News - 24th January 2018

parkrunner of the week

Alan Klue

Name: Alan Kleu


Age: 63


Occupation: Storeman


Home parkrun: Klerksdorp


Number of parkruns: 140


How has parkrun changed your fitness: Tremendously – Because I had knee replacements on both knees and now I can complete 5km


Favourite volunteer role: Funnel Manager


Number of volunteering occasions: 117


Why should others volunteer: They should know how parkrun is been running and to interact with other people


Funniest or most memorable moment: My 50th and 100th parkrun


What do his fellow volunteers say about him? Without Alan there every Saturday morning is not a parkrun,  he is a inspiration to us all, his dedication and commitment to parkrun is fantastic, he encourages and brings in just about every parkrunner that finishes even when you run or walk by for the second lap he cheers you on, just about knows all the local’s names and makes you feel like you are special; the best parkrunner. His friendly banter with everyone is infectious and he is always willing to help

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