Wagga parkrun Report Event #136 06/02/21

Wagga parkrun, Event #136 06/02/2021

An unusual summers morning for a February in Wagga for 87 to venture out and back around Lake Albert for event #136. We welcomed 7 first timers to parkrun, and 3 tourist parkrunners! Thank-you for joining us all and we hope to see you again soon!

Todays event brought 15 new PBs to: Aidan Fawkes, Makayla Madden, Isaac Wang, Gary Leonard, Ruth Murray, Joshua Beer, Sharda Steel, Jonah Pang, Mary Potts, Heather Slight, Sheree Scott, Debbie Leonard, Kevin Welsh, Therese Welsh.

Our course record is still set by (M) Matt ROBBIE 14:50 on 11/11/17 and (F) Stephanie TORLEY 18:10 on 11/11/17. Todays’ results have been emailed, and the full set can be viewed via the following link: https://www.parkrun.com.au/wagga/results/weeklyresults/?runSeqNumber=136

A big thankyou to our volunteers that allowed our parkrun to run this weekend: Esther BiggsMatilda KyleJohn LeungKerrie MacMurrayAshley MaherShane Raidal and Bethany Kate Richmond.

Next week (13th Feb) we are looking for a photographer, the following week (20th Feb) we are chasing a marshal and photographer, and on the 27th onwards we have nearly all positions available. These events cannot be run without our fantastic volunteers, so please consider volunteering as we would love to have you! We always welcome new and returning volunteers who can get on board by either the roster board at each event, messaging our Fb page or emailing us at waggahelpers@parkrun.com . Volunteers also get a free coffee (or hot chocolate) at our post parkrun café – Mock Orange in the Lake Village Shopping Centre.

We look forward to seeing you next Saturday for event #137!

Wagga Wagga parkrun Team

parkrun report written by Heidi McGrath

 

Wagga parkrun Report Event #135 30/01/21

Wagga parkrun, Event #135 30/01/2021

Wagga has had approx. 70mm of rain over the last 2 days, which has dampened the course but certainly did not dampen the spirits of todays parkrunners! 92 participants made their way out and back around Lake Albert this morning for event #135, with 8 first timers to Wagga parkrun, with 4 being first timers to parkrun! Welcome to all and we hope to see you in the coming weeks!

We also had a whopping 10 new PBs today, congratulations to: Robert Ditchfield, Mark Walker, Matthew Morrow, Vince Mescia, Ruth Murray, Natalia Dajski, Shahnaz Alhamy, Stephanie Watts-Fawkes, Bruce Fleming and Lynette Wheatley!

Massive round of applause to you all, and todays results have been emailed out with the full set of results available via the following link: https://www.parkrun.com.au/wagga/results/weeklyresults/?runSeqNumber=135

Shout-out to our superstar volunteers that made this event happen:   Esther BiggsPatricia DentonCarolyn DriscollLee-Anne DriscollMalcolm EdgarSarah JonesChris ScottKatherine Scott and Steve Weiderman.

Next week (6th February) we are looking for a Marshal for our halfway point, and a photographer (not essential but we all love parkrun photos)! The following week (13th February) we are looking for a marshal and a timekeeper. These events cannot be run without our fantastic volunteers, and if you have run more than 10 times, please consider volunteering as our regular volunteers also love running/walking too! Take a look at our future roster and if you see a position you think you can help with come and see us or send us a message! https://www.parkrun.com.au/wagga/futureroster/

We always welcome new and returning volunteers who can get on board by either the roster board at each event, messaging our Fb page or emailing us at waggahelpers@parkrun.com . Volunteers also get a free coffee (or hot chocolate) at our post parkrun café – Mock Orange in the Lake Village Shopping Centre.

We look forward to seeing you next Saturday the 6th Feb for event #136!

