News - 1st August 2017

parkrunner of the week – Ruth


Name: Ruth 

Age:  7

Occupation: Being awesome

Home parkrun: Nahoon Point parkrun / Three Silos parkrun

Running club: Unofficial member of Easy Equities Born 2 Run 

Trail or Road Running? Both but mostly cross country and trail at Three Silos

Number of parkruns completed: 100 


How has parkrun improved your running / fitness? PB has improved from 56:08 to 33:59


Favourite volunteer role: Token sorting

Number of volunteering occasions: 35

What fellow volunteers say about them: Ruth is a very special little 7 year old  who just loves to run. She is regularly seen with Mom at parkrun.  Spend a little time marshaling with her and all she will talk about is running and PB’s! She first achieved her club 10, then Club 50.  She was then awarded volunteer of the week at Three Silos parkrun and finally joined the Club 25 with her volunteer duties.  She is very excited to now join Club 100.  She joins many of her family at parkrun, and regularly runs with either Mom or her aunt. Many of her family members also do parkrun, and you will regularly see Ruth with Mom, Aunts, Uncle and Granny.  She loves to volunteer, and is willing to do any job.

Ruth ran her 100th parkrun at Three Silos on 29 July!

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