Fountains Abbey parkrun
Event number 195
23rd December 2017
A huge thanks to all 409 runners and a magnificent team of volunteers for making this week’s Fountains Abbey parkrun a huge success. There were some magnificent efforts on the fancy dress front and it was great to see so many people embrace the festive spirit. A special mention to our Nativity runners who clearly went the extra mile, and our Santa singers who entertained all the way round the course.
A big congratulations to the following parkrunners on achieving milestones:
Neil Dring and Paul Richardson 150 parkruns
Andrew Parry 100 parkruns
Matt Cooper 50 parkruns
This week our first finishers were Reece Dalton in 16:56 for the boys and Rachel Ross Russell in 20:17 for the girls.
This week 409 people ran, jogged and walked the course, of whom 46 were first timers and 32 recorded new Personal Bests. Representatives of 31 different clubs took part.
The event was made possible by 21 volunteers:
Martin GABRIEL • John FENWICK • Vikki FRENCH • Lindsey FALLOW • Steve SILVER • Chris BROWN • Anna GREENWOOD • Karen TULLEY • Alison TURNER-PARRY • Emily PARRY • Oliver PARRY • Karen HOPWOOD • Steve OATES • Niamh SHAW • Clare CHILDS • Aimee CHILDS • Oliver CHILDS • Graham CHILDS • Graham BOYD • Katie OATES • Tracey DOCHERTY
Today's full results and a complete event history can be found on the Fountains Abbey parkrun Results Page.
The female record is held by Sharon BARLOW who recorded a time of 17:36 on 25th July 2015 (event number 72).
The male record is held by George MILLS who recorded a time of 15:44 on 22nd October 2016 (event number 136).
The Age Grade course record is held by Val NAYLOR who recorded 94.76% (25:08) on 22nd July 2017 (event number 174).
Fountains Abbey parkrun started on 1st March 2014. Since then 9,104 participants have completed 52,121 parkruns covering a total distance of 260,605 km, including 9,517 new Personal Bests.