Milton Keynes parkrun (Event 433) 14th July 2018

Milton Keynes parkrun (Event 433) 

14thJuly 2018

Another hot and humid Saturday for a parkrun and despite England’s exploits in the World Cup, no one opted to run in a waistcoat! This week 493 people ran, jogged and walked the course.  Great to see a toddler come in 10thposition, ably helped by Andrew PEEK – quite an impressive feat pushing a buggy in the heat! Travelling at that speed the child needs to start wearing a crash helmet! Well done.

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There were 45 were first timers and 66 recorded new Personal Bests. Representatives of 27 different clubs took part.  We also had some milestones today at the parkrun.  Congratulations to Paul BOYER and Ellen GULLIKSEN for completing their 50th, Manny SUCHA for completing his 100thand Stacy CLEMES for celebrating her 40th birthday and 150thparkrun together!  Look out for a couple of approaching milestones – Dave JONES, Melanie JORDAN and Mark SZATKOWSKI on 49 and Andrew STRINGER on 99! Untitled

MALE PLACINGS

Mintu SIDHU (JM15-17) was first to finish in 17.47 – has run over a 100 parkruns as a junior.

Peter MACKRELL (VM35-39) from Leighton Buzzard AC was second over the line in 18.10 – an impressive 1.21 quicker than last week.

Tim INCHLEY (VM40-44) from Leighton Buzzard AC was third to finish in 19.03

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FEMALE PLACINGS

Ashley BERRY (SW25-29) was first to finish in 19.11 (4thoverall) – continuing an impressive record of finishing first in all her Milton Keynes parkruns this year.

Julie MARTIN (VW45-49) from Redway Runners was second over the line in 23.57 (58thoverall)

Philippa FAIRHALL (VW35-39) from Redway Runners was third to finish in 24.11 (65thoverall) knocking 12 seconds off her previous PB. Untitled

AGE GRADED SCORES

This week we only had 3 runners recording an age graded score over 75%.  These were:

Steve SHARPLES (VM50-54) 78.73% 6thoverall

Ashley BERRY (SW25-29) 77.15% 4thoverall

Mintu SIDHU (JM15-17) 77.04% 1stoverall

Other photos from today’s parkrun can be found at https://www.flickr.com/groups/milton-keynes-parkrun/

Well done to all who ran today, hope you all enjoyed it. See you all next time!

Sue Aspinall

The event was made possible by 32 volunteers:

Gareth SNELSON • Gillian ADAMSON • Sarah LOFTUS • Jenny FENTON • Steve BURLACE • Tim MACKLEY • Ian BRAZIER • Glyn BRAZIER • Roger HOBBS • Zoe BROAD • Jacqui BROAD • Candice BRAZIER • Colin KIGHTLEY • Pet HEDGES • Imogen KINGSMAN • Jools BURLACE • Dom KINGSMAN • Aaron BARNETT • Rachel HIGGINBOTTOM • Sarah WILSON • Diane MOLE • Sylvarius BAYE • Kathy BRAZIER • Viv TOLE • Julie KEVEREN • Sue ASPINALL • Phil ASPINALL • Karen LAWLOR • Christine ZIYA • Liz RATCLIFFE • Alissia EVERITT • Adrian GLANVILL

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

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 16,945 participants have completed 151,453 parkruns covering a total distance of 757,265 km, including 26,589 new Personal Bests.

 

Milton Keynes parkrun Event 431, 30th June 2018

Milton Keynes parkrun (Event 431) 

30th June 2018

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Another very hot parkrun for the 633 people who ran, walked and jogged the course today. Although according to my weather forecast app the sun wasn’t supposed to come until 11am so I thought it might have been cooler! This was another busy week around Willen Lake as Art in the Park was being set up around the lake ready for events in the afternoon.

Well done to an amazing 71 runners who recorded a PB today. Representatives of 34 different clubs took part.Tourists today came from Bristol, Peckham and Leamington Spa.

There were also 132 first timers, including 110 Redway Runners who were graduating from their beginner’s courses – congratulations on completing your first parkrun – hope to see you all again soon!

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We had some milestones today at the parkrun.  Julie SPARROW and Sarah BIRD on their 100th, Sheila SQUIRES on her 150th, Jennifer Sangster on her 200thand Tim Mackley on his 300th. Sarah, Jennifer and Tim ran together to celebrate their milestones and have also managed to find time to each volunteer more than 25 times whilst achieving them!

