With Lower Hutt’s recent 6th anniversary here are some stats showing parkrun New Zealand’s growth over the last 6 years and below are some Global stats from last Saturday’s events worldwide.
Pictured above is Celia Biggs from Lower Hutt who reached her 50th milestone last week, congratulations!
growth of parkrun in New Zealand since the start in May 2012
parkrun worldwide totals for Saturday 19 May 2018
|For top 7 countries out of 18 worldwide|
This week’s event profile comes from Cambridge in the beautiful Waikato. Event Director Brian Prescott and Christine Jenkins talk about this lovely, country parkrun: I got asked if I would like to help set up Cambridge NZ parkrun. Later I found out I was the Event Director. Talk about being dropped in at…
Three years ago I walked the Hollyford Track with the help of Voltaren and Panadol. I was used to being active – walking, running and cycling were regular activities, but these were becoming more and more difficult with a rapidly deteriorating hip joint and debilitating arthritis pain. That same year I supported my daughter for…