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
In last week’s update we confirmed that all parkrun events across the world will remain closed until at least this calendar month. In some parkrun countries that message was entirely expected, as they are still relatively early in their efforts to overcome the challenge presented to them by COVID-19. However, some other parkrun countries are experiencing significant…
The parkrun family is made up of 22 countries around the world, and we’ll be taking a closer look at a number of them. This week it’s Poland, and Country Manager Jakub Fedorowicz tells us all about the history of parkrun Polska. This year parkrun Poland will celebrate its 9th anniversary. The first…