Event 139 – 19th September 2015

Thank you. Well Done. Amazing performances.

Thank you to our amazing High Viz Heros who do us proud week after week. A special thank you to Edwina Stevenson for being my voice for the run brief as my voice seems to have gone AWOL!

Well Done to everyone who took part today in particular the 14 people who did their very first parkrun here at Barnstaple joined the parkrun family and the visitors from other parkruns around the country. Welcome xx

Here are the stats for today's event

Male placings:
Paul James MORBY (VM35-39) (Unattached) was first over the line in 17:07 - second time in 9 appearances.
Iain HINDES (VM45-49) of North Devon Triathletes, was second over the line in 17:56 - has been first to finish on 25 previous occasions.
Paul HARTMAN (SM30-34) (Unattached) was third over the line in 18:26.

Current standing in the Men's annual points competition:
Wayne FENNELL (North Devon RR) 2897 pts.
Julian BALDREY (Unattached) 2821 pts.
Iain HINDES (North Devon Triathletes) 2572 pts.

Female placings:
Samantha ANTELL (SW25-29) of Bideford AAC, was first (5th overall) over the line in 19:05 - 17th time in 37 appearances.
Jaydee PETERS (VW35-39) of Woking AC, was second (13th overall) over the line in 20:34.
Catherine WRIGHT (VW60-64) of Corby AC, was third (27th overall) over the line in 22:05.

Current standing in the Women's annual points competition:
Edwina STEVENSON (North Devon RR) 2759 pts.
Samantha ANTELL (Bideford AAC) 2617 pts.
Paula ISAAC (North Devon RR) 2463 pts.

The following runners recorded the best Age Grade scores:
Catherine WRIGHT (VW60-64) was graded 87.85% for the time 22:05 (27th overall).
Iain HINDES (VM45-49) was graded 79.09% for the time 17:56 (second overall).
Samantha ANTELL (SW25-29) was graded 77.55% for the time 19:05 (5th overall).

This week there were 109 runners, of whom 24 were first timers and 26 recorded new Personal Bests. Representatives of 11 different athletics clubs took part.

Barnstaple parkrun started on 5th January 2013, and since then 2,789 different runners, including participants from 353 athletics clubs, have completed 13,090 runs covering a total distance of 65,450 km, and there have been 2,959 new Personal Bests.

The female record is held by Vicky GILL who ran in a time of 00:18:16 on 2014-10-11 (event number 92).
The male record is held by Frank BADDICK who ran in a time of 00:15:12 on 2014-04-19 (event number 67).
The Age Grade course record is held by Angela COPSON who recorded a 98.51% run (21:13) on 27th April 2013 (event number 17).