Event #250, Saturday 6th January 2018, by David Bell

first Saturday parkrun of 2018

Setting up the parkrun equipment on for the first Saturday parkrun of 2018 was again a very muddy course. It was only 4 day turn around since Monday's, bumper New Year turnout 445 number of runners. New Year's Day parkrun. the option of being able to complete 2 parkruns in one morning attracted by some huge amount our greatest ever attendance, beating the previous record of 265 participants on 1st January 2017. The second run available was at Humber Bridge just a few miles up the road at 10.30. They also had a huge amount of runners 555, bating the previous record of 340 participants on 1st January 2017.
Along with muddy course we gad to contend with a fallen tree near to Costello end (Oliver's corner), we had cornered this area off with tape and arrows. Hope the rest of the tree will have gone this week.

Thanks to this week's volunteers

Dave WISE  •  David J BELL  •  Glenn CAMPBELL  •  Graham COOK  •  Jamie RHODES  •  John ESCRITT  •  Kim ESCRITT  •  Linda DODSWORTH  •  Pam ATKINS  •  Rht THOMSON  •  Rob NEWTON  •  Shirley GOY  •  Simon DOWNS  •  Sophie

Please contact  peterpanoffice@parkrun.com to volunteer for any future parkrun events through out the year, maybe once a month just like some of the other Peterpan parkrunners. http://www.parkrun.org.uk/peterpan/futureroster/

We have three missing tokens from this morning parkrun. Finish Position 152, 108, 73. Can you please check you pockets just in case you have taken them by accident If you could return them for next week, That would be great,

We need these back for every parkrun event

This week 179 people ran, jogged and walked the course, of whom 21 were first timers and 8 recorded new Personal Bests. Representatives of 12 different clubs took part.

The event was made possible by 14 volunteers:

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

The female record is held by Hannah OLDROYD who recorded a time of 18:00 on 16th August 2014 (event number 71).

The male record is held by Ian KIMPTON who recorded a time of 15:55 on 1st January 2017 (event number 198).
The Age Grade course record is held by Jane Ruth MORLEY who recorded 91.24% (21:53) on 20th February 2016 (event number 152).

Peter Pan parkrun started on 13th April 2013. Since then 3,512 participants have completed 26,846 parkruns covering a total distance of 134,230 km, including 4,215 new Personal Bests

See you for Peterpan parkrun #251 on Saturday.
Stay Active.
David
 

Missing Finish Postion Tokens

Missing Finish Postion Tokens

We have three missing tokens from this morning parkrun. Finish Position 152, 108, 73. Can you please check you pockets just in case you have taken them by accident If you could return them for next week, That would be great,
We need these back for every parkrun event
 
Than you, David and the Peterpan Team 
 

Event #259, Monday 1st January 2018, by Rob Newton

A bumper New Year turnout

A mere 2 days since our last parkrun and here we are again, but on a Monday !. This can only mean one thing - our New Year's Day parkrun. The option of being able to complete 2 parkruns in one morning attracted by some huge amount our greatest ever attendance, beating the previous record of 265 participants on 1st January 2017. The second run available being at our sister parkrun at the Humber Bridge just a few miles up the road at 10.30. Some of those who completed our parkrun chose to run to their second parkrun - environmentally friendly !. Incidentally a record attendance at the aforementioned too.

Visitors today outnumbered the Peter Pan regulars with a healthy contingent from both Hull and Humber Bridge parkruns, plus many visitors from Lincoln, Caistor, Cleethorpes, York, Bridlington, Selby, Barton, Wetherby, Chapel Allerton and many other areas. The apricot parkrun shirts certainly allow you to identify parkrun tourists.

Some of our regular volunteers were taking part in the Cleethorpes 10K whilst others were at Beverley. So no Oliver and Linda Dodsworth at 'Oliver's Corner', however Keith Baldry kindly monitored the area. Special thanks indeed to all our volunteers today who had to work really hard to cope with such a large number of finishers. We're only a small parkrun at Peter Pan, typically attracting around 170 finishers, so to cope with 400+ is quite a feat for us. Ailis and Lola Gorry worked very hard handing out finish tokens helped by their dad, whilst Liz Phillips, Dave Wise and Dave Underwood were non-stop scanning. Special thanks to Dave U who came from Goole to support his wife and kindly helped out. Also to those who helped manage the finish funnel when the runners never seemed to stop !.

Apologies for the queues at the finish. A few lessons for us for next January 1st but we will admit we did not expect such a bumper turnout.

Thank you for visiting us, and we hoped you enjoyed your dash around Peter Pan park enough to return again one day.

For the record, first across the line was Wayne Lathwell visiting from Lincoln, followed by visitor Callum Milner on his 11th run at our park, and third was Andrew Reynolds of Caistor Running Club. Our first lady finisher was Peter Pan regular, Sophie Lee, followed by Saturday's winner Ruth Davey, and Emily Richardson from Barton AC.

With such a large field, the olive green 250 t shirt was proudly worn by many runners. Congratulations on his 300th parkrun to David Cracknell of East Hull Harriers. However the record for greatest number of parkruns goes to Simon Kimpton from Lincoln on run number 392 !.

