Barrow parkrun 413

Barrow parkrun

Event number 413

12th October 2019

 

Another beautiful autumn morning for Barrow parkrun this weekend - which saw a great turnout of 175 people to run, jog and walk the undulating course. This included 18 first timers, while 23 participants recorded new Personal Bests. Representatives of 16 different clubs took part.

Celebrating her 10th parkrun was junior runner Chloe Metcalfe, while David Marr clocked up his 250th run. Also worth a mention was Craig Preston on his 150th - not an official milestone but impressive nevertheless.

 

The event was made possible by 20 volunteers:

 

David FARISH • Donna BATES • David SPENCER • Michael COOK • Derek FRYER • Frank NASH • John KOLBE • Helen MARR • Andrew LEECE • John WEARING • Emma GOMERSALL • Fred BAGLEY • Martin CLARKSON • Eve Munro CLARKSON • Maya COXON • Ann HORTON • Valerie HAYWARD • Brian LEECE • Stuart ARNOLD • Jessica LEWIS

 

Men’s placings October 12th

1st - Cameron Bell - 19.02

2nd - Sean Roberts - 19.16 and a new PB!

3rd - Stephen Greene - 19.20

 

Ladies placings October 12th

1st - Karen Oldham - 23.38

2nd - Claire Millar - 23.50 and a new PB!

3rd - Anna Donohue - 24.23 and a new PB!

 

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

 

The female record is held by Lizzie BROWNE who recorded a time of 16:24 on 21st January 2012 (event number 17).

The male record is held by Phil WAITE who recorded a time of 15:12 on 3rd October 2015 (event number 206).

The Age Grade course record is held by Lizzie BROWNE who recorded 90.24% (16:24) on 21st January 2012 (event number 17).

 

Barrow parkrun started on 24th September 2011. Since then 4,808 participants have completed 53,384 parkruns covering a total distance of 266,920 km, including 8,575 new Personal Bests. A total of 708 individuals have volunteered 7,637 times.

 

 Thanks

 ANN HORTON


 

Barrow parkrun – Event number 412 – 5th October 2019

This week was a rather special parkrun at Barrow –

The 8th birthday of Barrow parkrun, the 15th birthday of parkrun globally and a special event with the planting of an oak tree in the park in memory of Gillian “Jill” Thompson, the local running legend who passed away recently.

162 people ran, jogged and walked the course, of whom 10 were first timers and 21 recorded new Personal Bests. Representatives of 12 different clubs took part. The event was made possible by 16 volunteers:

For the men, it was a fast week with both the first and second placed runners finishing with new Personal best times.

1              Andrew DORRIAN                16:48

2              Jack PEDLEY                           19:43

3              Christopher HUBBOLD        19:48

First three ladies to finish the course were

1              Amy SINGLETON   22:59

2              Sarah BOUFFLER  23:03

3              Laura LEIGH                           24:51

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

Celebrations were undertaken at the café after the run for Junior Alexia Blackburn completing her 100th parkrun – her Mum really upped the stakes in the baking department with one of the most amazing cakes we’ve seen at parkrun – expect to see her on GBBO shortly!

Since Barrow parkrun started, 4,790 participants have completed 53,209 parkruns covering a total distance of 266,045 km, including 8,552 new Personal Bests.

Parkrun is completely free to enter, register at https://www.parkrun.org.uk/register/ and print off your barcode, then bring it along to the bandstand on Saturday morning to receive a great welcome and join in the fun!

With all our celebrations this week we are asking for runners to arrive in plenty of time for the pre-run briefing at 8:45am, Thank You.

See you there!

Darren McS

 

 

 

Barrow parkrun – Event number 411 – 28th September 2019

At the weekly free, timed, 5km Barrow parkrun this week we welcomed 146 people who ran, jogged and walked the course. 17 were first timers and 24 recorded new Personal Bests. Representatives of 14 different clubs took part.

The event was made possible by 18 volunteers:

Stuart John Wallace • David Farish • Graham Carr • Donna Bates • Michael Cook • Val Fleming • David James Marr • Helen Marr • Darren Mcsweeney • John Wearing • Fred Bagley • David Howie • Maria Blakey • Ann Horton • Valerie Hayward • Harrison Marr • Brian Leece • Cheryl Merrin-Rankin

Saturday’s full results and a complete event history can be found on the Barrow parkrun Results Page, Just search for the Barrow parkrun website and you’ll find all the information and history you’ll ever need.

The first three men to finish this week were:

1          Cameron BELL         18:43

2          Aiden MOYLES        19:10

3          Sean ROBERTS      19:29

and the first three ladies were:

1          Louise TIDBURY     23:14

2          Karen GRIFFITHS   23:57

3          Laura EDWARDS    24:00

After the run everyone met at the Pavillion café in the park where coffee, tea, ice creams and cakes are enjoyed by parkrunners and we ever thankful for the team opening up the café every Saturday morning for us.