Wagga parkrun Team

parkrun report written by Heidi McGrath

 

 

Wagga parkrun, Event #134 23/01/2021

The morning was cool for a weekend that was warming up for 101 participants gathering for Wagga parkrun’s 134th event. We welcomed 16 first timers to Wagga parkrun with 9 of those being first timers to parkrun!! How exciting! Welcome to our Wagga parkrun.

Todays event brought a smashing 17 new PBs to: Kobe Drummons, Damien John Enderby, Ashley Milne, Jennifer Enderby, Johnathan Davies, Matthew Morrow, Erika Enderby, Mel Causer, Patricia Denton, Mary Potts, Bek Milne, Skye Davey, Jason Harris, Maggie Wark, Stella Wark, Kathy Wark and Helen Walsh.

Our course record is still set by (M) Matt Robbie 14:50 on 11/11/17 and (F) Stephanie Torley 18:10 on 11/11/17. Todays’ results have been emailed, and the full set can be viewed via the following link: https://www.parkrun.com.au/wagga/results/weeklyresults/?runSeqNumber=134

A big thankyou to our volunteers that allowed our parkrun to run this Weekend: Alan CotterillCarolyn DriscollLee-Anne DriscollCatherine IveyKerrie MacMurrayMichele NeiberdingChris Scott and Steve Weiderman.

Fun facts: Wagga parkrun started on 2nd September 2017. Since then 2,736 participants have completed 13,694 parkruns with a total of 2,481 PBs, and a total of 273 individuals have volunteered.

These events cannot be run without our fantastic volunteers, so please consider volunteering as we would love to have you! We always welcome new and returning volunteers who can get on board by either the roster board at each event, messaging our Fb page or emailing us at waggahelpers@parkrun.com . Volunteers also get a free coffee (or hot chocolate) at our post parkrun café – Mock Orange in the Lake Village Shopping Centre.

We look forward to seeing you next Saturday for event #135!

Wagga Wagga parkrun Team

 

parkrun report written by Heidi McGrath

 

Wagga parkrun, Event #133 16/01/2021

A lovely morning today with a chilly breeze for a parkrun around Lake Albert this morning. With 19 first timers to Wagga parkrun; with 11 of those being a first timer to parkrun itself! Thankyou to those that joined us and we hope to see you next week.

With 99 participants running and walking our out and back course we had 11 new PBs! Congratulations to: Kobe Drummond, Jackson Connolly, Aidan Fawkes, Jonathan Davies, Matthew Morrow, Cooper Connolly, Harriet Gunn, Patricia Denton, Danny Connolly, Jackson Harris, Oliver Nicholls,

Welcome to the 50 club Patricia Denton, Sylvia Moon, Carolyn Driscoll, Kylie Polkinghorne and Melinda Cannavo! An email will be sent in the coming weeks which will have a link to order your 50 shirt! Congratulations!

Our course record is still set by (M) Matt ROBBIE 14:50 on 11/11/17 and (F) Stephanie TORLEY 18:10 on 11/11/17. Todays’ results have been emailed, and the full set can be viewed via the following link: https://www.parkrun.com.au/wagga/results/weeklyresults/?runSeqNumber=133

A big thankyou to our 7 volunteers that allowed our parkrun to run this Weekend:  Lee-Anne DriscollAdrian HallamJodie HayHeidi McGrath,  Mark Peel, Trisha SucklingAlex Walker

We are looking for a volunteer for time keeper, barcode scanner and marshall for next week, and have a few positions left for the coming weeks. These events cannot be run without our fantastic volunteers. We always welcome new and returning volunteers who can get on board by either the roster board at each event, messaging our Fb page or emailing us at waggahelpers@parkrun.com . Volunteers also get a free coffee (or hot chocolate) at our post parkrun café – Mock Orange in the Lake Village Shopping Centre.

We look forward to seeing you next Saturday 23rd Jan for event #134!

Wagga Wagga parkrun Team

parkrun report written by Heidi McGrath

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