Burnham and Highbridge parkrun #214 03.08.2019

Well done everyone who attended our Parkrun this morning, and a big hello to all our visitors.

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Overview

This week three hundred and ninety five (395) people ran, jogged and walked the course. In summary of this number, a very impressive eighty four (84) were first timers to Burnham and Highbridge Parkrun (of whom a brilliant 25 were running their first ever Parkrun), sixty seven (67) recorded new Personal Bests, two hundred and ninety five (295) are previous runners and sixteen (16) were unknown without Barcodes. Well done everyone!

In Case of Emergency (ICE)

We appeal to all Athletes and Volunteers, regardless of which parkrun you are registered, who have not updated their ICE information on their personal profile please do so. Access to your profile may be made from your results E-mail or you may login to parkrun.com/signin. Once into your profile, “my links”, click on update and enter your data.

Our HiViz Team

The hero’s of the day our volunteer team. So as you are running, spare a thought to the marshals, the finish people, the scanners, the samplers, the results processors and all who before and after, put out and collect the kit.

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This event is totally and utterly dependent on these dedicated people, offering their time and talents to parkrun each week. Our run requires twenty to thirty volunteers per week. IMG_4994

Many of the volunteers are runners who have helped today, so if you are a regular, consider helping once in a while and allow our volunteers to have a run.

Our thanks to thirty (30) volunteers this week in surname order: -

Stuart Anderson, Ian Attwood, Brian Beale, Kathy Beard, Mark Benton, Tracey Benton, Jade Blake, Max Boyes, Tina Burrows, Mary Clothier, Georgina Della Valle, Gwen Froment, Ganesh Gudka, Joshua Harriss, Elias Hayes, Mel Huggins, Toni Mallin, Andrew Mallin, Leah Mallin, Mel Huggins, Sue Nicholls, Karen Oldcorn, Allan Pendleton, Matt Powell, Lisa Pringle, Jeanine Ransom, Michael Reeves, Debbie Ryles, Tracey Thomas, Stephen Walker, Cecelia Young

Visitors

To all our visitors, we hope you all enjoyed our parkrun and please visit us again. We had runners from far afield including Malaysia, Motherwell, Carlisle and Cheshire to name but a handful.

The Serious Stuff: Statistics

Male placings:

Ben Maliphant was first over the line in 16:27

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Ben Hamblin was second over the line in 16:59

Adam Bennett was third over the line in 17:05

Female placings:

Cecilie Andersen was first over the line in 18:30
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Molly Chilton was second over the line in 19:34
Lara Bennett was third over the line in 21:25

The three highest age grades were recorded by:

Chris Walker at 80.77%

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Ben Hamblin at 80.67%

Cecilie Andersen at 80.00%

Current Records:

The male record is held by Adam HOLLAND who recorded a time of 15:31 on 19th May 2018 (event number 151).

The female record is held by Naomi TASCHIMOWITZ who recorded a time of 16:49 on 31st December 2016 (event number 81).

The Age Grade course record is held by Sue NICHOLLS who recorded 96.67% (23:02) on 5th September 2015 (event number 12).

Summary: This week 395 people ran, jogged, pushed buggies and walked the course, of whom 84 were first timers and 65 recorded new Personal Bests. Representatives of forty three (43) different clubs took part. Well done to our milestone runners this week, Richard Gwyn, Dickie Hudd and Steven Selby all notching up their 50th. Of special mention are those runners who notched another finish adding to their parkrun achievement club totals, eleven (11) from the parkrun 10-club, seventy-four (74) from the parkrun 50-club, fifty three (53) from the parkrun 100-club and three from the Parkrun 250-club. Burnham and Highbridge parkrun started on 20th June 2015. Since then 8,766 participants have completed 52,915 parkruns covering a total distance of 264,575 km, including 9,820 new Personal Bests.

Thank You to Toni and Leah Mallin for todays great photos which can be seen on our Flickr page

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Conclusion:

Burnham and Highbridge parkrun couldn’t happen without the enthusiastic support of our volunteers. Many thanks to the wonderful people who created this week’s event and if you’d like to join the volunteer team, we’d love to have you. Please opt in to receive volunteer emails (via ‘manage my profile’ on any result or newsletter email) and contact burnhamandhighbridgehelpers@parkrun.com to offer help. Please take a look at the available slots on the roster and let us know if and when you can help out, and the role that you fancy doing. If everyone volunteered once in every five runs they do, this would help us to ensure that parkrun is fully staffed each week

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

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