A slightly grey start to the morning this week but good conditions for running, some may have said that it was a little warm! 270 people gathered to start their weekend off in the best way with Roger in charge of proceedings.
There were 22 first timers this week.
10 were completing their first ever parkrun, well done!
|Bethany MORFITT||David STOCKDALE||Frances WILLIAMSON|
|Jo LINTON||Kieran CANDON||Melanie EVANS|
|Mike BROOM||Petr JACKSON||Ruby JACKSON|
And a further 12 completing Graves for the first time as tourists:
|Alice EDWARDS||Anna KATOCSOVA||Beck ROTHERAM|
|Caitlin COOPER||Callum COOPER||Daniel SLOME|
|David WIDDOWSON||Elizabeth POXON||John BRIDGMAN|
|Kerry HARRISON||Kevin WALKER||Lin COX|
As ever, a massive thanks to the volunteers this week – remember, without them, there can be no parkrun. Roger made a point of thanking all the volunteers for making life easier this week. It is always a worry when it gets to Friday evening and your roster isn’t complete… E-mail in now to volunteer for any date in the future – we’re always happy to have you!!
The volunteer heroes this week were:
Jemma BABIKER, Magdalena BOO, Lucy BROOM, Noah BROOM, Evie BROOM, Lucy COWELL, Jo ECCLES, Sylvia ELLIS, Andes GEIGER, Paul GILL, Janet GLOVER, Everything's Run GREEN, Simon GUPPY, Jon HOWSON, Kat JONES, Charlie LAST, Andy LEDBETTER, Jill MARSTON-GIROUX, Catherine NEEDHAM, Sue RANSOM, Matt RIMMER, Sarah SANDERSON, Amelia SANDERSON, Yvonne TWELVETREE, Geoffrey TWELVETREE, Roger WALTERS
Don’t forget, parkrun ask for just 3 volunteer stints a year. That’s not much to give back if you enjoy your parkrunning!
It’s easy to volunteer, just leave a message on the Graves parkrun Facebook page or e-mail the Graves team on: firstname.lastname@example.org or see our volunteer page for details on getting involved in making Graves parkrun happen.
OPT IN TO VOLUNTEER E-MAILS
Unfortunately we can’t send volunteer e-mails to anyone unless they have opted in previously so if you’ve thought about it but have never had an e-mail please follow the instructions below:
For those who don’t currently receive the volunteer e-mails, if you follow the ‘manage my profile’ link in your results e-mail, you will find an option to ‘opt in’ to the e-mails. We won’t bombard you don’t worry! Well not unless we’re really desperate!
Congratulations to all those who completed a milestones this week. Emma BEER ran her 100th run; Michael HULTON ran his 150th and Andes GEIGER ran his 250th! There were lots of cakes and biscuits going round so thank you for them! One little boy managed to scoff three buns before going near the café!
Run Statistics – for those that like their numbers
There were a whopping 63 PBs this week - well done all!
|Anna POOLE||Anthony WATKINS||Chris COATES|
|Chris SINCLAIR||Claire CHISHOLM||Crispin BLISS|
|Darren BURNS||Darren COGGINS||Dave RYAN|
|Debbie KAY||Dylan MATHER||Emma WHITEHALL|
|Erin SZWALEK HORNBY||Gary ROCHE||Hazey WAREHAM|
|Heather ALLEN||Helen DICKINSON||Ian VICKERS|
|Ian WILSON||James SINCLAIR||James SLATER-PURCELL|
|Jake CHAMBERS||Jan OWEN||Jo MARPLES|
|John RICHARDSON||John-Paul BLACKWELL||Joseph HEARNSHAW|
|Julie HURLEY||Kath WHARMBY||Kim COOPER|
|Laura CHARLESWORTH||Lisa BELL||Lisa MATHER|
|Louisa ELLIOTT||Louise SIMPSON||Lucy COWELL|
|Maria O'BRIEN||Mark DAVIS||Martyn SANDERSON|
|Matthew BROWN||Meadow CROWTHER||Mel BATH|
|Nicola ENNIS||Paul MILLEN||Paula RISBY|
|Peter MOXON||Petra SCHWARCZOVA||Philip WALL|
|Priya DYSON||Rachael MAY||Rebecca Lucy BROWN|
|Reece ALLEN||Rhonda HODGES||Robert CASSY|
|Robert DYMOND||Robert FOSTER||Stuart CARRACK|
|Tapelo NYATHI||Tom BOLLARD||Tom HAWLEY|
|Wendy HALL||William GARNER||Zoe DICKINSON|
The top age graded result this week was Les MORTON (VW60-64) with 21:12 (76.97%)
|1||Reece ALLEN||17:46*||1||Nicola ROSS||22:49|
|2||Stuart CARRACK||18:07*||2||Charlotte ELLIS||23:22|
|3||Peter CANNELL||18:13||3||Grace HULTON||23:33|
* New PB **Graves first timer
The Doggy Detour remains in place.
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As usual, the event would not run anywhere near as well without the wonderful group of volunteers that Graves parkrun attracts. Please remember it’s easy to volunteer, just leave a message on the Graves parkrun Facebook page or e-mail the Graves team on: firstname.lastname@example.org or See our volunteer page for details on getting involved in making Graves parkrun happen.