Queenstown celebrated their 1st anniversary last Saturday in style with a fancy dress themed event that saw everything from costumes to onesies, wigs, crazy hats and a brilliant cake!
Juliet Kennedy, daughter of co-ED Jeff Kennedy, made this amazing cake for our first birthday! It features Lake Wakatipu, The Remarkables Mountains, Loki the barkrunner, and the parkrun flag! Well done Juliet! - Queenstown parkrun
This is so amazing… I will never stop laughing at the correct placement of Loki in the lake – Fleur Douglas, Queenstown
What a year it has been! Hard to believe that we have completed one full calendar year of Queenstown parkrun! Needless to say that the event team are over the moon at the reception that our parkrun has received from both locals and tourists alike.
A big thanks goes out to everyone who has volunteered to make this event possible. There have been numerous volunteers that we are very thankful for, but we must call out our members of the 25 parkrun Volunteer Club: Phil Gerard, Gareth Harcombe, Jamie Seymour, and Fleur Douglas. The Event Directors are grateful for your commitment to making this event possible every week. – Queenstown parkrun
Recently, in the middle of a cold and wet Saturday morning, regular parkrunnner Tash Vruink found herself wondering why it is that so many people get up every Saturday morning to attend parkrun. Tash tells us her thoughts… I was recently down in Christchurch staying with a friend and after I dragged her out of bed early…
CONTRA was created by parkrun Founder Paul Sinton-Hewitt because he saw the need for a sportswear brand that embraced inclusivity and fairness, a brand designed to do away with discomfort by offering high-quality kit in ten different sizes and fits. Our CONTRA ambassadors have been road, trail and treadmill-testing our clothing range and here’s…