Name: Buli Hadebe
Occupation: Part time Admin assistant
Home parkrun: Delta parkrun
Running club: Legends Athletic Club
Trail or Road Running? Road Running
Number of parkruns completed: 103 parkruns
How has parkrun changed your running / fitness? parkrun changed my fitness because when I came for the first time I was not able to run even 1 km without stopping. So far I have finished 10 kms and 21 kms all because I have learnt to run to finish from parkrun.
Favourite volunteer role: Token sorting and finish token support
Number of volunteering occasions: 71 times
What do you like about volunteering at parkrun? There is so much appreciation from our co-volunteers and coordinators. I also like to contribute positively when needed.
Why should others volunteer at parkrun? It’s a good thing to do, to give support to your community.
Most memorable or funniest parkrun moment: The most memorable parkrun is my first parkrun, where I finished 46 minutes.
What fellow volunteers say about them: Buli is a highly valued member of the volunteer team and is always ready to step into any role. Buli often assisting first with parking and then with tokens or token sorting and she does it all without making a fuss – she quietly goes about helping and doing whatever she can to make parkrun a success for others.
Yzerfontein parkrun has been over 3 years in the making, so I was delighted to be one of the 362 runners who ran the Yzerfontein inaugural last Saturday. Event director, Hennie Zaayman first approached us in 2015 to discuss the possibilities of starting an Yzerfontein parkrun, but as so often happens, other priorities and…
You may have seen them at your favourite parkrun: the peculiar breed of the parkrun Tourist. Usually topped with an orange hat and/or an orange buff, they have all visited more than 20 parkrun venues without forgetting their barcode. Some of them take the Sho’t Left campaign to see more of our country very…