Crane parkrun number 313 - 14th April 2018
210 runners took to the course this week, including a whopping 15 first timers! Hope you enjoyed it and will be back! 8 visitors to Crane Park also swelled the numbers.
The morning produced an amazing 31 PBs and not even any pacers to chase!
The first PB of the day was Pete Gregorowski, who is on a roll, knocking 10 seconds off last week’s PB and was this week’s first finisher, way out in front.
Second place went to Duncan Mallinson with 18:31 and third place to Tish MCT with 19:36, who also scored himself an excellent PB.
Michelle Beaumont placed first for the ladies for the 27th time! Her time of 21:31 placed her at position 20 overall. Jennifer Darling placing at 48 with her time of 23:53 took second place with Lucianne Hoskins chasing her to place 3rd with a time of 23:55, overall position 49.
Second finisher Tish MCT and David Paton Bass both completed their 50th run – congratulations to you both. Keep on running!
16 runners broke the 70% Age Grade this week. In ascending order they were Gareth Williams, Tish MCT, Alun Thomas, Simon Flowers, Gabriel Phelan, Jennifer Darling, Chris Suggit, Isaac Phelan, Steve Middup, Neil Stuart Mackintosh, Chris Brimacombe, John Calvert, Paul Emery, Duncan Mallinson, Pete Gregorowski and Merilyn Davis. Great running!
Thanks to all this week’s volunteers and to Jason Noble, this week’s Race Director and results processor.
Parkrun needs you! If you haven’t helped out in a while, check the roster here www.parkrun.org.uk/crane/futureroster and drop us a line at email@example.com to let us know which spots you can fill. If you’re new to parkrun or have not helped out before, find out more about volunteering here www.parkrun.org.uk/crane/volunteer
And finally, well done to all our regulars who ran Brighton Marathon on Sunday and good luck to all those running London on the 22nd.
Crane parkrun number 312 - 7th April 2018
This week we saw 9 people choose to do their first ever Parkrun at Crane Park. What a privilege.
A grand total of 188 runners ran our course on Saturday and, on top of the 9 first timers, 24 of those were new to Crane.
First place went to one of those visitors, Georges Vacharopoulos with a time of 17:27. Matthew Bowman followed him in to 2nd place at 17:33 and Pete Gregorowski scored himself another PB, knocking another 2 seconds off last week’s PB to come in at 17:56.
Cordelia Parker, with an overall position of 7, was our 1st female for her 3rd time. Jennifer Mains placed 2nd for the ladies, overall position 16, at 21:17 and Michelle Beaumont, position 19, placed 3rd at 21:38.
Our pacers helped to produce 16 new PBs – great running by all of you!
Congratulations go to Georgina Sainsbury and Nigel Coombes, both of whom completed their 100th run. Well done to you both.
14 runners broke through the 70% Age Grade this week. In ascending order they were Jennifer Mains, Ted Fraser, Jennifer Darling, Audrey Haywood, Heather Martingell, Chris Brimacombe, John Calvert, Georges Vacharopoulos, Matthew Bowman, Pete Gregorowski, David Maund, Crispin Allen, Laurence Duffy and Cordelia Parker.
Thanks to Jason Noble for taking the lead as Race Director and results processor this week and the full team of volunteers and pacers for giving their time to get us all safely round.
And finally, Emily Sharp was out with her camera again - check out her latest set of pics at https://www.flickr.com/groups/crane-parkrun/