Peckham Rye parkrun
Event number 175
9th September 2017
This week 221 people ran, jogged and walked the course, of whom 34 were first timers and 40 recorded new Personal Bests. Representatives of 18 different clubs took part.
The event was made possible by 15 fantastic volunteers:
Charlie Lound • Tony Donaldson • Catherine McDonald • Kevin Chadwick • David Feasey • Neil Borthwick • Laura Vincent • Louise Maclean • Kate Greenwood • Mark Judge • Danny Norrington-Davies • Simon Boghurst • Neil Walker • Robin Martin • Sarah Jones
Today's full results and a complete event history can be found on the Peckham Rye parkrun Results Page.
Boys Top 3 were:
Leon Foster (SM30-34) of Leeds City AC, was first over the line in 17:21 - first appearance.
Matthew Hardcastle (SM25-29) of Serpentine RC, was second over the line in 17:25.
Kevin Chadwick (VM35-39) of Petts Wood Runners, was third over the line in 17:52.
Girls Top 3 were:
Kirsty Wright (VW35-39) (Unattached) was first (15th overall) over the line in 19:57 - 4th time in 24 appearances.
Chloe Green (SW30-34) (Unattached) was second (19th overall) over the line in 20:19.
Laura Tang (SW30-34) of Windrush Triathlon Club, was third (31st overall) over the line in 20:49 - has been first to finish on 5 previous occasions.
The three highest age grades were recorded by:
Leon Foster (SM30-34) – 75.22% for the time 17:21 (first overall).
Kirsty Wright (VW35-39) – 75.19% for the time 19:57 (15th overall).
Melly Still (VW55-59) – 75.12% for the time 23:47 (69th overall).
Congratulations goes to Alex Bond pictured with Brother Toby and Dad Andy after he completed his 10th parkrun, As a junior runner he has now earned his White 10 T-Shirt
Fred Sharrock also achieved a milestone after completing his 50th parkrun
Interestingly our 1st place runner Leon Foster who is on 198 parkruns with 197 of those at different events! Only Bradford parkrun have managed to tempt Leon to go back for a Second visit!
Hopefully by next Saturday I will have my 3rd Barcode Scanner back and long waiting times to get scanned will be reduced
Thanks for your patience and continued support
Kev Chadwick - Event Director