As I'm sure a lot of you will be aware parkrun UK are hoping to restart parkruns in England from Saturday 5th June. This will be subject to the covid situation as we get closer to the restart date.
There is plenty of work to be done before hand, parkrun has to get permission to restart from all the land owners all over again, and in our cast that is CCC and Natural England, so our plan is to restart as soon as possible, but there are certain things that are our of our control.... But we keep our collective fingers crossed.
We are now starting the recruiting phase and as I'm sure you will all appreciate without volunteers we would be unable to stage parkrun. Some of our senior volunteers have been with us for over ten years and have decided to take a step back from front line volunteering. We are in need of new volunteers at all levels from Marshals , timers, scanners, token sorters , right up to result processers and run directors. We will give training and support to all volunteers for as long as they need it. If you fancy getting to parkrun a little early in pr day we can always do with a little help setting up and of course we have to put everything away after the last athlete crosses the finish line.
If you would like to help out but are feeling a little apprehensive we can always have a chat about the sort of things that need doing and how you can help (no pressure)
Most of you know Jacky our volunteer coordinator, so please please get in touch https://www.parkrun.org.uk/whitstable/volunteer/
Stay safe and keep running and as soon as I have any news I well contact you all again