I hope everyone enjoyed our Halloween parkrun. Thanks Lindsay for the finish line treats! 217 of you crossed the finish line and we welcomed a whopping 20 brand new parkrunners to the family. Tourists last weekend came from Keswick, Warrington, St Albans, Barking, Long Eaton, Walsall Arboretum and Barrow parkruns.
The event was made possible by 23 volunteers:
Matt CHARLTON • Alison JOHNSTON • Caroline Sarah EVANS • Lindsay GRAHAM • Allan CAMPBELL • Graham LEWIS • Sarah HAMILTON • Steve VINEY • Louise DUFFY • Bethany DUFFY • Michelle MACKAY • Susan REYNOLDS • Toby HARLING • John MCGIBBON • Neil ERRINGTON • Ivor NORMAN • Alison FRENCH • Jules PONSFORD • Gordon BEATTIE • Kathryn HOLLIDAY • Keith MILLICAN • Josette BILLETT • Christine SOUTHAM Matthew HOLLIDAY
Thanks to all our hi-viz heroes. Your help is always appreciated. Please do get in touch and email us if you can help one Saturday. All the info can be found HERE .
Congratulations to Tracey Hunter on her 100th run (I took a lovely photo but appeared to have deleted it!) and Martin Steele on his 50th. Ivor Norman joined the 25 Volunteer Club - thank you Ivor for all your help!
26 runners recorded a new PB including Nathan Scott, Katie McClure, Claire Rodley, first finisher Ryan Gavin and juniors Ewan Magri and Lennon McNee. Well done!
Today's full results and a complete event history can be found on the Carlisle parkrun Results Page.
The male record is held by Jon FLETCHER who recorded a time of 16:03 on 15th August 2015 (event number 132).
The female record is held by Isabel CLARK who recorded a time of 17:47 on 26th August 2017 (event number 237).
The Age Grade course record is held by Janet KENYON who recorded 89.43% (19:43) on 6th July 2013 (event number 24).
You may have seen that this weekend sees the start of the first parkrun based within a prison. Lead ambassador and Carlisle parkrunner Andrew Graham has been heavily involved in getting this up and running. Congratulations Andrew - we hope it all goes smoothly. If you haven't seen the article, you can read it HERE
PS - As I was about to hit publish I noticed that parkrun have tweeted that the 4 millionth person has registered. A4000000. How amazing is that?