Uncategorized

Paul
Read more › Uncategorized - 17th April 2018

The ‘little p’ mentality

Recently in the parkrun US newsletter they had an article on why ‘parkrun’ is one word and all lowercase – but however anyone spells it, it’s still simply a great little run (or walk) in a park! Excerpt from the parkrun US blog: Most people involved with parkrun want to shout about it from the…

geoff milestone
Read more › Uncategorized - 7th March 2018

Feedback from the Field

Geoff’s run report: Pegasus parkrun #92 was also my parkrun #100 and due to just having had shoulder surgery on the Tuesday, some of my core team took on the responsibility of organising the parkrun. Add in that we have been trying to break the 100 attendance barrier for a wee while, we had named…

Jacki and Simon
Read more › Uncategorized - 7th March 2018

Volunteer Profile

Pegasus parkrun’s couple volunteers for this week!   Name: Jackie and Simon Hancock Age: 41/42 Home parkrun: Pegasus   Occupation: Early intervention teacher (Jackie) and IT geek (Simon)   Number of Runs: Jackie: 58 – Simon: 59 (as of 18th Feb)   Number of times volunteered:  Jackie has volunteered a total of 55 times currently…

porirua mum and son
Read more › Uncategorized - 7th March 2018

Children at parkrun

Please do make sure that your children under 11 are always accompanied by either you (their parent), or a responsible guardian. This is a simple rule to ensure all children never get lost and also, in case they have a fall or get tired they have someone they know close by to look after them….

western Springs
Read more › Uncategorized - 7th March 2018

parkrun Diary

Cancellations: Please take note Western Springs will be cancelled on 24th March due to the Pasifika Festival taking place.   New parkruns for 2018 We are looking forward to launching the following new parkruns in the late April early May. Gisborne:  starting near the Waikane Surf Life Saving Club Tauranga: starting near The Historic Village

Volunteer profile - dunedin
Read more › Uncategorized - 20th February 2018

Volunteer Profile

Lisa is one of those volunteers that are such an inspiration, Lisa doesn’t run, but simply loves to come along with her family and help out. There are many volunteers just like Lisa – many thanks to you all!   Name: Lisa Caton Age: 46 Home parkrun: Dunedin Occupation: Teacher Aide Number of Runs: No…

Fenwick gates
Read more › Uncategorized - 6th February 2018

Most southerly parkrun

Recently Bressay parkun, way up in the Shetland  Islands, was introduced as UK’s most northerly parkrun. New Zealand will now have the most southerly event when Invercargill parkrun launches this Saturday! Here are some insights and history from new Event Director , Liz Henry, who amazingly has ancestral links to Shetland!   Home to The World’s…

Hugh - volunteer profile
Read more › Uncategorized - 6th February 2018

Volunteer Profile

Always lovely to feature a junior parkrunner who enjoys volunteering as well as running (to beat his dad)!   Name: Hugh Age: 14 Home parkrun:Dunedin Occupation: Student Number of Runs: 15 Number of times volunteered: 8 Favourite volunteer role: Scanner I volunteer at parkrun because: I’m working towards a goal of getting a Volunteer 25…

Whangarei
Read more › Uncategorized - 6th February 2018

parkrun Diary

Get along to Whangarei parkrun this Saturday (10th Feb.) for their 2nd anniversary celebrations! All are welcome and they will be looking forward to meeting new parkrunners, hosting parkrun tourists and seeing all the locals!   Anniversaries Whangarei – 10th February 2018   New parkuns in February 2018 Invercargill parkrun – 10th February Wanaka parkrun…

Hamilton Lake Volunteers
Read more › Uncategorized - 23rd January 2018

parkrun Diary

Head along to Kapiti Coast this Saturday for their 3rd anniversary, there’ll be coffee, cake to share and a sausage sizzle for everyone, plus some giveaways! They will be looking forward to seeing you all!   Anniversaries Kapiti Coast – 27th January   Filming at Western Springs - 27th January, come along and join us to…

Page 1 of 812345...Last »