Tauranga parkrun had their inaugural run on 28th April and it was a great success, even the weather was kind and held off - well done to the whole team! parkrun NZ
Awesome effort to make this happen and an excellent event added to Tauranga’s outdoor activities calendar. A fantastic course in an easy to get to location, plenty of parking and excellent facilities at the Historic Village – Scott Arrol, Western Springs
Sally Gibbs- triple world track champion – Thanks for your support on Tauranga’s inaugural run! – Jade Daniels, Tauranga
Was awesome! – will miss next 2 Saturdays as we are running in Rotorua and Hawkes Bay but back after that! – Mitsi Weyers, Tauranga
Thanks for an awesome family and dog-friendly event. A big thank you to all the lovely, encouraging volunteers – Ciara Young, Tauranga
Looks like parkrun in Tauranga has a bright future. Well done team, hopefully get there in the next few weeks – Steve Darby (436 parkruns)
So cool to have parkrun supporters from other cities join us for the launch day – thanks guys! – Sally Cooke, Tauranga
Fantastic parkrun thank you Tauranga volunteers! Nneka Okonta, Lower Hutt
Mark Pfaff ran his 100th parkrun last week, congratulations and lovely to have you here in New Zealand!
Mark’s 100 runs were made in 8 Countries, in 55 locations, including 16 different parkruns in New Zealand including Cornwall Park on Christmas Day last year, dressed as Father Christmas! Mark is also famous at Cornwall Park for getting his motor home stuck in the entrance gate and being rescued by a parkrunner!
Really enjoyed Cornwall parkrun whilst on tour in NZ from the UK… hopefully I’ll return and join you all again! – Sally May
This week’s beautiful, furry friend comes from Whangarei in the winterless north! This is Charlie. Charlie loves parkrun. Charlie has run 56 parkruns in Whangarei. Charlie wants to know where her “50” T shirt is so she can be just like Bonnie. That’s Bonnie on her right. She always follows Charlie around the course. Whangarei…
Although we are well into the New Year now, there were so many great pictures from the ‘tutu’ run on the 22nd December that I’ve added some here to reminisce! There’s a special run report below written by Jaxon of Millwater parkrun – thanks Jaxon for your informative and heart warming words of wisdom! Also…