Event #119 Saturday January 12th 2019

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This week there was plenty of cake (thanks!) as 159 people ran, jogged and walked the fairly dry course, of whom 47 were first timers and 30 recorded new Personal Bests. Representatives of 24 different clubs took part including Pyrford Puffers, Hatch Warren Runners and UK Mudd Queens.

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Welcome to Tom CHAPMAN, Bean CHAPMAN, Oliver TOWNEND, Peter COLMAN, Elisha POWELL, Stanley CLARK, Rich CLARK, Leigh MCKAY, Freddie WRIGHT, Jack SMITH, Helen BREWSER, Kin CHEUNG, Kelsie BRODERICK, Misha MATHESON, Mani BAMROLIA, Sarah RALSTON-GOOD and Jennifer HOLMES all on their first ever parkruns, great to see you here and hope you enjoyed it!

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Lots of celebrating this week as the parkrun milestone hall of fame expanded to include Sam CLAYTON reaching junior 10 runs, Zoe Elizabeth WOOD setting a PB, Alison JAMES, Kathy MILLER and John WILKINSON all getting to 50 and Charlotte MARSH and Ian HARPER hitting 100 runs.

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The event was made possible by 21 terrific volunteers led by this weeks Run Director Dee Harper:

Jayne SMITH • Phil GARTY • Alison JAMES • Phil MOSS • Jason TUTTY • Paul SILVESTER • Diane CONNOLLY • Steve DYE • Jo GRAHAM • Dee HARPER • Lisa MCLAREN • Ian HARPER • Richard MILLER • Louie MARTIN • Kai HARPER • Jill VINCENT • Alexander GILDER • David MACPHEE • Calvin MANNING • Emilia BURTON • Simon BURTON

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Massive thanks to all our volunteers today, special thanks to Alison James on 50 volunteers today and we showed our appreciation to Ian HARPER and Steve Dye who were presented with the very prestigious mini Homewood Wheelie Bins for serious commitment to the Homewood helpers by notching 100 volunteers each (actually Steve should of got his bin a while back, but better late than never!).

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Finishing ahead of the pack across this week was Max COSTLEY of Southampton AC on his first visit to Homewood on 19:33 also visiting was quickest female Karen RUSHTON of Winchester and District AC on 21:38.

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

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Every week we grab a post parkrun coffee in the Old School Café, Longcross Road, Chertsey, KT16 0DP - you are most welcome to come and join us!

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Great running everyone!

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#loveparkrun

Jason

 

Event #118 Saturday January 5th 2019

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First run at Homewood this year had a chilly start but saw a good attendance as 138 people ran, jogged and walked the course, of whom 30 were first timers and 17 recorded new Personal Bests. Representatives of 18 different clubs took part including Windle Valley Runners and Lonely Goat RC.

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Lots of new parkrunners this week, starting 2019 the best way possible, with 3 laps of the woods here at Ottershaw, Joshua COLMAN, Ben GILES, Kasyan BARTLETT, Jo CHRISTIE, Elsie MELHUISH, Max GILES, Richard GILES, Gemma LEWIS, Rebecca RUTTER, Mick ROCHE, Rachel DICKERSON and Alison BRUCE, hope to see you again soon. A big welcome as well to tourists from around the UK and further afield a visitor from South Africa.

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Congratulations to regular Homewood runner Jill HOPKINS on reaching 50 runs, getting there at Rushmoor on New Years Day, well done, and thanks for bringing sweets to celebrate your 51st parkrun with us here. A number of people on 49 and 99 so there should be some more celebrations next week...

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Quite a few regulars managed a New Year Double on the 1st Jan runs, including Guildford & Cranleigh and Frimley Lodge & Rushmoor, look out for it again next year where, if we can get enough volunteers, we may try to stage a run here at Homewood to compliment our traditional Christmas Day run.

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The event was made possible by 20 wonderful volunteers led by this weeks Run Director Phil STOCKER:

Suki GILLILAND • Richard JONES • Samantha PENNELL • Kate HICKEN • Alison JAMES • Phil STOCKER • Colin SWALLOW • Jason TUTTY • Diane CONNOLLY • Steve DYE • Jill HOPKINS • Dee HARPER • Lisa MCLAREN • Ian HARPER • Richard MILLER • Louie MARTIN • Calvin MANNING • Emilia BURTON • Simon BURTON • Jake MARTIN

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If you are looking for a new years resolution then why not commit to volunteering a few times here at Homewood, its great fun, and a good way to meet everyone, without our lovely helpers we just couldn't do parkrun. Please let anyone in high viz know if you can help, go on, you know you want to...

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First across the line this week was Andy MCEWAN on 19:31, first female was Hannah BINT on her first run here with a great time of 23:39. Symmetrical time of the week goes to Philip WRAGG on 28:28.

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

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Great running everyone!

#DFYB Don't Forget Your Barcode!

#loveparkrun

Jason

 

Event #117 Saturday December 29th 2018

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Full of mince pies, Christmas pudding, chocolate, cheese & wine and good cheer, this week 105 people ran, jogged and walked the course, of whom 18 were first timers and 13 recorded new Personal Bests. Representatives of 20 different clubs including Finch Coasters and Cheddar Running Club took part on the last Homewood parkrun of 2018, Happy New Year to you all!

