The week we had some exciting news….

Chippenham parkrun
Event number 312
28th August 2021

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This week we found out that there is going to be some changes to the  Milestone T-Shirts. In summary:T-shirts will cost £15 incl postage, all over the world. You may order additional/replacement T-shirts once you have qualified. This is a game changer especially for children who grow out of theirs! Child sizes will now be available in all T-shirts. There will be a new Milestone T-Shirt of 25 to match the Volunteer 25.

And {drumroll} .......There will be new Volunteer T-shirts to match each of the Milestone T-Shirts, ie: junior10, 25, 50, 100, 250, 500. Some changes will be phased in, the parkrun community is a big one and everything can't be available for everyone all at the same time!

So back to this week it was lovely to see some of our regulars achieve their long awaited milestone shirts.

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A very big congratulations to;

David Gearing and Jim Rudge for achieving their 100th parkrun milestone
Chris Ferris for completing 50 parkruns
Sophie Maxwell for achieving her 10th junior parkrun milestone.

Pete was in charge this week where 197 people ran, jogged and walked the course, of whom 27 were first timers and 47 recorded new Personal Bests.

Many thanks to the 25 superstar volunteers - without whom we could not put on the event:

Pete CAMPBELL • Ollie CAMPBELL • Neil ADDISON • Mike JONES • Andrew NICHOLSON • Alan JONES • Jeff KIRK • Julia MADDOCKS • Julie BEAN • Jules PEARSON • Rachel BELCHER • Candace BURGESS • Rita LINDSAY • Cerys JONES • Lisa HENZL • Megan HUGHES • Celia STEVENS • John BELCHER • Richard MORTEN • Matthew PENTECOST • Madison BURGESS • Kate STEWART • Rob WERRAN • David WEALES • Alastair PIDGEON

A big thanks to John Belcher and Candace Burgess for the photos;

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See you all next week

Jules

 

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

The female record is held by Amy CHALK who recorded a time of 18:43 on 20th December 2014 (event number 34).
The male record is held by Simon NOTT who recorded a time of 15:19 on 4th May 2019 (event number 260).
The Age Grade course record is held by Diana DEE who recorded 87.74% (19:51) on 27th October 2018 (event number 232).

Chippenham parkrun started on 12th April 2014. Since then 9,189 participants have completed 52,515 parkruns covering a total distance of 262,575 km, including 8,812 new Personal Bests. A total of 675 individuals have volunteered 7,298 times