Awards - 4th September 2018

Volunteer Profile

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Sarah has been injured and not able to run parkrun, so she has recently been walking it or volunteering with her son Mason.  Her husband and other son Caleb are parkrunners also.

Sarah and Mason are a great team and work well doing finish tokens.   This photo was taken for our “Best of British” themed event. – Liz Henry (ED Invercargill)


Name:  Sarah Gerrard and Mason Gerrard

Age: 36

Home parkrun:  Invercargill parkrun


Occupation:  Accountant


Number of Runs: 11


Number of times volunteered:  8


Favourite volunteer role: Finish Tokens or Timekeeper


I volunteer at parkrun because:  I want to do my bit to keep parkrun alive, if we didn’t all volunteer now and again then parkrun wouldn’t be possible.


One thing I love about parkrun is: I love being at the finish line, such a great atmosphere and so awesome to see fellow parkrunners’ smiling faces and cheer them on as they cross the finish line


 My most memorable parkrun moment was: was probabaly crossing the finish line in my first parkrun, all the enouragment and cheering, had me hooked!!



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