Wagga parkrun Run Report, Event #157 03/07/2021

62 parkrunners ventured out and back on our course at Lake Albert today with 6 parkrun tourists and 7 first timers to parkrun! Thank-you for joining us all and we hope to see you again soon!

Shoutout to Kerrie MacMurray on completing your 50th parkrun today, and all at Wagga parkrun! You will get an email shortly regarding how to get your 50 parkrun milestone t-shirt.

Todays event brought a total of 9 new PBs to: Emma Devries, Luke Guerin, Michael Wilson, Jorgii McDonald, Chris Culley, Max O’Connell, Giann Safour and Ella Peel!! Congratulations!

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=157

A big thankyou to our volunteers that allowed our parkrun to run this weekend: Domenic BertazzoLee-Anne DriscollPhillip DriscollAmy LeungClare LeungMatthew MorrowShane RaidalChris Scott and Demi Taylor!

We are still looking for some new Run Directors! If this is something that interests you or you think you you’d like to know more about it, send us a message or come and have a chat to our run director on the weekends! We’d love to have you on board. <3

Next week (July 10th) we are looking for another barcode scanner and a photographer! If you’re a top 10 finisher, you are welcome to run and then barcode scan as well! 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 #158!

Wagga Wagga parkrun Team

 

parkrun report written by Heidi McGrath

 

 

Wagga parkrun Run Report, Event #156 26/06/2021

After a week and morning of heavy rain, it seems the sky stopped and allowed a clear, rainless run for us this morning at Wagga parkrun for event #156. We had our original start place back today with the bike track gone to a new location. We welcomed 7 first timers to Wagga parkrun who were tourists from Brisbane, Canberra, Melbourne, Geelong and Hobart! Thank-you for joining us all and we hope to see you again soon!

Todays event brought a total of 6 new PBs to: Morgan Hoellfritsch, Luke Guerin, Renee Stratton, Max O’Connell, Megan Paton and Annie Rayner!! 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=156

A big thankyou to our volunteers that allowed our parkrun to run this weekend: Alex Walker, Bethany Kate Richmond, Crystal Hanlon, Helen Davis, John Mason, Kerrie Macmurray, Malcolm Edgar and Michael Osborne!

 

We are looking for some new Run Directors! If this is something that interests you or you think you you’d like to know more about it, send us a message or come and have a chat to our run director on the weekends! We’d love to have you on board. <3

 

We have a full roster (except for a photographer) next week! Whoohoo! The following wee (July 10th) we are chasing a few more volunteers! 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 #157!

Wagga Wagga parkrun Team

 

parkrun report written by Heidi McGrath

 

 

Wagga parkrun Run Report Event #155 19/06/2021

A foggy morning outside of Wagga but clear around the lake for 58 parkrunners taking place today. We had 6 parkrun tourists from around Australia here in Wagga today, and 3 first timers to parkrun itself. Photos have been uploaded onto our Facebook page so check them out!

We had 7 new personal bests from: Briohny Seaman, Dean McCallum, Alexander McDonald, Sharon McLay, Amanuil Tarekegn, Kathryn Christieson and Crystal Hanlon!

We are grateful to our volunteers in orange today for making things happen: Kathryn ChristiesonTracy DawsonRussell EastwoodAlan FinucaneStephen ListonHeidi McGrathRoger MillettMary Potts and Alex Walker!

Results are out and available to view at: https://www.parkrun.com.au/wagga/results/weeklyresults/?runSeqNumber=155

Next week, we are looking for a barcode scanner, and the following week onwards we have nearly every position available! Whilst its winter, there are plenty of warm smiles to go around and beanies and gloves are most welcome to be worn. parkrun is a free, volunteer run evet worldwide, so without vollies, we cant go ahead! Please consider sending us a message or email to volunteer in the upcoming weeks!

Thankyou from the Wagga parkrun team

 

Run report written by Heidi McGrath

 

 

Wagga parkrun Run Report, Event #154 12/06/2021

A touch of rain today at the beginning of parkrun, but not enough to dampen the spirits of 85 parkrunners for Wagga parkruns event #154. We had 6 first timers to Wagga parkrun including tourists from Rhodes (Sydney) and Newy (Newcastle) parkruns. Thankyou for joining us!

