Milton Keynes Parkrun event number 391 23th September 2017

399 runners just about avoided the rain today as it stopped just as we started our 5km. Lots of runner dogs with us as well which was cool to see and some of even seem to LIKE the wet… I’ll never understand

48 new or visiting runners today – Do let us know how you got on by visiting our facebook page.

57 new PBs recorded today and these included Trevor Crowter with 23:22 and also Greg Scott with 28:00 exactly. Now that’s precision.

Representatives from many different running clubs came today including Vegetarian Cycling and AC (how could you give up meat?) and Nidd Valley Road Runners

Congrats to…

  • Tom Raine with his 10th parkrun
  • Christopher Beaton with his 50th parkrun
  • Danielle Balletta with her 50th parkrun

If you have recently reached an official milestone, look out for the link within your profile to the Wiggle store to order your T shirts.

Thanks to today’s volunteers!

Adam DOWNTON  •  Carlos MONTORO  •  Christopher MIDDLETON  •  Danny BARTHAUD  •  David GREEN  •  David WHITELEY  •  Dom KINGSMAN  •  Gary HOWARD  •  Gillian ADAMSON  •  Hazel MIDDLETON  •  Howard BOYCOTT  •  Imogen KINGSMAN  •  Jim BUTTLEMAN  •  Julie MARTIN  •  Kassia GARDNER  •  Keith FLINT  •  Kelly HOWARD  •  Kelly PARSONS  •  Kevin GARDNER  •  Kevin JACKSON  •  Lorayne MACFARLANE  •  Lucy KING  •  Martin PENNELL  •  Nicky FORD  •  Paul JUDGE-TALBOT  •  Pet HEDGES  •  Pippa DOWNTON  •  Rebecca CAVE  •  Samuel MIDDLETON  •  Sarah KING  •  Steve BURLACE  •  Sue BOOTHBY  •  Tim MACKLEY  •  William SHIPPIN

See our volunteer page for details on getting involved in making Milton Keynes parkrun happen.

Some Stats

Male placings:
Jeremy VICK (VM35-39) of Milton Keynes AC, was first over the line in 18:18 - third time in 79 appearances.
Alex PATRICKSON (SM25-29) of Nidd Valley Road Runners, was second over the line in 18:21.
Dan HIPPEY (VM40-44) of Redway Runners, was third over the line in 18:42 - was first to finish once before.

Female placings:
Jessica COX (SW20-24) of Redway Runners, was first (35th overall) over the line in 21:50 - first time in 52 appearances.
Sarah RITCHIE (SW25-29) of Redway Runners, was second (40th overall) over the line in 22:07.
Zoe BROAD (SW18-19) (Unattached) was third (42nd overall) over the line in 22:13.

The three highest age grades were recorded by:
Shirley Rose GIBSON (VW70-74) – 82.35% for the time 27:29 (158th overall).
Pauline TURNER (VW75-79) – 81.15% for the time 31:34 (282nd overall).
Mary MCKINNELL (VW65-69) – 77.28% for the time 26:38 (135th overall).

The female record is held by Emily TALLEN who recorded a time of 17:04 on 29th October 2011 (event number 94).
The male record is held by Ian KIMPTON who recorded a time of 15:01 on 27th July 2013 (event number 182).
The Age Grade course record is held by Angela COPSON who recorded 95.57% (22:33) on 6th February 2016 (event number 311).

Milton Keynes parkrun started on 16th January 2010. Since then 14,760 participants have completed 131,471 parkruns covering a total distance of 657,355 km. This week 399 people ran, jogged and walked the course, of whom 48 were first timers and 57 recorded new Personal Bests. Representatives of 25 different clubs took part.

The event was made possible by 34 volunteers

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

Thanks for Reading,

Adam Downton

 

Milton Keynes Parkrun event number 388 26th August 2017

What do you get if you run behind a car?

Exhausted!

Warm and sweaty… it was quite a humid parkrun today. 473 people ran with little wind in their way. It was a good day for running around the lake.

56 new or visiting runners today – Do let us know how you got on by visiting our facebook page.

