parkrun report – 29th February 2020 by Allan MASON

Brueton parkrun
Event number 501
29th February 2020

Report

After the [Lord] Mayors show[n up], not a bit of it! The 501st Brueton parkrun was just as eventful & definitely more sodden.

We had 501 brave souls who paddled, walked, jogged & ran the course. It really was a wet course with standing water across the path in a couple of places, not something we’ve experienced too often before I’d imagine.

We know the 29th Feb was a unique experience for parkrun, being the 1st time this date has fallen on a Saturday since inception, but for Brueton something else happened, we had 501 parkrunners at the 501st event. This is actually the 3rd time this has happened at Brueton, with event 401 in April 2018 & 401 parkrunners & also event 196 in April 2014, with 196 parkrunners. So in celebration of this here are some random numbers.

5 Random numbers
In 196th place was Ingrid ROCHELLE with a shiny new PB, well done!
In 401th place was Rachel PRITCHARD one of 11 from the JW15-17 age group
We had 187 female parkrunners & in 187th place was Mike GIBBINS
We had 270 male parkrunners & in 270th place was Helena SMITH
We also had 44 who forgot their barcode #DFYB, so in 44th place was Mike MCDONALD

Random PB's
In 86th place was Dave SANDERS in 23:57
In 199th place was Joanna O'SULLIVAN in 27:03
In 293rd place was Imogen JENKINS in 30:05
In 416th place was Philip HOPKINS in 35:34

Random First Timers
In 15th place was Simon WOODWARD in 20:02
In 125th place was Andy SCOTT in 25:09
In 210th place was Robert CLARKE in 27:36
In 303rd place was Kate GARRETT in 30:17
In 418th place was Simon IBLE in 35:36

New run club members
50 - Georgina CAPPENDELL
50 - Sarah ELLIS
100 - Angela JEFFERY
250 - Ben JONES

New volunteer club members
25 - Louise TAYLOR

Your volunteer team this week

Abigail BEDNALL • Alice MONKSFIELD • Allan MASON • Andy JOHNSON • Anthony DUTTON • Ben BEDNALL • Ben JONES • Billy MCCLELLAND • Brian STEELE • Carol HARGREAVES • Chris RAW • Claire DEELEY • Colin RICKWOOD • David PARTRIDGE • Edwin BRAY • Elizabeth POMFRET • Ethan DAVIES • Fiona PENHALLURICK • Gary POLHILL • Georgia HAMILTON • Izzy CONNOLLY • Jack PROBYN • Jo MELLOR • John A COOPER • Joseph PEDLEY • Julie MELVIN • Kay ADENIPEKUN • Kerry Ann THOMPSON • Kevin TOMKINSON • Lily PLESTER • Louise TAYLOR • Mark WIGGINS • Matthew SMITH • Miles HUMPHREY • Nick SALTER • Poppy ELLIOT • Sally WALTON • Samantha EDGINTON • Samuel LEACH • Sandra BOOT • Sarah TAYLOR • Stephen BOOT • Suna OZSOY • William SARGENT • Zoe TAYLOR

Solihull parkruns in numbers
Total Finishers - 614
Volunteers - 64
Personal Bests - 83
First Timers to the events - 77 (includes 18 brand new parkrunners - 14 @ Brueton, 4 @ Babbs Mill)

Official report
Brueton parkrun
Event number 501
29th February 2020
This week 501 people ran, jogged and walked the course, of whom 39 were first timers and 72 recorded new Personal Bests. Representatives of 32 different clubs took part.

The event was made possible by 46 volunteers:

Fiona PENHALLURICK • Kevin TOMKINSON • Nick SALTER • Andrew LUCAS • Alice MONKSFIELD • Julie MELVIN • Brian STEELE • Sally WALTON • Claire DEELEY • Ben JONES • Anthony DUTTON • Carol HARGREAVES • Andy JOHNSON • Louise TAYLOR • John A COOPER • Suna OZSOY • Lily PLESTER • Sandra BOOT • Miles HUMPHREY • Edwin BRAY • Stephen BOOT • Allan MASON • Chris RAW • Kay ADENIPEKUN • Billy MCCLELLAND • Colin RICKWOOD • Kerry Ann THOMPSON • Abigail BEDNALL • Jo MELLOR • David PARTRIDGE • Samantha EDGINTON • Elizabeth POMFRET • Samuel LEACH • Mark WIGGINS • Gary POLHILL • Ben BEDNALL • Joseph PEDLEY • William SARGENT • Sarah TAYLOR • Izzy CONNOLLY • Matthew SMITH • Ethan DAVIES • Zoe TAYLOR • Poppy ELLIOT • Georgia HAMILTON • Jack PROBYN

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 16,495 participants have completed 158,558 parkruns covering a total distance of 792,790 km, including 25,167 new Personal Bests. A total of 1,203 individuals have volunteered 13,661 times.