Harrogate parkrun #297 26th Run report

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Whoo hoo another super spooky stray fair parkrun ! We do love is when we manage to get a route through the middle of the fairground.

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A huge thanks goes out as always to this weeks volunteers who were amazing as ever. Thanks guys.

100 club

Also a little apology to Stuart HATFIELD I missed you in the run briefing ( i think it was the singing that made me forget, that or the jet lag) Anyway congratulations on your 100th parkrun this week. Congrats too to Gary YOUNG on clocking up his 50th and Cameron DALZELL who ran his 10th run well done all of you. 

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Finally we give a huge congratulations to Hudson and Brody who both ran their 50th and final parkruns this week. Both have run every one of their 50 parkrun's with a human on a short lead and they have done a fabulous job of keeping their humans under control as well, well done boys. Unfortunately 5k is just too much for them both now so we wish them both a long and happy retirement.

That's it from me,

See you soon.

Ted

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Volunteering - We do ask that each of you, if possible, volunteer 3 times over the year. It is thanks to our great volunteer teams that parkruns around the world continue to happen every Saturday. Harrogate is no exception and without your kindness we would not be able to put on this wonderful free event. If you would like to help out please visit http://www.parkrun.org.uk/harrogate/volunteer/ for more information or talk to anyone in a yellow vest on parkrun day and then email us at harrogatehelpers@parkrun.com to get involved. If you still want to run don't let that put you off we have lots of jobs where you can still run !

Now the official bit ...

Harrogate parkrun

Event number 297
26th August 2017

This week 420 people ran, jogged and walked the course, of whom 62 were first timers and 65 recorded new Personal Bests. Representatives of 35 different clubs took part.

The event was made possible by 30 volunteers:

Rachel WINTERHALDER • Justine WEBB • Shamiso SISIMAYI • Paul HALLIDAY • Adam ATKINSON • David WHAPPLES • Sam Anthony MITCHELL • Ted WELTON • Louisa WELTON • Katie COTTON • Fiona BARKLEY • Paul CHAPMAN • Lis HARRIS • David PHELAN • Caroline RAINBOW - GARDENER • Sarah DAVIS • Katie RIGBY • Dean HARRINGTON • Ben JOHNSON • Jane ROBBINS • Emma BRAUNTON • Alison FROUD • Izzy WADSWORTH • Rob PENMAN • James MCQUIRE • Lewis BLUNDELL • Mark TAYLOR • Francesca WHAPPLES • James SHARRATT • Robert HILL

Today's full results and a complete event history can be found on the Harrogate parkrun Results Page.

Male placings:
Andrew DOBBY (VM45-49) of Harrogate Harriers & AC, was first over the line in 17:23 - 18th time in 72 appearances.
Mark BRYANT (VM45-49) of Harrogate Harriers & AC, was second over the line in 17:39 - has been first to finish on 25 previous occasions.
Neal EDMONDSON (SM30-34) of Horsforth Harriers, was third over the line in 17:46.

Female placings:
Sharon Elizabeth HARDCASTLE (VW45-49) (Unattached) was first (45th overall) over the line in 21:10 - 62nd time in 183 appearances.
Katie COTTON (SW30-34) of Long Eaton RC, was second (50th overall) over the line in 21:20.
Hannah CAMPBELL (SW25-29) (Unattached) was third (65th overall) over the line in 21:57.

The three highest age grades were recorded by:
Andrew DOBBY (VM45-49) – 81.59% for the time 17:23 (first overall).
Geoff KING (VM60-64) – 80.65% for the time 20:04 (23rd overall).
Mark BRYANT (VM45-49) – 80.36% for the time 17:39 (second overall).

The male record is held by Mike BURRETT who recorded a time of 15:46 on 27th July 2013 (event number 81).
The female record is held by Rosie SMITH who recorded a time of 17:28 on 3rd October 2015 (event number 196).
The Age Grade course record is held by Ben GRANT who recorded 89.30% (19:19) on 23rd July 2016 (event number 239).

Harrogate parkrun started on 21st January 2012. Since then 10,697 participants have completed 82,346 parkruns covering a total distance of 411,730 km, including 14,900 new Personal Bests.