Today’s event brought a whopping 13 new PBs to: Jerra Wright-Smith, Maisy Wright-Smith, Dean McCallum, Micheal Wilson, Marcus McCormack, Micheal Osborne, Alan Finucane, James Cooper, David Wright-Smith, Clive Ellis, Emma Constable, Annie Rayner and Joseph Safour!

Shoutout to Malcom Edgar and Bethany Kate Richmond for completing their 100th parkrun today and to Alexander McDonald for completing his 10th parkrun today! You will get an email soon that will send you to where you can get your junior10 and 100 parkrun t-shirts!

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=154

A big thankyou to this weekends vollies in orange: Alex Walker, Carolyn Driscoll, Heidi McGrath, Lee-Anne Driscoll, Leonie Wyatt, Matthew Morrow, Nick Grosfeld, Sharon McLay and  Tim Cooper!

Next weekend we are looking for a timekeeper, a second barcode scanner, a tailwalker and a photographer. 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 #155!

Wagga Wagga parkrun Team

 

parkrun report written by Heidi McGrath

 

 

Wagga parkrun Run Report, Event #151 22/05/2021

A very cool morning this Saturday for 85 Wagga parkrunners, and whilst we were frosty or snowing, it was enough for one of our barcode scanners phones to freeze loosing the data! Thankfully it seems that we have fixed most of the results with the help of social media, however if you have NOT been sent an email regarding this weeks results for Wagga parkrun, send us a message with what position you were and your barcode and we will get it sorted.

Event #151 today brought 10 parkrun tourists to Wagga parkrun from around Aus, including Brisbane, Canberra, Melbourne and Wodonga. Thankyou for choosing to join us and I hope you loved out little flat run out and back around Lake Albert.

Of the results we have, todays parkrun brought new personal bests to: Jared Kalefeldt, Ryan Forsyth, Briohny Seaman, Georgina Williams, Luke Guerin, Sharon McLay, Adam Sennett, Alexander McDonald, Nathan Lanham, Charlie Forsyth, Melissa Allan, Francesca Smith and Victoria Bensley.

Congrats on your run, and Saturdays 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=151

Did you know there are currently 412 parkruns in Australia, across our 8 major states and territories with every letter of the alphabet available except the letter ‘x’? ‘Running Challenges’ on Google Chromes allows you to follow your parkrun progress and earn ‘badges’ along the way, and there is a free app on apple and android called 5k parkrunner where you can see all your (and chosen friends) parkrun details!

Thankyou to this week’s volunteers, who without we wouldn’t have out weekly parkrun:

Domenic BertazzoLee-Anne DriscollMalcolm EdgarAlan FinucaneJenny FulmerHeidi McGrathLynette MenzChris ScottDemi Taylor and Ketema Zeleke

This coming Saturday we have a position for Barcode Scanner and Photographer available! Saturday June 5th is full however, the rest of June’s volunteer positions are vacant. If you haven’t volunteered before, please consider it. We would love to see some new faces as our regular volunteers do like running/walking as well. New and returning volunteers 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 at our post parkrun café – Mock Orange in the Lake Village Shopping Centre.

We look forward to seeing you next Saturday for event #152!

Wagga parkrun Team

 

parkrun report written by Heidi McGrath

 

Wagga parkrun Run Report, Event #148 01/05/2021

A cool but non-frosty morning for parkrun number #148 today at Lake Albert, welcoming 82 parkrunnners to Wagga parkrun. The lake was a little hazy, but the path and day was clear ready for the start of a glorious weekend in the Riverina! We welcomed 18 first timers to Wagga parkrun, with 4 of those were first timers to parkrun itself! Thank-you for joining us all and we hope to see you again soon!

Today’s event brought a new PB to: Ben Dervries, Warren Prior, Emma Devries, Michael Wilson, Sharon McLay, Marcus McCormack, Nathan Lanham, Alan Finucane, Adam Sennett, Ivy Fleming, Auimi Salim and James Hall.

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=148

A big thankyou to our volunteers that allowed our parkrun to run this weekend: Lee-Anne DriscollPhillip DriscollRussell EastwoodLenore EvansStephen ListonJohn MasonMerrin SpackmanKhalaf Sulaiman

Next week (Saturday May 8th) we are looking for a volunteer photographer.

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 #149!

