These are the volunteers at Botanical Garden parkrun, celebrating in tutus for our tutu parkrun on 22/02/2020.
We celebrated the planting of 250 trees in avenues along our route. What an amazing run to run through these trees at Rose parkrun, Lenasia.
On 21st June, 2014, inspired by Bruce Fordyce writing about parkrun, John and I decided to try parkrun out and it soon became a happy, weekly, walking commitment. I am a retired social worker and John is a retired geologist and former University of Cape Town lecturer.
A few years later, having walked 1,000 km, I decided to walk on the Camino during May and June 2019, between Pamplona and Santiago de Compostela. On Saturday, 8th February, 2020, I achieved my 250th parkrun goal at Rondebosch Common parkrun. This coincided with our 50th Wedding Anniversary!
Earlier this week we announced we had completed our COVID-19 Framework, describing how events will operate in countries where an underlying level of community infection still remains. We’d also like to stress that as part of our strategy to return we took the decision to separate defining the way events should be reopened, from…
As I took to the road yesterday, another glorious meeting up with fellow parkrunners, suitably masked and keeping our obligatory distance, I could not help but think how important these moments of meeting on a Saturday morning have become for me. Now in our 5th month of lockdown and for many who live on their…