Run Report 19/03/2016

Well done to the 360 people who got up this morning and came to Bradford parkrun. Thank you to the volunteers helped out today. 29 of the participant were first timers and 81 recorded new Personal Bests. Representatives of 22 different athletics clubs took part.


To everyone who has put their name down to volunteer we really appreciate it. Currently here is the required volunteers:

26th March - 13 vacant volunteer slots
2nd April - Saltaire Striders Club Takeover
9th April - Bradford Children's Charity Takeover
16th April - 17 vacant volunteer slots
 If you are free on any of these dates please email us on

Male placings:

Graham CORBETT (VM35-39) of Saltaire Striders, was first over the line in 17:59 - third time in 35 appearances.
Scott BAIRSTOW (VM40-44) of Keighley & Craven AC, was second over the line in 18:02.
Tom LEE (SM25-29) (Unattached) was third (4th overall) over the line in 18:47.

Current standing in the Men's annual points competition:
Martin FILLINGHAM (Saltaire Striders) 3344 pts.
John BEESLEY (Unattached) 3299 pts.
Ben WATSON (Baildon Runners) 3236 pts.

Female placings:
Eleanor ROBINSON (JW15-17) of Keighley & Craven AC, was first (third overall) over the line in 18:42 - third time in 3 appearances.
Kirsty ALLEN (VW40-44) of Baildon Runners, was second (11th overall) over the line in 19:58 - has been first to finish on 6 previous occasions.
Julie Ann THORNTON (VW40-44) of Bingley Harriers and AC, was third (32nd overall) over the line in 21:49 - has been first to finish on 6 previous occasions.

Current standing in the Women's annual points competition:
Stacey CLEAL (Queensbury RC) 4160 pts.
Helen LOVE (Saltaire Striders) 3947 pts.
Rachel PARKER (Saltaire Striders) 2599 pts.

The following runners recorded the best Age Grade scores:
Eleanor ROBINSON (JW15-17) was graded 80.84% for the time 18:42 (third overall).
Kirsty ALLEN (VW40-44) was graded 77.63% for the time 19:58 (11th overall).
Scott BAIRSTOW (VM40-44) was graded 77.45% for the time 18:02 (second overall)

Run Report Writers
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Bradford parkrun started on 17th April 2010, and since then 8,738 different runners, including participants from 373 athletics clubs, have completed 73,580 runs covering a total distance of 367,900 km, and there have been 15,113 new Personal Bests.

The female record is held by Helen GLOVER who ran in a time of 00:18:13 on 2016-01-16 (event number 293).
The male record is held by Tom ADAMS who ran in a time of 00:15:49 on 2013-06-01 (event number 158).
The Age Grade course record is held by Anne DOCKERY who recorded a 90.08% run (22:51) on 2nd November 2013 (event number 180).

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

Kind Regards,
Jack Smith-Eccles
(Run Report Writer)