When I saw the state of the grass at Little Stoke this morning, I was wondering who would be the first finisher to show us how to conduct a slide tackle across the finishing line - it was wet and slippery following the recent rain, but thanks to the firm tarmacked/concrete path, we did not record any slips or trips.
Max ORNA picked up his half marathon wristband - congratulations on your 11 parkruns- we are hoping that the love of running will stay with you
Despite a bit of a miserable weather (after all, this is England!) and slippery ground, it WAS, after all, a day for PBs! Congratulations to setting your new bests at Little Stoke to Connie RENDELL, Luke TOMLINSON, Freddie RENDELL, Esme LANE, Elijah SUTHERLAND, Liam STONE and Max ORNA!
Now we had a few minor blops with the number of feet going through the funnel - I am in awe of our timekeepers who did amazing job and did not lose the plot when some of our juniors went through the finish line, then run back to catch up with their siblings/friends and then went again through the funnel - please can everybody go once only through the funnel and not attempt to cross the finishing line again(or give us impression that you are about to cross it) - this goes for the parents as well. You were great today and remembered at the last moment to swerve away - Thank you!
Now as you know we need around 20 volunteers each Sunday to make the junior parkrun possible. Let us know at email@example.com (our email has now changed), on facebook or instagram if you're happy to help! This weeks thanks go to: Donna ABBOTT, Andy AIREY, James AVERY, Andrea COFFIN, Robert CORIN, Tory CORIN, Neil EVANS, Joanna HOWELL, Anna LAMBOURNE, Andrew LAMBOURNE, David PEARSON, Michelle PEARSON, Paul SMITH, Evelyn SMITH, Mark TAYLOR, Evie TAYLOR, Liz WINDETT - we wouldn't be able to do it without you!
See you next week,
Run Director Anna