Canons Park parkrun #196

The ever-so-slightly underwhelming weather conditions certainly didn't dampen the spirits, as there were plenty of smiling faces amongst the 154 runners, joggers, and walkers who joined us for our regular Saturday morning get-together in beautiful Canons Park.

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It was lovely to welcome 28 people to our parkrun for their first visit, 13 of whom were particpating in parkrun for the very first time - welcome to the parkrun family!

And congratulations to the 23 people who recorded personal best times for the Canons Park course; some of you clearly love running in the rain!!

Thank you so much for the wonderful group of volunteers who made parkrun possible!!

Canons Park parkrun
Event number 196
16th October 2021

This week 154 people ran, jogged and walked the course, of whom 28 were first timers and 23 recorded new Personal Bests. Representatives of 14 different clubs took part.

The event was made possible by 19 volunteers:

Philippa BROWN • Nathan POWELL • Kevin SPARKS • Jonathan EVAN-HUGHES • Simone WRIGHT • Shama MEGHJEE-CAINE • Steve MADDOCK • Aron CAPLAN • John AYTON • Jackie HAYWARD • Anthony SINDOLE • David MERRIGAN • Sanjesh PARMAR • Tom BRADY • Pravin SAVJANI • Deri ANSHER • Tanya KEENE • Claire MATTHEWS • Loulou SPARKS

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

The male record is held by Alex BAMPTON who recorded a time of 15:54 on 29th June 2019 (event number 145).
The female record is held by Zoe MACDONALD who recorded a time of 19:07 on 1st January 2020 (event number 172).
The Age Grade course record is held by Nigel RACKHAM who recorded 89.00% (17:16) on 5th August 2017 (event number 44).

Canons Park parkrun started on 8th October 2016. Since then 4,542 participants have completed 27,053 parkruns covering a total distance of 135,265 km, including 4,834 new Personal Bests. A total of 402 individuals have volunteered 3,051 times.

 

Run Report #194

Canons Park parkrun
Event number 194
2nd October 2021

This week saw 117 people ran, jogged and walked the course, of whom 16 were first timers and 14 recorded new Personal Bests. Representatives of 14 different clubs took part and we also had someone from Singapore.

We were lucky that the rain held off till we finished. Thank you to all our volunteers, without them parkrun would not be possible. If you would like to volunteer, please contact us either by email or Facebook.

Our hi-vis heroes for this week are:

Emma RACKHAM • Nathan POWELL • Mumbi KEINAMMA • Sakina SIDIK • Kevin SPARKS • Betty SPARKS • Jonathan EVAN-HUGHES • Pauline BISHOP • Wendy MULVENNA • Shama MEGHJEE-CAINE • Aron CAPLAN • Alisha SIDIK • Paul LAUTMAN • Esmat SIDIK • Allen EVANGELISTA • Philippa LAUTMAN • Zaheer SIDIK • Craig CHAPMAN • Deri ANSHER • Andrew BORLEY

Don't forget our anniversary run which is this coming Saturday and the theme is ABBA!!!
 

Canons Park parkrun #193

Event number 193 25th September 2021
The petrol shortages didn’t stop us enjoying our 193rd event at Canons Park this week! Although the queues in the local area did mean that one or two volunteers were unable to make the event at the last minute. Thank you to those who stepped in to cover roles at short notice. We are so fortunate to have such a committed selection of volunteers we can call upon at Canons Park.
The event was made possible by 15 volunteers:
Nathan POWELL • Kevin SPARKS • Pauline BISHOP • Simone WRIGHT • Philip VOKE • Shama MEGHJEE-CAINE • Esmat SIDIK • Tony MEAGER • Anthony SINDOLE • David MERRIGAN • Tom BRADY • Deri ANSHER • Robert COTTINGHAM • Rohan MASCARENHAS • Loulou SPARKS
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This week 141 people from 13 different clubs ran, jogged and walked the course, of whom 22 recorded new Personal Bests. We hope that the 10 first timers who visited us this week enjoyed their time at our lovely park.
Congratulations to Rohan Varia who reached his junior milestone of 10 parkruns! We hope that you continue to enoy your parkrun journey.
A reminder to get your 70s gear ready for our ABBA themed 5th birthday celebrations on Saturday 9th October. We look forward to seeing many of you there.
Today's full results and a complete event history can be found on the Canons Park parkrun Results Page.
The male record is held by Alex BAMPTON who recorded a time of 15:54 on 29th June 2019 (event number 145).
The female record is held by Zoe MACDONALD who recorded a time of 19:07 on 1st January 2020 (event number 172).
The Age Grade course record is held by Nigel RACKHAM who recorded 89.00% (17:16) on 5th August 2017 (event number 44).
Canons Park parkrun started on 8th October 2016. Since then 4,474 participants have completed 26,565 parkruns covering a total distance of 132,825 km, including 4,767 new Personal Bests. A total of 397 individuals have volunteered 2,986 times.
 

