Awards

brian_prescott_parkrun
Read more › Awards - 31st October 2017

Volunteer Profile

Celebrating all the volunteers of parkrun is very important, but sometimes we forget the Event and Run Directors, who do a lot of extra admin once parkrun is all over for another morning. Many thanks to all the Event/Run directors for their parkrun purpose and  dedication behind the scenes!   Name: Brian Prescott Age: 53…

Geoff volunteer
Read more › Awards - 17th October 2017

Volunteer Profile

Geoff McMillan has put Pegasus on the map, well the parkrun map! It’s a beautiful spot for a run and Geoff is certainly a wonderful ambassador for parkrun.   Name:  Geoff McMillan Age:       57 yrs Home parkrun: Pegasus   Occupation: Sales Manager   Number of Runs:     77   Number of times volunteered: 66 times…

Molly Volunteer Oct. 3rd news
Read more › Awards, Uncategorized - 3rd October 2017

Volunteer Profile

It’s such a pleasure knowing there are wonderful parkrun volunteers every week giving up their time for others, but having juniors come along and enjoy it too is brilliant – thanks Molly!   Name: Molly Age: 13 Home parkrun: Western Springs, Auckland   Occupation: Year 8 Student   Number of Runs: Zero! I’m too busy…

volunteer profile Kapiti Coast
Read more › Awards - 19th September 2017

Volunteer Profile

We do appreciate all the wonderful volunteers who give up their time and parkrun is extremely fortunate to have so many,  like Jude, who simply enjoy being involved to give back to their community. Grateful thanks.   Name: Jude Wadsworth Age: 68 Home parkrun: Kapiti Coast   Occupation: Retired   Number of Runs: Only two…

hayley - cambridge nz
Read more › Awards - 5th September 2017

Volunteer Profile

Many thanks to Hayley for her wonderful commitment and congratulations as well, hopefully you’ll be getting your 25 volunteer t-shirt soon!   Name: Hayley Reid Age: 36 Home parkrun: Hamilton Lake Occupation: Teacher in Early Childhood Education  Number of Runs: 112 Number of times volunteered: 26   Favourite volunteer role: Finishing Tokens or Barcode Scanning…

points
Read more › Awards, News - 13th December 2016

Message from parkrun Global

Since the beginning of parkrun we’ve always prided ourselves in breaking down barriers to participation and welcoming people no matter what their background or ability.   Perhaps the biggest change we’ve been through over the years has been from being a running event focused on finish times, to a community-led social event that uses running…