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News - 25th October 2016

Volunteer Profile

parkrun volunteer photo tash vazey-tongotongo

Name:   Tash Vazey – Tongotongo


Age:    43


Occupation:  Teacher (special education)


Home parkrun:    Calamvale, QLD


Number of parkruns (runner):    45


PB time:   28:27


Number of parkruns (volunteer):  9


Favourite volunteer role:   Handing out finish tokens


I volunteer at parkrun for 2 reasons;

1) sometimes I can’t run so it’s nice to still be a part of parkrun (my running family),
and 2) because I enjoy watching and supporting others in their running journey. One thing I love about parkrun is the comraderie.  Fast or slow, run or walk we all support one another.


My most memorable parkrun moment was – the day I ran with a fellow runner and paced her to get a PB, it was also her 50th parkrun so it made it extra special.



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