#23 08/12/2018

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.
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Ernie the Newborough Forest Park Run Elf was up to his fun and tricks again, did anyone see him?
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Looks like he was enjoying a little workout inbetween cheering on everyone !
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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.
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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.

 

Happy 1st December !!

For the 1st December the weather was on our side. A lovely dry fresh morning saw us with 60 runners taking part. We are greatful to all our volunteers that help make Newborough Forest possible every Saturday, this week was no different, we had an amazing 18 high vis heros helping. A Big THANK YOU goes to the following Amy EDWARDS • Ann WILLIAMS • Barry John EDWARDS • Cai ROBERTS • Chris ROGERS • David SOLEY • Dewi Redvers JONES • Ela Haf EDEWARDS • Gary WILLIAMS • Heledd Lewis JONES • Jacqui GRIFFITHS • James STEVENSON • Karen SOLEY • Morgan John EDWARDS • Nia STEVENSON • Owena HUGHES • Suzanne WALLEY • Zack PRICE

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This week's run director David Soley, brilliant job as always.

A very warm welcome to all our first timers who joined us this week with our furthest tourist coming all the way from Washington DC!!
Andrew HURST, Al WATHAN, Andy JOHN, Sara SAWICZ, Margaret OLIVER, Natalie YOUD, Lucy ROBERTS,
Iestyn WILLIAMS, Sharon HARTLEY, Cian RHYS, Hedd RHYS, Pat WILSON.

Congratulations to the following who achieved a personal best this week, brilliant achievement!!
Andrew ROWE, Mark FARRAR, James MAHON, Delyth KENDRICK, Nia ALLEN, Maureen BENSON, Daniel STARKEY, Emyr EDWARDS, David WALLEY, Anne WILKES.

Was anyone lucky enough to see our special guest? We had a visit off ERNIE the Elf, who was hiding on route cheering on our runners.
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REMEMBER our Christmas themed parkrun is on 22nd December which all runners taking part will receive a free Santa hat to help get into the festive spirit!! We look forward to seeing everyone in their best fancy dress costume, all our volunteers have their outfits at the ready!! Spread the word to family and friends everyone is welcome!
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Newborough Forest parkrun
Event number 22
1st December 2018
This week 60 people ran, jogged and walked the course, of whom 14 were first timers and 10 recorded new Personal Bests. Representatives of 5 different clubs took part.

The event was made possible by 18 volunteers:

Suzanne WALLEY • Barry John EDWARDS • Chris ROGERS • Amy EDWARDS • Jacqui GRIFFITHS • Nia STEVENSON • Heledd Lewis JONES • Karen SOLEY • Dewi Redvers JONES • David SOLEY • Owena HUGHES • James STEVENSON • Cai ROBERTS • Ann WILLIAMS • Ela Haf EDEWARDS • Morgan John EDWARDS • Zack PRICE • Gary WILLIAMS

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 1,316 participants have completed 2,465 parkruns covering a total distance of 12,325 km, including 421 new Personal Bests. A total of 80 individuals have volunteered 398 times.

 

The weather couldn’t of been better for our #20 parkrun!!

This week saw us hold our 20th parkrun with 114 participants taking part, and we couldn't of asked for better weather!

With the sun shinning in between the trees and the birds singing, our first timers and tourist were spoilt by the beautiful views that Newborough Forest had to offer. A very warm welcome to all first timers that joined us this week -

Owen POOLEY Guy SURTEES Billy EVANS Kathryn BERRY Harri WILLIAMS Harri ROBERTS
Joy MONTGOMERY Mark FARRAR Daniel MONTGOMERY Richard ELMORE Helen RENNIE Gavin MACKENZIE
Paul FORD Mick QUINN Anita KENDRICK Daniel CARTWRIGHT Rodney LIGHTON Lorraine LIGHTON
Liz BROOKE Caitlin DAVIS ARNALL Jamie TATE Kate SHAKESPEARE Alaw EVANS Rhodri EVANS
Dale HAZELDINE Carole HEATON Timothy HOE Dinah HAZELDINE Jose Eduardo VEGA PEREZ Miriam MALONEY
Lois HUGHES Lowri EVANS Ffion HUGHES Claire GOULSBRA Tim MEADOWS Ellen JONES
Erin QUINN Louise QUINN Pam MARTIN-FORBES Glenn FORBES Steven EATON Emily EATON
Martha CUFFIN Stephen CUFFIN Victoria FORD Anne WILKES Alan WILKES Dafydd HUGHES

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Our first finisher this week was James Harwood who is part of the Canicross Anglesey Club, James finished with a time of 19:05 which was a new personal Best. Big Congratulations and GOOD LUCK in your race next week, let us know how you do!!

