Name: Jubeira (Zubie) Varatharajullu
Occupation: Debtors Controller
Home parkrun: North Beach
Running club: Crescent A/C
Number of parkruns completed: 267
How has parkrun changed your running / fitness: My first parkrun was on the 3/11/2012 with 74 runners – Bruce Fordyce, Rhain, Jenna and Stefan van der Merwe and my hubby (Sagren) volunteered, parkrun gave me more fitness and great inspiration to run and you can see it especially the younger kids. I run with a club but I was too lazy to get up on a Sunday to do club runs, after doing parkrun every Saturday I’m first out to run on Sundays. I’ve got two more parkruns to complete before I join the tourist club and I can’t wait.
Favourite Volunteer Role: Marshall and Barcode Scanning
Number of Volunteering Occasions: 210
What do you enjoy most about parkrun? Meeting new runners and walkers every week, seeing all the new faces & working with awesome volunteers
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…