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Pegasus - Bidgie
Read more › News - 17th May 2017

Volunteer Profile

  Bidgie Jefferies has been and continues to be a staunch supporter and great volunteer at Pegasus, as she says her spinal injury prevents her from participating but her love of running keeps her motivated, keen and totally supportive. Bidgie is, in her own right, one of the great characters we have at Pegasus. -…

puarenga
Read more › News - 3rd May 2017

parkrun Diary

Porirua parkrun – track still closed! The bridge in Bothamley Park near the 1km mark is being replaced.  For the following two Saturdays the Porirua team will still be at the Plimmerton course. This album shows you where to go and details about the track. http://www.parkrun.co.nz/porirua/news/2017/02/27/porirua-parkrun-temporary-course-18-25-march-and-1-april-2017/     Cancellations – Please note this coming Saturday…

kelly
Read more › News - 3rd May 2017

Volunteer Profile

  Name: Kelly de Charmoy Age: 25 Home parkrun: Cornwall Park   Occupation: Nurse   Number of Runs: 23   Number of times volunteered: at least 83 (and counting)   Favourite volunteer role: Scanner   I volunteer at parkrun because: I love being involved in something so epic!   One thing I love about parkrun…

world masters
Read more › News, Uncategorized - 20th April 2017

World Masters Games 2017 – Auckland

We wish all parkrunners who are taking part in the World Masters Games the very best in whichever events you are participating in and would love to hear from you about your  experience to share some great stories about this wonderful event!   ‘The World Masters Games is the world’s largest multi-sport event. Held every…

cambridge NZ diary pic
Read more › News, Uncategorized - 20th April 2017

parkrun Diary

  Porirua parkrun – track still closed! The bridge in Bothamley Park near the 1km mark is being replaced.  For the following two Saturdays the Porirua team will still be at the Plimmerton course. This album shows you where to go and details about the track. http://www.parkrun.co.nz/porirua/news/2017/02/27/porirua-parkrun-temporary-course-18-25-march-and-1-april-2017/     Cancellations: Puarenga - 6th May 2017, due…

tourist Cornwall
Read more › News - 4th April 2017

A unique parkrun double (or the “the lengths to which you go”)

We often hear people say that they wish they could do parkrun more than once per week, but Washington DC area parkrunner Paul Durbin has gone to extreme lengths to make that wish a reality. On March 18th Paul did Cornwall parkrun at 8am in Auckland, New Zealand, then he flew to San Francisco where he did Crissy…

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Read more › News - 4th April 2017

Volunteer Profile

Name: Eric Phimister Age: 66 Home parkrun: Anderson parkrun   Occupation: Electronics technician (retired)   Number of Runs: 18   Number of times volunteered: 20   Favourite volunteer role: I like the timekeeper role as it enables me to see, and interact with people as they cross the finish line. Also, it leaves me free…

Whangarei
Read more › News, Uncategorized - 22nd March 2017

Volunteer Profile

Name: Ron Crowhurst Age: 70 Home parkrun: Whangarei   Occupation: Semi Retired, work 2 days a week   Number of Runs: 20   Number of times volunteered: 39   Favourite volunteer role: Run Director, but like all the other roles   I volunteer at parkrun because: parkrun is a great community event, volunteering gives you…

cambridge NZ
Read more › News, Uncategorized - 8th March 2017

Cambridge NZ parkrun is up and running!

Cambridge NZ parkun had a wonderful start last Saturday with 95 parkrunners. An overcast sky with a hint of drizzle set the scene for a great turnout of 94 runners and walkers to the first Cambridge NZ parkrun. Being their first event there were quite a number of visitors from  Auckland, Hamilton, Lower Hutt, Hawkes Bay,…

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