Harrow Lodge parkrun will be holding a New Years day run, starting at 10:30.
Come along and blow away the hangover! Be aware, there could be minimal volunteer support - marshals, self service finish tokens, etc.
Well…what can I say? This has been a really great fun morning!! It was really muddy all around (apart from the few tarmac stretches) and some of the runners were covered in mud all the way up their backs. The muddiest part was up by the lake where you go both ways on the course. It wasn’t too cold this morning which was good. It was great fun running the course in reverse, it definitely made a change, and I don’t think it was any harder or easier in reverse. I think it was about the same as the normal way round.
We had 27 first timers today at HL, a big welcome to all of you. You are more than welcome to come and visit us at any time. Well done to 9 of you that got a PB!
Well done James Stubbs for reaching 100 Parkruns that’s a great achievement. Also a big well done to the runners doing the 0 to 5K challenge this morning.
Every week we rely on Volunteers to make the event possible. If you would like to volunteer please either speak to the run director at the event or email firstname.lastname@example.org
It’s always appreciated
Gavin Watts (SM30-34) of Defence sports and recreation was 1st over the line in 18.53
John Barker (VM50-54) of Thrift Green Trotters was 2nd over the line in 19.59
Robin Smith (VM35-39) (unattached) was 3rd over the line in 19.18
Natalie Sewell (JW11-14) of Havering Athletic Club was 1st (13th overall) in 22.17
Leanna Romano (SW30-34) (unattached) was 2nd (28th overall) in 25.29
Danielle Last (VW40-44) (unattached) was 3rd (36th overall) in 26.42
The three highest age grades were
1st highest was John Barker (VM50-54) - (78.24%) in the time 19.09
2nd highest was Natalie Sewell (JW11-14) - (71.65%) in the time 22.17
3rd highest was Gary Flint (VM50-54) - (70.63%) in the time 21.34
Well it was very chilly to begin with however it was so nice to have the sun out while we were running, it made me think it was summer or spring and actually it will be soon. The ground was frozen today with one soft bit of mud towards the end. It was really good to see 116 people complete the course this morning with 10 of you getting a new PB (well done) and a huge welcome to the 10 first timers to Harrow Lodge I hope you had fun and come back at any time.
Finn Hutton (SM 18-19) of Havering Athletics Club was 1st over the line in 18:25 (new PB)
Robin Smith (VM 35-39) (unattached) was 2nd over the line in 18:45
Barry Smith (VM 35-39) of Havering Athletics Club was 3rd over the line in 18:54
Juliet Ward (VW 50-54) of Havering Athletics Club was 1st (34 overall) in 25.37
Tracy Bailey (VW 50-54) was 2nd (39th overall) in 26:08
Jodie Schubert OF Havering Athletics Club (SW 30-34) was 3rd (42nd overall) Club in 26:26
The 3 highest age grades were:
Barry Smith (VM 35-39) - 71:69% in the time 18:54
Finn Hutton (SM 18-19) - 71:58% in the time 18:25
Robin Smith (VM 35-39) - 70:31% in the time 18:45
Thank You to all the volunteers that made HL parkrun happen today. Remember you are always more than welcome to volunteer at any time by emailing email@example.com or by speaking to the run director. See you all next week