Carrickfergus parkrun - Event number 133 - 24th September 2016
Well done to everyone who took part in today's parkrun and thnaks to all our great volunteers. This week there were 98 runners, of whom 7 were first timers and 15 recorded new Personal Bests. Representatives of 5 different athletics clubs took part.
A bit of advance warning - Hallowe'en this year is on Tuesday 31st October. We will have a themed event on Saturday 29th October, so if you want to plan for costumes then you have just over a month to prepare.
Richard CRAIG (SM30-34) of Seapark AC, was first over the line in 18:28 - 12th time in 31 appearances.
Oliver GILMORE (VM40-44) (Unattached) was second over the line in 19:58.
William JENKINS (VM55-59) of Seapark AC, was third over the line in 20:21 - has been first to finish on 2 previous occasions.
Current standing in the Men's annual points competition:
William JENKINS (Seapark AC) 2804 pts.
Chris MCCAMBRIDGE (Unattached) 2465 pts.
Gary SHIELDS (Unattached) 2370 pts.
Kelly HOBSON (SW30-34) (Unattached) was first (10th overall) over the line in 23:36 - 5th time in 46 appearances.
Laura MURDY (SW18-19) (Unattached) was second (22nd overall) over the line in 24:54 - was first to finish once before.
Heather HAGGAN (VW50-54) of Seapark AC, was third (23rd overall) over the line in 24:57.
Current standing in the Women's annual points competition:
Wendy SCOTT (Unattached) 2723 pts.
Kathryn HEGARTY (Unattached) 2524 pts.
Maeve TAYLOR (Unattached) 2435 pts.
The following runners recorded the best Age Grade scores:
William JENKINS (VM55-59) was graded 77.48% for the time 20:21 (third overall).
Richard CRAIG (SM30-34) was graded 70.22% for the time 18:28 (first overall).
Heather HAGGAN (VW50-54) was graded 69.81% for the time 24:57 (23rd overall).
Carrickfergus parkrun started on 1st February 2014, and since then 1,929 different runners, including participants from 69 athletics clubs, have completed 12,085 runs covering a total distance of 60,425 km, and there have been 2,944 new Personal Bests.
The female record is held by Claire CONNOR who ran in a time of 00:18:55 on 14th June 2014 (event number 20).
The male record is held by John BLACK who ran in a time of 00:16:42 on 14th May 2016 (event number 114).
The Age Grade course record is held by Gary DAVISON who recorded a 90.58% run (16:49) on 16th April 2016 (event number 110).
Today's full results and a complete event history can be found on the Carrickfergus parkrun Results Page.