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!
 

Cancellation 8th July

Please note that our parkrun on the Saturday 8th July has been cancelled due to the http://www.wimpolehistoryfestival.com. Please do support the National Trust and our wonderful estate if possible, by coming along to this event.  parkrun will be back as usual on the 15th July at 9.00am.

 

parkrun report for Saturday 24th June

Wimpole Estate parkrun
Event number 226
24th June 2017 - Run Report
 
This week 337 people ran, jogged and walked the course, of whom 43 were first timers and 54 recorded new Personal Bests, (it feels like a very long time since I was of them! ) Representatives of 36 different clubs took part.
 
The event was made possible by a fabulous group of volunteers.
Today's full results and a complete event history can be found on the Wimpole Estate parkrun Results Page.
 
Male placings:
Tim STREET (SM25-29) of Holmfirth Harriers AC, was first over the line in 18:08, shortly followed by Grant Stefan CHAPMAN (VM40-44) of Royston Runners, was second over the line in 18:22 and has been the first to finish on 8 previous occasions.
Iain MURDOCH (VM40-44) of Stockport Harriers & AC, was third over the line in 18:36, and was a very welcome visitor to Wimpole.
 
Female placings:
Fiona TIDESWELL (VW40-44) of Cambridge Canoe Club, was first (15th overall) over the line in 21:08, which was her 14th time in 67 appearances. Alice Mary CLARKSON (SW25-29) of Cambridge Canoe Club, was second (18th overall) over the line in 21:31 - has been first to finish on 5 previous occasions.
Emma BAILEY (VW40-44) of Canicross Cambridgeshire, was third (67th overall) over the line in 23:45 and she has been the first to finish on 15 previous occasions.
 
We didn't have anyone reaching either the 50, 100, 250 or 500 club on Saturday - but that should all change next week! I've been promised cake!
 
Wimpole Estate parkrun started on 12th January 2013. Since then 7,903 participants have completed 53,343 parkruns covering a total distance of 266,715 km, including 9,178 new Personal Bests. We have the most beautiful parkrun in the county!
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