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.
Despite the cold winter weather we are amazed to see our parkrun numbers still averaging over 30,000 participants each Saturday. To remind readers this is bigger than any road race in South Africa and unlike these other events we attract these numbers and more 52 times a year. Of course this would not be possible…
Name: Rex Gazzard Age: 66 Occupation: Retired Home parkrun: Golden Harvest Running club: Formerly RAC Trail or Road Running? Road Number of parkruns completed: None – unable Favourite volunteer role: Timekeeper Number of volunteering occasions: 78 officially and at least another 10 unofficially (I wasn’t registered yet) Why should others volunteer at parkrun? Every person…