thanks to everyone who came along to the 2nd anniversary run. All the super heroes, James Kuegler and his group and the fine morning we…
Dave Hartley is one of our regular parkrunners at Palmerston North and I’m inspired by his commitment each week. Its great being able to put names to faces and anyone who’s done our parkrun will know Dave – he’s the guy in the wheelchair, and he’s given me permission to tell his story. Dave was…