It was a wet one for event 253. Full credit to the amazing volunteers who stood out in the rain to put on another flawless parkrun. Well done to all the hardcore runners who didn't let a bit of rain get in the way of a morning run.
The heroes/heroines of the morning
The super heroes who braved the conditions this week were......
Ashraf M KAZEE • Robert Paul MILLNS • Lynn BROWN • Robert BROWN • Philip BENTON • Kari EDWARDS • Phill JAMES • Lauren JAMES • Rupert STOCKS • Caroline SIDERY • Howard SIDERY • Andrew John TRANTER • Robin WESTON • Matthew MCCOLL • Warren CROOK • John CARRUTHERS • Stephen ROBERTSON • Robert Ian CALDERBANK • Jenna STOUT • Andy WHALEY • Max CROFT • Eleanor WARD
100 club and Birthdays
Well done to David Lloyd on running his 50th parkrun, all 50 have been at Preston!
Cancelled next week
There will be no parkrun at Preston next week, Saturday 17th June, so it's a chance to visit another parkrun. However, Blackpool is also cancelled next Saturday, so not that one
And don't forget...
And now for the stats...
Event number 253
10th June 2017
This week 194 people ran, jogged and walked the course, of whom 11 were first timers and 23 recorded new Personal Bests. Representatives of 16 different clubs took part.
Today's full results and a complete event history can be found on the Preston parkrun Results Page.
Joseph MONK (SM18-19) of Blackburn Harriers & AC, was first over the line in 16:40 - 12th time in 43 appearances.
Jack CAMPY (JM15-17) of Preston Harriers, was second over the line in 18:25.
Martin GAUGHAN (VM45-49) (Unattached) was third over the line in 18:29 - has been first to finish on 10 previous occasions.
Erica BOOTH (VW35-39) of Horwich RMI Harriers, was first (21st overall) over the line in 21:35 - second time in 9 appearances.
Rebecca TAYLORSON (SW20-24) (Unattached) was second (34th overall) over the line in 22:53.
Victoria DUCKETT (VW40-44) of Preston Harriers, was third (37th overall) over the line in 23:02 - has been first to finish on 2 previous occasions.
The three highest age grades were recorded by:
Robert Ian CALDERBANK (VM65-69) – 79.37% for the time 21:44 (22nd overall).
Joseph MONK (SM18-19) – 79.10% for the time 16:40 (first overall).
Martin GAUGHAN (VM45-49) – 76.74% for the time 18:29 (third overall).
The female record is held by Becky RIGBY who recorded a time of 00:17:21 on 15th April 2017 (event number 245).
The male record is held by Andy BENSON who recorded a time of 00:15:35 on 6th August 2016 (event number 210).
The Age Grade course record is held by Marian HESKETH who recorded 92.30% (21:38) on 3rd December 2016 (event number 225).
Preston parkrun started on 12th May 2012. Since then 6,956 participants have completed 51,532 parkruns covering a total distance of 257,660 km, including 10,600 new Personal Bests.