Run Report for Event #346

Last Saturday 729 of you enjoyed another gloriously sunny parkrun. We shared the parks with the Fake Festival and the Beer Festival which meant we had the split start near the viaducts and another variation to our usual course!

Biggest UK parkruns: 1. Bushy Park (1365), 2. Southampton (843), 3. Milton Keynes (793), 4. Kingsbury Water (756), 5. Heaton Park (742), 6. Chelmsford Central (729), 7. Nonsuch (706), 8. Poole (682), 9. Peterborough (667), 10. Black Park (662)

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We had 50 first timers this week and a handful of tourists too!!

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The event was made possible by 36 volunteers:

Paul BROOKES • Brian Stephen CATT • Damian BARRETT • Jon SPRULES • Chris BEAZELEY • Christine ABBOTT • John MCCAYNA • David JEFFREY • Steve BUGDEN • Nichola NORMAN • Louise DYER • Jody WALKER • Clare HOUGHTON • Angela HOUGHTON • Amelia ADLEM PROBERT • Jeffrey DOSSET • Steve JACKSON • Rachael PRICE • Clive COXON • Jo JIGGINS • Paul MORGAN • Mandy COXON • Carole BEESTON • Jeremy LAGER • Sophie SCOTT • Don COCKRELL • Darren BODDY • Julie BROERE • Louise MAIKOVSKY • Amy RASSELL • Russell COWELL • Vivienne TOBIAS • Alasdair HOOPER • Elizabeth MATHISON • Angela WOODWARD • Pat SMITH

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Today's full results and a complete event history can be found on the Chelmsford Central parkrun Results Page. HERE

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This weekend we return to our regular start and finish. Don't forget the run brief starts at 8.55am - 1st timers and tourists 08:50...don't be late and don't forget your barcode!!

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Run Director

The Chelmsford Central core team are:

Gerry McGovern : Paul Brookes David JeffreyMandy Coxon : Nichola Norman


You can read the parkrun profile about Chelmsford Central parkrun HERE

Please check our Volunteer Roster to see if you are able to help out at anytime, there are plenty of roles available to do and all are rewarding and great fun!


If you like a good podcast to listen to, here are the parkrun ones:

The parkrun show This ran from September 2011 to March 2015 and gives a fascinating history of parkrun through those years and where some of the things you hear now were started, like #DFYB.
Chelmsford Central parkrun features in these episodes - February 2013 and August 2013

Launched last year is a podcast from Vassos Alexander (Virgin Radio) Free, Weekly, Timed

For an indpendent parkrun podcast from the presenters of The parkrun show called With Me Now

Want a bit of fun with your parkrun stats? This extension to the Chrome browser is available and free to use, you just add your parkrun ID and let the fun begin!

Badge Collecting Chrome extension

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Have you got a question? try the FAQ's section on our website, if you are still stumped send a lovely e-mail to: and we will do our best to help.

If you would like to donate to this parkrun you can find out more HERE.