Aesthetically Pleasing Number – 400 Runners!

Maidstone parkrun
Event number 316
16th March 2019

This week 400 people ran, jogged and walked the course, of whom 33 were first timers and 56 recorded new Personal Bests. Representatives of 28 different clubs took part.

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Thank you again to everyone who donated towards our second defib and we are now looking for ideas on how to spend that money as the grant from Involve Kent will cover the full cost of a new defib!! We would love as many of you as possible to spend just 1 minute voting in our very own parkrun referendum on how to spend it but especially those that donated, we would really love your input. Here is a link to our survey! https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/KMBTP3S

Thank you to Hebe Bowley (one of our Duke of Edinburgh (DofE) volunteers for taking our pictures, remember they are free to download for your personal use! and they are all on Google now! Please use this link to view them.

 

Our Milestone Runners this week!  

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Congratulations to Chris Hafford and Abbi Clarke who completed their 50th parkrun this week and they now join the exclusive parkrun 50 club and will be able to order a Red parkrun Milestone T-shirt soon.

Special congratulations to Aristidis Kotsis who completed his 100th parkrun this week and now joins the exclusive parkrun 100 club and will be able to order a Black parkrun Milestone T-shirt soon.

 

Volunteer Spotlight by Zoe Martin

I look forward to Saturday mornings volunteering at Maidstone parkrun.
Over the past few years illness has lead to disabilities which have had an impact on my life and left me unable to do many things I used to enjoy. My husband introduced me to the idea of joining the park run volunteers. He is a weekly runner and remarked on the friendliness of the events. So, I went online, registered my interest and was volunteering the following weekend!

For me personally, it’s such a positive experience. The volunteers are fun, sociable and welcoming. The runners are a great crowd. We have our weekly ‘regulars’, and every week warmly welcome new and visiting park runners too. It’s only a few hours of my time on a Saturday morning and it’s really enjoyable, I always leave feeling uplifted.

If you have a story to share for our Runner or Volunteer Spotlight, or some interesting information about our runners or our route, then please email in.  It doesn't have to be long, even just a few lines would be great! and email in to maidstoneoffice@parkrun.com or maidstone@parkrun.com

Aesthetically Pleasing Times of the Week

Aesthetically pleasing times this week are: John O'Loughlin with 24:24, Terry Whayman with 26:26, Wendy Atkins with 28:28 (and a new PB!), Karuna Pun with 30:10, Chris Gedge with 30:20, Holly Hubbard with 33:33, Debbie Davis (First ever parkrun!) and Jamie Tipple both with 33:44, Alice Hagues with 36:36 (and a new PB!), Katherine Hagues with 44:22 (and a new PB!) and Amanda Bird with 46:46.

On the spot on times: Steve Wright with 19:00, Leona Franklin with 21:00, Jason Windle with 28:00, Alexander Bolden with 29:00, Rebecca Smith with 35:00, Sharon Maria Boland with 36:00 and Joshua Dufton (First time to Maidstone) with 38:00.

And the holder of our special 20:20 position is still Lee Jones. The Maidstone 20:20 is where Kent Life is - Junction 6 where the M20 meets the A20 and therefore 20:20. (Until the next person manages that time!).

Stroke Resolution Run on Sunday 24th March at 10am, Mote Park, Maidstone

Choose from a 5k, 10k or 15k enter online at stroke.org.uk/resolution they are also looking for volunteer marshals on the course - all volunteers will receive a t-shirt, hot drink and hand warmers so they don’t get cold, please contact Chloe.Braidford@stroke.org.uk if you would like to volunteer.

Maidstone parkrun's 6th Birthday - Saturday 13th April 2019.

Put the date in your diary - you don't want to miss it!! It will be fancy dress run so get thinking and planning now! and there will be a special momento for every runner and volunteer.

Saturday 20th April - Maidstone parkrun's Easter Run

Come dressed in bright easter colours (yellow, orange, pink, white, green, purple) NO BLACK or dark colours if possible! Dress up, wear bunny ears or an easter bonnet or anything Easterie!

