My amazing dad, Hamish Livingston, reached his 250th parkrun milestone at the young age of 80 years!
We were so fortunate to celebrate this milestone as a family at Amanzimtoti parkrun. Seen in the picture is my dad, with his daughter and two granddaughters.
What an awesome achievement!
Inspired by the recent article about Senior members, I decided to add my story. I am the eldest in the 75-79 age group (and probably in the Richards Bay parkrun) as for 2 years I was 1st in my age group and proudly told my husband each week.
However I discovered I was 1st of ONE. Until another lady joined my age group and so when she attends, I am 2nd of two. However at 78, two years does make a bit of a difference in my timing.
I recently reached my 100th parkrun and have made so many friends there, it was the best thing I joined a few years back. I do volunteer also, but I like to get my 5 kms in.
A big shout out to Bryanston parkrun for putting up really cool km signs. Our little 3.5kg morkie Smudge really likes them and shows that parkrun is as easy as 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5!
Smudge has been a “tail”walker a few times as well!
One day in early November 2019 we received an e-mail from a parkrun tourist from Gauteng by the name of Doris Dondur who indicated her plan to attend Outeniquasbosch parkrun (Mossel Bay in the Garden Route) and asked whether she could volunteer if we need an extra pair of hands – which we, of course,…
Last weekend we saw 700 events take place across seven countries, with more than 62,000 participants enjoying the magic of free, community-led, outdoor, social physical activity opportunities. It is so encouraging to see these events welcomed back by local communities, and to see our COVID-19 Framework in action and working well. This COVID-specific framework…