Whether it was the sunshine, or pre London Marathon running fever but a whopping 773 of you turned this into a record breaking attendance for Chelmsford Parkrun.
A big welcome to the 69 first timers who were getting their first taste of the Parkrun experience, we hope you enjoyed it and we see you back for many more.
It was good to celebrate all those runners who have worked hard over the winter months to get themselves marathon ready , no doubt there are a few aching muscles for those who have made their way round 26.2 miles over the last few weeks and around our capital on Sunday in scorching conditions.
While we are celebrating congratulations to the 88 of you who made good use of the lovely weather to start your, weekend with a PB, well done to you all.
With such large numbers in attendance it makes it all the more important to listen to the run brief, whether you have heard it 100 times before or its your first time. Please show some patience in the funnel whilst you wait for your friendly volunteer to hand you your token to go and get scanned.
You might be in a rush but ducking out of the funnel can cause havoc when it comes to processing the results.
Parkrun encourages anybody and everybody of all ages and abilities to take part but ask that any U11's do so within arms reach of a parent or designated adult(this is an insurance requirement) , 5K is no mean feat but our younger runners should not be left to tackle it alone.
Here is a reminder of the parkrun rules and guidelines.
If you you have concerns about your U11 running this 5k, there is always the superb option of the Chelmsford Juniors parkrun held on Sundays in Central park.
You can find out more HERE
But none of this is possible without our volunteers , so a big thank you to all those below.
Gerry MCGOVERN • Holly CHANDLER • Claire EADES • Damian BARRETT • Jenny BARRETT • Apryl HAMMETT • Robin Edward MCCOY • Charlotte LAURENCE • David JEFFREY • Toby MILLS • John HOLLAND • Nichola NORMAN • Amelia ADLEM PROBERT • Neil CHURCHILL • Claire ANSBRIDGE • Clementina ELEADY-COLE • Les GRAY • Gill WARNER • Abby NORMAN • Rachel GRAY • Cal WRIGHT • Cara NICOL • James HAYES • Christopher SAYWELL • Michael THOMAS • Samantha CHAMBERS • Penelope HILTON • Jeremy LAGER • Joseph ELDRED • Jackie MYERS • Michelle HUNSCHER • Sophie SCOTT • Don COCKRELL • Matthew LAURENCE • Jake CLOUGH
The Chelmsford Central core team are:
Gerry McGovern : Paul Brookes : Taara Brabant : David Jeffrey
Please check our Volunteer Roster to see if you are able to help out at anytime, there are plenty of roles available to do and all are rewarding and great fun.