Saturday morning was greeted with almost perfect running conditions as the usual range of run buddy’s, pacers, prams, dogs and volunteers came together for the 267th Temple Newsam parkrun.
First place male and overall winner Graham Shooter bettered his third place finish of the previous week, powering home in 18:45 followed by Ben Lockyer in a personal best 19:16 in 2nd and Ian Maudsley in 19:39 in third.
The first female finisher was Seonaid Thompson from Liverpool Harriers and AC in 8th place with a time of 21:19.
Congratulations to Park Run stalwart Leigh Harvey on an incredible 250th parkrun today along with Paula Watson from St Theresa’s who was celebrating her 50th run as well as Helen Frith from Kippax and District who ran a PB.
This week 181 people ran, jogged and walked the course with a gender split of 68 women and 102 men (8 unknown).
Eight runners were parkrun first timers, 23 were first time runners at Temple Newsam and a fantastic 16 people recorded new Personal Bests. Representatives of 15 different run clubs took part.
Thanks to the volunteers
We are very grateful to the volunteers who made this event happen:
Ronnie BRAY, Ronnie Sam BRAY, Sharon BUTTERFIELD, Mr Sam CUSSEN, Andy DARBY, Loz DARBY, John DAVIDSON, Helen FENTON, Gillian HALL, Kyle HARBOURNE, Rob HARBOURNE, Louie HAYES, Michael HIGGINS, Kate HOLDEN, Martin HORBURY, Stefan JENSEN, Daniel JOHNSON, Gillian LAMBERT, Katelyn LONGFELLOW, Kai MCHALE, Annette MCTAGGART, Janet MUJTABA, Dan PHILLIS, Amy RUSSELL, Lucy RUSSELL, Luke THOMAS, Claire WHITWELL
Number of events: 266
Number of runners: 6,782
Number of runs: 41,993
Number of first finishers: 174
Number of clubs: 427
Number of PBs: 6,991
Average number of runners per week: 157.9
Average number of runs per runner: 6.2
Biggest Attendance: 483
Average run time: 00:29:20
Total hours run: 2 Years 125 Days 17 Hrs 9 Min 2 Secs
Total distance run: 209,965km
Female record holder:
Sarah GARBUTT - 18:35 - Event 183 (13/08/16)
Male record holder:
Daniel JENKIN - 16:11 - Event 80 (16/08/14)
Age graded record holder:
Angela OLDHAM - 89.41 % - 22:40 - Event 194 (05/11/16)