Big Congratulations and brilliant effort goes to all the following who also had PB's on Saturday -

Griff ROBERTS Gwyn EVANS Miriam Haf PARRY Laura SUTTON Dafydd ROBERTS Neil EDWARDS Daniel STARKEY
Sam EDWARDS Laura WINSTONE Martin WILLIAMS Sophie LUCAS Teja P Jill WILLIAMS Jason ROSEVEARE
Rob HADDRELL Arwel STEPHEN Gwenda BAKER Emma BAYMAN Keith HAZELAAR Joanna JARRETT Ged MONKS

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A picture captured by a volunteer whilst out on the course.

REMEMBER our Christmas themed parkrun takes place December 22nd where all participants will receive a free santa hat. We look forward to seeing everyone in their christmas outfits ; or if dressing up isnt for you don't worry its taking part that counts!!
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Newborough Forest parkrun
Event number 20
17th November 2018
This week 114 people ran, jogged and walked the course, of whom 51 were first timers and 22 recorded new Personal Bests. Representatives of 14 different clubs took part.

The event was made possible by 17 volunteers:

Carole RICHARDSON • Barry John EDWARDS • Christine YEARSLEY • Alan YEARSLEY • Lily-Rose HADDRELL • Chris ROGERS • Annie SIMMONITE • Amy EDWARDS • Gareth S PARRY • Brian ROBERTS • Heledd Lewis JONES • Teleri Siôn Lewis JONES • Dewi Redvers JONES • Cai ROBERTS • Paul ROGERS • 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 91.16% (19:36) on 6th October 2018 (event number 15).

Newborough Forest parkrun started on 23rd June 2018. Since then 1,280 participants have completed 2,311 parkruns covering a total distance of 11,555 km, including 386 new Personal Bests.

 

A perfect day for a run, jog or walk as conditions were clear and calm!

Newborough forest parkrun #19 saw a clear and calm morning with the nearby tide all the way in.

Our first big shout out goes to Ann Williams who took on the Tail Walker role for the First time and Chris Rogers who took on the Run Director role for the first time. Both who had done brilliantly- FAB job ladies!!
A big thank you to David and Suzanne Walley who volunteered to marshal on course, Suzanne and David have been with Newborough Forest Parkrun from the beginning and have both done amazingly well.

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Chris in action giving her run briefing to our parkrunners!!

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Ann just set off for her tail walking duties!

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David, Chris, Suzanne and Ann

Our next shout our goes to Ged Monks, who after a hip replacement completed his first parkrun with us. He set himself a target to do it under 50 minutes and managed to complete it within 41:32. A fantastic achievement for his first attempt. Ged was looking brilliant out on the course!

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Ged crossing the finishing line and collecting his finished token!

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Amazing achievement by Ged!! We hope to see him join us again soon.

A big warm welcome to all first timers who joined us, it was lovely to see so many new faces!

Duncan ROBINSON John HAY William OVERTON-SMITH
Sebastian FABIAN Gwyn EVANS Hayley NUTTALL
Joy MAWBY James HENSHALL Anne HENSON
Hannah GERRARD Val EDWARDS Claire Louise SPENCER
Steve ROBINSON Ian NUTTALL Bo BARRINGTON
Shon EVANS Hilary ROBINSON Gwyn WILLIAMS
Amelia HEAL Kevin WILLIAMS James WAYTE
Rhian WAYTE Alicia STANLEY Martin WILLIAMS
Richard DAVIES Claire MEDLEY Archie ROBINSON
Melanie OWEN Elisabeth WILLIAMS David HENSON
Malcolm CLARK Alison CLARK Keith HAZELAAR
Ged MONKS Alan DANDY Ashley LACY
Morgan John EDWARDS

With the conditions dry and calm 14 new personal bests were recorded. A big well done to the following -

Gareth S PARRY Melfyn PARRY Eleri STEPHEN
Nia ALLEN Dafydd ROBERTS Alaw MEREDYDD
Sam BLANDFORD-ELLIOTT Esther EVANS Teja P
Jill WILLIAMS Gwyn MOSELEY Emily MUNDY
Gemma BROOK
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A big congratulations goes out to Claire Louise Spencer who broke the female record with a time of 17:40.
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We were lucky enough to have a quote sent to us by Hayley Nuttall - Fantastic course!! Loved the soft ground underfoot and seeing the sea whilst running, just beautiful. Friendly small group and the weather held off.
We just love hearing feedback from our parkrunners!!

