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.

 

Perth Report – 30th June

It was a beautiful morning in Perth today and it was great to welcome a number parkrun tourists from Aberdeen to London!
Well done to those running the C25K who have made it to week 6. Congratulations to our milestone runners who all ran their 50th parkrun today, they are Susan Edwards and Gary Cumming. Two visitors were also running their 50th parkrun and they were Shirley Kay from Cupar and Ruth Woolfe from Aberdeen.
This week 307 people ran, jogged and walked the course, of whom 47 were first timers and 48 recorded new Personal Bests. Representatives of 25 different clubs took part.
The event was made possible by 17 volunteers:
Craigie-Lee PATERSON • Alan MATTHEWS • Roberta HEWITT • David SAUNDERS • Neil TODD • Kenneth G N STEWART • Carol ROSE • Philip COOPER • Rhona HENDERSON • Sandy GOURLAY • Natalie KING • Paul HAMMERSLEY • Charlotte FRASER • Louise DEMETRIOU • Julie STRUTHERS • Mick EMPSON • Aaron FRAMPTON
Today's full results and a complete event history can be found on the Perth parkrun Results Page.

 

Perth parkrun 235. 26 May 2018

This week 244 people ran, jogged and walked the course, of whom 40 were first timers and 36 recorded new personal bests. The event was made possible by 19 volunteers.
First home was Michael Carroll of Perth Road Runners in a time of 15.45 - just 20 seconds outside a pb. Michael has run 25 times since May 2014, coming in first on 18 of these - a fine record.
Congratulations to Thomas Fieodorow who completed his first parkrun in 18.48 in 7th place.
The first woman finisher was Claire Douglas, Perth Road Runners, in a time of 21.31.
Since 30 November 2013, 6,250 participants have completed 43,120 runs in Perth covering 215,600k. Phew!

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