Wagga Wagga parkrun Team

parkrun report written by Heidi McGrath

 

 

Wagga parkrun Run Report, Event #147 24/04/2021

No better way to start your weekend than at parkrun, for parkrun #147 today at Lake Albert, Wagga parkrun. We welcomed 81 parkrunners, with 6 first timers to Wagga parkrun!

Today’s event brought a new PB to: Aiden Watts-Fawkes, Matthew Morrow, Alexander McDonald, Jorjii McDonald, Chris Scott, Renee Stratton, Json McDonald, Chad Mayfield, Adam Sennett, Freya Matthews, Shane Raidal, Lester Noske, Jennifer Stephens, Jody Clouten, Michele Saffery and Gabriel Moosbrugger!

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=147

A big thankyou to our volunteers that allowed our parkrun to run this weekend: Alan CotterillLee-Anne DriscollPhillip DriscollClaire MoosbruggerMichele NeiberdingSheree Scott and Alex Walker.

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 #148!

Wagga Wagga parkrun Team

parkrun report written by Heidi McGrath

 

 

Wagga parkrun Run Report, Event #145 10/04/2021

No better way to start your weekend than at parkrun, for parkrun #145 today at Lake Albert, Wagga parkrun. We welcomed 98 parkrunners, with 22 first timers to Wagga parkrun, with 4 of those were first timers to parkrun itself! Thank-you for joining us all and we hope to see you again soon!

Today’s event brought a new PB to: Aidan Watts-Fawkes, Mark Walker, Jason McDonald, Natalie Dajski, Darcy Simmons, Jasmin Walker, Freya Matthews, David Wark, Stephanie Watts-Fawkes, Esther Biggs, Mark Campbell and Lachlan Campbell.

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=145.

A big thankyou to our volunteers that allowed our parkrun to run this weekend: Helen DavisPauline FulmerNick GrosfeldCrystal HanlonSarah JonesLynette Menz and Mitchell Rae.

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 #146!

Wagga Wagga parkrun Team

 

parkrun report written by Heidi McGrath

 

 

Wagga parkrun Run Report Event #144 03/04/2021

Today Wagga parkrun had 98 parkrunners, with 22 first timers (visitors and newcomers to parkrun) and a 12 personal bests!

Firstly, a shoutout to our amazing volunteers for making today happen:  Helen DavisPauline FulmerNick GrosfeldCrystal HanlonSarah JonesLynette MenzMitchell Rae

Our PBs today were made by: Lachlan Campbell, Mark Campbell, Esther Biggs, Stephanie Watts-Fawkes, David Wark, Freya Matthews, Jasmine Walker, Darcy Simmons, Natalie Dajski, Jason McDonald, Mark Walker and Aidan Watts-Fawkes! A great effort by everyone!

Run report written by Heidi McGrath

 

Wagga parkrun Run Report, Event #144 03/04/2021

Today marks the 10th anniversary of parkrun in Australia today, with it also being Easter Saturday and the darkest Wagga parkrun for the year so far (with daylight savings finishing tomorrow). Who else noticed the gorgeous parkrun easter eggs drawn with chalk on the path this morning! We had 124 parkrunners today with 27 first timers (visitors and newcomers to parkrun) and a whopping 16 personal bests!

Firstly, a shoutout to our amazing volunteers for making today happen: Anthony CarrollBorkwei Ed NignpenseLenore EvansSarah JonesKerrie MacmurrayAyumi Salim and Craig Wyatt!

Our PBs today were made by: Cody Macleay, Kahlaf Sulaiman, Ben Devries, Brendan Egan, Matthew Dunn, Jarrod Macleay, Hayden Kennedy, Mark Walker, Drew Murray, Gary Tyson, David Crosweller, Phillipa Smith, Leonie Whyatt, Michelle Larkin, Matilda Nicolls and Emma Wilesmith! A great effort by everyone!

We are chasing some volunteers from 17th April onwards, so if you can help us out, check what positions need filling on our page (https://www.parkrun.com.au/wagga/futureroster/) and send us an email or message us through here. Its fun, easy and we would love to see some new faces.

Thankyou everyone for making parkrun so awesome! Happy Easter, drive safely and Happy 10th Anniversary parkrun Australia!!! From the team at Wagga parkrun.

 

Run report written by Heidi McGrath

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