Introducing another parkrun stalwart who hails from lovely Cambridge!
Name: Doug Jenkins
Home parkrun: Cambridge NZ
Number of Runs: Not many
Number of times volunteered: 30 something
Favourite volunteer role: Any of them, with the exception of tail walker. I like to leave that to the walkers with four legs and a tail.
I volunteer at parkrun because: parkrun helps so many people achieve their personal fitness goals.
One thing I love about parkrun is: The friendly vibe and interaction with a wide variety of people.
My most memorable parkrun moment was: Cambridge NZ’s inaugural ‘Christmas Cracker’ parkrun with modified course. I loved seeing the personal triumphs as participants conquered our infamous (mostly flat) hill finish.
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…