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News - 1st November 2016

Volunteer Profile


Name – Glenda Sorokin

Age – 54

Occupation – Resources and Planning Manager

Home parkrun – Cooks River

Number of parkruns (runner) – 50

PB time – 28:25

Number of parkruns (volunteer) – 19

Favourite volunteer role – handing out the finish tokens

I volunteer at parkrun because – It’s great to see everyone running and enjoying themselves, the more you volunteer the better you get to know the other runners and can enjoy their achievements with them.  Volunteering was really important for me this year as I tore my ACL playing football in April and had to have reconstructive surgery on my knee.  Having the opportunity to volunteer when I wasn’t able to run meant that I could keep in the habit of going to parkrun and it really helped with my motivation to get better and get running again.

One thing I love about parkrun is – the parkrun newsletter, there are so many wonderful and inspirational parkrun stories.

My most memorable parkrun moment was – the week we organised for the parkrunners from my football team to do all the volunteer roles.

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