83 new PBs for you guys today. These included Martin Burton with 22:23 and also Jennie Barker with 31:46.

Special Congrats to Elliot Hind who has yet again broken his PB to 16:11 – Wow!

Representatives from many different running clubs came today including East London Runners and Loughborough Students AC

Congrats to…

  • 300th Parkrun to Karen Lawrence (I count that as a milestone :D)

If you have recently reached an official milestone (sorry Karen), look out for the link within your profile to the Wiggle store to order your T shirts.

Thanks to today’s volunteers!

Adam DOWNTON  •  Brian BONSON  •  Christina KINGSMAN  •  Claire HILLMAN-BROWN  •  Danielle BALLETTA  •  Davinia INKSON  •  Dennis VERHOEVEN  •  Dom KINGSMAN  •  Elisabeth MORRISON  •  Fiona SIEQUIEN  •  Gareth LEVENE  •  Gillian ADAMSON  •  Hazel COCKERILL  •  Ian PENNICOTT  •  Ian WEATHERBURN  •  Imogen KINGSMAN  •  India HILLMAN-BROWN  •  Jean-Paul SRIVALSAN  •  Jenny FENTON  •  Julie LOXLEY  •  Kelly HOWARD  •  Kevin FERRIS  •  Louise GOFFIN  •  Lynne BALLETTA  •  Martin PENNELL  •  Matt JONES  •  Michael BALLETTA  •  Michael MARIENFELD  •  Nicol ONSLOW  •  Nicola HIERONS  •  Nina Charmain LILL  •  Pet HEDGES  •  Ros JAMES  •  Rosalind CRAWLEY  •  Sarah BIRD  •  Sue BOOTHBY  •  Tim MACKLEY  •  William SHIPPIN

See our volunteer page for details on getting involved in making Milton Keynes parkrun happen.

Some Stats

Male placings:
Elliot HIND (SM25-29) of Leighton Buzzard AC, was first over the line in 16:11 - 20th time in 37 appearances.
Mintu SIDHU (JM15-17) (Unattached) was second over the line in 17:51 - has been first to finish on 6 previous occasions.
Gary BLABER (VM40-44) of Marshall Milton Keynes AC, was third over the line in 17:59 - has been first to finish on 4 previous occasions.

Female placings:
Sarah BIRD (VW40-44) of Redway Runners, was first (39th overall) over the line in 21:23 - 6th time in 77 appearances.
Katie COLE (SW30-34) (Unattached) was second (50th overall) over the line in 21:55.
Debra BRENT (VW50-54) of Milton Keynes AC, was third (76th overall) over the line in 22:58 - has been first to finish on 2 previous occasions.

The three highest age grades were recorded by:
Pauline TURNER (VW75-79) – 80.95% for the time 31:04 (321st overall).
Elliot HIND (SM25-29) – 79.81% for the time 16:11 (first overall).
Sally CONNELLY (VW60-64) – 78.65% for the time 25:46 (154th overall).

The female record is held by Emily TALLEN who recorded a time of 17:04 on 29th October 2011 (event number 94).
The male record is held by Ian KIMPTON who recorded a time of 15:01 on 27th July 2013 (event number 182).
The Age Grade course record is held by Angela COPSON who recorded 95.57% (22:33) on 6th February 2016 (event number 311).

Milton Keynes parkrun started on 16th January 2010. Since then 14,618 participants have completed 130,160 parkruns covering a total distance of 650,800 km, including 23,666 new Personal Bests.

This week 473 people ran, jogged and walked the course, of whom 56 were first timers and 83 recorded new Personal Bests. Representatives of 25 different clubs took part.

The event was made possible by 38 volunteers

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

Thanks for Reading,

Adam Downton

 

Milton Keynes Parkrun event number 387 19th August 2017

Why isn’t suntanning an Olympic sport?

Because the winner will only get bronze

We had a nice and sunny parkrun this morning with our new tailrunner Greg. Don’t know if anyone met him today but he’s been on the TV once or twice so say hi next time you see him. 639 runners were in front of him.

