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.
Cornwall parkrun recently changed its course to a 3 lapper, there was an enthusiastic crowd to try out the new course, but one parkrun stalwart went above and beyond to get there! My journey from Browns Bay to Cornwall parkrun using Public Transport My car was leaking oil and my mechanic recommended I not…
In our four-part training series, we’ll be introducing some of the training methods you can use to help you improve your running and your parkrun PB. In this instalment, we’re discussing tempo running. To help us to do so, we’ve enlisted the help of Richard Partridge! As an athlete, Richard has a 5k PB of 13:45 and…