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Starting parkrun here at the Ottershaw Memorial Fields today were Kieran OWENS, Martin OWENS-LEATHER, Geoff DAVIES and Cheryl SMITH-WRIGHT, rellay nice to see you, and hope you will be back for more in 2019.

Welcome to tourists today from near and far including Reading and Nottingham.

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Congratulations to Sarah COLLINS on hitting 50 runs this week all achieved here at Homewood, getting to the 100 milestone club today today was regular Homewood and Bushy Park runner John FARRINGTON. Huge well done to you and everyone else on some great running this year, lets see what you can achieve in the next 12 months.

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The event was made possible by 21 wonderful volunteers led by this weeks Run Director Kate HICKEN:

Jayne SMITH • Kate HICKEN • James OWEN • Matthew CADE • Phil STOCKER • Jason TUTTY • Steve DYE • Dee HARPER • Lisa MCLAREN • Della KENDALL • Kathy MILLER • Richard MILLER • Fiona HOLLEY • Vince HOLLEY • Louie MARTIN • Pauline PALMER • Marie BUYS • Calvin MANNING • Emilia BURTON • Simon BURTON • Jake MARTIN

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Super speedy this week was Chris DYSON with a sub 18 minute run of 17:36 and first female Carla MANNING on her first run here at Homewood on 23:51. With nice conditions this morning, wasn't too muddy there were some good times, but it isn't about how fast so much as taking part, so well done to everyone who walked or ran round.

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

We are not running on New Years Day here at Homewood, however there are plenty of nearby parkruns that are on including Crane Park, Guildford, Cranleigh and Frimley Park. Times are different for each one, so please check, why not try a New Years Double?

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Wishing you all a very Happy New Year from everyone here at Homewood parkrun.

Great running everyone, see you in 2019!

#DFYB Don't Forget Your Barcode!

#loveparkrun

Jason

 

Event #116 Tuesday December 25th 2018

It was a very chilly start here at Homewood on Christmas day as 150 people ran, jingled, jogged and walked the course, of whom 33 were first timers and 22 recorded new Personal Bests. Representatives of 31 different clubs took part including Bracknell Forest Runners and Harlequins Orienteers.

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Greetings to everyone who joined us here at Homewood and a special and massive thank you to the team of 18 amazing volunteers who gave up their Christmas morning and without whom, we wouldn’t have had a run at all:

Roland HOGG • Kate HICKEN • Vicky BURR • James OWEN • Shirley CADE • Matthew CADE • Phoebe HOGG • Steve DYE • Dee HARPER • Susan WOOD • Daniel WELCH • Lisa MCLAREN • Ian HARPER • Kathy MILLER • Kai HARPER • Tane HARPER • Simon BOTTERILL • Jake MARTIN

First across the line was Matthew CLUTTERBUCK of Windsor, Slough, Eton & Hounslow AC visiting us today on 18:29 and first female was Aimee BILLINGTON of Woking AC on a PB of 21:19. Allan COX made a Christmas symmetrical run of 21:21 as did Clare TYNDALL of Run Mummy Run on 57:57, well done to everyone for getting round, hope you had a great run and that it set you up nicely for the rest of the day.

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

Wishing you all festive greetings from everyone here at Homewood parkrun Ho! Ho! Ho!

Great running everyone, see you on Saturday!

#DFYB Don't Forget Your Barcode!

#loveparkrun

 

Event #115 Saturday December 22nd 2018

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Twas the run before Christmas, there were plenty of festive hats and even an elf as 85 people ran, jogged and walked the course, of whom 11 were first timers and 4 recorded new Personal Bests. Representatives of 19 different clubs took part including Blackheath & Bromley Harriers AC and NHS Couch to 5k.

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Good work by first time parkrunner Ben MILLER who had travelled a long way to be here at Homewood and made it round with his mum, our regular tail walker Kathy MILLER.

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We welcomed tourists from near (Nonsuch) and far (Sydney) as well as avid traveller Erika ORSAGOVA who was joining us here at Homewood on her 92nd different parkrun and told me that she loved running through the woods.

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The event was made possible by 21 jolly volunteers led by this weeks Run Director Roland HOGG:

Roland HOGG • Vicky BURR • Matthew CADE • Colin SWALLOW • Jason TUTTY • Steve DYE • Dee HARPER • Daniel WELCH • Lisa MCLAREN • Ian HARPER • Hayden BINNS • Kathy MILLER • Richard MILLER • Fiona HOLLEY • Vince HOLLEY • Kai HARPER • Emilia BURTON • Simon BURTON • Aimee BURTON • Jake MARTIN • Ben MILLER

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First across the line this week was junior Spencer BATEMAN on 19:22 and first female was Mandy RUKS of Walton AC on 23:22. Junior Lottie AMBRIDGE was the next female on a PB and symmetrical 24:24, also getting a well-formed time was Joanna ROSE on 29:29 and Leanne PATERSON on 31:31. Well done to everyone who joined us today, good parkrunning through the mud!

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

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We are running on Christmas Day, so if you would like to join us please come down for a 9:30 start, fancy dress and mince pies encouraged!

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Wishing you all a very merry Christmas from everyone here at Homewood parkrun Ho! Ho! Ho!

Great running everyone, see you on Christmas Day!

#DFYB Don't Forget Your Barcode!

#loveparkrun

Jason

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