Just did my first marshal vollie at Karkarook, I decided to get a little artistic and paint a canvas to encourage the runners and walkers.
I’m a big kid at heart and strongly believe there is a Spongebob reference for pretty much everything in life. His catchphrase of “I’m ready!” was perfect. His enthusiasm for life, in general, is how a lot of us feel about doing parkrun and seeing our parkrun family, it’s something we look forward to all week.
I was hoping he would bring a smile to a lot of the runners and walkers especially the kids as it’s always great to see so many juniors participating in parkrun.
And to tweak a Spongebob quote/song slightly remember: “F is for friends/family who parkrun together”
We took another big step forward last Saturday as 5k events returned in Denmark, the ninth country to see events restart post-COVID, plus we welcomed back junior parkrun events in Scotland. In total nearly 60,000 people took part in 775 events around the world last weekend, including nearly 2,500 for the very first time….
With the restart of 72 events in Poland, last weekend saw the most parkrun events take place globally since the pandemic began last March. Nearly 66,000 individuals participated at one of 768 events across eight countries. Every event that restarts represents a huge step forward and should give all of us great reassurance and…