Names: Johnny (Johan) Erasmus & Anne (Annamarie) Erasmus
Age: Johnny 68 / Anne 67
Occupation: Retired engineering technician / Retired
Home parkrun: Shongweni
Running Club: Get Fit AC
Trail or Road Running? Both
Number of parkruns completed: 163 / 186
How has parkrun changed your running or fitness? parkrun has influenced me to train more regularly
Favourite Volunteer Role: Barcode Scanning / Finish tokens
Number of volunteering occasions: 130 / 149
What do you like about volunteering at parkrun? I like the diverse people running for the sheer enjoyment of running
Why should others volunteer at parkrun? Other people should volunteer so that they can experience the joy of working with like minded people and get to know their fellow parkrunners
Most memorable or funniest parkrun moment: The strange places people store their barcode. In their running shoes, bra, underwear etc / When a parkrunner was upset when I didn’t give his dog a token, he felt I was discriminating against his dog and now the dog won’t know when he has done a PB!
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