Saturday 4th May - The "May the Fourth be with you!" Run

Stars wars themed Run - dress up if you want too!

This Weeks Hi-Vis Heroes

And last but definitely not least - Look how much fun our volunteers have! they help ensure it all went smoothly! If you hadn't noticed parkrun isn't just for walking, jogging or running, you can come along and volunteer, volunteering is great for your health & well being too, just try it and you'll see.

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Congratulations to Harriet Odling who has now completed her Silver Duke of Edinburgh Award which is 6 months volunteering with Maidstone parkrun, we have loved having her be part of our volunteer team and hope she chooses to do her Gold DofE Award with us!!!!!

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The event was made possible by 33 volunteers:

Ian PULLEN • Louise PULLEN • Donna CARR • Steve RUSSELL • Amanda BIRD • Jo FRAZER-WISE • Colin EVANS • Darcy MCDONNELL • Christine GROOM • Ben WILLCOX • Derrick GROOM • Christopher BIRD • Sadie MITCHELL • Helen CRANFIELD • Katie SMITH • Myles WRIGHT • Lewis BRICKNELL • Catey BOWLES • Gary LUDWIN • Chloe LUDWIN • Max ELDRIDGE • Daron ELDRIDGE • Evelyn ELDRIDGE • Michelle BROOKER • Martin DARBY • Harriet ODLING • Hebe BOWLEY • Ethan BOWLEY • James GETTING • Hayden ROPER • Rhoda EDWARDS • Adel MURPHY • Lewis BALDWIN

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

The female record is held by Ashley GIBSON who recorded a time of 16:45 on 25th January 2014 (event number 42).
The male record is held by George DUGGAN who recorded a time of 15:03 on 17th September 2016 (event number 182).
The Age Grade course record is held by Sally MUSSON who recorded 90.46% (21:09) on 25th January 2014 (event number 42).

Maidstone parkrun started on 13th April 2013. Since then 10,206 participants have completed 93,722 parkruns covering a total distance of 468,610 km, including 15,873 new Personal Bests. A total of 681 individuals have volunteered 7,540 times.

 

Maidstone parkrun Referendum

Maidstone parkrun
Event number 315
9th March 2019

This week 401 people ran, jogged and walked the course, of whom 23 were first timers and 52 recorded new Personal Bests. Representatives of 32 different clubs took part.

We announced again the great news that Involve Kent has confirmed that we will receive a grant from them for our second defibrillator. Check out their website: https://www.involvekent.org.uk/about

Once we receive the defib it will be taken each week to Whatman Park by the volunteers that go out there, we won't be expecting the Whatman Park volunteer to administer it in an emergency, its so we have one at the furthest end of our course for anyone to use, and we have so many runners who are doctors, medics, first aiders etc we just want to be able to provide the tools quickly enough if needed, but of course we hope we will never need to use it!

We'd also like to thank everyone who donated towards our defib and we are now looking for ideas on how to spend that money as the grant from Involve Kent will cover the full cost of a new defib!! We have received a good number of ideas sent in on how to spend the money you donated for the defib and would love as many of you as possible to spend just 1 minute voting in our very own parkrun referendum on how to spend it. Here is a link to our survey! https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/KMBTP3S

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Thank you to Nick Smith and Hebe Bowley for taking our pictures, remember they are free to download for your personal use! and they are all on Google now! Please use this link to view them.

 https://photos.app.goo.gl/6HHQDNoVahDDRKeu5

Also we are painstakingly adding all of the back catalogue of photos to albums in google so you can check back through the years!

Our Milestone Runners this week!  

Congratulations to Amela Everitt who completed her 10th parkrun this week and she now joins the exclusive parkrun 10 club and will be able to order a white parkrun Milestone T-shirt soon. (the parkrun 10 club is for juniors only)

Special congratulations to Sharon Barnett who completed her 50th parkrun this week and she now joins the exclusive parkrun 50 club and will be able to order a Red parkrun Milestone T-shirt soon.

