Event 44 – 5th March 2017

A fantastic turn out this morning at Gedling junior parkrun, 71 of you walked, jogged and ran around our course! We were a bit concerned the rain might come down on us but luckily that waited until we had all finished.

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We welcomed 10 first timers to the world of junior parkrun! We hope you enjoyed it and will be back again soon. There were also 3 tourists who were first timers to Gedling from Rushcliffe junior parkrun.

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The atmosphere was fabulous this morning - lots of smiles, thank you's, encouragement and happy faces! Thank you to you all for being there and being part of the magic of parkrun. Nobody forgot their barcodes so you will all have results this week!

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We were able to present a half marathon wrist band (11 junior parkruns) to Ruby and a marathon wrist band (21 junior parkruns) to Zachary. Well done both of you! Don't forgot to let the Run Director know when you are due a wrist band for when you have completed 11, 21 or 50 junior parkruns. You can also print off a certificate from your profile on the parkrun website when you have achieved these milestones.

As well as our juniors running around the course the other important part of junior parkrun is our volunteers. Unfortunately we did not have enough volunteers to go ahead last week but we had plenty this week so a big thank you to all our wonderful volunteers in the high vis! We love to get the volunteer roster filled up as soon as possible so please let us know if you are able to help.

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This week we had Martin and Sue keeping the time, James, Jack and Roger scanning the barcodes, Isaac and Yasmin on the funnel, Nicola tailrunning, Jenny, Sean, Ed, Peter, Lorraine, Ellie, Libby, Louise, Ian, Lisa and Katie marshalling you around the course, Evie and Henry sorting the tokens and Helen was your run director. Thanks to our Duke of Edinburgh volunteers who also helped with our warm up!

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Looking forward to seeing you all next week!