Event 190 – 22nd October Report

 Event 190 – 22nd October Report

Today, we had 224 runners, of whom 29 were first timers, with 45 PBs recorded. Representatives of 21 different athletics clubs took part. Since Cardiff parkrun started in February 2008, 4,080 different runners, including participants from 239 athletics clubs, have completed 26,154 runs covering a total distance of 130,770 km.


In the men’s race, David REES (Swansea Harriers AC) was first in 16:13, recording his fourth win in 13 appearances. 
Rob ATKIN (Bridgend AC) was second in 16:27. 
Peter HART (Southampton AC) was third in 16:35.

In the women’s race, Sally WILDER (San Domenico RRC) was first in a time of 19:13, recording her 29th win in 72 appearances, taking her to the top of the ‘Most Wins’ count. 
Ruth Barrett (San Domenico RRC) was second in 19:24. 
Angharad RHYS (Les Croupiers RC) was third (20th overall) in 20:59.

The best Age Grade scores came from
Nick FROST (Pontypridd Roadents AC) with 84.87%,
 Edwina Margaret TURNER (Les Croupiers RC) with 84.60% and Martin WILLIAMS (Les Croupiers RC) with 82.44 %.

Young & Old ~ our youngest competitors today were Benjamin Thorne, Peter HANNA and Daniel James MORGAN (all unattached) in the JM14 age category.
At the other end of the spectrum, we had Tony DORSETT (Les Croupiers RC) and Terry VICKERY (unattached) in the VM70-74 category and Annie CONROY (Les Croupiers RC) in the VW65-69 category.

In the points competition, Richard WILDER extends his lead over Mark RICHMOND as Mark didn’t run this weekend. Rob SAGE remains in third but narrows the gap to second. 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 ~ Ai-Lin KEE  •  Aine DUNPHY  •  Alan BLADEN  •  Andrew M SEDGMOND  •  Anita HARRIS  •  Claire BEATTY  •  Desmond DAVIES  •  Elio LEPORE  •  Howie BROWN  •  John ROSS  •  John T O'SHEA  •  Karen PHILLIPS  •  Kate SHAW  •  Matthew TOWNSEND  •  Mick MCGEOCH  •  Phil COOK  •  Richard WINKLER  •  Stephen OWEN  •  Stephen PATERSON  •  Terry CAVENEY  •  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,