Summer's here at last.
Hottest parkrun of the year so far saw 129 runners complete the course at Barnsley. It was won, as you'll see below, by Julie Briscoe who broke her own ladies course record to finish in 18:02. Congratulations Julie and come again soon that sub 18 minutes was only 3 seconds away!
Julie BRISCOE (VW35-39) of Wakefield District Harriers & AC, was first (first overall) over the line in 18:02 - 7th time in 7 appearances.
Alice MOORE (JW14) of Barnsley AC, was second (8th overall) over the line in 20:55 - Has been first to finish on 4 previous occassions.
Abby PARKIN (SW25-29) (Unattached) was third (10th overall) over the line in 22:14.
Current standing in the Women's annual points competition:
Vikki SKIPPER (Barnsley Harriers) 1853 pts.
Lizzy ADDIS (Unattached) 1515 pts.
Vicky LEVITT (Barnsley Harriers) 1403 pts.
David HARLING (VM40-44) of Barnsley AC, was first (second overall) over the line in 19:40 - third time in 58 appearances.
Ian NEVILLE (VM45-49) (Unattached) was second (third overall) over the line in 20:00 - Was first to finish once before.
Ian MASON (VM45-49) of kingstone Runners Barnsley, was third (4th overall) over the line in 20:12.
Current standing in the Men's annual points competition:
Ian NEVILLE (Unattached) 2022 pts.
David HARLING (Barnsley AC) 1629 pts.
Gerard TAYEH (Barnsley Harriers) 1565 pts.
The following runners recorded the best Age Grade scores:
Julie BRISCOE (VW35-39) was graded 83.46 % for the time 18:02 (first overall).
Alice MOORE (JW14) was graded 77.85 % for the time 20:55 (8th overall).
Keith HAMMOND (VM50-54) was graded 73.27 % for the time 20:27 (6th overall).
This week there were 129 runners, of whom 15 were first timers and 22 recorded new Personal Bests. Representatives of 11 different athletics clubs took part.
Barnsley parkrun started on 22nd January 2011, and since then 1,378 different runners, including participants from 100 athletics clubs, have completed 9,648 runs covering a total distance of 48,240 km, and there have been 2,363 new Personal Bests.
The Women's course record is held by Julie BRISCOE who ran in a time of 18:02 on 6th July 2013 (event number 126).
The Men's course record is held by Ian KIMPTON who ran in a time of 15:56 on 22nd January 2011 (event number 1).
The Age Grade course record is held by Julie BUCKLEY who recorded a 93.04 % run (19:24) on 30th July 2011 (event number 28).