parkrun 205 June 24th

It's our Birthday....!!! 4 years of parkrun at Clumber Park.

Many thanks to all our runners, walkers, volunteers, supporters and the National Trust for four fabulous years.

How did we celebrate?  well there was cake..of course.... thank you to all of you who baked the cakes, the cake table looked like a swarm of locusts had hit it 5 mins after the finish.. you are a greedy lot.


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We did it in our Pyjamas this morning and the weather was perfect for a PJ5K. There are lots of photos here on our Clumber Park Flicker page. why not join it and add your own.

Not only did the Trust make us a cake but they also gave out four spot prizes this morning. Guess who got his hands on the first one... none other than serial moaner Terry Eastwood.. no doubt he'll bring it back with a compliant about the Champagne being too bubbly...grumpy old git.....well done you really.

The students of Joseph Whitaker school visited us and what a well behaved lot they were. Mostly from the schools Clumber House.. they came to run, raise awareness and funds for the whole school charity ‘Debra’; which is a national charity that supports individuals and families affected by Epidermolysis Bullosa (EB) which causes the skin to blister and tear at the slightest touch. Follow this link for details and to donate. See you all again we hope.

Did you know Clumber Park has Co-Event Directors.

And for the past four years Tony Jenks has been one of those Event Directors. Tony was Instrumental in Clumber Park parkrun getting set up, putting together the pieces to deliver the great event we enjoy every Saturday. An active Worksop Harrier, Tony is also one of the core team delivering the world famous Worksop Half Marathon.

In recent months work commitments have meant we have seen less of Tony and so he has decided to hand the mantle to another. So it's a thank you Tony for all that you have done for our run, the time, effort and commitment you have given have borne fruit a plenty I know we'll see you and you family at runs in the future..... and a welcome to our new Co-Event Director Sally Staveley.... I'll tell you about her in future weeks.!!!


Tony (right), Sally (middle) and Julie, a Forest fan on the left.

Remember this is a community event, the run is 'ours' and you are most welcome to be a part of it in any way you fancy.. as a runner, a volunteer, a supporter or a mixture of everything.

REMEMBER  NO CLUMBER parkrun NEXT WEEK .... we are all off for a run at Sherwood Pines.. see you there?   Or if you fancy try one of the other great local parkruns details here.... we really are spoilt for choice..

Wherever you go next week DFYB, have a wonderful run and see you in two weeks time..


'The Other Event Director'



Clumber Park parkrun
Event number 205
24th June 2017

This week 341 people ran, jogged and walked the course, of whom 89 were first timers and 59 recorded new Personal Bests. Representatives of 32 different clubs took part.

The event was made possible by 18 volunteers:

Charlie PEARCE • Martin BELL • Melissa BENNETT • Lyndon STOCKS • Roy TURNER • H Clare WEBSTER • Matthew BELL • Gillian HEWLETT • Paul HEWLETT • John HARRISON • Isobel WHITING • Neil RUSHBY • Sandra DAVIES • Brooke HAZLEHURST • Sandra BREEDON • Jim CLARK • Laura CARR • Nick JOHNSON

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

Male placings:
Daniel ORME (SM20-24) of Doncaster AC, was first over the line in 17:58 - first time in 2 appearances.
Tim BAKER (VM45-49) (Unattached) was second over the line in 18:10 - was first to finish once before.
Eddie WHITING (JM15-17) of City of Norwich AC, was third over the line in 18:25.

Female placings:
Tracey WEST (VW50-54) of Worksop Harriers & AC, was first (16th overall) over the line in 21:09 - 5th time in 18 appearances.
Amy OGDEN (VW40-44) of Harriers, was second (17th overall) over the line in 21:10 - has been first to finish on 4 previous occasions.
Leanne DUNGWORTH (SW25-29) of Sheffield Running Club, was third (34th overall) over the line in 22:53.

The three highest age grades were recorded by:
Terry EASTWOOD (VM55-59) – 82.24% for the time 19:20 (7th overall).
Tracey WEST (VW50-54) – 81.25% for the time 21:09 (16th overall).
Tim BAKER (VM45-49) – 78.07% for the time 18:10 (second overall).

The female record is held by Amanda CROOK who recorded a time of 00:18:15 on 31st May 2014 (event number 49).
The male record is held by John BEATTIE who recorded a time of 00:15:04 on 22nd October 2016 (event number 169).
The Age Grade course record is held by Helen BURRELL who recorded 88.41% (19:42) on 15th April 2017 (event number 195).

Clumber Park parkrun started on 29th June 2013. Since then 6,264 participants have completed 36,045 parkruns covering a total distance of 180,225 km, including 7,290 new Personal Bests.