One of our most valuable volunteers is Karen de Beer.
Karen has been volunteering since March 2016 and has volunteered on 125 different occasions. Every week she greets the parkrunners at the entrance gate with a smile and gives a First Timers Briefing to anyone attending for the first time.
Karen is there again at the end of every parkrun handing out finish tokens with a smile.
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…