Cambridge parkrun #464 run report

This week 403 people ran, jogged and walked a very wet, muddy and
windswept course, of whom 36 were first timers. We also had 12 complete
their tricky second run. A very impressive 41 recorded new Personal Bests
despite the slippery conditions. Just a quick reminder that it’s important to
listen to the run briefing as this is when the Run Director will tell you
about any hazards on the course like water, fallen fences and branches, and
cover any other announcements.

I’d like to thank Milton Country Park for hosting and the Grounds cafe for
feeding and watering us. Both can be followed on social media if that’s
your thing.

Today we were also joined by Radio Cambridgeshire who interviewed
various volunteers and runners around the course, we’ll update you if we
hear we’re on the radio.

Reaching milestones today were Ai Seng Paul, of Edmonton RC on his
first visit to Milton Country Park and his 50th parkrun overall, and Daniel
Georges Aguilar-Agon who was also the highest age grade finisher on his
50th run. First finishers were Cambridge stalwarts Chris Darling running
his 277th today and Kristy Guneratne on her 409th.

In recognition of Wales’ Grand slam win in the rugby I’d like to name
check Jonathan Davies taking part along with six Jones’ and for St
Patrick’s Day tomorrow I’d like to mention Kyan Mayo and Patrick
Gosling.

Today's full results and a complete event history can be found on the
Cambridge parkrun Results page http://www.parkrun.org.uk/cambridge/results/latestresults/

The event was made possible by a wonderful 41 volunteers: To find out
more about volunteering and how to earn a purple t-shirt click here
http://www.parkrun.org.uk/cambridge/volunteer.
Katherine HEYDON • Anita LEWIS • Gareth Riley LEWIS • Chris
DARLING • Michaela JOYSEY • Lisa CLATWORTHY • Mary HOLMES
• Hope HUTCHISON • Hermione CREASE • Caroline DISTON • Kit
COLBY • Pamela ABBOTT • Joanna HARRALL • Jo MCGOWAN •
Heather GRAY • Fiona MACDONALD • Mike HORSCROFT • Jenny
PAYNE • Jackie TOMLINSON • Hester COLBY • Lois HARRIS • Antony
HELLIWELL • Wendy JOHNSON • John JOHNSON • Paula HUGHES •
Jon SCHNEIDER • Jennifer RUGGIER • Jill NOBLE • Martin KILDUFF
• Stuart PAYNE • Christopher HAWKSWORTH • Aimee GRAY • Chris
HARRIS • Joe TOWNSEND • Naomi SHELMERDINE • William
CURTIS • Andrew CORBETT • Alice HOMER • Ben MOSS • Nicola
EDE • Andrew BURGE

 

Cambridge parkrun run report – 3rd November 2018

PUDDLES! The recent rain meant we saw the return of Milton parkrun’s now infamous muddy puddles this week. Who took delight in splashing through them? As we head deeper into autumn and onto winter they are likely to be a regular feature. Can we remind people of the importance of running through the puddles and not suddenly changing direction or stopping to try and avoid them. Last winter saw a nasty accident caused by someone trying to avoid a puddle and it would be great if this winter we managed to avoid any broken bones. Oh and don’t forget a change of shoes and socks, if like me, you can’t bare having your post run cuppa with soggy feet.

