parkrun report – 26th October 2019 by Pippin

Brueton parkrun
Event number 484
26th October 2019

Mum says we’re going to do parkrun this morning. No idea what that is but with the words, “Park” and “Run” in the title, it has to be good, right?

The park is unusually busy for such a soggy morning and the ratio of humans to dogs is highly irregular, so forgive me if I’m feeling a little bit sceptical right now. Although there’s a tall handsome looking fellow sporting a shiny red collar over by the tennis courts, must try a sneaky sniff of that butt if I can get close enough.

Ok, so we’re all gathered here, what happens now? Wow! Who knew humans could move so fast! Maybe this is going to be fun after all.

This is so cool! Thirty minutes later and mum’s still running with me, I’ll remember this next time she asks me to fetch the tennis ball, she’s perfectly capable of doing it herself.

It’s finished and everyone is telling me what a “good girl” I am, and making a fuss of me. Could this get any better! I can’t wait until next week, when apparently I get to do it all again. I’ll have to remind mum to keep me on my short lead though, as I spotted a couple of tasty looking squirrels along the way, which could easily have distracted me and I’d hate to trip anyone up.

Anyway, I’m off to introduce myself Mr Shiny Red Collar, hope to see you all soon.


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On my next birthday I shall be a sprightly 11 years of age.
In 11th place today was Chris Hogg completing his 178th Parkrun, whilst in 178th place was Sue McKeon completing her 11th run, in a time of 29:11.
In 29th place today was David Rice, setting himself a new PB, congratulations.
Also achieving a PB of 23:05 today was Samuel Stutton, finishing in 42nd place, crossing the line just in front of first timer Colin Way. Welcome to Brueton, I hope you weren’t put off by the weather.

All PB's this week;

Position 14 - Matthew HUGHES in 20:56
Position 105 Sandra BOOT in 26:10
Position 202 Reside OZSOY in 29:49
Position 302 Suresh NALLAN in 36:19
Position 315 Gemma HENBEST in 37:31

New run club members

50 - Peter SHACKLADY
50 - Sarah HUGHES
50 - Eren AKGUL
100 - Reside OZSOY

Your volunteer team this week

Aarav DHIR • Abigail BEDNALL • Adam HAYES • Alexander HOWE • Alice MONKSFIELD • Ben BEDNALL • Brian STEELE • Cameron BROWN • Chris RAW • Ciara GAHAN • Colin RICKWOOD • David RALPH • Dawn PHILPOTT • Derek LOMAX • Dominic COOK • Edward TRUMAN • Edwin BRAY • Eoghan DUNNION • Gary POLHILL • Harrison HARPER • Jane WRIGHT • Jessica GRIZZELL • Joanne Margaret BROWN • Joel TODD • John A COOPER • John WATKINSON • Karen RATCLIFFE • Katie STEAD • Kitty ILES • Lesley SMITH • Mark WIGGINS • Martin HANCOCK • Miles HUMPHREY • Neil WRIGHT • Rohan BANSAL • Sally HYDE LOMAX • Sarah TAYLOR • Sean LYNCH • Sonia JAMES • Stephen BLAND • Suna OZSOY • Tanya MURPHY

Solihull parkruns in numbers

Total Finishers - 410
Volunteers - 62
Personal Bests - 50
First Timers to the events - 60 (includes 9 brand new parkrunners - 7 @ Brueton, 2 @ Babbs Mill)

Official report

Brueton parkrun
Event number 484
26th October 2019
This week 340 people ran, jogged and walked the course, of whom 37 were first timers and 37 recorded new Personal Bests. Representatives of 26 different clubs took part.

The event was made possible by 43 volunteers:

Tanya MURPHY • Joanne Margaret BROWN • Karen RATCLIFFE • Martin HANCOCK • Katie STEAD • Andrew LUCAS • Alice MONKSFIELD • Cameron BROWN • Brian STEELE • Sean LYNCH • Ciara GAHAN • John A COOPER • Kitty ILES • Suna OZSOY • David RALPH • Miles HUMPHREY • Edward TRUMAN • Edwin BRAY • Dawn PHILPOTT • Chris RAW • Colin RICKWOOD • Lesley SMITH • Dominic COOK • Jane WRIGHT • Abigail BEDNALL • Jessica GRIZZELL • Neil WRIGHT • Adam HAYES • Stephen BLAND • Aarav DHIR • Sally HYDE LOMAX • Derek LOMAX • Rohan BANSAL • Mark WIGGINS • Sonia JAMES • Gary POLHILL • Eoghan DUNNION • Ben BEDNALL • Sarah TAYLOR • Harrison HARPER • Alexander HOWE • John WATKINSON • Joel TODD

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

The female record is held by Katrina WOOTTON who recorded a time of 16:20 on 12th August 2017 (event number 371), and by Hayley CARRUTHERS who also recorded a time of 16:20 on 30th March 2019 (event number 454).
The male record is held by Omer AHMED who recorded a time of 14:26 on 29th June 2019 (event number 467).
The Age Grade course record is held by Sheila CAREY who recorded 97.16% (21:06) on 18th September 2010 (event number 9).

Brueton parkrun started on 24th July 2010. Since then 15,500 participants have completed 149,819 parkruns covering a total distance of 749,095 km, including 24,261 new Personal Bests. A total of 1,161 individuals have volunteered 12,865 times.