Ongoing works at KPP

5E6935CB-9012-40BF-ACD1-154AF4410DF5 5E92AC68-D638-408A-96D4-664491DC7CC8Hullo parkrun family!

After a stellar return under the guidance of Run Director Nika, we had 127 participants at our return event on Saturday 24th October.

As you may know, we now meet on the lower oval off Goshawk Way. Some of the paths in are a bit rough and the grass is growing rapidly so won’t always be nice and short - we can thank Daniel Smee and his hand mower for taming the start/finish line and turnaround at John Street!

The council have scraped all the bark mulch covering off the lower soggy corner of Whitewater Creek track, adjacent to our oval. It may be more traversable in the near future.

We are grateful to both Daniel and Kingborough Council for helping us give you a safe and comfortable course.

The toilets at the Hub should now be accessible to us again so your comfort stops are nice and close.

A big shout out to the volunteers stepping up to help deliver your parkrun each week - please email kingstonpark@parkrun.com to help or to get your name and details on our email list so we can contact you directly.

Remember to socially distance and bring your barcode when we see you again this Saturday.

Welcome back!

 

Are you ready to parkrun?

0601F878-8251-4DCE-9417-5C6DB0AF8A0CWe are thrilled to welcome you back this Saturday 24th October!
There are some changes to operations you need to be aware of.

1. We meet at the lower oval (off Goshawk Way) at 8.50am and we scan your barcode there, too, once you finish. Take care reaching the oval as there is rough ground and it can get very wet and soggy underfoot.
2. The Hub toilets are not yet available to us so if you need a comfort stop, plan to walk a little further to the Coles complex off John St. This takes longer so build extra time in to your arrival time.
3. We must be Covid-safe in everything we do so the volunteers will be behaving differently and we ask you to follow the new behaviour rules, too. (See photo)
4. One thing hasn’t changed: remember to bring your printed barcode. No barcode = no time.

Thank you for your patience and understanding with supporting these changes.
Remember: If you feel at all unwell, stay home and join us the following week when you feel better.

Welcome back!

 

Covid Restrictions and You

3BB83FEF-A937-4AE3-8EAC-05C4C1E4F551 0601F878-8251-4DCE-9417-5C6DB0AF8A0CWhether you are volunteering at our event (re-starting 24th October) or participating, there are ways we need you to behave to keep everyone safe.

Of the highest priority is that you are a registered parkrun participant. This means you have a printed barcode with you and we know who you are. Please remember to bring it and get non-contact scanned when you cross the line. If you are bringing friends or family members, ensure they are registered and have their barcode, too.

We need to be able to contact anyone who participated on any date, so turning up without registering first is unsafe. Click on the Register tab or link on the Kingston Park parkrun web page.

 

Re-starting Kingston Park parkrun

2E4BE624-209C-4C17-8A13-24349C5FFA5DHullo parkrun family!

We are just as keen as you are to resume our Saturday morning routine together.

While the rest of Tasmania resumes from the 17th October, we are resuming on 24th October.

Regulars know that we are located at the developing location of Kingston Park and that we use the Kingborough Hub in Goshawk Way to meet, and to scan barcodes afterwards.
Covid restrictions may alter our location for the briefing to the start line down on the oval.

Long term, you can look forward to our course changing as more developments take place at Kingston Park.

LivEat are looking forward to serving us drinks and snacks after our re-start.

We can’t wait to see our parkrun family back together, socially distanced and appreciating our community on a whole new level.

Watch your inbox for volunteering opportunities or get in touch at:

kingstonpark@parkrun.com

 

International Women’s Day Saturday March 7th 2020

Hullo parkrun family,

Please note that we are celebrating International Women's Day on Saturday 7th March 2020 by encouraging everyone to bring a female colleague, family member or friend to experience parkrun.

Parkrun HQ state that female participation is not quite equal in numbers to male, so this is something we can change. This means walking, running or volunteering.

Additionally, we encourage you to wear purple on the day. This can be clothing, flowers or even a purple wig if that's practical for you. Gentlemen, feel free to don a skirt.

There will be a slightly special briefing at 8.40am - we look forward to seeing you there. Don't forget your barcode!

KPP

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