Canons Park parkrun #192 (192 participants) 18th September 2021

We are now getting into that ‘parkrunday’ routine; on our 192nd event, we had 192 participants who all enjoyed the day.

There were 25 first timers to Canons Park parkrun, some of whom tried parkrun for the first time.  We hope to see you all again.

It was a good day for PBs too; 32 participants achieved their Personal bests.

Special mentions go to the following participants:

  • Loulou – our junior parkrunner who completed her first parkrun – Well done Loulou and thank you in advance for putting your name forward for volunteering next week
  • Emma and Sakina for running their milestone events. No official t-shirts for these milestones but the capes looked great
  • Sasha for joining a new age category of runners; happy birthday Sasha
  • Metros running club for joining us this week. We look forward to seeing you again
  • Our 20 hi-vis heroes, (including our junior volunteer Ali-Zayd) without our volunteers the event would not happen; thank you very much

Well done Loulou

Emma and Sakina

 

 

 

 

 

Thank you all

 

 

 

 

 

We would like to invite you to our 5th Anniversary celebrations on 9th October – please save that date.

5th Anniversary

 

 

 

 

 

Finally, we are looking for volunteers to join our Run Directors team. If you have subscribed to our volunteer emails, you will have received a brief description of the role. If you are interested in joining us, please talk to any of the core team on Saturday, or email us at canonspark@parkrun.com

We look forward to seeing you on Saturday

Shama

 

Canons Park parkrun

Event number 192
18th September 2021

This week 192 people ran, jogged and walked the course, of whom 25 were first timers and 32 recorded new Personal Bests. Representatives of 17 different clubs took part.

The event was made possible by 20 volunteers:

Chris PARKINSON-BEST • Nathan POWELL • Sakina SIDIK • Betty SPARKS • Kassim MEGHJEE • Pauline BISHOP • Wendy MULVENNA • Shama MEGHJEE-CAINE • Sakalain MEGHJEE • Suhayl KASSAM • Alisha SIDIK • Esmat SIDIK • Zaheer SIDIK • Anthony SINDOLE • Ali-Zayd MEGHJEE • Arti PATEL • Lynne JONES • Rohan MASCARENHAS • Jennifer O'SULLIVAN • Monica SHORTT

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

The male record is held by Alex BAMPTON who recorded a time of 15:54 on 29th June 2019 (event number 145).
The female record is held by Zoe MACDONALD who recorded a time of 19:07 on 1st January 2020 (event number 172).
The Age Grade course record is held by Nigel RACKHAM who recorded 89.00% (17:16) on 5th August 2017 (event number 44).

Canons Park parkrun started on 8th October 2016. Since then 4,464 participants have completed 26,424 parkruns covering a total distance of 132,120 km, including 4,745 new Personal Bests. A total of 395 individuals have volunteered 2,971 times.

 

Canons Park parkrun #191

We had another great parkrun on Saturday with 159 walkers, joggers and runners taking on our beautiful 3 lap course. We continue to have increased numbers of parkrunners joining us for the first time - 25 this week! Welcome to you all and we hope you have enjoyed the experience and will be joining us again soon!

This week we announced that our 5th anniversary is coming up on Saturday 9th October. With parkrun celebrating being 'back together' this past summer, we will be celebrating with a another group who are back together.. That's right! Our 5th anniversary event will be an ABBA theme! So start getting your costumes in order!

This week 159 people ran, jogged and walked the course, of whom 25 were first timers and 32 recorded new Personal Bests. Representatives of 14 different clubs took part.

The event was made possible by 17 volunteers:

Mark MULVENNA • Chris PARKINSON-BEST • Ewan MAYNARD • Nathan POWELL • Betty SPARKS • Chris WOODWARD • Shama MEGHJEE-CAINE • Alisha SIDIK • Paul LAUTMAN • Anthony SINDOLE • Bilal ALI • Jamie PRICE • Lynn HAMLIN • Deri ANSHER • Rohan MASCARENHAS • Sita POPAT • Monica SHORTT

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

The male record is held by Alex BAMPTON who recorded a time of 15:54 on 29th June 2019 (event number 145).
The female record is held by Zoe MACDONALD who recorded a time of 19:07 on 1st January 2020 (event number 172).
The Age Grade course record is held by Nigel RACKHAM who recorded 89.00% (17:16) on 5th August 2017 (event number 44).

Canons Park parkrun started on 8th October 2016. Since then 4,439 participants have completed 26,232 parkruns covering a total distance of 131,160 km, including 4,713 new Personal Bests. A total of 393 individuals have volunteered 2,951 times.

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