Three years ago I started doing Lower Hutt parkrun and at the start of this year I set a goal of knocking off my 50th run by the end of the year!
Had planned to do it last weekend but after a massive week of work I rolled out of bed at 905… too late. So full of Christmas dinner this morning I dragged myself there and knocked it off, in the rain!
Looking forward to wearing this shirt in the new year although not sure about the colour! Will have to quickly get to 100 which is a black shirt.
My times have steadily improved and my new goal is to get under 25 minutes for 5k. Current PB achieved last year is 25.34 which I haven’t really come close to since. Tend to average about 26.30/27 these days and I want to steadily bring it down under 26 mins.
Thank you to everyone who makes parkrun happy every week. It’s an amazing community run initiative. I am looking forward to doing some volunteer shifts next year too.
I am 70 years of age (not old but not young either!). I live in Carterton, New Zealand and my home parkrun is Greytown Woodside Trail. parkrun has been running here for over two years now and I first heard about it when friends mentioned that a parkrun was being started in the area….
Sally Houliston would see Anderson parkrunners while out walking in the same Napier park. A friend in the UK had also told her about parkrun so she decided that the 5km event would be a good way to get into running regularly as part of her overall fitness journey. Her first parkrun was in…