My name is Ruby and I’m 10 weeks old. I’m a totally black Labrador and was born at Criffel Station here in Wanaka and have been with my new family about one and a half weeks.
I love to play with Olivia, my new owner and explore my new home and surroundings. I have a new favourite squeaky toy and tennis ball I love to play with and I’m getting used to being on a lead at parkrun.
Olivia and I get to parkrun on a Saturday morning, and I get so excited with the busyness of Station Park. It’s fun meeting new people and other dogs and I get lots of pats which is really cool.
Olivia and I either volunteer together or Olivia runs the 5km course. I’m not old enough to run yet, but I am looking forward to being able to run with Olivia, when I’m older.
Although, I’ve heard that apparently when I’m bigger and can run parkrun – I’m going to tow my dad Karl around the course!
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…
Paul Sinton-Hewitt, parkrun Founder and friend of Noel and Lian, shares how integral the pair were to the inception of parkrun New Zealand and the legacy that they will leave behind as they move on from their roles at parkrun New Zealand. I’ve known Noel and Lian since before Caitlin and Kelly arrived on…