A warm October morning welcomed the 318 people that ran, jogged and walked Colchester Castle parkrun this week. There were 20 first timers and a fantastic 52 new Personal Bests recorded. Representatives of 24 different clubs took part.
As always, our event is only made possible by our hi-vis heroes, the volunteers!
This week we had 25 volunteers; Kevin CROMPTON • Paul CARDEN • Peter JEFFRIES • Caroline SEARLE • Stewart CHAMBERS • Malkiat SINGH • Meryl CARDEN • Kieran CALLAGHAN • Paul NEVILLE • Abe ROBINSON • Barry GILHEANY • Paul EDWARDS • Amy STURGEON • Bernard FORRESTER • Paul LAKE • Ria FORSYTH • Theresa HIGGINS • Steven EDWARDS • Tim KNIGHTS • David BALL • Yvonne SCOTT • Scott HEELEY • Maxwell HEELEY • Joanne LEWIS • Bailey ELLIOTT
Today's full results and a complete event history can be found on the Colchester Castle parkrun Results Page.
An unknown runner was first.
Jason GUNN (VM35-39) of Riverside Runners, was second over the line in 18:01 - was first to finish once before.
Keith MARLEY (VM45-49) of Colchester Harriers AC, was third over the line in 18:24. Female placings:
Elsie GRAY (JW15-17) of Colchester & Tendring AC, was first (18th overall) over the line in 20:16 - first appearance.
Andrea JAMES (SW30-34) of Colchester Harriers AC, was second (29th overall) over the line in 21:18 - was first to finish once before.
Ella JEFFRIES (SW25-29) (Unattached) was third (52nd overall) over the line in 22:35.
The three highest age grades were recorded by:
David WRIGHT (VM55-59) – 80.92% for the time 19:39 (10th overall).
Keith MARLEY (VM45-49) – 79.53% for the time 18:24 (third overall).
Andrew RAYNOR (VM50-54) – 78.79% for the time 19:01 (7th overall).
The female record is held by Nicola ROGERS who recorded a time of 18:22 on 30th August 2014 (event number 71).
The male record is held by Adrian MUSSETT who recorded a time of 15:41 on 22nd August 2015 (event number 123).
The Age Grade course record is held by Margaret DEASY who recorded 90.31% (18:34) on 12th April 2014 (event number 53).
Colchester Castle parkrun started on 6th April 2013. Since then 7,628 participants have completed 58,817 parkruns covering a total distance of 294,085 km, including 11,626 new Personal Bests.