Event number 405
29th July 2017
Holiday season is underway if the number of visitors we had last week is anything to go by. Great to have you all.
This week 599 people ran, jogged and walked the course, of whom 103 were first timers and 52 recorded new Personal Bests. Representatives of 49 different clubs took part.
The event was made possible by 27 volunteers:
Iain SHAW • Davie BLACK • Ian FYFE • Susan MORRISON • Jane MACLEOD • Donald MACLEOD • Martin WILLIAMS • Beverley DODGSON • Chris ROSS • Jamie TAIT • Pete SCOLLS • John HUTCHEON • Jonathan TAIT • Gordon CLARK • Audra NISBET • Lesley MALONE • Heather FLECK • Rick PADDOCK • Andrew MOUNSTEPHEN • Ricky HENDERSON • Kirsty WILLIAMS • Jennie GUISE • Joanna MITCHAM • Ruby MITCHAM • Fiona LAKE • Martha INGLEDEW • Lauren ANDERSON
Well done to the following who reached new milestones following the run:
200 parkruns - Simon Edwards
50 club - Aan Murray, Melanie Fearon
A visiting tourist wrote this blog of the event:
Today's full results and a complete event history can be found on the Edinburgh parkrun Results Page.
Mickey BREEN (SM30-34) of Corstorphine AAC, was first over the line in 16:42 - first time in 2 appearances.
Scott William NUTTER (JM11-14) of Barnsley AC, was second over the line in 16:56.
Robert EVESON (SM20-24) of St Mary's Richmond AC, was third over the line in 17:07.
Natalie GRIFFITHS (SW25-29) of Cambridge and Coleridge AC, was first (11th overall) over the line in 18:22 - 4th time in 10 appearances.
Emily ANDREW (JW11-14) of Inverness Harriers AAC, was second (29th overall) over the line in 19:36.
Amy KERR (VW40-44) of Portobello RC, was third (36th overall) over the line in 20:06 - was first to finish once before.
The three highest age grades were recorded by:
Jimmy HUDSON (VM65-69) – 85.81% for the time 19:44 (32nd overall).
Ian David STEWART (VM60-64) – 84.76% for the time 18:55 (17th overall).
Scott William NUTTER (JM11-14) – 83.76% for the time 16:56 (second overall).
The male record is held by Ross TOOLE who recorded a time of 14:31 on 13th February 2010 (event number 17).
The female record is held by Sarah INGLIS who recorded a time of 16:35 on 7th August 2010 (event number 40).
The Age Grade course record is held by Fiona MATHESON who recorded 97.93% (18:29) on 13th May 2017 (event number 394).
Edinburgh parkrun started on 17th October 2009. Since then 20,320 participants have completed 144,667 parkruns covering a total distance of 723,335 km, including 24,479 new Personal Bests.