Next week is Barrow parkrun’s 8th Birthday! This coincides with the 15th anniversary of the first parkrun at Bushy park in London, a double celebration. We are dedicating this milestone parkrun to the memory of Gillian (Jill) Thompson, one of the pillars of Barrow parkrun whose funeral took place on Wednesday this week.

Since Barrow parkrun started 4,780 participants have completed 53,047 parkruns!

Parkrun is completely free to enter, register at https://www.parkrun.org.uk/register/ and print off your barcode, then bring it along to the bandstand on Saturday morning to receive a great welcome and join in the fun!

With all our celebrations this week we are asking for runners to arrive in plenty of time for the pre-run briefing at 8:45am, Thank You.

See you there!

Darren McS

 

 

Barrow parkrun 410

Barrow parkrun

Event number 410

21st September 2019

 

Apparently it’s autumn, but that message didn’t get through to Barrow parkrun this week, as 157 people ran, jogged and walked the course on a quite beautiful sunny morning - it was definitely still shorts weather up here in the north! 

There were 9 first timers being introduced to Barrow’s undulations, and 21 runners recorded new Personal Bests. Representatives of 12 different clubs took part.

Junior Ben Lindsay hit his 10-run milestone, while Philip Blackburn clocked up his century.

 

The event was made possible by 17 volunteers:

 

Stuart John WALLACE • David FARISH • Graham CARR • Donna BATES • David SPENCER • Michael COOK • Raymond ROBB • Roger LINDSAY • Helen MARR • John WEARING • Helen HANEY • Karen HERRINGTON • Fred BAGLEY • Kay BARTON • Ruarie COXON • Ann HORTON • Michelle JOHNSON

 

Male placings September 21

 

1st - Andrew Dorrian - 16.59

2nd - Cameron Bell - 19.04

3rd - Sean Roberts - 19.29

 

Ladies placings September 21

 

1st - Sarah Bouffler - 23.05

2nd - Louise Tidbury - 23.51

3rd - Joanna Barnard - 24.15

 

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

 

The female record is held by Lizzie BROWNE who recorded a time of 16:24 on 21st January 2012 (event number 17).

The male record is held by Phil WAITE who recorded a time of 15:12 on 3rd October 2015 (event number 206).

The Age Grade course record is held by Lizzie BROWNE who recorded 90.24% (16:24) on 21st January 2012 (event number 17).

 

Barrow parkrun started on 24th September 2011. Since then 4,763 participants have completed 52,901 parkruns covering a total distance of 264,505 km, including 8,507 new Personal Bests. A total of 706 individuals have volunteered 7,583 times.

 

 

 Thanks

 ANN HORTON


 

Barrow parkrun event #409

Barrow parkrun
Event number 409
14th September 2019

Well it’s more or less half way through September it was a lovely sunny and warm parkrun.
Still vest-and shorts weather, and may it continue. As I think the sunshine brings out the PB’s in everyone as we had 19 of them this week. Well done to you all .
Nuns!!! Yes we had Nuns at parkrun this week from Walney musical theatre company. Nuns on the run ! You certainly gave us something to talk about.
So the males 1sr 2nd and 3rd spot goes to:
1st Cameron Bell in 18:46 and a new PB for you
2nd Reuben Lindsey in 19:02 and a PB for you and 4 more runs till your 50th parkrun
3rd Ian Sadler in 19.03 from Walney Wind Cheetahs and also 4 more runs till your 300th parkrun !

Now the females 1st 2nd and 3rd spot goes to:
1st Amy Singleton in 21:22 from Walney Wind Cheetahs
2nd Sandra Garnett in 22:15 from Walney Wind Cheetahs
3rd karen Maggio-Poyntz in 23:15 also from Walney Wind Cheetahs
Well done Girls for the Cheetahs !!

Special runs:
50th parkrun David Shaw and Valerie Hayward, well done to you both and thank you for the Cakes and biscuits. As you all know we run to eat cake!

In the next few weeks quite a few people will be celebrating their milestone runs so we shall be looking forward to more cake soon.

This week 212 people ran, jogged and walked the course, of whom 16 were first timers and 19 recorded new Personal Bests. Representatives of 19 different clubs took part.

The event was made possible by 18 volunteers:

David FARISH • Robert EDWARDS • David SPENCER • Clare GREENWOOD • John GREENWOOD • Sarah CUBISS • Paula HERBERT • Roger LINDSAY • Helen MARR • Michael HIGGINS • Paul WILLETTS • John WEARING • Fred BAGLEY • Ruarie COXON • Ann HORTON • Michelle JOHNSON • Brian LEECE • Louise BURKE

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

The female record is held by Lizzie BROWNE who recorded a time of 16:24 on 21st January 2012 (event number 17).
The male record is held by Phil WAITE who recorded a time of 15:12 on 3rd October 2015 (event number 206).
The Age Grade course record is held by Lizzie BROWNE who recorded 90.24% (16:24) on 21st January 2012 (event number 17).

Barrow parkrun started on 24th September 2011. Since then 4,754 participants have completed 52,744 parkruns covering a total distance of 263,720 km, including 8,485 new Personal Bests. A total of 706 individuals have volunteered 7,566 times.

Paula

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