Episode 286 - 99 Apfelsine Blätter

May 26th, 2022

This week, Mel and Olly reflect on two interstate parkrun adventures, with Mel finding a local connection at the new Panboola Wetlands parkrun and Olly heading south to visit Geeveston parkrun, while the team take the opportunity to bring a taste of Shellharbour parkrun in other creative ways. Tracey in a Tutu explores and discusses the elements at the even newer event at Elliott Heads Beach parkrun, our Informant is well again and back with the stats, and we get a dose of elections, autumn and a few more fines at Dazzas! And in our public service announcement, we’d like to remind everyone at least one more time to order their Ugly Christmas Buffs by Wednesday 1st June 2022!

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Episode 285 - Better together

May 19th, 2022

This week the parkrun adventurers celebrate the highlights of National Volunteer Week, our volunteers! Sam pulls up the comfy chair to chat with Pippa White, who recently achieved her 250th parkrun volunteering milestone. Dazza’s gets in on the action, with a smattering of volunteer highlights amongst the weekend’s action. Mel shares with us the highlights of last weekend’s Festival of Mel, while our adventurers community offer up a range of great challenge, acronym and achievement goodies!

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Episode 284 - The Very Very Best Day

May 11th, 2022

Big announcements this week with the date for palm being set! But in regular programming, Mel was at Coombs parkrun and Olly was at home hosting some surprise visitors. Mel brings us some tourism tips, Sarah Jefferson checks in at Nightcliff parkrun and Ingrid brings us news from Dolls Point. The Informants bring the stats and art supplies, Dazza gets his nude on and the fines keep rolling in …

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Episode 283 - Eman Vergara

May 5th, 2022

This week Mel & Olly recap the celebrations at Picton parkrun and the big announcement of palm23. Eman Vergara drops in with his stories from Boston and Jamaica Pond parkrun, we have roving reports from Lyndell at Bunyaville, Pippa at Hafan Pwllheli and Johan enjoys a bonus midweek parkrun at Hart & Bosch Village parkrun. The Informant returns to normal programming, plus fines, mail, Obi’s and a special little cameo.

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Episode 282 - Cass Castleton

April 28th, 2022

This week we hear from international parkrun tourism extraordinaire, Cass Castleston, who joins Sam for a chat before his upcoming Aussie parkrun tourism. Mel recaps a visit by #teamellis and a frond of adventurers to Warrandyte River Reserve, while things also have a distinctly western feel with roving reports from Cam at Mundy Regional and Sarah at Lake Claremont! With our Informant (light), Dazza’s, and a mailbag featuring both song and poetry, there’s something for everyone!

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Episode 281 - Hoppy Easter

April 22nd, 2022

The parkrun adventurers reflect on a busy weekend of Easter hop-penings, with Mel adventuring across state borders to Riverbank parkrun. We feast on roving reports Johan at Loxton, Sarah at Homestead and Lyndell featuring the long-awaited (for real this time) return of Stones Corner parkrun! Dazza dazzles with a delicious twist on hot cross buns, our Informant brings the goodies, and our Easter mail-basket is full of correspondence!

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Episode 280 - Breakout

April 14th, 2022

This week Mel adventures to the amazing new event at Werribee Park Mansion, while Olly is sidelined at home ☹ Tracey checks in from Chermside and Des Connor Park juniors, Sarah’s back with compass news from SA – what? Plus all the regular updates from Dazzas, The Informants and the Adventurers Club.

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Episode 279 - Phil Gore

April 7th, 2022

Join us this week as Mel & Olly enjoyed a fun filled parkrun day at Albert Melbourne parkrun and … did you see that photo?!! Sam joins the team and brings us an interview with Shipwreck Creek ED Phil Gore, we have all the usual emails and news from Dazzas, Obi’s, Club stats, and our favourite mini adventurer returns.

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Episode 278 - Goldilocks

March 30th, 2022

This week Mel & Olly were both adventuring at home with visitors, but there’s news of events returning, mothballing and closing – whaaaaat???  Tracey in a Tutu checks in from Noosa parkrun, we have all the fun from Dazza’s and wait…. The Obi ?? The Informants are back but there’s someone else looking around level 2 with a view…

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Episode 277 - Stumped

March 24th, 2022

It’s a quieter week for the adventurers with Olly back at home at a soggy Shellharbour and Mel staying local enjoying a morning of Balloons at Studley parkrun. Caveman Cam checks in from Applecross parkrun over in WA, and our Informants make a sheepish return to the office. Meanwhile, who does prepare the envelope for the Obi? Mel is getting suspicious!

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