Finally many thanks again to the volunteers - remember no volunteers = no parkrun. Also to The Peleton Cafe for opening up today, providing toilet facilities and a welcom cuppa whilst the results were processed.

Rob

Here's today's stats

This week 443 people ran, jogged and walked the course, of whom 152 were first timers and 35 recorded new Personal Bests. Representatives of 55 different clubs took part.

The event was made possible by 14 volunteers:

David J BELL • Peter TAYLOR • Derek BROWN • Rht THOMSON • Lola GORRY • Ailis GORRY • Rob NEWTON • Liz PHILLIPS • David UNDERWOOD • Dave WISE • Sarah DUNN • Lynda MOXON • Shirley GOY • Keith BALDRY

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

The female record is held by Hannah OLDROYD who recorded a time of 18:00 on 16th August 2014 (event number 71).
The male record is held by Ian KIMPTON who recorded a time of 15:55 on 1st January 2017 (event number 198).
The Age Grade course record is held by Jane Ruth MORLEY who recorded 91.24% (21:53) on 20th February 2016 (event number 152).

Peter Pan parkrun started on 13th April 2013. Since then 3,492 participants have completed 26,665 parkruns covering a total distance of 133,325 km, including 4,206 new Personal Bests.

 

 

Event # 248, Saturday 30th December 2017, by Rob Newton

City of Culture Run - 'let's hear it for the volunteers'

Today's run was of course our final parkrun in 2017, during which Hull has been the UK City of Culture 2017. Several of our parkrunners and volunteers have had the honour of being a City of Culture volunteer, so we thought it would be a nice idea to invite the CoC volunteers along to the park (having made an appropriate approach to the volunteer co-ordination team). We were delighted with the response with 24 volunteers coming along in their distinctive 'Scandalous blue' uniforms and taking on most of the volunteer roles, whilst others took on the parkrun in their City of Culture sweatshirts. This made a colourful sight around the park with many marshals providing endless support to the runners, joggers and walkers. Additionally we asked our runners to wear blue, pink or purple (the City of Culture colours) and they did so en masse. Andy Moore provided a sign at every K point (5 in all and one at the finish) relating to the City of Culture events. Having decked out the park with blue and pink balloons we had a very colourful, memorable and joyous morning.

A very BIG thank you goes to the volunteers, and also to The Peleton Cafe at Warner's Gym who generously provided all our volunteers with a free cuppa. A lovely morning with many photos taken, which can be found on our Facebook page. We've also gained a new volunteer to our team, so welcome to Keith Baldry who kindly assisted on New Year's Day too.

Personally, thank you from myself. Being well and truly 'surplus to requirements' on the volunteering roster allowed me an opportunity for a run. It's always nice to run with a friend at parkrun and I joined Sadie Spencer as we coped with the slightly slippery conditions as a consequence of the recent rainfall. In particular 'Oliver's Corner' was waterlogged so Oliver the boxer dogand his 'mum' Linda were consigned to the path. They were joined by the Hull Marathon Race Director, Lucas Meagor, offering words of encouragement and enjoying watching everyone cope with the muddy corner. Similarly at the other turn point Shirley Goy was keeping an eye out as the ground here was slippery.

First home today was Mark Bissell, followed by Simon Downs and Mike Potter. For the ladies, we had some visitors in the podium positions; Ruth Davey visiting her parents Andy and Kate was first lady home; Peter Pan regular Suzie Rowe second, and third was Helen Long also visiting her parents Brian and Jackie, with her sister Melissa completing a full family turnout. Whilst on the subject of families, it was good to see Natalie and her dad Richard Stanley back at the park after a break of a few months - hope you get back into the rhythm again.

A special mention to 3 gents today. Both Geoff Wilcox and Bob Thomson (our Peter Pan New Runners' Briefer and general meeter & greeter) both completed their 200th parkrun, so just another 50 before they hit the next official milestone. As an octegenarian (i.e 80+), Bob is an inspiration for us all to run regardless of age. Congrats also to Colin Sleight on completing his 50th parkrun today.

A number of PBs were recorded, despite the slippery conditions. Special congratulations to Melanie Dallee who just keeps getting faster and faster. Also to Finlay Clark running with his dad Ian, and now getting under the 30 minute mark.

So thank you again to everyone who either volunteered or completed their 5K for making our City of Culture Run very special.

Rob

 

 

The last parkrun event of 20017

City of Hull, culture 2017 parkrun

For the last peterpan parkrun event of 2017 we are going to celerbrate the City of Culture 1017, a year in the spot light.  We have got some special guest dropping by to give us that helping hand. The City of Culture Volunteers will be cheering all the parkrunners all around the route, some will be at the finish area doing other roles.

The City if Culture Volunteers will be wearing their Pink, Purple and light Blue uniform for the morning.  It would be great if all the parkrunners could wear the City of Culture colours or their Hull Marathon T-shirt..

After the parkrun we will all including the City of Culture 2017 volunteers be going back to the Peloton Café for a brew..

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