I am of course talking about Greg Rutherford, our local Olympic champion. Good to see you at our parkrun, a lot of selfies were taken as well!

79 new or visiting runners today – Do let us know how you got on by visiting our facebook page.

96 new PBs today which is great to see. These included Jeremy Baker with 20:14 and also Anne Bonson with 31:36. Well done guys.

Representatives from many different running clubs came today including Silson AC and Dragons Running Club as well as the British Olympic Association

Pippa Downton also volunteered on her birthday today! That sure shows dedication.
Congrats to…

  • Krish Choudhary and Samuel Tye with their 10th parkrun
  • Ian Duffus, Kevin Tilley with their 50th parkrun
  • Gil Pritchard and Nicola Hierons with their 50th complete
  • Richard Dodds with his 250th parkrun complete – well done!

Look out for the link within your profile to the Wiggle store to order your T shirts.

Thanks to the volunteers today!

Adam DOWNTON  •  Alison RUTHERFORD  •  Andrew HULLY  •  Claire HILLMAN-BROWN  •  Colin ARMSTRONG  •  Dan MORLEY  •  Daria CROKER  •  Dennis FOLEY  •  Dennis VERHOEVEN  •  Dom KINGSMAN  •  Elisabeth MORRISON  •  Fiona SIEQUIEN  •  Gareth SNELSON  •  Gary HEDGES  •  Gary HOWARD  •  Gillian ADAMSON  •  Ian EYGELSHEIM  •  Imogen KINGSMAN  •  India HILLMAN-BROWN  •  Jackie BOND  •  Jenny FENTON  •  Jeremie FRANCOIS  •  Julie MARTIN  •  Kyla HINCKS  •  Lizzie JARDINE  •  Mark HILL  •  Mark WARREN  •  Martin PENNELL  •  Nathan RUTHERFORD  •  Paul CLIFFORD-JONES  •  Paul DE DENIS LA SOIE  •  Pet HEDGES  •  Peter LOOSE  •  Pippa DOWNTON  •  Robin GILBERT  •  Rosalind CRAWLEY  •  Sarah LOFTUS  •  Stacy CLEMES  •  Steve QUINNELL  •  Steve WRIGHT  •  Sue BOOTHBY  •  Teigan HINCKS  •  Tim MACKLEY  •  William SHIPPIN

See our volunteer page for details on getting involved in making Milton Keynes parkrun happen.

Some Stats

Male placings:
Ben FAIRHALL (VM35-39) of Redway Runners, was first over the line in 16:47 - 16th time in 42 appearances.
Genci PEPAJ (VM40-44) of Redway Runners, was second over the line in 17:28 - has been first to finish on 20 previous occasions.
An unknown runner was third.

Female placings:
Michelle GEORGE-BARNES (VW40-44) of Redway Runners, was first (43rd overall) over the line in 22:05 - third time in 56 appearances.
Jessica ANSTEE (SW30-34) of Ampthill & Flitwick Flyers RC, was second (66th overall) over the line in 23:09 - was first to finish once before.
Diane Josephine FARMER (VW55-59) of Marshall Milton Keynes AC, was third (68th overall) over the line in 23:10.

The three highest age grades were recorded by:
Diane Josephine FARMER (VW55-59) – 80.29% for the time 23:10 (68th overall).
Ben FAIRHALL (VM35-39) – 80.14% for the time 16:47 (first overall).
Pauline TURNER (VW75-79) – 79.01% for the time 31:50 (369th overall).

The female record is held by Emily TALLEN who recorded a time of 17:04 on 29th October 2011 (event number 94).
The male record is held by Ian KIMPTON who recorded a time of 15:01 on 27th July 2013 (event number 182).
The Age Grade course record is held by Angela COPSON who recorded 95.57% (22:33) on 6th February 2016 (event number 311).

Milton Keynes parkrun started on 16th January 2010. Since then 14,562 participants have completed 129,687 parkruns covering a total distance of 648,435 km, including 23,583 new Personal Bests

This week 639 people ran, jogged and walked the course, of whom 79 were first timers and 96 recorded new Personal Bests. Representatives of 38 different clubs took part.

