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.
We welcome East End, New Plymouth into the parkrun fold on Saturday 22nd and wish them all the very best for their inaugural run! They start on a day when around the country a number of parkruns are having a ‘tutu’ parkrun, just for the fun of it (including Invercargill pictured above) and evidently the…
There’s a lot of support for East End parkrun which starts on Saturday, many thanks to Erin Vaughn and Trevor Masters who are the new Event Directors for coming on board and to Keith Dymond of the local New Zealand Home Loans for his support too in bringing parkrun to New Plymouth. Noel took the…