And although its not an official milestone, special congratulations to Ramon Saiz who completed his 150th run! and to Julian Spencer-Wood who completed his 200th run! Well worth celebrating!

If you have a story to share for our Runner or Volunteer Spotlight, or some interesting information about our runners or our route, then please email in.  It doesn't have to be long, even just a few lines would be great! and email in to maidstoneoffice@parkrun.com or maidstone@parkrun.com

Aesthetically Pleasing Times of the Week

Aesthetically pleasing times this week are: Roger Hyland with 20:30, Christopher Archer with 20:50, Stuart Robinson with 25:25, Jurij Grigorjev with 29:29, Alex Kerr-Thompson with 30:10 (and a new PB!), Daniel Hobbs with 30:30, Jill Edmans with 30:40, Paul Heath and Warren Martins both with 33:22, Julie Harker and Laura Doe both with 33:33.

On the spot on times: Paul McAuliffe with 20:00, Ethan Healy-Daley with 21:00, David Gardiner with 23:00, Tracey Dennis with 25:00, Jo Fincher with 29:00, Keira Barnett with 34:00 (and a new PB!).

And the holder of our special 20:20 position is still Lee Jones. The Maidstone 20:20 is where Kent Life is - Junction 6 where the M20 meets the A20 and therefore 20:20. (Until the next person manages that time!).

Stroke Resolution Run on Sunday 24th March at 10am, Mote Park, Maidstone

Choose from a 5k, 10k or 15k enter online at stroke.org.uk/resolution they are also looking for volunteer marshals on the course - all volunteers will receive a t-shirt, hot drink and hand warmers so they don’t get cold, please contact Chloe.Braidford@stroke.org.uk if you would like to volunteer.

Maidstone parkrun's 6th Birthday - Saturday 13th April 2019.

Put the date in your diary - you don't want to miss it!! It will be fancy dress run so get thinking and planning now!

Saturday 20th April - Maidstone parkrun's Easter Run

Come dressed in bright easter colours (yellow, orange, pink, white, green, purple) NO BLACK or dark colours if possible! Dress up, wear bunny ears or an easter bonnet or anything Easterie!

Saturday 4th May - The "May the Fourth be with you!" Run

Stars wars themed Run - dress up if you want too!

This Weeks Hi-Vis Heroes

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And last but definitely not least - Look how much fun our volunteers have! they help ensure it all went smoothly! If you hadn't noticed parkrun isn't just for walking, jogging or running, you can come along and volunteer, volunteering is great for your health & well being too, just try it and you'll see.

 

 

Ian PULLEN • Timothy Russell CARR • Donna CARR • Mick JEFFERIES • Claire GILLESPIE • Ann GREBBELL • Jo FRAZER-WISE • Nick FARRANT • Patricia MITCHELL • Christopher BIRD • Sadie MITCHELL • Helen CRANFIELD • Katie SMITH • Lewis BRICKNELL • Rodrigo Patrick LEGAZ OLMOS • Catey BOWLES • Mick CRANFIELD • Gary FITTALL • Abbi CLARKE • Rob JACKSON • Harriet ODLING • Hebe BOWLEY • Ethan BOWLEY • James GETTING • Rhoda EDWARDS • Madeleine GREGORY • Zoe MARTIN • Nathan RAY • Lewis BALDWIN

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

The female record is held by Ashley GIBSON who recorded a time of 16:45 on 25th January 2014 (event number 42).
The male record is held by George DUGGAN who recorded a time of 15:03 on 17th September 2016 (event number 182).
The Age Grade course record is held by Sally MUSSON who recorded 90.46% (21:09) on 25th January 2014 (event number 42).

Maidstone parkrun started on 13th April 2013. Since then 10,173 participants have completed 93,322 parkruns covering a total distance of 466,610 km, including 15,817 new Personal Bests. A total of 681 individuals have volunteered 7,507 times.