It was pacing week this week, with 498 of you walking, jogging and running your way round the course. The puddles didn’t seem to hold people back, with 75 of you gaining a new PB. I hoped the pacing helped. Well done to, Callum MOLLOY, Matt JERVIS, Andrew THOMPSON, Thomas GRAFF, Matthew FEETENBY, Michael QUINN, Matthew WINGATE, Robert HOFF, Johnny ATKINSON, Edward SHAKESPEARE, Lucy BROWNE, Thomas MORGAN, Johnny POOL, Ella WHITTLESTONE, Paul TAYLOR-CRUSH, Andy BOUTLE, Duncan MARRIOTT, Nick GREEN, Michael HAWES, Jake SAUNDERS, Ian STEWART, James DODDS, Hasan BLOWER, Ana SPRINGHAM, Emma DE SALIS YOUNG, Roseanna MCMAHON, Fiona MACDONALD, Andrew CLARK, Rosie TASKER, Alistair DAY, Emma DOWNIE, Peter BRISBOURNE, Laura PHIPPS, Zoe CAVENDISH, Hillary TAUNTON, Alfie TAPLIN, Lucy CRYER, Zoe GILL, Douglas MCMILLAN, Jane CUNDLIFFE, Ellis GARDENER, Elizabeth STOREY, Maighread IRELAND, Sarah MEARNS, Andrew SAMBELL, Rebecca NG, Ineta PORAKYTE, Jackie HEY, Helen THROWER, Natasha STOREY, Grace CLARK, Martin PAYNE, Richard HAMES, Paul WRIGHT, James MILLS, Bonita WARD, Leah MILNE, Helen MCMILLAN, Jane STYLES, Deb UNITT, Nick JARVIS, Tilly SHARP, Charlotte TAYLOR, Eve HOPLEY, Rhian DIXON, Jane LEWIS, Pauline STEWART, Genny BAILEY, Daisy TEMPEST, Katie HARPER, Karen MEIKLE, Andria LAWS, Jenny SUMMERTON, Jane FOWLER and Joy ERASMUS.

Welcome to the 26 of you who completed parkrun for the very first time, we hope you enjoyed it and will be back soon for more.

It was event 447 for Cambridge parkrun this week and the runer to finish in position 447 was Marysol F. BELL. Marysol has completed a total of 138 parkruns. 136 of those at Cambridge, with a smattering of tourism thrown in for good measure. Marysol ran her very first parkrun back in 2013. She has also helped to ensure Cambridge parkrun can take place 108 times, volunteering every year since 2013, including 9 times so far this year. Thank you very much :-) If you would like to help to ensure Cambridge parkrun can take place over the next few weeks, take a look at the future roster, where you will be able to see what volunteer roles still need covering.

First to finish this week was Ben TRIGG, in a time of 17:51. Richard MOORE, was second across the line in 17:57, with Callum MOLLOY (junior) hot on his heals in a time of 17:58. For the ladies, Helen BARRY was first to cross the line in 19:54, followed by Kristy GUNERATNE in 20:27 and Natasha TREAGUST in 20:36. Edward SHAKESPEARE, was the second junior to cross the line in 22:05 and Thomas MORGAN was third in 22.25. Amy GLEMAS was the first female junior to finish, in 28:00.

It was a busy week for run club runs. Bob STOREY, Caroline BUTCHER, Elena CHICULITA, Jack PAKE, Sarah PAKE and Stephen ROSE all ran their 50th parkrun, while Sarah Bell ran her 100th. I look forward to seeing you in your new tops shortly.

It just remains for me to thank Milton Country Park for hosting us and the 49 volunteers who allowed this event to take place. Diane POTTER • Pauline BLAKE • Rebecca ANDERSON • Barbara BENNETT • Julia SUDBURY • Chris GAY • Stephen BENNETT • Linda CROOK • James STOCKER • Michaela JOYSEY • Katie TWEEN • Richard JONES • Lisa CLATWORTHY • Andrew PARKER • Neil TWEEN • Mary HOLMES • Fiona NIMMO • Elaine HENDRIE • Marisa JOHNSON • Karl JONES • Paul BELZAR • Catriona COLE • Mike HORSCROFT • Jenny PAYNE • Adam WILLIAMS • Gary COLE • Jackie TOMLINSON • Tony TOMLINSON • Geoff MEADS • Brent SWANN-AUGER • Ross DUNSMORE • Cameron DUNSMORE • Antony HELLIWELL • Parminder LALLY • John JOHNSON • Carola KANZ • Jakob KANZ • Eleanor LIMB • Sally STEWART • Tom LINFIELD • Stuart PAYNE • George PAKE • Leslie LAWRENCE • Danielle GREENE • James PEARSON • Robert MORGAN • Susan HORROD • Jessica ROOKE • Ben MOSS

See you all soon, Julia (your dyslexic run reporter)

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