It was a very wet morning for some events around the country last Saturday, but spare a thought for our parkrun friends in Russia going into their winter! The temperature was -31.2°C at parkrun Якутск Дохсун in east Siberia on Saturday!
Hamilton Lake had a junior volunteer day last Saturday, which was very well managed by Taylor and her great little team! (pictured above)
Thank you to everyone today for making my 150th run so special. – Pam Hilton, Hamilton Lake
Congrats on your 100th run Mitch – massive achievement!! – Tania Hansen
Way to go Michelle, congratulations you’re a star! – Karen Lynda Brahne
Thank you for coming back to Hamilton Lake parkrun to celebrate with us Michelle. You will always be part of the Hamilton Lake parkrun family
Thanks parkrun was great to be back here with my Hamilton running family for my 100th parkrun …thanks everyone you’re awesome! Great weather too…. Michelle Goldsmith, originally Hamilton Lake
It was also wonderful to welcome ‘parkrun tourist’ Michael Holland of Barry Curtis parkrun running his first different NZ parkrun at Hamilton Lake and about to reach his 100th milestone too!
Great morning at East End parkrun, caught up with Andy Walmsley, Fiona Davis, Tim, Erica and a number of celebs from the UK & OZ – Stu Chandler, Lower Hutt
Stu Chandler recently reached his 250th milestone, and as always did it in style, running as ‘The Hulk’ at the Tauranga parkrun!
Great to catch up with Andy Mears this morning at Barry Curtis and managed to get in just before the rain! – Brent Foster, Lower Hutt
So cool to be a volunteer on a very wet day and still see the Tauranga parkrun community of hardies come and join us. Thank you for making us smile this morning, simply by joining us - Tauranga parkrun volunteer
Many thanks to all the parkrun volunteers across the country who come out to help rain or shine, plus of course the wet weather parkrunners! - parkrun NZ
This week’s event profile comes from Cambridge in the beautiful Waikato. Event Director Brian Prescott and Christine Jenkins talk about this lovely, country parkrun: I got asked if I would like to help set up Cambridge NZ parkrun. Later I found out I was the Event Director. Talk about being dropped in at…
Three years ago I walked the Hollyford Track with the help of Voltaren and Panadol. I was used to being active – walking, running and cycling were regular activities, but these were becoming more and more difficult with a rapidly deteriorating hip joint and debilitating arthritis pain. That same year I supported my daughter for…