Harwich parkrun # 149 - 21/04/2018
On a glorious morning at Harwich Parkrun, Personal Bests were up for grabs. We welcomed 133 to our 149th Parkrun and this was our joint 5th largest attendance.
First place went to Graeme KNOTT in 17:58 and recorded his 18thwin at Harwich in 34 events. Simon HARRISON was 2ndin 18:48. In 28 runs, Simon has finished in the top 3 on 23 occasions. Third was Simon TAYLOR who ran at Harwich for the first time and finished in 19:34.
Top 3 Females places went to Claudine TISBURY in 20:49, recording her 31st First Place Finish. Second was Emily ZETHRAEUS in 21:56 and recorded a new PB which was an improvement of 23s. Karen STAPLETON was third Female today in 22:24 and although no PB Today, it was Karen’s quickest time since her PB in November.
Our Top 3 Juniors were all rewarded with new PB’s today in what was 3 very impressive times. First was Camron LOCKE in 20:18 and this was a 2m14s PB. Second was Michael KNOWLES in 20:39 and Michaels PB was 2s quicker than last week. Third Junior was Eddison BARKER in 21:36, setting a new PB that was 21s quicker than Eddison’s previous PB at Event 147.
Jules LAWRENCE set a new PB of 21:48, this was his first since August 2017 and was an improvement of 17s. On Andrew CARTER’s 50th Parkrun he treated himself to a new PB. Today’s 22:39 was a 2s PB and his quickest time since November. Paul NEWMAN continues to improve and has now gone under 24m with a new best today of 23:56. Shaun SWINBOURNE now has 4 PB’s in a row and today’s 24:52 was a 32s improvement from last week. Mia WRYCRAFT’s 27:05 was her third PB in a row and 59s quicker than last week. Jo HIGGON set a PB of 28:08 and this was Jo’s first PB since April 2016. Roger DAVEY is another who is showing some strong progress and today’s 31:51 was Roger’s third in a row and an improvement of 1m9s. Liz ROWAN achieved her 5thconsecutive PB and now has 8 in 10 Parkruns. Today’s 32:14 is getting close to a 10m improvement on Liz’s first time at Harwich. Loretta PENNELLS has 8 PB’s in 12 runs and today’s 35:13 was Loretta’s 3rdin a row and 6s quicker than last week.
31 PB’s in Total today and below is the full list. Well Done to everyone.
Camron LOCKE 20:18 > Michael KNOWLES 20:39 > George TURPIN 20:56 > Eddison BARKER 21:36 > Jules LAWRENCE 21:48 > Emily ZETHRAEUS 21:56 > Andrew CARTER 22:39 > Magdalena KOMOROWSKA 23:07 > Shaun GARDNER 23:19 > Paul NEWMAN 23:56 > Andrew READ 24:35 > Shaun SWINBOURNE24:52 > Luke GROVES24:54 > Brett JOSE 25:19 > Steve WHYTE 25:33 > Lisa BRIGGS 26:10 > Mia WRYCRAFT 27:05 > Dalia JABALLAH 27:07 > Jo HIGGON 28:08 > Donna NIGHTINGALE 28:12 > Tanya OREILLY 29:48 > Tessa HILL 31:06 > Vhaire STEWART 31:45 > Roger DAVEY 31:51 > Laura BAYLEY 32:04 > Liz ROWAN 32:14 > Loretta PENNELLS 35:13 > Sophie COLE 38:16 > Ruby WILLIAMS 41:18 > Claire RUMSBY 45:22 > Emma WARREN 45:28
We are very grateful to the volunteers who made this event happen:
Justin BURLS, Alison EVANS, Clare FRASER-HOPEWELL, Steve MANLEY, Val MANLEY, Helen MCCREA, Kellie MCCREADIE, Patricia O'TOOLE, Martin O'TOOLE, Ole PETERSEN, Dennis WARNER, Diane WARNE