 

Thank you Involve Kent – Week 314

Maidstone parkrun
Event number 314
2nd March 2019

This week 424 people ran, jogged and walked the course, of whom 47 were first timers and 53 recorded new Personal Bests. Representatives of 31 different clubs took part.

We announced the great news that Involve Kent has confirmed that we will receive a grant from them for our second defibrillator. Thank you so much to Involve Kent for this, they do such a great job promoting caring, volunteering, social and community action helping to improve well-being and reduce isolation by bringing people together, what a great fit for parkrun as that is what we do too!! check out their website: https://www.involvekent.org.uk/about

More to come when we get the defib, once we receive it, it will be taken each week to Whatman Park by the volunteers that go out there, we won't be expecting the Whatman Park volunteer to administer it in an emergency, its so we have one at the furthest end of our course for anyone to use, and we have so many runners who are doctors, medics, first aiders etc we just want to be able to provide the tools quickly enough if needed, but of course we hope we will never need to use it!

We'd also like to thank everyone who donated towards our defib and we are now looking for ideas on how to spend that money as the grant from Involve Kent will cover the full cost of a new defib!! Please send your ideas and suggestions to maidstone@parkrun.com

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Thank you again to Tom Phillips for taking our pictures, remember they are free to download for your personal use! and they are all on Google now! Please use this link to view them.

https://photos.google.com/u/3/share/AF1QipPuaGuX2oQ0qgG5Gf-KKRzresBXUT6a0C2WN2U0z3HpgXc1x4P5PjkS2dlbRU-H_w?key=REpxUnJJUE0ya1cwTzZVUEtIcWJ0MGl1NlFQY2tB

Also we are painstakingly adding all of the back catalogue of photos to albums in google so you can check back through the years!

Our Milestone Runners this week!  

 

Congratulations to Madelaine Andrews who completed her 10th parkrun this week and she now join the exclusive parkrun 10 club and will be able to order a white parkrun Milestone T-shirt soon. (the parkrun 10 club is for juniors only)

Special congratulations to Stephen Gibson and Derrick Groom who completed their 100th parkruns this week and they now join the exclusive parkrun 100 club and will be able to order a black parkrun Milestone T-shirt soon.

And although its not an official milestone, special congratulations to Daniel Smith who completed his 200th run! Well worth celebrating!

If you have a story to share for our Runner or Volunteer Spotlight, or some interesting information about our runners or our route, then please email in.  It doesn't have to be long, even just a few lines would be great! and email in to maidstoneoffice@parkrun.com or maidstone@parkrun.com

Aesthetically Pleasing Times of the Week

Aesthetically pleasing times this week are: Matthew Field with 20:10, Ed Peters with 20:30, Bob Fursey with 21:21, Stephen Moore with 28:28, Thomas Bonser with 30:10, Julie Harker with 33:22 and Daron Eldridge with 33:33.

On the spot on times: Hedley Sidewinder with 24:00, ALison Donovan with 27:00, Bridget Nolan with 28:00, Jim Gillespie with 31:00, Gary Cowell with 32:00 and Stanley Warner with 49:00.

And the holder of our special 20:20 position is still Lee Jones. The Maidstone 20:20 is where Kent Life is - Junction 6 where the M20 meets the A20 and therefore 20:20. (Until the next person manages that time!).

Stroke Resolution Run on Sunday 24th March at 10am, Mote Park, Maidstone

Choose from a 5k, 10k or 15k enter online at stroke.org.uk/resolution they are also looking for volunteer marshals on the course - all volunteers will receive a t-shirt, hot drink and hand warmers so they don’t get cold, please contact Chloe.Braidford@stroke.org.uk if you would like to volunteer.

Maidstone parkrun's 6th Birthday - Saturday 13th April 2019.

Put the date in your new 2019 diary now you don't want to miss it!!

Saturday 20th April - Maidstone parkrun's Easter Run

Come dressed in bright easter colours (yellow, orange, pink, white, green, purple) NO BLACK or dark colours if possible! Dress up, wear bunny ears or an easter bonnet or anything Easterie!

