Event 73 – 10/3/18

The One with the Rain after the Snow

Thank you to all of our volunteers who supported our event and had a cheery smile even in the rain.


Conrad Watson, Claire Watson, Wayne Lowe, Jodie Binch,Roger Wiesli, Ted Hallett, Jackie Hallett, Phoebe Taylor, Emma Hayden-West, Harry Burnside, Darren Edmonds, Paul Hillman, Kirsty Willetts, Chris Taylor, Sally Woodhead, Elaine Woodbridge and Paul Castledine.


We were joined by 109 runners and walkers including our 3000th participant to cross our finish line and first celebrity of the day, Avril Sweeney.

What makes our parkrun so special is the mix of different abilities.


Both Edward and Adam run together most weeks, with Edward a club runner at Sutton in Harriers and Adam a recreational runner. Adam does make up for it with being an ace cyclist though. Our parkrun community is extensive and today saw one of the Run Directors from Mansfield parkrun join us. Liam Probert finished in third position and is welcome back in the future as both a runner or volunteer.


Welcome to our 9 first timers and congratulations to our 7 runners who achieved a new PB. A great result in very wet conditions.

First male and female to finish the course this week were Richard Holden with a time of 19:16 and Fleur Pickering in 23:12. Well done to you both.

After volunteering previously twenty times, today was my first time as Run Director. It is important that we all help out when we can and support the sustainability of our future parkruns. Every task is really easy to learn and we are a friendly bunch. Please let us know what task you would like to learn first?