Run Report – Event number 122 – the windy one

Clacton Seafront parkrun
Event number 122
16th March 2019

It was an extremely windy but dry morning for the 122 Clacton Seafront parkrun. 138 people ran, jogged along with a couple of dogs. We welcomed 16 first timers and amazingly 21 people recorded new Personal Bests. This brings the total number of people to have completed Clacton Seafront parkrun to 2,817 and the number of Personal Bests achieved to 3,000 exactly!!


We welcomed tourists from across the UK, including the parkrun poet (real name Tim Gardiner, @parkrunpoetry ) who wrote this short verse as a tribute to Keith Flint (in 3 line haiku form) …

orange vests...

for the wind's silence

a marshal claps

We were lucky to have a full rota of volunteers this week, my thanks to you all for being such an important part of our parkrun community:

Milo DE GORTER • Eva DE GORTER • Collette HARVEY • Simon RICH • Pete INMAN • Stuart PHILLIPS • Matt PLUMMER • Sam PLUMMER • Maria BLANCHE • Lynn PRIEST • Gill CUSHWAY • Peter JAMES • Daniel CASEY

If you would like to volunteer at parkrun please either message us via our facebook page or email us –

Now on to this weeks results:

Male – Our first finisher was Stephen HENRY in a new PB time of 20:30, second was Jason COOK (has finished 1st on one occasion previously) and in third place was Matthew ILLSEY.

Female – Our first female finisher was Harriet WARREN in a time of 24:59, our second female was one of our regular junior parkrunners Phoebe YOUNG (has been our 1st female finisher on 5 occasions previously, completing the first three females was Natalie CRISP a first time parkrunner at Clacton Seafront this week.

Congratulations to you all.

Maria and I are at the helm again for the event on the 23rd March. This is the day before the Colchester Half Marathon, so if you are resting your legs but don’t want to miss parkrun we have a couple of volunteer roles available, and we are always able to utilise extra marshals.

I look forward to seeing you all for parkrun 123.



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

The male record is held by Ramadan OSMAN who recorded a time of 16:07 on 1st January 2019 (event number 112).
The female record is held by Daisy GLOVER who recorded a time of 18:32 on 1st January 2019 (event number 112).
The Age Grade course record is held by Ros TABOR who recorded 89.11% (24:11) on 4th August 2018 (event number 91).