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MALE PLACINGS

Elliot HIND (SM30-34) from Milton Keynes AC was first to finish in 17.03
Gary BLABER (VM40-44) from Marshall Milton Keynes AC was second over the line in 17.42
Jack POCOCK (SM25-29) was third to finish in 17.54 knocking 17 seconds off his previous PB.

FEMALE PLACINGS

Zoe BROAD (SW18-19) from University of Bath Triathlon Club was first to finish in 22.35
Dawn BLABER (VW40-44) from Redway Runners was second over the line in 23.01 knocking 34 seconds off her previous PB.
Julie MARTIN (VW45-49) from Redway Runners was third over the line in 23.19

AGE GRADED SCORES

This week we had 4 runners recording an age graded score over 75%.  These were:
Gary BLABER (VM40-44) 79.47% 2ndoverall
Steve SHARPLES (VM50-54) 78.79% 10thoverall
Steve SLACK (VM50-54) 77.32% 13thoverall
Elliot HIND (SM30-34) 75.86% 1stoverall

Caption Competition

I wonder what these two are saying? …answers on a postcard! (or on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram. You get to see your name in next weeks run reportUntitled

 

Last weeks winner is Steve Burlace
"Clearly it is parkrun instructions. When, what and where. Kas is showing you what time it starts, Izzy displaying what to do and Steve pointing where to go!!"
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Other photos from today’s parkrun can be found at http://www.parkrun.org.uk/miltonkeynes/photos/

Well done to all who ran today, hope you all enjoyed it. See you all next time!

Sue Aspinall

 

Milton Keynes parkrun Event 430, 23 June 2018

Milton Keynes parkrun (Event 430) 

23rd June 2018

Extreme Flying Feet!!!

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This week 450 people ran, jogged and walked the course – fewer than usual – perhaps it was a bit too warm!  The 17thMilton Keynes Dragon Boat Race was being set up around Willen Lake this morning so there were more than usual spectators cheering people on.  An extra well done to today’s marshals who had their work cut out keeping the course clear in places. Well done to an amazing 91 runners who recorded a PB (including me - yay!)  Today there were 44 first timers, including 11 Redway Runners who were graduating from the beginner’s course – congratulations on completing your first parkrun. Representatives of 25 different clubs took part.

We had some milestones today at the parkrun – congratulations to Anya SNELSON from Phoenix Tri-MK for completing her 10thparkrun in JW10 category [Proud Dad addition here - I never assumed that Anya would be a runner, and when I created Milton Keynes parkrun she was barely old enough to go in the running buggy. I have never deliberately pushed her to run, and the one time I did encourage her to keep on going (at Sheringham parkrun, which is either up, or down, nothing flat!) I should have known better and turned around as she clearly wasn't in the mood, and that put her off parkrun for the last year. Only recently, and mainly because of me coaching her triathlon club, has she wanted to run, so much so that last week she dragged me out when I was going to have a lazy lie-in]D750-6857
Chris COX, Vignesh KUMAR and Nick SNELLING for completing 50 parkruns and to Emma BARKER from Rugby and Northampton AC and David BARTRAM for completing 100 parkruns.

We also had other Milton Keynes parkrunners completing milestones as tourists elsewhere today. Congratulations to Sharron TAYLOR and Kim WILKINSON for completing 50 parkruns at Rushcliffe and Linford Wood respectively and to Paul BARNES who completed 250 at Arrow Valley.

There are a few milestones coming up (not all official ones!) – look out for Jane PAPMEL and Paul BOYER on 49, Julie SPARROW on 99 and Tim MACKLEY on 299 parkruns.

Tourists today came from Cardiff, Crewe, Ganavan Sands, Newark, Tilgate, Tonbridge and a first timer from Sydney, Australia!

 

MALE PLACINGS

Impressive timings from the first three men to finish today – though none were able to knock seconds of their PBs.

Elliot HIND (SM30-34) from Milton Keynes AC was first to finish in 17.28

Mark PALSER (SM30-34) from Marshall Milton Keynes AC was second over the line in 17.49

Tom HAYMAN (SM30-34) from Marshall Milton Keynes AC was third over the line in 18.27

 

FEMALE PLACINGS

Ashley BERRY (SW25-29) from Marshall Milton Keynes AC, (4thoverall) was first to finish in 18.38

Sophie MYERS (SW25-29) was second to finish in 20.11 (13thoverall) – knocking 40 seconds off her PB

Siobhan DYER (SW20-24) from Marshall Milton Keynes AC, (27thoverall) was third to finish in 21.09 – a huge 77 seconds faster than her last PB

 

This week 3 runners recorded age-graded scores over 75%.  These were:

 

Ashley BERRY (SW25-29) 79.43% 4thoverall

Elaine MORRIS (VW50-54) 77.64% 46thoverall

Steve SLACK (VM50-54) 77.39% 8thoverall

 

Photos from today’s parkrun can be found at https://www.flickr.com/groups/milton-keynes-parkrun/

 

Well done to all who ran today, hope you all enjoyed it. See you all next time!

