Awards - 23rd July 2019
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parkdog of the week – East End

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I am Marmite – a bouncy 6 year old black Labradoodle.

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I love parkrun on Saturday mornings, especially when everyone cheers me over the finish line. I like meeting the other runners and dogs, and enjoy that everyone knows my name and says ‘Come on Marmite’.

 

I thought it was funny when one person asked “Is that lady [my owner, Kate] called Marmite?” when clearly it is a name for dogs, not humans.

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I’ve been to most parkruns at East End in New Plymouth since they started. I particularly take delight in stopping to relieve myself and sabotaging Kate’s chance of securing a PB…

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parkdog of the week – Pippi

This week we meet Pippi, who has just started attending Greytown Woodside Trail parkrun with her humans!   Hi I’m Pippi, a bouncy, high-energy kinda gal, brindle boxer to be precise.   I’ve been with my fambam since I was a wee pup, now I’m all grown up at 7 years old (nearly 8). I…

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A farewell to Noel and Lian

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