Brent Foster

Brent is one of the few parkrunners to have completed every course in New Zealand.

Barcode: A359465

Home parkrun: Lower Hutt

What was your first away parkrun?

Porirua, we decided as a family to try a new parkrun. We decided the night before.

What led you to parkrun tourism?

In early 2016 a friend decided to attend the inaugural event at Whangarei. I tagged along and the rest as they say, is history.

What’s the earliest you’ve got up to travel to an event and where was it?

3am, we drove to Anderson parkrun in Napier.

What has been your furthest trip for a parkrun?


Can you tell us about a memorable parkrun experience in New Zealand?

A trip to Balclutha’s inaugural. We drove from Dunedin to Owaka, tripped around the Catlins, had some great company from fellow tourists, The morning of parkrun was stunning, misty and cool along an awesome course.

At the Balcutha inaugural, May 5 2018.

Where in New Zealand would you like a parkrun and why?

Chatham Islands, what a great trip over there it would be.

4 replies on “Brent Foster”

Great report Brent, but I think Invercargill is further than Whangarei. I absolutely get that you flew to invercargill but drove to Whangarei. Phew, what a trip 🙂

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