The event was made possible by 44 volunteers

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

Thanks for Reading,

Adam Downton

 

Milton Keynes Parkrun event number 383 22nd July 2017

You know you have married a runner when you have more running clothes in your drawer than normal clothes.

It’s getting warmer each week now as it should be with the summer holidays starting. 452 runners this morning, good to see you – I wonder how many of you will keep up with your running promises over summer? Don’t let the “heat” stop you.

48 new or visiting runners today – Do let us know how you got on by visiting our facebook page.

81 new PBs as well, nice going everyone. Today’s persevering runners included Toby Poyner with 27:23 and Will Roberts with 33:27

 

Representatives from many different running clubs came today including Team Jules and Dunstable RRC
Congrats to…

  • Tim Inchley with his 50th parkrun
  • Dorien James with 50 complete parkruns
  • Marie Dever with her 100th parkrun complete
  • Juliet Thompson with 250 RUNS COMPLETE!!!
  • Followed by Diana Wells with her 300th parkun!

Look out for the link within your profile to the Wiggle store to order your T shirts.

Thanks to the volunteers today!

Adam DOWNTON  •  Candice ROGERS  •  Christina KINGSMAN  •  Claire HILLMAN-BROWN  •  Dennis VERHOEVEN  •  Dom KINGSMAN  •  Elizabeth TRIBE  •  Fiona SIEQUIEN  •  Gary HOWARD  •  Gillian ADAMSON  •  Glyn BRAZIER  •  Heather CHARLES  •  Imogen KINGSMAN  •  India HILLMAN-BROWN  •  Jean-Paul SRIVALSAN  •  Jen BATES  •  Joanne WEST  •  Kassia GARDNER  •  Kelly HOWARD  •  Kyla HINCKS  •  Martin BURTON  •  Martin PALMIERI  •  Martin PENNELL  •  Matt JONES  •  Maurice O'CONNELL  •  Nathan NEWALL  •  Neville ROWLES  •  Pippa DOWNTON  •  Robert TRIBE  •  Ros JAMES  •  Rosalind CRAWLEY  •  Stacy CLEMES  •  Stephen HOBBS  •  Steve BURLACE  •  Steve QUINNELL  •  Teigan HINCKS  •  Terri CAVE  •  Tim MACKLEY  •  William SHIPPIN  •  Zoe GALLAVAN

See our volunteer page for details on getting involved in making Milton Keynes parkrun happen.

Some Stats

Male placings:
Sean PINNEY (SM25-29) (Unattached) was first over the line in 18:05 - second time in 30 appearances.
Jeremie FRANCOIS (SM30-34) of Shenley Striders, was second over the line in 18:36.
Peter MACKRELL (VM35-39) of Leighton Buzzard AC, was third over the line in 18:44 - has been first to finish on 3 previous occasions.

Female placings:
Katie GODOF (VW40-44) (Unattached) was first (6th overall) over the line in 19:25 - 11th time in 12 appearances.
Abi GOOCH (VW40-44) of Redway Runners, was second (25th overall) over the line in 21:18 - has been first to finish on 5 previous occasions.
Katy DARLING (VW35-39) (Unattached) was third (41st overall) over the line in 22:05.

The three highest age grades were recorded by:
Pauline TURNER (VW75-79) – 80.52% for the time 31:14 (280th overall).
Katie GODOF (VW40-44) – 78.80% for the time 19:25 (6th overall).
Julie LOXLEY (VW50-54) – 77.34% for the time 22:13 (47th overall).

The female record is held by Emily TALLEN who recorded a time of 17:04 on 29th October 2011 (event number 94).
The male record is held by Ian KIMPTON who recorded a time of 15:01 on 27th July 2013 (event number 182).
The Age Grade course record is held by Angela COPSON who recorded 95.57% (22:33) on 6th February 2016 (event number 311).

Milton Keynes parkrun started on 16th January 2010. Since then 14,271 participants have completed 127,664 parkruns covering a total distance of 638,320 km, including 23,263 new Personal Bests.

