The weather was on our side this weekend as the rain managed to stay away until all or lovely park runners had finished the course.
58 runners/joggers and walkers braved the fresh cold morning which 21 of them were first timers and 9 recording new personal bests.
As always its lovely to see so many first timers joining us with one quoting " I have never seen such a beautiful and scenic place to go for a run, will definitely be back".
A big warm welcome go to the following who joined us for the first time -
Jonathan TYLER, Eddie NEALE, Kenny TURNER, Ffion VERBURG, Phil ROBINS, Hugh JONES, Amy FARRINGTON, Richard SIMPSON, Phillip DAVIES, David MUNDAY, Maddie BUNN, Annie BUNN, Callum MURRAY, Brad CONNELL, Julie WEBSTER, Mark WEBSTER, Naia ASHWELL, Nicki ASHWELL,
Congratulations to the following on achieving personal bests fantastic effort by all -
Tom ASHWELL, Andrew WEETMAN, Wendy JAMES, Gwynfor JAMES, Melanie OWEN, Margaret OLIVER, Ged MONKS, Chris VERNON,Alan WILKES.
This weeks Saturday Shout out goes to Chris Vernon who is part of the Dulwich runners club. This is the second time for Chris to join us and we look forward to him to joining us again in the near future. Chis who lives in London but has a house in North Wales has completed 270 parkruns with 71 of them being different ones from all over the country.
Ernie the Newborough Forest Park Run Elf was up to his fun and tricks again, did anyone see him?
Looks like he was enjoying a little workout inbetween cheering on everyone !
Our Christmas themed Parkrun is getting closer Saturday 22nd December, everyone who takes part will get a free santa hat. Anyone is allowed to join in. Remember to tell all your family and friends to help spread the word, what better way to start your christmas holidays not only with a parkrun but a Christmas themed one to get you all in the spirit ready for the run up to Christmas.
Newborough Forest parkrun
Event number 23
8th December 2018
This week 58 people ran, jogged and walked the course, of whom 21 were first timers and 9 recorded new Personal Bests. Representatives of 12 different clubs took part.
The event was made possible by 18 volunteers:
Rob HADDRELL • Suzanne WALLEY • Lily-Rose HADDRELL • Chris ROGERS • Annie SIMMONITE • Amy EDWARDS • Andrea WILLIAMS • Karen SOLEY • Dewi Redvers JONES • Emer BARTON • David SOLEY • Ann WILLIAMS • Paul ROGERS • Ela Haf EDEWARDS • Morgan John EDWARDS • Gary WILLIAMS • Shannon JONES • Callum BIBBY
Today's full results and a complete event history can be found on the Newborough Forest parkrun Results Page.
The male record is held by Osian PERRIN who recorded a time of 16:11 on 29th September 2018 (event number 14).
The female record is held by Claire Louise SPENCER who recorded a time of 17:40 on 10th November 2018 (event number 19).
The Age Grade course record is held by Tina USHERWOOD who recorded 92.41% (19:20) on 24th November 2018 (event number 21).
Newborough Forest parkrun started on 23rd June 2018. Since then 1,337 participants have completed 2,523 parkruns covering a total distance of 12,615 km, including 430 new Personal Bests. A total of 81 individuals have volunteered 416 times.