Event 187 15 April 2017

This week 91 people ran of whom 27 were first timers and 16 recorded new Personal Bests. Representatives of 15 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 Blackhill parkrun Results Page.

Male placings:
Brendan MCMILLAN (SM30-34) of Jarrow and Hebburn AC, was first over the line in 18:16 - first appearance.
Andrew WADE (SM20-24) of Blackhill Bounders, was second over the line in 19:19 - has been first to finish on 12 previous occasions.
David SHEARAN (SM30-34) of Jarrow and Hebburn AC, was third over the line in 19:23.

Female placings:
Grace SEELEY (SW20-24) (Unattached) was first (20th overall) over the line in 24:07 - first appearance.
Bianca MCELRUE (VW35-39) of Blackhill Bounders, was second (22nd overall) over the line in 24:16 - was first to finish once before.
Chloe HARRISON (VW35-39) (Unattached) was third (23rd overall) over the line in 24:31.

The three highest age grades were recorded by:
Ian SHAW (VM50-54) – 73.89% for the time 20:37 (8th overall).
Scott THOMPSON (JM11-14) – 72.05% for the time 20:38 (9th overall).
Brendan MCMILLAN (SM30-34) – 71.81% for the time 18:16 (first overall).

The female record is held by Joasia ZAKRZEWSKI who recorded a time of 00:19:13 on 11th October 2014 (event number 65).
The male record is held by Daniel JENKIN who recorded a time of 00:16:28 on 17th August 2013 (event number 6).
The Age Grade course record is held by Hannah SHORT who recorded 91.99% (22:28) on 7th November 2015 (event number 118).

Blackhill parkrun started on 13th July 2013. Since then 2,083 participants have completed 15,408 parkruns covering a total distance of 77,040 km, including 2,897 new Personal Bests.