William Lessingh did his 50th parkrun on the 23 February 2019 where after he went on to get married to fellow parkrun tourist Chanté Nurden (now Lessingh) later in the day!
He was supported by his father in law to be, Craig Nurden, Craig’s brother Dean Nurden and their 84 year old father Ken Nurden who now holds the record in his age group at the Parys parkrun! Truly Blessed! parkrun is family time.
It runs in the family! Meet the Ferguson family (11) who traveled from Jo’burg to Rondebosch Common parkrun, Cape Town. They boast 676 runs Between them
Chantal Ferguson (32 runs at 20 events), Bryan Ferguson (76 runs 35 events), Derek Ferguson (233 runs 82 events), Kiara Ferguson (3 runs 3 events), Christopher Ferguson (157 runs 84 events), Chloe Ferguson (unregistered as under 4), Samantha Ferguson (90 runs 40 events), Debra Ferguson (32 runs 22 events) Front Row: Amber Ferguson (2 runs 2 events), Jordan Ferguson (unregistered as under 4), Logan Ferguson (51 runs 30 events)
On Saturday 2 March at Umhlanga, it was a welcome return to Gary Teichmann, having run 10 parkruns previously at Umhlanga in 2017. Gary is seen here with seen with Mark van Tonder, who has completed 118 parkruns, 116 of these at Umhlanga.
Voortrekker monument parkrun became the first parkrun in Pretoria when it launched on 28 September 2013. Since then it has been run over 200 times, with the finish line being crossed a huge 98,769 times! The core team tell us more: How did Voortrekker Monument parkrun start? Who was responsible for getting it off…
Neels and Estelle Raath did their 50th (not)parkrun on Monday, 3rd August. They are the only two people in South Africa we are aware of who achieved this “milestone” of having done a (not)parkrun every single day since it was launched. For their 50th (not)parkrun they donned their red parkrun milestone shirts and once again…