Event 189 – 15th October Report

 Event 189 – 15th October Report

A good turn out, despite being the day before the Cardiff Half Marathon.

Today, we had 101 runners, of whom 12 were first timers, with 27 PBs recorded. Representatives of 20 different athletics clubs took part. Since Cardiff parkrun started in February 2008, 4,051 different runners, including participants from 236 athletics clubs, have completed 25,930 runs covering a total distance of 129,650 km.


In the men’s race, Nicholas WOOD (Dartford Harriers AC) was first in 16:02, recording his first win in 7 appearances. 
Richard WILDER (San Domenico RRC) was second in 17:28. 
Mikey BRYANT (Avon Valley Runners) was third in 17:32.

In the women’s race, Sally WILDER (San Domenico RRC) was first in a time of 20:16, recording her 28th win in 71 appearances. 
Maria RICHARDS (Islwyn RC) was second in 20:37. 
Katie BEECHER (Les Croupiers RC) was third (20th overall) in 20:59.

The best Age Grade scores came from
Nicholas WOOD (Dartford Harriers AC) with 81.29%,
Richard PITCAIRN-KNOWLES (Sevenoaks AC) with 80.55% and
Ronald MORRIS (San Domenico RRC) with 79.92 %.

Young & Old ~ our youngest competitors today were Peter HANNA (unattached) in the JM14 age category, and Jazmine BRIGANTI (Bridgend AC) and Megan TATNELL (Cardiff AAC) in the JW14 category.
At the other end of the spectrum we had Richard PITCAIRN-KNOWLES (Sevenoaks AC) in the VM75-79 category.

In the points competition, Richard WILDER has overtaken Mark RICHMOND as Mark didn’t run this weekend. Rob SAGE remains in third despite not running. Sally WILDER stretches her lead at the top of the women’s competition, with Patricia JONES and Dawn LAU in second and third place respectively.



Richard WILDER






Patricia JONES




Dawn LAU


Not forgetting all those who gave up their time this morning to help make today’s run possible ~ Alan BLADEN  •  Alexander CAPLETON  •  Amanda THOMPSON  •  Andrew M SEDGMOND  •  Chris SAUNDERS  •  Derek WILLIAMS  •  James BRUCE  •  Jeff ASTON  •  Jo SKILTON  •  Joanna RANDALL  •  John GRIFFIN  •  Martin RANDALL  •  Martin WILLIAMS  •  Matthew HURFORD  •  Matthew TOWNSEND  •  Paul FURLONG  •  Phil COOK  •  Rhian LLEWELLYN  •  Richard WINKLER  •  Sarah MCCARTHY  •  Simon HAZEL  •  Stephen PATERSON  •  Victoria WOODSFORD

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,