On Saturday 16 March, at Forest Lake’s 1st Birthday, I was very excited to fulfill my goal of becoming an ‘Alphabeteer’ (completing parkruns commencing with letters A-Z). Many thanks to the Event Director Shirley Wienand, all volunteers, special guests and family members at Forest Lake for making that a memorial event for me.
I am a proud ‘World Tourist’ parkrunner, having participated in parkruns in six different countries.
Sincere thanks to all those dedicated and wonderful people who have made it possible for me to share in these parkruns. Firstly, thank you to my husband who has often driven me long distances to attend particular parkruns, to all the amazing event directors, run directors and volunteers at Gatton parkrun for your welcoming encouragement that instilled the love of the whole concept of parkrun in me, and to the many other folk who have made it workable (when it sometimes it seemed nigh impossible) for me to get to parkrun.
The camaraderie amongst fellow parkrunners is second to none.
I am certainly no athlete, but I have taken great pleasure in sharing parkruns with my hubby and our family, five of my siblings, sister-in-law, brothers-in-law, many nieces and nephews, great nieces/nephews, and many cousins. parkrun has, for us, become quite a family loved activity.
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