Run Report for Saturday 9th September

Run Report for Saturday 9th September.
 
This week 369 people ran, jogged and walked the course, of whom 37 were first timers and 51 recorded new Personal Bests. Representatives of 34 different clubs took part.
 
The event was made possible by 36 volunteers; to whom we are very grateful.
 
Today's full results and a complete event history can be found on the Wimpole Estate parkrun Results Page but here are the headlines:
 
Male placings:
Wayne BELL (VM35-39) of Newham & Essex Beagles AC, was first over the line in 18:18 - third time in 3 appearances.
Nick VENNER (SM30-34) of Cambridge Triathlon Club, was second over the line in 18:39.
Brian O'CONNOR (VM35-39) (Unattached) was third over the line in 18:43 - has been first to finish on 19 previous occasions.
 
Female placings:
Jo IGOE (VW40-44) (Unattached) was first (11th overall) over the line in 20:05 - first appearance.
Carla BROWN (SW30-34) of Cambridge and Coleridge AC, was second (16th overall) over the line in 20:45 - has been first to finish on 23 previous occasions.
Lauren BRADSHAW (SW30-34) of Cambridge Triathlon Club, was third (29th overall) over the line in 21:54 - has been first to finish on 2 previous occasions.
 
The three highest age grades were recorded by:
Jo IGOE (VW40-44) – 77.76% for the time 20:05 (11th overall).
Wayne BELL (VM35-39) – 74.04% for the time 18:18 (first overall).
Sue WOODS (VW60-64) – 73.87% for the time 25:54 (118th overall).
 
The female record is held by Charlotte Tara MURPHY who recorded a time of 17:58 on 6th August 2016 (event number 182).
The male record is held by Ian KIMPTON who recorded a time of 15:45 on 15th July 2017 (event number 228).
The Age Grade course record is held by Mary HOLMES who recorded 90.31% (28:22) on 6th September 2014 (event number 85).
 
We had several people who completed a milestone run on Saturday. These were:
Costa Panayi and Alex Downie who both completed their 100. Lorraine Bennetts who completed her 50 and Harry Bennetts who completed his 10th! Congratulations to all of you!
 
Wimpole Estate parkrun started on 12th January 2013. Since then 8,402 participants have completed 57,164 parkruns covering a total distance of 285,820 km, including 9,675 new Personal Bests.
 

Run report for Saturday 12th August

Wimpole Estate parkrun
Event number 232
12th August 2017
 
Sorry your run report has been missing for a few weeks - it was rather hard to complete it using camping wifi! However, this week we are back in business and 351 people ran, jogged or walked the course, of whom 46 were first timers and 48 recorded new Personal Bests. Representatives of 30 different clubs took part. It would be wonderful to see many of our first timers back next week too - please do come along.
 
Today's full results and a complete event history can be found on the Wimpole Estate parkrun Results Page, but the stars of the show on Saturday were: Jake WATSON (SM20-24) of University of York AC, was first over the line in 18:02. Bear AUSTIN (SM30-34) of Vegan Runners, was second over the line in 19:08 and Tom BEACH (SM25-29) of Royston Runners, was third over the line in 19:11.
 
On to our esteemed ladies and Amy GOYMOUR (VW35-39) of Cambridge and Coleridge AC, was first (17th overall) over the line in 20:43, Sophie Maria ANDERSON (SW25-29) of Vegan Runners, was second (20th overall) over the line in 21:00 and
Fiona TIDESWELL (VW40-44) of Cambridge Canoe Club, was third (22nd overall) over the line in 21:22. Congratulations to all.
 
There was also rather a lot of cake on Saturday as both Sarah Chamberlain and Jen Skint celebrated their 250th parkrun! Well done both and thanks for the cake, it was delicious!
 
Congratulations too to Emily Sinclair who completed her 100th parkrun and to Christina Downend who completed her 50th.
 
One final interesting stat for you this week is that Wimpole parkrun has clocked up an impressive total distance of 277,965 km. Keep on running .....
 
Debs
 

Run report for 22nd July

Wimpole Estate parkrun
Event number 229
22nd July 2017
 
This week 386 people ran, jogged and walked the course, of whom 36 were first timers and 39 recorded new Personal Bests. Representatives of 32 different clubs took part.
 