Newborough Forest parkrun
Event number 19
10th November 2018
This week 81 people ran, jogged and walked the course, of whom 38 were first timers and 14 recorded new Personal Bests. Representatives of 9 different clubs took part.

The event was made possible by 17 volunteers:

Suzanne WALLEY • David WALLEY • Carole RICHARDSON • Barry John EDWARDS • Christine YEARSLEY • Chris ROGERS • Amy EDWARDS • Elliot MAYOR • Jacqui GRIFFITHS • Delyth PARRY • Brian ROBERTS • Cai ROBERTS • Ann WILLIAMS • Paul ROGERS • Ela Haf EDEWARDS • Zack PRICE • Gary WILLIAMS

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 91.16% (19:36) on 6th October 2018 (event number 15).

Newborough Forest parkrun started on 23rd June 2018. Since then 1,229 participants have completed 2,197 parkruns covering a total distance of 10,985 km, including 364 new Personal Bests.

 

93 parkrunners braved Storm Callum…

This week saw weather warnings of high winds and heavy rain in place but that didn't stop Newborough from hosting there weekly parkrun. With 93 parkrunners taking part and the amazing 19 volunteers that gave up their Saturday morning all dressed in their waterproofs to make the morning run smoothly.

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Congratulations to everyone who got a PB in the blustery conditions.
Nigel CLEMENTSON Jacky ROBERTS Lowri PRITCHARD
Jason JONES Alys PRITCHARD Arwel THOMAS
Simon RUSHTON Robert PRITCHARD Carole RICHARDSON
Elen MORGAN Maria RUSHTON Emily MUNDY
David WILLIAMS Jessica WYMER Gwenda BAKER
Laura SUTTON Nerys DELLOY David WALLEY

Despite the weather it was great to see so many first timers join us, we hope you enjoyed Newborough Parkrun and that you will join us again soon.
Gwyn OWEN John DAVIES David DIXON
Richard WARREN Martin COLLEY Matthew GREENOUGH Matthew DIXON
Dominic WILFORD Meirion JONE SRichard POTTER Jon BROSTER
Veronica SWIFT John SWIFT Bridget PEBERDY
Chris MORGA NBevis SPEARS Pam MORGAN
Fiona SELLAR Ben ARCHER Alaw MEREDYD Sam EDWARDS
Jemma ZALOT-SANKEY Michael COLEMANGwynfor JAMES
Wendy JAMES Charlie DIXON Sam BLANDFORD-ELLIOTT
Deb KEMP Millicent BLANDFORD-ELLIOTT Jill WILLIAMS
Lisa WALLEY Debbie WILLIAMS Catherine UNWIN
Ray ARNOLD Millie MILWARDEmma BAYMAN Rhian LLOYD-HUGHES
Kathryn TWIGG Janet BYAST Philip CRAVEN

Our best photo of the week goes to maria Craven, she turned up with a smile on her face, she did her parkrun and finished brilliant and still had a big smile on her face!
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Keep an eye out for our new posters and flyers that will be up and about very soon.
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This week 93 people ran, jogged and walked the course, of whom 41 were first timers and 18 recorded new Personal Bests. Representatives of 13 different clubs took part.

The event was made possible by 19 volunteers:

Carole RICHARDSON • Barry John EDWARDS • Christine YEARSLEY • Annie SIMMONITE • Amy EDWARDS • Jacqui GRIFFITHS • Nia STEVENSON • Heledd Lewis JONES • Teleri Siôn Lewis JONES • Karen SOLEY • Dewi Redvers JONES • David SOLEY • James STEVENSON • Cai ROBERTS • Naomi STARKEY • Ela Haf EDEWARDS • Morgan John EDWARDS • Zack PRICE • Gary WILLIAMS

Today's full results and a complete event history can be found on the Newborough Forest parkrun Results

The female record is held by Holly WEEDALL who recorded a time of 17:49 on 1st September 2018 (event number 11).
The male record is held by Osian PERRIN who recorded a time of 16:11 on 29th September 2018 (event number 14).
The Age Grade course record is held by Tina USHERWOOD who recorded 91.16% (19:36) on 6th October 2018 (event number 15).

Newborough Forest parkrun started on 23rd June 2018. Since then 1,191 participants have completed 2,116 parkruns covering a total distance of 10,580 km, including 350 new Personal Bests.

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