Run report for 22nd April 2017

Wimpole Estate parkrun
Event number 217
22nd April 2017

Unfortunately, we had a few mix-ups with the results this week, so some results may be slightly off. The core team and particularly Anya have spent more time then is reasonable to expect trying to resolve issues - so a huge THANK YOU goes to them.

This week 391 people ran, jogged and walked the course, of whom 43 were first timers and 89 recorded new Personal Bests (we think ...) Representatives of 43 different clubs took part.

The event was made possible by 33 volunteers.

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

Congratulations go to Oliver KIDD (SM20-24) for being first over the line in 18:07 with Grant Stefan CHAPMAN (VM40-44) of Royston Runners, coming in second at 18:13. Jake WATSON (SM20-24) of University of York AC, was third over the line in 18:32.

On to the girls - Emma BAILEY (VW40-44) of Canicross Cambridgeshire, was first (7th overall) over the line in 18:51, followed by our very own VC Fiona TIDESWELL (VW40-44) who was second female (21st overall) in 21:03. Lauren DAVISON (SW30-34) of Royston Runners, was third.

Congratulations go to Nicki Cartwright, Cassie Highland and Avice O'Connor for completing their 50s and to Mike Brettle and Philip Orme for gaining their membership to the 100 club.

Please remember that all of this is only possible with our wonderful vols ... do think about pitching it too!
Until next Saturday ...
Debs

 

This week’s run report – 15th April

This week's run report - number 216
15th April 2017

Wow, we are getting very popular with 447 people turning up to Wimpole parkrun! Of those 88 were first timers and 103 recorded new Personal Bests, about a quarter of you! Representatives of 42 different clubs took part.

The event was made possible by 33 volunteers.

Today's full results and a complete event history can be found on the Wimpole Estate parkrun Results Page.
We had the unusual event of a new course record being set by an unknown runner (15:50) - not the week to forget your barcode! However, Brian O'CONNOR (VM35-39) was second over the line in 17:07 and Tim STREET (SM25-29) of Holmfirth Harriers AC, was third over the line in 18:12.

For the ladies, it looks as though Samantha JONES (SW30-34) of Stockport Harriers & AC, was doing a bit of tourism and was first (41st overall) over the line in 21:06. Charlotte HOSKINS (VW35-39) of Winchester and District AC, was second (52nd overall) over the line in 21:55 - again a wee Easter weekend visit, and Asia HAMDORFF (SW18-19) was third (67th overall) over the line in 22:49. Well done to all of you!

As we continue to grow week by week, please do sign up to receive our emails to ask for volunteers - we can't do it without you and we all have busy lives too!

Happy parkrunning - and DFYB : you never know, you might get a course record!

 

Run Report for 1st April

Run report for Saturday 1st April our 214th event.
 
This week we had 45 first timers; welcome to you all and we'd love to see you all back again next week. A total of 362 people ran, jogged and walked the course, and 70 of you managed to reach the Holy Grail of a new Personal Best.
 
The event was made possible by 41 volunteers.
 
As ever our full event's results can be found on Wimpole Estate parkrun's website Results Page.
 
But our headline news on the male runners is that Matthew COTTISS (SM30-34) of Royston Runners, was first to finish in 18:05 and this was his first no.1 slot out 13 appearances.
Alex EGGEMAN (VM35-39) of Cambridge and Coleridge AC, was second and Robert MAHEN (SM30-34) of Cambridge and Coleridge AC, was third.
 
With our female runners, Emma BAILEY (VW40-44) of Canicross Cambridgeshire, was first in 20:08. This was her 13th number one slot, out of 25 runs.
Claire SOMERTON (SW30-34) of Cambridge and Coleridge AC, was second and Fiona TIDESWELL (VW40-44) was third. Congratulations to one and all.
 
We had some significant runs this week too with Ben Chamberlain running his 250th, Josh Midgley and Owain Grant running their 100th and James Crisp running his 50th.
 
Wimpole Estate parkrun started on 12th January 2013. Since then 7,202 participants have completed 48,337 parkruns covering a total distance of 241,685 km, including 8,306 new Personal Bests. Not bad eh?
 

Cancellation – 25 February 2017

parkrun!

Doris has done a fair amount of damage on the Estate and there are at least three trees down on the course. There is not enough time for the forester and his colleagues to clear the course before tomorrow's run so we therefore have to cancel our event.

Thanks to all our volunteers who had been prepared to get out of bed just that little bit earlier in order to allow us to run. Huge thanks go to the estate staff and volunteers who give us our glorious venue in which to play.

If you're going to get your parkrun fix elsewhere this week, then please check the website to make sure that your chosen run is going ahead. We hope that we will be back next week and we'll keep you up to date here, on Facebook and on Twitter.

Richard

 

4 Feb 2017 – CANCELLATION

Sorry, but 4th Feb 2017 parkrun at Wimpole Estate is cancelled due to risk associated with high winds causing tree damage Friday night and saturated ground from the heavy rain associated with the same storm

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