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.
Lower Hutt parkrun 319 – 5th May 2018 Saturday 5th May saw the 6th anniversary of parkrun in New Zealand with the celebration of the Lower Hutt parkrun. The following is an abridged version of their excellent run report celebrating the anniversary When I signed up for the role of run reporter for…
Thank you to regional reporter Carolyn Deverson and The Southland Times for this article: Balclutha hosted its first parkrun on Saturday 5th May, with more than 50 people taking part in misty conditions. parkrun is a phenomenon that has become a world-wide success since starting at Bushy Park in London in 2004. People travel to take part…