Event Number 216 – 11 March 2017

This week 197 people ran, jogged and walked the course, of whom 21 were first timers and 32 recorded new Personal Bests. Representatives of 12 different clubs took part.

The event was made possible by 13 volunteers.

Today's full results and a complete event history can be found on the Barnstaple parkrun Results Page.

Male placings:
An unknown runner was first.
Iain HINDES (VM45-49) of North Devon Triathletes, was second over the line in 18:40 - has been first to finish on 37 previous occasions.
James EKE (JM15-17) (Unattached) was third over the line in 18:51.

Female placings:
Beth BARRINGTON (VW35-39) of Ilfracombe Running Club, was first (14th overall) over the line in 20:18 - third time in 7 appearances.
Helen WRIGHT (VW35-39) of Keighley & Craven AC, was second (16th overall) over the line in 20:38 - has been first to finish on 2 previous occasions.
Samantha BAKER (SW30-34) of North Devon RR, was third (37th overall) over the line in 23:10 - has been first to finish on 3 previous occasions.

The three highest age grades were recorded by:
Iain HINDES (VM45-49) – 77.14% for the time 18:40 (second overall).
Jenny STONE (VW70-74) – 76.43% for the time 30:07 (120th overall).
Rich PEGLER (VM40-44) – 74.03% for the time 18:52 (4th overall).

The female record is held by Ruth BARNES who recorded a time of 00:18:07 on 26th March 2016 (event number 166).
The male record is held by Phil NORMAN who recorded a time of 00:15:08 on 25th February 2017 (event number 214).
The Age Grade course record is held by Angela COPSON who recorded 98.51% (21:13) on 27th April 2013 (event number 17).

Barnstaple parkrun started on 5th January 2013. Since then 4,570 participants have completed 24,412 parkruns covering a total distance of 122,060 km, including 4,747 new Personal Bests.