Saturday 4th May - The "May the Fourth be with you!" Run

Stars wars themed Run - dress up if you want too!

This Weeks Hi-Vis Heroes

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And last but definitely not least - Look how much fun our volunteers have! they help ensure it all went smoothly! If you hadn't noticed parkrun isn't just for walking, jogging or running, you can come along and volunteer, volunteering is great for your health & well being too, just try it and you'll see.

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The event was made possible by 32 volunteers:

Ian PULLEN • Louise PULLEN • Timothy Russell CARR • Donna CARR • Paul WILLIAMS • Steve RUSSELL • Jo FRAZER-WISE • Carrie TURPIE • Lauren HARKER • Nick FARRANT • Charmaine TURPIE • Felicity TURPIE • Tom PHILLIPS • Patricia MITCHELL • Christopher BIRD • Sadie MITCHELL • Helen CRANFIELD • Katie SMITH • Lewis BRICKNELL • Sue FIELD • Catey BOWLES • Mick CRANFIELD • Chloe LUDWIN • Ewan O'BRIEN • William ODLING • Harriet ODLING • Hebe BOWLEY • Ethan BOWLEY • James GETTING • Rhoda EDWARDS • Jill EDMANS • Adel MURPHY

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

The female record is held by Ashley GIBSON who recorded a time of 16:45 on 25th January 2014 (event number 42).
The male record is held by George DUGGAN who recorded a time of 15:03 on 17th September 2016 (event number 182).
The Age Grade course record is held by Sally MUSSON who recorded 90.46% (21:09) on 25th January 2014 (event number 42).

Maidstone parkrun started on 13th April 2013. Since then 10,150 participants have completed 92,921 parkruns covering a total distance of 464,605 km, including 15,765 new Personal Bests. A total of 679 individuals have volunteered 7,471 times.

 

 

Spring is in the air – and its only February!!

Maidstone parkrun
Event number 313
23rd February 2019

This week 412 people ran, jogged and walked the course, of whom 29 were first timers and 54 recorded new Personal Bests. Representatives of 27 different clubs took part.

What a beautiful sunny morning which caught many of us out including the volunteers who were all wrapped up warm for a cold February morning! it was hot! Hats, scarves and layers were coming off it was so lovely and warm, Dotties wasn't its usual bustling and overcrowded self, most were sitting out in the warm sunshine, that definitely hasn't ever happened in February before!

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Thank you again to Tom Phillips for taking our pictures, remember they are free to download for your personal use! and they are on Google now! Also we are painstakingly adding all of the back catalogue of photos to albums in google so you can check back through the years!

Our Milestone Runners this week!  

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Special congratulations to Tim Williams and Simon Cope who completed their 100th parkruns this week and they now join the exclusive parkrun 100 club and will be able to order a black parkrun Milestone T-shirt soon.

And although its not an official milestone, special congratulations to Mick Jefferies and Angela Smith who completed their 150th run! Well worth celebrating!

If you have a story to share for our Runner or Volunteer Spotlight, or some interesting information about our runners or our route, then please email in.  It doesn't have to be long, even just a few lines would be great! and email in to maidstoneoffice@parkrun.com or maidstone@parkrun.com

Aesthetically Pleasing Times of the Week

Aesthetically pleasing times this week are: Simon Cope with 20:02 (on his 100th run!), Christopher Archer with 20:10, Mark Smith with 22:55, Andy Akehurst with 26:26, Christine Ludwin with 38:38 and Keeley Frazer-Wise with 53:53.

On the spot on times: Bob Fursey with 21:00, Nicholas Smith with 22:00, Cliff Golding with 23:00 (and a new PB!),  Juliet Glanfield and Alison Donovan both with 27:00, Richard Owens and David Grunfield both with with 30:00, Ann Grebbell with 31:00, Joanne Robinson with 37:00 and Lisa Strachan with 41:00.

