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
- 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.
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.
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,