Many thanks to Lynne for her time she graciously gives to parkrun and congratulations as well for completing her 50th parkrun last week, well done that’s amazing and all run at Dunedin!
Name: Lynne Kerr
Home parkrun: Dunedin
Occupation: Part time artist and volunteer worker
Number of Runs: 42
Number of times volunteered: 8
Favourite volunteer role: Barcode scanner (it’s nice to meet and put faces to the people that I usually only see as they pass me during the run)
I volunteer at parkrun because: It’s good to give back to a group that has offered so much support and encouragement to me. It’s a lot of fun, if a little stressful the first time I did it, but it makes me feel more a part of the group.
One thing I love about parkrun is: Just having the opportunity to get out there and do it no matter the weather or how I feel at the time and especially knowing there will always be someone at the end to say ‘well done’.
My most memorable parkrun moment was: As a tail walker I got to encourage a young girl to keep walking the course despite her feeling that it was too far, too hard etc. At the end we managed a bit of a sprint to the finish line and the look of joy on her face when she realised that she had completed the entire 5km for the first time was pure magic!
Please remember the South Island parkruns of Dunedin, Balclutha, Invercargill, Queenstown and Wanaka parkruns have changed to the winter start time of 9am. New parkrun event: Hobsonville Point (Auckland) – 18th May 2019 Cancellations: Puarenga (Rotorua) – 4th May 2019 Queenstown – 22nd June (Winterfest) Queenstown – 16th November (Queenstown Marathon) Upcoming Anniversaries: Tauranga - April…
Congrats to this awesome couple, completing their 50th parkrun each today! Well done Warren & Sharon Patterson! Palmerston North parkrun Champions.. huge congratulations! – Jackie Welsh Congratulations great effort that you have shared. Proud of you both – Valerie Kent Thanks parkrun family…couldn’t do it without you all – Warren Patterson Thanks parkrun,…