December 2017

Run Report #3 – Welcome winter rain!

28 Dec , 2017 In the News

Run Report #3 – Welcome winter rain!

Volunteers Brian Thompson, Ryan McIrvan and Dorian Colling were huddled over a phone Saturday morning, comparing notes with serious tones: “It’s coming.” “It’s almost here.” “I wasn’t expecting it until after 10.” With parkrunners already on the trail, the clouds gathered and grew darker, and the finish line volunteers braced for impact. “It’s happening again.” In Seattle, weather watching is a […]

ParkRun Report #2 – Building our parkrun Community

4 Dec , 2017 In the News

ParkRun Report #2 – Building our parkrun Community

“I brought some friends!” As volunteer Rob Gubas joined the crew assembled at our gathering spot, he introduced a father and son duo. “Hi, we’re Oscar 3 & 4,” said the son, pointing to his Dad, then himself. “Welcome to parkrun! How do you know Rob?” asked Co-Event Director, Kortney Thoma. With a grin on his face, Rob interjected, “Oh, we just met in the […]