News, Uncategorized - 3rd January 2017
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Celebrating the arrival of 2017

Potch New Year 2017

Some parkruns celebrated New Year by hosting extra parkruns. Here we see Dieter Meyer proud owner of a 250 milestone tee shirt greeting Hester Steyn as she finishes Potchefstroom parkrun. #parkrun founder Paul Sinton Hewitt attended school at Potchefstroom Boys High school.

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Lady Slipper

Lady Slipper joins the parkrun family

Since it started in August 2013, Port Elizabeth’s PE Hobie Beach parkrun has gone from strength to strength and is now a familiar part of the Port Elizabeth beachfront activity on a Saturday morning. For some time now it has been argued that the general Port Elizabeth area needs another parkrun or two and so…

VTM last run volunteers

What does it take to host a record-breaking parkrun?

On Saturday 28th January, parkrun said farewell to Voortrekker Monument with a world record attendance of 2,092 finishers.  So how did we manage to handle the numbers without major hiccups?  Equipment, planning and teamwork!   Equipment   Equipment was, in the end, the least of our worries – thanks to the generosity of Head Office…