The event was made possible by 37 volunteers:
 
Today's full results and a complete event history can be found on the Wimpole Estate parkrun Results Page.
 
On to the glory spots and the men this week were led home by
Charlie BYERS in 18:05 - this was his first appearance at Wimpole but hopefully not his last! Brian O'CONNOR was second in 18:33 and Paul MAKOWSKI was third in 18:37.
 
The ladies were led home by Fiona TIDESWELL (21st overall) in 21:01, Sophie Maria ANDERSON was second (24th overall) in 21:16 and Alice Mary CLARKSON was third (26th overall) over the line in 21:21. Congratulations one and all!
 
Congratulations also have to go to Wayne Hargreaves on completing his 100 run this morning and to Cliff Andrews on running his 50th!
 
Wimpole Estate parkrun started on 12th January 2013. Since then 8,028 participants have completed 54,489 parkruns covering a total distance of 272,445 km, including 9,334 new Personal Bests. Wow - I'm tired just thinking about it all
 
Good luck with your parkrun bingo! I hope you've managed to cross off a couple today. Until next week ...
 
Debs
 

Run Report for Saturday 15th July

Wimpole Estate parkrun
Event number 228
15th July 2017
 
Wow! As many of you will know by now we have a new male course record. Congratulations to Ian Kimpton, who was first over the line in 15:45! A very impressive run and time, personally I'm lucky if I'm at the top of the hill by then.
 
Ian was followed by Paul MAKOWSKI (aka Maka) (VM40-44) of Royston Runners, was second over the line in 18:43, with Matthias May (SM30-34) of Vegan Runners, being very close on his heels with 18:47.
 
The ladies were pretty quick this week too with Fiona TIDESWELL (VW40-44) of Cambridge Canoe Club, being first (16th overall) in 21:11, Sophia HODGES (VW35-39) (Unattached) was second (33rd overall) in 22:35 and Diane POTTER (VW50-54) (Unattached) was third (58th overall) over the line in 23:56.
 
In total 344 people ran, jogged and walked the course, of whom 51 were first timers and 50 recorded new Personal Bests. Representatives of 36 different clubs took part. We are constantly getting just a little bit bigger!
 
For those of you who would like to interrogate the full results they can be found on the Wimpole Estate parkrun Results Page.
 
Congratulations also have to go to Henrik Warburton who completed his 50th parkrun at Wimpole last Saturday!
 
Only a few more sleeps to go ....
Debs
 

Run Report for Saturday 1st July

Wimpole Estate parkrun
Event number 227
1st July 2017
This week's run was highlighted by saying a huge thank you to Chris, who was one of the founders of our parkrun, and who has also been the manager of Wimpole Estate for the last few years. We wish Chris all the best as he moves on, and will always be grateful that he said 'yes' to the initial proposal!
So 416 of you ran, jogged or walked the course, this week,of whom 38 were first timers and 67 recorded new Personal Bests.
We also had several very special runs. Julie Stringer ran her 250, Helen Sears ran her 100, and Kez Latham ran her 50. Congratulations one and all!
Today's full results and a complete event history can be found on the Wimpole Estate parkrun Results Page. However, a quick summary is that Michael TONKINS (SM30-34) of Porter Valley Plodders, was first over the line in 18:16. Our very own Makka
was second in 18:31 and Alex Andrew AUSTIN (SM30-34) of Vegan Runners, was third over the line in 18:37.
On to the ladies and Fiona TIDESWELL (VW40-44) of Cambridge Canoe Club, was first (19th overall) over the line in 20:50, followed by Kristy GUNERATNE (VW35-39) of St Radegund RDC in 21:23. Alice Mary CLARKSON (SW25-29) of Cambridge Canoe Club, was third (34th overall) over the line in 21:33.
The highest age grade was recorded by Cosmo BENYAN (JM10) – 79.11% for the time 19:57 (8th overall), which was a stunning run!
A final reminder to everyone that you will need to either have a week off or go touristing this coming Saturday as our run on the 8th July is cancelled due to Wimpole's history weekend.
Thanks to everyone who made this run possible - you're all gorgeous!
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