Feedback from the Field

Sweaty but smiling because it is #parkrunday at Presint 18 parkrun, Putrajaya and my humidity training must have paid off – ran my 2nd international parkrun 1.28 faster than last week. It is nice to meet other RDs and find we share similar stories around the world   #jomparkrun #loveparkrun   Amelia O’Reilly


Volunteer Profile

1. Tell us a bit about yourself Erin Hi parkrunners, my name is Erin Rabiatul Charmein (such a long name I know). People usually call me Erin. An introvert but sometimes an extrovert that loves KPOP, travel, languages, sports and food. (especially dessert).Definitely tough on the outside but soft on the inside kind of person….


May Volunteer Update

Welcome to this month’s volunteer update. Here is some of the key information for the coming period: Volunteer roles Ambassadors Incident reporting Phone line support The parkrun logo  1. Volunteer Roles First Timers Welcome   We all know that feeling of turning up to something for the first time. Nervous, not knowing anyone, unsure of…


April Volunteer Update

Welcome to this month’s volunteer update. Here is some of the key information for the coming period:   Serious Incidents Multiple parkruns Ambassadors Photography and Watermarks Call for GPs to present at Social Prescribing events Share your story of being a high-vis hero     1. Serious Incidents   Although these are rare, serious incidents…


Feedback from the Field

Thank you to my warm welcome to Presint 18 parkrun, Putrajaya   What amazing teamwork from Harry, encouraging & organizational skill. Yan, RD of the day picking & taking me to parkrun. Yan, pacing me to make sure I did it in under 28 min & for being my personal driver to KLIA !!! We…


The People of Taman Pudu Ulu parkrun – John Cole

John Cole was the first person to celebrate their 50th parkrun at Taman Pudu Ulu and he shares his journey and the impact parkrun has on him and his family.   Tell us a bit about yourself John I’m a geologist from the UK and have been living in Malaysia for a little over 2…


Tiga Generasi Penyeri Presint 18 parkrun, Putrajaya

Shireen, anak kepada Noraidah Othman dan ibu kepada Aniq Aqlan bercerita bagaimana dirinya dan suami, Adi Aiman melibatkan diri dalam larian di parkrun serta bagaimana mereka menggalakkan ibu dan anak-anak untuk turut sama berlari.   Apakah hari biasa anda sekeluarga di parkrun? Sebelum tidur pada hari Jumaat malam, saya memastikan saya bersedia dari segi mental…


Feedback from the Field

Thanks to all the volunteers today for making this parkrun happen. A really friendly and supportive team. I enjoyed my visit and I loved the breakfast!   Yvonne Hung


Volunteer profile

This week we are introducing Mohd Zairy Abdullah, otherwise known as Harry. Harry joined the Malaysia parkrun family in October of 2018 and has since completed eight parkruns, and volunteered nine times in both Taman Pudu Ulu and Presint 18, Putrajaya parkruns. Harry always has a smile on his face and is very willing, once…


Five Sisters

It was a cold and blustering 8 degrees at Hillcrest, South Australia when the alarm rang at 6am. Having just come from the sunny tropical 32 degrees of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia a couple of days back, it was tempting to dive back under the covers. But no, the day was about to see history in…