Event Report #123

Event Report # 123

A crisp and frosty Wairarapa winter's morning

As we drove to Woodside Greytown on this frosty morning from Masterton, the temperature gauge dropped below zero. There was a stunning full-moon still on display and baby lambs were curled up next to their Mums. A mist had settled over Woodside Greytown and the lyrics of Mull of Kintyre entered my head.

63 Runners were huddled up in their gloves, hats and winter coats, many dressed up as their Olympic heroes as the Tokyo Olympics get underway. There was a lot of support for Team New Zealand.

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There were plenty of four-pawed "bark runners" trying to make more noise than Phil during his race briefing.  Note that "barkrunners" can enter to win an Eukanuba™ activity pack.  Click on the picture:



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We had six new parkrunners:

We hope you enjoyed your morning and that we see you again.

10 New Personal Bests

Of the 63 finishers on Saturday 10 were inspired by the Olympics and bettered their previous times and set themselves a new PB. Congratulations to:

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This week's results

This week’s results can be viewed here.

Thanks to the volunteers

As always we are very grateful to Team Orange who made this event happen:

  • Di BAILEY,
  • Miranda BARTON,
  • Judy CAMPBELL,
  • Phil COX,
  • Rebecca EDGECOMBE,
  • Vivienne HAWKEN,
  • Ian HUNTER,
  • Joe MARTIN,
  • Fiona MCCARDLE,
  • Bede STEVENS,
  • Dave WHITE

We ask that all participants have a go at volunteering and there are a number of roles to choose from. For a full description of volunteering, have a look at the "Volunteer" page.


Following parkrun, most parkrunners visited the Offering Café in Greytown, which offers parkrunners a nice discount and a debrief on the mornings parkrun and the week gone by.
On the way home the sun was thawing the frost, the baby lambs were frolicking and the balance of the day awaited.

See all the results from every Greytown-Woodside parkrun at: https://www.parkrun.co.nz/greytownwoodsidetrail/results/eventhistory/

Dates for the diary:

7th August - first parkrun of Spring

6th November - our 3rd Birthday

Details to follow

Report written by Rebecca EdgecombeEukanuba