And the holder of our special 20:20 position is still Lee Jones. The Maidstone 20:20 is where Kent Life is - Junction 6 where the M20 meets the A20 and therefore 20:20. (Until the next person manages that time!).

Stroke Resolution Run on Sunday 24th March at 10am, Mote Park, Maidstone

Choose from a 5k, 10k or 15k enter online at stroke.org.uk/resolution they are alos looking for volunteer marshals on the course - all volunteers will receive a t-shirt, hot drink and hand warmers so they don’t get cold, please contact Chloe.Braidford@stroke.org.uk if you would like to volunteer.

Maidstone parkrun's 6th Birthday - Saturday 13th April 2019.

Put the date in your new 2019 diary now you don't want to miss it!!

Saturday 20th April - Maidstone parkrun's Easter Run

Come dressed in bright easter colours (yellow, orange, pink, white, green, purple) NO BLACK or dark colours if possible! Dress up, wear bunny ears or an easter bonnet or anything Easterie!

Saturday 4th May - The "May the Fourth be with you!" Run

Stars wars themed Run - dress up if you want too!

This Weeks Hi-Vis Heroes

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And last but definitely not least - Look how much fun our volunteers have! they help ensure it all went smoothly! If you hadn't noticed parkrun isn't just for walking, jogging or running, you can come along and volunteer, volunteering is great for your health & well being too, just try it and you'll see.

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The event was made possible by 33 volunteers:

Timothy Russell CARR • Donna CARR • Tony REA • Santosh PATTNAYAK • Steve RUSSELL • Claire GILLESPIE • Karen MARTIN • Amanda BIRD • Ann GREBBELL • Jim GILLESPIE • Jo FRAZER-WISE • Colin EVANS • Carrie TURPIE • Nick FARRANT • Charmaine TURPIE • Felicity TURPIE • Tom PHILLIPS • Christopher BIRD • Katie SMITH • Sue FIELD • Catey BOWLES • Mick CRANFIELD • Max ELDRIDGE • Stephen GIBSON • Rob JACKSON • Christine LUDWIN • Martin DARBY • Hebe BOWLEY • Ethan BOWLEY • Rebecca ATKINSON • Rhoda EDWARDS • Matthew PIEKOS • Madeleine GREGORY

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

The female record is held by Ashley GIBSON who recorded a time of 16:45 on 25th January 2014 (event number 42).
The male record is held by George DUGGAN who recorded a time of 15:03 on 17th September 2016 (event number 182).
The Age Grade course record is held by Sally MUSSON who recorded 90.46% (21:09) on 25th January 2014 (event number 42).

Maidstone parkrun started on 13th April 2013. Since then 10,103 participants have completed 92,497 parkruns covering a total distance of 462,485 km, including 15,712 new Personal Bests. A total of 676

 

Love in the Air and on the Ground!

Maidstone parkrun
Event number 312
16th February 2019

This week 404 people ran, jogged and walked the course, of whom 29 were first timers and 55 recorded new Personal Bests. Representatives of 39 different clubs took part.

What a great morning full of pink and red, hearts and balloons and lots of chalk pictures. This week was Paul Edwards and my brother-in-law Alastair Carr's 150th run and although this is not an official parkrun milestone, its still a great achievement and I like to celebrate it anyway.

It was extra special as it was Alastair that got his brother (my husband) into parkrun which got me into parkrun, which made me set up Maidstone parkrun. So we can all thank Alastair that we were all together on our valentines run this Saturday! and it is also very appropriate that he celebrated his 150th run on Valentines as just over a year ago he suffered 2 heart attacks and he needed a quadruple heart bi-pass, so not only do we thank Alastair for us all being here at Maidstone parkrun, I am very thankful that his heart is doing fine and he is here still running with us!

 

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We also would like to congratulate our regular volunteer photographer Tom Phillips who won 2 gold medals running for GB at the Southern Counties Masters.

and thank you Tom Phillips for this weeks great photos.

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Thank you again to Tom Phillips for taking our pictures, remember they are free to download for your personal use!

