Event 144 – 27th November Report

 Event 144 – 27th November Report


48 Runners despite the snow


Today, in the snow and ice, we had
48 finishers; among them we had 2 PBs and 4 first timers. 
Since Cardiff parkrun started back in February 2008, we’ve had 2858 runners from 180 different clubs complete the race 16134 times covering a distance of 80670 kilometers.


In the men’s race, Matthew EVANS (Swansea Harriers AC) won for the 3rd time in a time of 15:59 on his 15th appearance. Edward DONOVAN (Les Croupiers) took second by 81 seconds, recording 17:20. Chris PROTHERO, (Cwmbran Harriers) placed third in a time of 17:35. Oliver M WILLIAMS (Unattached) was the only other runner to break the 19 minute barrier.
 


1

Matthew EVANS

Swansea Harriers AC

15:59

2

Edward DONOVAN

Les Croupiers RC

17:20

3

Chris PROTHERO

Cwmbran Harriers

17:35

4

Oliver M WILLIAMS

Unattached

18:57

5

Richard WILDER

San Domenico RRC

19:19

6

Stefan TROMMLER

Cardiff University AC

19:25

7

Frank HANDY

New Forest Runners

19:46

 

In the women’s race, there were six runners. In her 18th appearance, Sarah MCCARTHY (Les Croupiers) won in a time of 22:46 for the 2nd time. Sarah beat Stephanie DAVIES (Pontypridd Roadents AC) by 94 seconds recording 24:20 in the process. Natalie ROBERTSON, (Unattached) placed third in a time of 26:11. 


1st

Sarah MCCARTHY

Les Croupiers RC

22:46

2nd

Stephanie DAVIES

Pontypridd Roadents AC

24:20

3rd

Natalie ROBERTSON

Unattached

26:11

4th

Clare JOHNSON

Les Croupiers RC

28:47

5th

Ai-Lin KEE

Unattached

33:37

6th

Naomi WILLIAMS

Unattached

36:05

 


In today's Age Graded performances, Matthew EVANS (Swansea Harriers AC) recorded a performance of 81.02 %.

The biggest improvement on the day went to John ROSS (Unattached) – 14 secs.  The only other person who improved in the snow was Ian EVANS (Unattached) – 1 second - bringing the total number of PBs since Cardiff parkrun started to 4015.

Young & Old ~ our youngest competitor today was Stephanie DAVIES (Pontypridd Roadents AC) in the JW15-19 age category. At the other end of the spectrum we had Errol ALEXIS (Les Croupiers) and Tony DORSETT (Les Croupiers) in the VM70-74 and VM65-69 categories respectively.

In the points competition Oliver M WILLIAMS increases his lead over second placed Alistair WOOD to 384 points. Wendy OWEN’s lead over Stephanie DAVIES reduces to 220 points in the ladies competition. 


Men

Ladies

Oliver M WILLIAMS

3025

Wendy OWEN

3041

Alistair WOOD

2641

Stephanie DAVIES

2821

Edward R TAKATA

2534

Sally WILDER

2395


Not forgetting all those who gave up their time this morning to help make today’s run possible
~ Andrew M SEDGMOND  •  Andy GARDINER  • Ceri DAVIES  •  David PROUD  •  Derek WILLIAMS  •  Desmond DAVIES  •  Jeff ASTON  •  Katie BEECHER  •  Libby O'DUFFY  •  Liz ASHTON  •  Matthew TOWNSEND  •  Mick MCGEOCH  •  Phil COOK  •  Stephen OWEN  •  Stephen PATERSON  •  William COOKSLEY  •  Wouter POORTINGA

A big thank you to everyone who has supported us here at Cardiff parkrun and helped us develop and grow, we look forward to seeing you again in the future. Please remember to tell your friends and family about our event.

 

Don’t forget – every Saturday 9.00am on the Taff Trail alongside Tesco Extra – Western Avenue. 
Why not join us for Coffee after in the Coffee Shop at Tesco. 

See you next week,
Andy