Run Report 14th Sept – 2018

Another good crop of milestone runners on the field today. Fiona Morrison is attracting a big Facebook following after completing her 100th run. Brian Spence notched up number 50 while Nick McGowan-Lowe celebrated his 50th by being tail walker. And then a special mention was made of junior Jamie Wilson who was running number 151 after joining the Perth team back in January 2015 as an M10.
Edward Chuck - on his annual trip from Dulwich- scored a pb 15:17 as he stormed home 34s ahead of the field.
Rebecca Gillespie was fastest of the women with 20m32 while Fife's George Black (75-79) who goes up to M80 next year, topped the age grade rankings with a time of 22:58 and a grade of 87.45% -" I'd like to know what kind of sugar he sprinkles on his breakfast cereal".... says Bill Melville.
Lots of first rate pictures, once again, from Roy Mitchell all posted on Facebook.
 
This week 289 people ran, jogged and walked the course, of whom 31 were first timers and 61 recorded new Personal Bests. Representatives of 22 different clubs took part.
 
The event was made possible by 17 volunteers:
 
Bill MELVILLE • Katharine MELVILLE • Lauryn WOOD • Kenneth G N STEWART • Crawford WATSON • Harry JAFFREY-SMITH • Rhona WATSON • Alan WATSON • Roy MITCHELL • Aylish WATSON • Nick MCGOWAN-LOWE • Louise DEMETRIOU • Julie STRUTHERS • Matthew ROSS • Emma JARDINE • Aaron FRAMPTON • Calum JARDINE
 
Today's full results and a complete event history can be found on the Perth parkrun Results Page.
 

Park run 250 8th Sept 2021

This was another mile stone day with number 250 coinciding with #teamparkrun day.

Kris Jones - international orienteer and track runner was invited along to be our celebrity and what a good job he did.

Rob Henson notched up a pb as he led the field home.

First timer Isobel Burnett (60-64) head the age grade ranking with 92.9% with her time of 20m53s.

This week 283 people ran, jogged and walked the course, of whom 21 were first timers and 37 recorded new Personal Bests. Representatives of 20 different clubs took part.

The event was made possible by 14 volunteers:

Paul ROBERTSON • Susan SMITH • Harry JAFFREY-SMITH • Rhona BARCLAY • Susan SMITH • Nicola LESSELLS • Elspeth MACKINNON • Rachel TRAVERS • Matthew TURK • Andy MILLER • Tracey STEWART • Yvonne BRYSON • Gilly HARRISON • Judi HILL

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

 

Parkrun 11 August

Perth parkrun
Event number 246
11th August 2018

Lots going on this week, with some of our runners doing the Perth Tartan Half Marathon and some doing the Tattie Run. These events also attracted a goodly number of visitors to Perth Parkrun. It was also great to welcome a number of first timers.
It was the last RD duty for Katharine Melville, who was a founder member of the team nearly 5 years ago. Katharine has volunteered as Run Director 25 times. She will continue to volunteer and run in her W75 age class.
There was a special clap for Karen Walters who completed her 200th run, after doing the course recce.
Donald Yellowley joined the 100 club and Kevin Lelland achieved his 50 milestone.

This week 325 people ran, jogged and walked the course, of whom 42 were first timers and 56 recorded new Personal Bests. Representatives of 33 different clubs took part.

The event was made possible by 16 volunteers:

Gillian SMITH • Katharine MELVILLE • Karen WALTERS • Luci IRONSIDE • Ronnie MCNEIL • Steven BONTHRONE • Kate MARSHALL • Iain TURNBULL • Emma JACQUES • Allan MCCULLOCH • Frances WHITTET • Nicola LESSELLS • Roy MITCHELL • Anne STEWART • Amy BRYSON • Jane TANSLEY

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

The male record is held by Scott MCDONALD who recorded a time of 14:46 on 27th September 2014 (event number 44).
The female record is held by Jennifer WETTON who recorded a time of 17:08 on 28th May 2016 (event number 129).
The Age Grade course record is held by Angela COPSON who recorded 101.94% (21:29) on 19th November 2016 (event number 154).

Perth parkrun started on 30th November 2013. Since then 6,654 participants have completed 46,449 parkruns covering a total distance of 232,245 km, including 8,519 new Personal Bests.

 

Perth Parkrun 242 ……Saturday 14th July

Saturday 14th July had an amazing turnout , with 283 runners.

On a hot morning , Michael McConnell was first home with a time of 16:42, well done to Michael !!!
Not far behind was Lorraine MacPherson , the first woman home, with a very fast time of.. 21:43, well done Lorraine.... I take it the smell of scones was inspiring your run this week

 

Perth parkrun report 7th July 2018

Great weather, great turnout, great running - another great Perth parkrun.

There was a special round of applause for Liz Bryson, making her visit to Perth Scotland from Perth Australia to clock up parkrun number 50.

Other visitors came from as far as Shetland and Darlington and Chelmsford. A big thanks to them for coming along. We hope you all enjoyed yourselves.

Mike Carroll was first home for the 8th time this year (15:52) . Rebecca Gillespie with runs at 19 different venues behind her ran her best time at Perth and was fastest on the women with 20m41s on the watch.

M10 Ethan Stark clocked apt too with 19m51s. First girl Isla Carroll clocked a pb of 22:02. We have really good bunch of junior runners out there. Some fast, some not so fast but working at it, having fun - we hope.

The new system of collecting the finish tokens went well. Thanks to everyone for their cooperation.

There may be a few hiccups with the results but bear with us and we should work things out.
This week 309 people ran, jogged and walked the course, of whom 37 were first timers and 43 recorded new Personal Bests. Representatives of 28 different clubs took part.

The event was made possible by 21 volunteers:

Maria DALE • Neil TODD • Bill MELVILLE • Kenneth G N STEWART • Ronnie MCNEIL • Jenny ALDHEIM • Sally NEWTON • Jeff GUNNELL • Bayne SHAW • Michael SPENCE • Katrina STRACHAN • Sandy GOURLAY • Kenneth OGILVY • Paul HAMMERSLEY • Charlotte FRASER • Yvonne BRYSON • Sara ALEXANDER • Jane TANSLEY • Matthew ROSS • Brian MCGILL • Aaron FRAMPTON

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

The male record is held by Scott MCDONALD who recorded a time of 14:46 on 27th September 2014 (event number 44).
The female record is held by Jennifer WETTON who recorded a time of 17:08 on 28th May 2016 (event number 129).
The Age Grade course record is held by Angela COPSON who recorded 101.94% (21:29) on 19th November 2016 (event number 154).

Perth parkrun started on 30th November 2013. Since then 6,449 participants have completed 44,875 parkruns covering a total distance of 224,375 km, including 8,291 new Personal Bests.

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