Event 61 – 2nd July 2017

Another Gedling junior parkrun has whizzed by! We welcomed 72 juniors to the course who hopped, skipped, walked, jogged and ran around Gedling country park.

Gedling junior parkrun 2nd July 2017

We had an enthusiastic 11 first timers to Gedling and also welcomed tourists from High Wycombe.

Gedling junior parkrun 2nd July 2017

Personal bests were plenty - 16 of our juniors recorded impressive personal bests.

Gedling junior parkrun 2nd July 2017

Well done to our 3 runners who were presented with their milestone wristbands. Don't forgot you can print off a certificate from the parkrun website and receive a wristband when you achieve 11 junior parkruns (half marathon), 21 (marathon) and 50 junior parkruns (ultra marathon.)

Gedling junior parkrun 2nd July 2017

So that was our amazing runners but we don't have amazing runners without our amazing volunteers. This week we had our magnificent marshals - Peter, Roger, Christopher, Olivia, Peter, Samantha, Amanda, Allan, Rob and Tom. The terrific time keepers were Evie and Eloise (thanks Eloise - she thought that she was just coming for a sleepover with Evie and wasn't expecting to be roped in as timekeeper - her first experience of parkrun!) The brilliant bar code scanners were Jack and Orla, fantastic on the funnel were Yasmin, Jonathan and Zoe, wonderfully warming you up was Fleur, terrific tail walkers were Debbie and Tabitha and Helen was your run director.

We love how parkrun have changed the tail runner role to tail walker to promote how it does not matter how fast or how slow you are at parkrun - it is the taking part that counts!

If you would like to join our team our volunteers please contact us - we would love you to join us!

Gedling junior parkrun 2nd July 2017

Looking forward to seeing you all soon!