Sue Aspinall

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The event was made possible by 36 volunteers:

William SHIPPIN • Gillian ADAMSON • Jenny FENTON • Steve BURLACE • Tim MACKLEY • Kevin GARDNER • Dennis VERHOEVEN • James DWIGHT • Duncan KERR • Sheila QUINN • Karen PLACE • Stacy CLEMES • Kathy KAVANAGH • Christina KINGSMAN • Imogen KINGSMAN • Mike BOAST • Beth DEVENISH • Dom KINGSMAN • Aaron BARNETT • Mary MCKINNELL • Sylvarius BAYE • Kelly HOWARD • Daria CROKER • Lisa SHEPHERD • Lottey GATES • Martin PENNELL • Louise GOFFIN • Alex L J MANLEY • Carlos MONTORO • Sue ASPINALL • Phil ASPINALL • Christine ZIYA • Liz RATCLIFFE • Alissia EVERITT • Amy CROKER • Adrian GLANVILL

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 16,720 participants have completed 149,772 parkruns covering a total distance of 748,860 km, including 26,375 new Personal Bests.

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

 

Milton Keynes parkrun (Event 429), 16th June 2018

Milton Keynes parkrun (Event 429)
16th June 2018

This week 506 people ran, jogged or walked the course and there were representatives from 29 different clubs. Today we had 60 first timers – whether this was your first ever parkrun or you were visiting for the first time, then why not pop along to our facebook page and let us know how you got on?

https://www.facebook.com/MKparkrun/

Well done to an amazing 94 of you who recorded a PB at today’s parkrun.

We had some milestones today – congratulations to Jonathan RAINE and Gary MITCHELL for completing 50 parkruns, Dom KINGSMAN from Redway Runners for completing 100 parkruns

MALE PLACINGS
Gary BLABER (VM40-44) from Marshall Milton Keynes AC was first finisher in 17.47 – 10 seconds faster than last week.
Lee CAHIL (SM30-34) was second over the line in 18.30 - knocking 12 seconds off his previous PB at Milton Keynes parkrun.
Sean PINNEY (SM-25-29) from Redway Runners was third over the line in 19.14.

FEMALE PLACINGS

Sarah BIRD (VW45-49) from Redway Runners was first to finish in 21.22 – 9 seconds faster than last week.
Sophie JACOBS (JW10) – first time at Milton Keynes and this was 5 seconds faster than her best time at her regular Rushmere parkrun.
Paulina SUTTON (VW35-39) from Greenlight PT was third over the line in 23.08 – she regularly finishes under 24 minutes.

This week 5 runners recorded age-graded scores over 75%! These were:

Gary BLABER (VM40-44) 79.10% 1st overall
Steve SLACK (VM50-54) 77.52% 6th overall
Mary MCKINNELL (VW65-69) 77.22% 169th overall
Stuart SINCLAIR (VM50-54) 76.10% 4th overall
Sophie JACOBS (JW10) 75.68% 55th overall
Photos from today’s parkrun can be found at https://www.flickr.com/groups/milton-keynes-parkrun/

Well done to all who ran today, hope you all enjoyed it. See you all next time!
Sue Aspinall

The event was made possible by 38 volunteers:

William SHIPPIN • Gillian ADAMSON • Jenny FENTON • Steve BURLACE • Tim MACKLEY • Emma HOOTON • Laura TRAVERS • Adrian GLANVILL • Stephen DUNHAM • Sarah BIRD • Helen VAUGHAN • Stephen HOBBS • Neil Richard GOODRIDGE • Kathryn DUNHAM • Fiona SIEQUIEN • Sam DOWNTON • Teigan HINCKS • Kevin WILLIAMSON • Andrew BALDWIN • Pet HEDGES • Tom CRUSSELL • Sean POLLOCK • Kathy KAVANAGH • Mike BOAST • Sally CONNELLY • Susannah QUINN • Dom KINGSMAN • Aaron BARNETT • Sarah WILSON • Paul DE DENIS LA SOIE • Jack LAMPLUGH • Ian BYRNE • Madeline TRAVERS • Sue ASPINALL • Mike BAGULEY • Daniel MYERS • Alissia EVERITT • Amy CROKER
Today's full results and a complete event history can be found on the Milton Keynes parkrun Results Page.
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 16,676 participants have completed 149,322 parkruns covering a total distance of 746,610 km, including 26,284 new Personal Bests.

