There is a(nother) new RD in town!

Chippenham parkrun
Event number 315
18th September 2021


This week we saw parkrun stalwart Julian Danton complete his first stint as run director. Julian has been running here and the other side of the world (Australia) since April 2014 having completed 158 parkruns in total - 90 of those were in Chippenham and 54 at Albert parkrun in Melbourne. Today he also managed to achieve his 25th Volunteer milestone as well. Welcome to the team Julian!

186 people jumped out of bed and ran, jogged and walked the course, of whom 21 were first timers and 42 recorded new Personal Bests. Representatives of 24 different clubs took part.

The event was made possible by 27 blooming marvellous volunteers:

Zoe BUTTERWORTH • Vicky HENDERSON • Chris HUNT • Neil ADDISON • Andrew NICHOLSON • Alan JONES • Aaron LAWS • Jeff KIRK • Julian DANTON • Julia MADDOCKS • Valerie LIGHT • Mark SMITH • Jules PEARSON • Rachel BELCHER • Rachel COLLINS • Rachel DUFFETT • Vincent SIMPSON • Nigel SHIRES • Helen ARBER • Peter FOX • John BELCHER • Matthew PENTECOST • Jane HOLLOWAY • Kate STEWART • Erica BRADBURY • David WEALES • Terry BRIMBLE

Congratulations to this week's milestones: There were 3 milestones today - all of which were juniors achieving their 10th parkrun milestone. They were - Daniel Phelps, Millie Stratton and Ryan Fell
Many thanks to John Belcher for this weeks photos - more can be found here
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Have a great week

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 9,293 participants have completed 53,163 parkruns covering a total distance of 265,815 km, including 8,934 new Personal Bests. A total of 684 individuals have volunteered 7,390 times.