As Autumn begins…

444 people ran, jogged and walked the course, the highest turnout since Parkrun returned. As September begins, we saw 33 first timers, 52 new Personal Bests and 36 representatives of different clubs take part. As a quick reminder to our participants, please be cautious when taking dogs on the course with you; we ask that you keep them on a non-extended lead, close to you. We would like to avoid a game of chase with a herd of runners. 

This week, we also saw an incredible age grade result from Fiona Kennedy of 91.94%, the 3rd person ever to score over 90% on the Black Park course, with a time of 21:43. Some may know Fiona as she has been the race director for the Langley Park summer series in the past, and has been run director at Northala Fields Parkrun, not too far from Black Park. This is a remarkable result, congratulations to Fiona for making Parkrun history this week! 

Additonally, we had a few milestones this week-a massive well done to everyone!


50 Club: Brian LLOYD. Nikki O'HALLORAN, Phaedra CASEY, Sarbjeet DHILLON

100 Club: Susannah CLEARY

The event was made possible by 25 volunteers:

Barbara ALLEN • Dirk VENNIX • David PRIDDY • Andy TORRANCE • Steve BREAGAN • John PENNIFOLD • Chloe BREAGAN • Raymond John HOYLE • Suzy GAULTON • Audrey PARSONS • Marianne HUGHES • Louise WELSFORD • Paul SILVESTER • Richard GOBLE • Joe HARVEY • Lotte VISSER • Angela BRYDGES • Sam PHILLIPS • Holly PHILLIPS • Elinor CASEY • Yestin LINTON-SMITH • Marie KOUHI • Surkhab LIDHAR • Allan SOMERVILLE • George SUMMERVILLE

As always, we would love to see more volunteers, so please email if this interests you. 

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

The male record is held by Ben LIVESEY who recorded a time of 15:09 on 10th March 2012 (event number 140).

The female record is held by Pippa WOOLVEN who recorded a time of 16:32 on 5th January 2019 (event number 502).

The Age Grade course record is held by Margaret MOODY who recorded 92.51% (22:15) on 5th April 2014 (event number 250).

Black Park parkrun started on 18th July 2009. Since then 21,883 participants have completed 236,503 parkruns covering a total distance of 1,182,515 km, including 35,056 new Personal Bests. A total of 874 individuals have volunteered 11,489 times.

Have a brilliant week!