Harwich parkrun # 161 - 14/07/2018
Another hot morning in Cliff Park for our 161st Parkrun.
Returning to Harwich Parkrun for the first time since June, Graeme KNOTT continued his streak of winning by making it 7 wins in his last 7 appearences while also pushing young Leo. Graeme finished in 17:56 and this was Graeme's quickest time this year. Second today was fellow Harwich Runner Mark LLOYD. Mark's time was 18:22, 1s behind last weeks time. In 10 of his last 11 Parkrun's, Mark has finished either first or second. Third today was Ben FORREST in 19:06 and was rewarded with a new PB. Ben knocked an impressive 41s off his previous best.
Kate HODGKISS finished in an impressive 7th place to make it first female. This was Kate's quickest time at Harwich since November 2017. Second was Claudine TISBURY in 9th place in a time of 20:41. Third female was EMILY ZETHRAEUS in 21:46 and 17th place overall.
Our First Junior today was Eddison BARKER who finished in 12th place and recorded a time of 20:57
Emma MACKILLOP has completed 7 Parkrun's now and today took a huge chunk of her previous best of 24:14 and today set a new PB of 23:16. It won't be long until Emma is in the 22's. Paul SMITH set a new best last week of 25:06 and today set another new PB of 24:06. After hitting the 50 milestone last week Dalia JABALLAH was this week rewarded with a new PB of 26:06, and this was 1m1s quicker than Dalia last best. Ian PENNELLS timecard continued to be filled with PB's and another one has been recorded this week. Ian set a new PB of 27:15 today and has 18 PB's to his name. TIM WARREN set an amazing PB today with a time of 37:38 and this was an improvement of 4m29s. Well done Tim and well done to everyone that reported a PB this week.
Thank you to all the Volunteers who make these events possible and don't forget Junior Parkrun starts tomorrow (15th July).