I knew nothing about parkrun until I saw a brochure on the back of my door at work about Christie’s Beach parkrun. That got my interest but due to work commitments didn’t do anything about it but said to my colleague if they ever start a parkrun st Aldinga Beach, I would be interested in being involved.
I didn’t think that would mean being the Event Director but here I am.
Probably the worst ED ever, getting there late to our inaugural event and not fully understanding how important parkrun is to so many people. 2 years later and parkrun is a part of my blood. My husband is now just as involved and to be honest, has helped our marriage survive.
2 weeks ago I did Singapore parkrun and this was probably the hottest, hardest but most enjoyable event ever. I got to meet a couple from Blythe, a lady from Hong Kong and walked to coffee with a lovely man born in Singapore and an amazing runner.
parkrun has changed my life, made me feel a part of the community and I know have met and have made friends with so many people in Aldinga Beach.
As we move through the changing landscape of state-based lockdowns and restrictions, we’re publishing an AU-specific update to keep ambassadors, event teams, parkrun communities, and landowners informed on our progress. *** New South Wales Whilst some areas of NSW have emerged from lockdown, the NSW Government have announced that these areas will continue…
parkruns are community events delivered every weekend by volunteers. Anyone and everyone can be a volunteer. You need no prior experience and you can volunteer regularly, or just once in a while. All the roles are explained to you on the day, it’s super easy, fun and rewarding. Plus you get to feel a part…