William Lessingh did his 50th parkrun on the 23 February 2019 where after he went on to get married to fellow parkrun tourist Chanté Nurden (now Lessingh) later in the day!
He was supported by his father in law to be, Craig Nurden, Craig’s brother Dean Nurden and their 84 year old father Ken Nurden who now holds the record in his age group at the Parys parkrun! Truly Blessed! parkrun is family time.
It runs in the family! Meet the Ferguson family (11) who traveled from Jo’burg to Rondebosch Common parkrun, Cape Town. They boast 676 runs Between them
Chantal Ferguson (32 runs at 20 events), Bryan Ferguson (76 runs 35 events), Derek Ferguson (233 runs 82 events), Kiara Ferguson (3 runs 3 events), Christopher Ferguson (157 runs 84 events), Chloe Ferguson (unregistered as under 4), Samantha Ferguson (90 runs 40 events), Debra Ferguson (32 runs 22 events) Front Row: Amber Ferguson (2 runs 2 events), Jordan Ferguson (unregistered as under 4), Logan Ferguson (51 runs 30 events)
On Saturday 2 March at Umhlanga, it was a welcome return to Gary Teichmann, having run 10 parkruns previously at Umhlanga in 2017. Gary is seen here with seen with Mark van Tonder, who has completed 118 parkruns, 116 of these at Umhlanga.
Autumn is upon us and for many of us, this season is our favourite time of the year to run. Autumn is often right in the “Goldilocks zone”. It’s not too hot and not too cold. The arrival of Autumn has reminded me that some parkruns will be changing their seasonal starting times at…
Atholl parkrun in Northern Johannesburg launched in March 2018. Over 4,000 parkrunners completed the course in the first year. Event Director Jean Baillie tells us more. How did Atholl parkrun come about? I am spearheading a campaign to restore the park in our area and approached parkrun SA with the idea that bringing the community…