 

Milton Keynes parkrun (Event 428) 9th June 2018

NHS70

456 people turned out today for a special parkrun event to celebrate the NHS turning 70. It was great to see so many entering into the spirit by dressing in scrubs, NHS uniforms and wearing surgical masks! One parkrunner was thanked by a passer-by for “doing great work” and had to admit it was fancy dress!

Our parkrunner visitors today came from London, Doncaster, Bromley, Oxford and Thetford. We had 57 first timers – whether this was your first ever parkrun or you were visiting us, then why not visit our Facebook page and let us know how you got on?

81 runners recorded a PB today and there were representatives from 23 different clubs.

We also had two milestones, today – congratulations to Sarah LAWRENCE from Redway Runners who completed her 100th parkrun and Hannah CLAY who completed her 50th. Then we have Gary MITCHELL on 49 – look out for him next time he runs! A few are approaching nice round numbers soon (although not official milestones) – Ian WRIGLEY on 149, Ian PENNICOTT on 199 and Robert TRIBE on 349!!

MALE PLACINGS

Jamie SEDDON (SM20-24) from Marshall Milton Keynes AC was the first finisher in 16.44 – knocking 6 seconds off his Milton Keynes parkrun PB - a regular first finisher at various parkruns.

Ben FAIRHALL (VM35-39) from Redway Runners was second over the line in 16.47 – only 3 seconds between Ben and Jamie – another regular first finisher at various parkruns.

Gary BLABER (VM40-44) from Marshall Milton Keynes AC was third over the line in 17.57 – and he is also no stranger to being a first finisher!

FEMALE PLACINGS

Rebecca MOORE (SW25-29) from Chichester Runners and AC, (6th overall) was first to finish in 19.02 (6th overall) – this is her 4th visit to Milton Keynes parkrun and her 4th time as first finisher.

Sarah LANGER (VW35-39) from Tring RC, (32nd overall) was second over the line in 21.17 (32nd overall) – knocking 31 seconds off her Milton Keynes parkrun PB

Sarah BIRD (VW45-49) from Redway Runners, (34th overall) was third over the line in 21.31 (34th overall) a regular high place finisher.

An amazing 11 runners recorded age-graded scores over 75%!

Ben FAIRHALL (VM35-39) 80.73% 2nd overall
Elaine MORRIS (VW50-54) 79.29% 38th overall
Jane RITCHIE (VW55-59) 78.64% 62nd overall
Mary MCKINNELL (VW65-69) 78.47% 169th overall
Gary BLABER (VM40-44) 78.37% 3rd overall
Rebecca MOORE (SW25-29) 77.76% 6th overall
Sally CONNELLY (VW60-64) 77.21% 151st overall
Steve SLACK ((VM50-54) 77.19% 10th overall
Jamie SEDDON (SM20-24) 77.09% 1st overall
Stuart SINCLAIR (VM50-54) 76.10% 8th overall
Clare MOORE (VW50-54) 75.14% 64th overall

Well done to all who ran today, hope you all enjoyed it. See you all next time!
Sue Aspinall

Volunteers

The event was made possible by 34 volunteers:

Gareth SNELSON • William SHIPPIN • Gillian ADAMSON • Jim MILLER • Steve BURLACE • Tim MACKLEY • Gary HOWARD • Juliet THOMPSON • Nicola THOMPSON • Neil Richard GOODRIDGE • Kathryn DUNHAM • Bridget WATSON • Pet HEDGES • Rosalind CRAWLEY • Sean POLLOCK • Tim HADDEN • Mike BOAST • Susannah QUINN • Jim WATSON • Jools BURLACE • Chris JEANES • Aaron BARNETT • Kelly HOWARD • Daria CROKER • Samantha EVANS • Lizzie JARDINE • Carlos MONTORO • Matt TIZZARD • Sue ASPINALL • Asgher SULTAN • Diane WHEELER • Liz RATCLIFFE • Alissia EVERITT • Amy CROKER
Today's full results and a complete event history can be found on the Milton Keynes parkrun Results Page.
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 16,616 participants have completed 148,816 parkruns covering a total distance of 744,080 km, including 26,189 new Personal Bests.

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