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.
Cleve, on the Eastern Eyre Peninsula in South Australia, is not the sort of place you might expect to find a parkrun. Yet in April this year, Cleve’s Yeldulknie Weir Trail parkrun was launched and has been changing the lives of locals ever since. Co-event director Tina Traeger said the farming town of…
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