Event number 427
4th January 2020
The first Saturday of 2020 saw 203 people run, jog or walk Barrow’s parkrun course, of whom 9 were first timers and 14 recorded new Personal Bests. Representatives of 12 different clubs took part.
Louise Tidbury and Maurice Duffy both completed their 50th parkruns, while Emma Gomersall took on her 100th.
The event was made possible by 26 volunteers:
Stuart John WALLACE • David FARISH • Graham CARR • Donna BATES • Jacqui ARMSTRONG • David SPENCER • Michael COOK • David James MARR • Sarah CUBISS • Mike MUTTON • Annette HIGGINS • Linda CROUD • Ruth HAUGHIAN • Lorraine O'NEILL • Michael HIGGINS • John WEARING • Fred BAGLEY • Helen HUGHES • Hughes HARRY • Ann HORTON • Valerie HAYWARD • Harrison MARR • Michelle JOHNSON • Georgina NEWBY • John TYERMAN • Jasmine NEWBY
Male Placings January 4th
1st - Grant Johnson - 16.46
2nd - Nathan Harris - 19.07 and a new PB!
3rd - Cameron Bell - 19.15
Ladies placings January 4th
1st - Amy Singleton - 21.58
2nd - Sandra Garnett - 22.15
3rd - Karen Oldham - 23.07
Saturday was not Barrow’s first event of 2020, however. There was a great turn out of 150 runners on January 1st to kick off the parkrun year.
Male placings January 1st
1st - Karl Welborn - 17.31
2nd - Paul Smith - 18.18 and a new PB!
3rd - Michael Thompsett - 18.19
Ladies placings January 1st
1st - Sandra Garnett - 22.06 and a new PB!
2nd - Catherine Eaton - 22.24 and a new PB!
3rd - Karen Ann Maggio-Poyntz - 23.11
Thanks as always to the volunteers who made the New Year’s Day parkrun possible: Fred BAGLEY, Sally BARTON, Donna BATES, Trevor BIRKBY, Sue FRYER, Cathrine GRISDALE, Stephen GRISDALE, Helen HANEY, Ruth HAUGHIAN, Keith HERBERT, Ann HORTON, Peter JACKSON, Michelle JOHNSON, Mike MUTTON, Carol PARK, David SPENCER, Suzanne THOMPSON, John WEARING.
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 4,945 participants have completed 55,391 parkruns covering a total distance of 276,955 km, including 8,799 new Personal Bests. A total of 727 individuals have volunteered 7,915 times.