Today’s run report is written by guest writers Harlee and her mum Rebecca. Take it away Rebecca...
I offered to write this week’s run report when I realised that between pregnancy and my new found love for buggy running, baby Harlee has now accompanied me on 50 parkruns!
Fair enough, too young for her own barcode but still…cake, right?!
As I was saying, I “offered” to write the run report but Harlee beat me to it, so here’s her contribution:
Once upon a parkrun day, Mum and Dad went for a run
Unaware that I was there, snug in Mama’s tum.
They soon found out and without a doubt, I began to show
My body grew – Mama’s too – and our times started to slow.
Some weeks we ran, some weeks we jogged, some weeks we volunteered
We even walked a few of them, as my due date neared.
Winter arrived and so did I but we didn’t run that week
A little cold, I was 3 days old and something about lack of sleep?
But now we have a running buggy to help get Mama fit
And on Saturdays at 9am I have a nap in it.
So I know it’s not official as I’m too young to record a time
(And I’ve never actually been awake when we’ve crossed the finish line!)
But it’s still a milestone to me and we brought cake to share with you
So here’s to my first 50, and my 10 month birthday too!
On the subject of celebrations, there were a few official milestones this week too! Congratulations to Connor Garrett and George Pryor-Bennett on joining the junior 10 club and Neil Want for running his 50th!
Happy Birthday to Adele Bovingdon for choosing to start her birthday with us and welcome to the 12 first timers!
The weather conditions, whilst probably a little nippy for the volunteers (especially those on timekeeping, tokens and scanning) were pretty perfect for running so well done to the 44 of you who took advantage of this and recorded new PBstoday!
Some of you may be aware one of our regular runners took a tumble this morning. Like the well-oiled machine that Maldon Prom parkrun is, the hazard was quickly identified and marshalled whilst Paul was tended to by fellow runners and Event Director, Sue. On behalf of us all I do hope that Paul is OK! (*Update-Paul hasn’t suffered any broken bones, but has had 4 stitches in his finger. Heal quickly Paul*)
Which leads me on to thank our wonderful volunteers without whom Maldon Prom parkrun wouldn’t be possible. Please do get in touch if you are able to volunteer for future weeks!
Thank you to our volunteers:
Sue M SMITH • Bob GEAR • Elaine VAUGHAN • Annette GEORGE • Mary BURNS • Karen BERRY • Stephen SAWYER • David STOKES • Rebecca RICHARDS • Imogen GIDDINGS • Tracy HOWARD • Jenny SHAW • Deborah CUTLER • Alan CUTLER • Emma POTTER • James SKILLERN • Tony MACE • Jack HOWE • Elliott LYLE • Kaytie LYLE • Stephanie MORGAN • Richard FENTON
Have a cracking weekend everyone – see you all next week for the Dengie 100 Runners pacer event!
Rebecca & Harlee
Thank you so much for such a wonderful run report Rebecca and Harlee and of course for the cake (thank you also Adele for the biscuits). I hand over to Bob for the next two weeks. Have a good weekend, and once again thank you everyone for your support today.
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