Did you love our chalk pictures? Which was your favourite?

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Our Milestone Runners this week!  

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Congratulations to Dylan Clark who completed his 10th parkrun this week and he now joins the exclusive parkrun 10 club (for juniors only) and will be able to order a white parkrun Milestone T-shirt soon (again juniors only).

Special congratulations to Juliet Glanfield and Jim Lee who completed their 50th parkruns this week and they now join the exclusive parkrun 50 club and will be able to order a red parkrun Milestone T-shirt soon.

And although its not an official milestone, special congratulations to Alastair Carr and Paul Edwards who completed their 150th run! Well worth celebrating!

 

If you have a story to share for our Runner or Volunteer Spotlight, or some interesting information about our runners or our route, then please email in.  It doesn't have to be long, even just a few lines would be great! and email in to maidstoneoffice@parkrun.com or maidstone@parkrun.com

Aesthetically Pleasing Times of the Week

Aesthetically pleasing times this week are: Bijay Rana Magar with 22:11 (first time at Maidstone), Jack Matjasz with 23:23 (first time at Maidstone), Tony Thompson with 23:45, Howard Nurden with 26:26, Kay Osbourne with 28:28, Hollay Hubbard with 31:31, Rachelle Allistone with 37:37 (and a new PB!),

On the spot on times: Katie James with 24:00, Martin Harris with 26:00, Liz Farmer with 28:00, Ian Pullen with 30:00, John Brown with 31:00, Martin Webster with 33:00, Nicola Page with 34:00,

And the holder of our special 20:20 position is Lee Jones. The Maidstone 20:20 is where Kent Life is - Junction 6 where the M20 meets the A20 and therefore 20:20. (Until the next person manages that time!).

Stroke Resolution Run on Sunday 24th March at 10am, Mote Park, Maidstone

Choose from a 5k, 10k or 15k enter online at stroke.org.uk/resolution they are alos looking for volunteer marshals on the course - all volunteers will receive a t-shirt, hot drink and hand warmers so they don’t get cold, please contact Chloe.Braidford@stroke.org.uk if you would like to volunteer.

Maidstone parkrun's 6th Birthday - Saturday 13th April 2019.

Put the date in your new 2019 diary now you don't want to miss it!!

Saturday 4th May - The "May the Fourth be with you!" Run

Stars wars themed Run - dress up if you want too!

This Weeks Hi-Vis Heroes

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And last but definitely not least - Look how much fun our volunteers have! they help ensure it all went smoothly! If you hadn't noticed parkrun isn't just for walking, jogging or running, you can come along and volunteer, volunteering is great for your health & well being too, just try it and you'll see

The event was made possible by 27 volunteers:

Timothy Russell CARR • Donna CARR • Steve RUSSELL • Natasha COOPER • Chris GEDGE • Dominic COOPER • Jo FRAZER-WISE • Keeley FRAZER-WISE • Colin EVANS • Felicity TURPIE • Tom PHILLIPS • Patricia MITCHELL • Sadie MITCHELL • Helen CRANFIELD • Katie SMITH • Lewis BRICKNELL • Tina SAUNDERS • Catey BOWLES • Rob JACKSON • Ewan O'BRIEN • Harriet ODLING • Rebecca ATKINSON • James GETTING • Rhoda EDWARDS • Matthew PIEKOS • Madeleine GREGORY • Zoe MARTIN

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

The female record is held by Ashley GIBSON who recorded a time of 16:45 on 25th January 2014 (event number 42).
The male record is held by George DUGGAN who recorded a time of 15:03 on 17th September 2016 (event number 182).
The Age Grade course record is held by Sally MUSSON who recorded 90.46% (21:09) on 25th January 2014 (event number 42).

Maidstone parkrun started on 13th April 2013. Since then 10,074 participants have completed 92,085 parkruns covering a total distance of 460,425 km, including 15,658 new Personal Bests. A total of 674 individuals have volunteered 7,405 times.

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