After five and a half years of partnership between Blue Label Telecoms and parkrun in South Africa, we confirm that this association has come to and end.
parkrun is grateful to Blue Label Telecoms for its support all the way from parkrun being a single 5k run in Delta Park, with just 26 runners and four volunteers, to becoming South Africa’s largest running series, operating in more than 100 locations and having more than 500,000 registered participants.
Both parties are proud that since parkrun’s inaugural event in November 2011 it has achieved so many things it never dreamt possible, and that Blue Label Telecoms has been able to be a huge part of that success.
Welcome to this month’s volunteer update. Here is some of the key information for the coming period: 1. Important changes to event email accounts. 2. Embedding photographs in event news items. 3. Press and media. 4. Social media. 5. Recruiting volunteers. 6. Cancelling events. 7. Tail walkers. 8. Printed barcodes only. 1….
If ever proof were needed that parkrun really can make a difference in a community the launch of Mountain Drive parkrun in Graaff Reinet last Saturday provided it. With close to 300 registrations the enthusiasm for parkrun was obvious on the Saturday morning when dozens of excited first timers and volunteers arrived to run the…