I have chronic severe asthma & I’m a Personal Trainer. Most Saturdays you will see me cross the line at Wyndham Vale parkrun scan my barcode and go straight back out to finish with my PT clients.
I started taking my clients to parkrun as a way to motivate them to include more exercise in their day to day lives. I work with people that suffer mental health issues which most also have a fear of exercising in public, but parkrun has changed that! They talk about their parkrun goals and how much they look forward to Saturday mornings!
parkrun also helped me!
Running with a group with chronic severe asthma has always been very intimidating for me as (especially in spring) I wheeze & breathe loudly, which some people find confronting. But the beautiful people Wyndham Vale parkrun encourage me every week and I think most of them are used to hearing me behind them now.
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…