I refer to your newsletter in May where Quinton and his dog, Kandas had done 100 parkruns and Ivan and his dog, Charlie, had done 113 parkruns in June.
My Jack Russell, Chikka started doing the Delta parkrun with me on 3 March 2012 and she has run every one with me other than the few times where she has not been allowed or she hasn’t been with me i.e. Woodlands, Modderfontein (2), Ebotse (2), Ballito, Knysna and Parys. I have now run 159 parkruns so she has run 151 parkruns with me!
She is a typical hyperactive Jack Russell who has loads of energy even though she is almost 11 years old. She paces up and down the car seat on our way home from the parkrun. Demanding that I throw the ball for her on Saturday afternoon while her “sister” is sprawled on the bed sleeping.
I am wondering if there is a dog in South Africa to beat my Chikka’s record of 151 parkruns?
To all parkrun teams, volunteers, and ambassadors, this is just a short message to thank you for your amazing contribution to parkrun this last year. Words cannot sufficiently illustrate how overwhelmed I am about the magic that has happened in parkrun SA this year. The bare facts are that our total registrations have grown…
Unfortunately and happily, only very occasionally, parkrun Event Directors sometimes have to decide to cancel parkruns at the 11th hour. This happened at a couple of parkruns two weeks ago when severe and dangerous electrical storms forced the hands of our ED’s and parkruns were cancelled as parkrunners were lining up and indeed, in…