This week 452 people ran, jogged and walked the course, of whom 48 were first timers and 81 recorded new Personal Bests. Representatives of 25 different clubs took part.

The event was made possible by 40 volunteers

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

Thanks for Reading,

Adam Downton

 

Milton Keynes Parkrun event number 382 15th July 2017

Parkrun… I’m sure it was a good idea a few months ago…

It got quite warm this week, but that didn’t stop the 461 people running this week’s parkrun. Whether you run to lose weight, get fit or for fun, we love having you here.

70 new or visiting runners this week, great to have you here and let us know how you got on by visiting our facebook page.

93 NEW PBS! Nice work guys. These included Paul Smith with 24:06 and also Aiden Green with 29:29 (huh, that’s cool… 29:29)

Representatives from many different running clubs came today including Bearbrook Running Club and also On The Run Aylesbury… I won’t let the police know don’t worry ;)
Congrats to…

  • David Cox with 100 parkruns complete

Look out for the link within your profile to the Wiggle store to order your T shirts.

Thanks to the volunteers today!

Adam DOWNTON  •  Christina KINGSMAN  •  Claire HILLMAN-BROWN  •  Dom KINGSMAN  •  Fiona CLARKSON  •  Gareth SNELSON  •  Gillian ADAMSON  •  Imogen KINGSMAN  •  India HILLMAN-BROWN  •  James MCNAB  •  Jana WOLFOVA  •  Jean-Paul SRIVALSAN  •  Jen BATES  •  Jenny FENTON  •  Jim MARRAY  •  Jon HALL  •  Julie MARTIN  •  Kevin FERRIS  •  Kyla HINCKS  •  Lauren POLLOCK  •  Leigh PAXTON  •  Maria MCQUARRIE  •  Martin PENNELL  •  Nick COSTIN  •  Nicky FORD  •  Pippa DOWNTON  •  Sam DOWNTON  •  Sarah BIRD  •  Sean POLLOCK  •  Stacy CLEMES  •  Steve BURLACE  •  Steve CLARKE  •  Teigan HINCKS  •  Tim MACKLEY  •  William SHIPPIN

See our volunteer page for details on getting involved in making Milton Keynes parkrun happen.

Some Stats

Male placings:
Sean PINNEY (SM25-29) (Unattached) was first over the line in 18:07 - first time in 29 appearances.
Ross MACKENZIE (VM35-39) (Unattached) was second over the line in 18:09 - was first to finish once before.
David MOODY (VM35-39) of Marshall Milton Keynes AC, was third over the line in 18:20.

Female placings:
Kellie LEONARD (SW25-29) of Wootton Road Runners, was first (21st overall) over the line in 20:33 - first appearance.
Jennifer SANGSTER (VW40-44) of Redway Runners, was second (25th overall) over the line in 20:58 - has been first to finish on 10 previous occasions.
Julie LOXLEY (VW50-54) of Redway Runners, was third (42nd overall) over the line in 21:58 - has been first to finish on 30 previous occasions.

The three highest age grades were recorded by:
Pauline TURNER (VW75-79) – 78.76% for the time 31:56 (300th overall).
Carol BAKER (VW50-54) – 78.63% for the time 22:09 (50th overall).
Julie LOXLEY (VW50-54) – 78.22% for the time 21:58 (42nd overall).

The female record is held by Emily TALLEN who recorded a time of 00:17:04 on 29th October 2011 (event number 94).
The male record is held by Ian KIMPTON who recorded a time of 00:15:01 on 27th July 2013 (event number 182).
The Age Grade course record is held by Angela COPSON who recorded 95.57% (22:33) on 6th February 2016 (event number 311).

Milton Keynes parkrun started on 16th January 2010. Since then 14,223 participants have completed 127,212 parkruns covering a total distance of 636,060 km, including 23,182 new Personal Bests.

This week 461 people ran, jogged and walked the course, of whom 70 were first timers and 93 recorded new Personal Bests. Representatives of 24 different clubs took part.

The event was made possible by 35 volunteers

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

Thanks for Reading,

Adam Downton

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