parkrun 353 2nd October

Welcome back my friends
To the show that never ends.
We're so glad you could attend!
Come and walk! Come and jog! Come and run!

Another dry yet damp Saturday at the National Trust Clumber Park saw us run parkrun No.353.  As our Run Director Mark mentioned in the briefing Clumber Park is a multi-terrain course in a natural environment which may mean puddles, twiggs and chestnuts on the floor or even falling form the trees!!!

The weather has changed from our normal sun drenched parkrun as we approach autumn and the holiday season passes.  We still had 225 runners supported by 24 fantastic voluteers.  Why not put your name down to volunteer?  We have lots of roles on a Saturday morning and you will be given lots of help and support, just like our finish token volunteers Allan and Jane...

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Our first three runners this week were Richard, James and Callum who all beat the 20minute barrier...

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This was the first time we used the Volunteer barcode scanning and timing apps is colder weather and not perfect conditions.  We noticed a couple of little glitches and learnt a lot, this may mean a few changes in Central Bark over coffee whilst processing the results but the timings are all good even though your number / token may have changed...

Kate Thronloe, Marshal 3, celebrated her 50th...time volunteering today and lots of runner congratulated her on the way round, thank you Kate!  Niamh is also another volunteering stalwart who helped with barcode scanning today.

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See you next week and don't forget to start planning your Halloween Fancy Dress!!!

For the stat-files:

Clumber Park parkrun
Event number 353
2nd October 2021

This week 225 people ran, jogged and walked the course, of whom 24 were first timers and 37 recorded new Personal Bests. Representatives of 32 different clubs took part.

The event was made possible by 24 volunteers:

Cathrine MHEMBERE • Natalie CUNNINGHAM • John SHEPHARD • Gillian SHEPHARD • Nigel DAWBER • Jony SMITH • Sarah MORGAN • Andrew GRANT • Sandra BREEDON • Sally BULMER • Jane GRANT • Jane AUCHTERLONIE • Kate THORNELOE • Olivia THORNELOE • Holly BULMER • Sandra MORGAN • Sam THORNELOE • Niamh CARROLL • Mark CROSSLEY • Fiona GIBSON • Philip BRYANT • Theresa BRYANT • Terry CARROLL • Allan RIGGS

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

The female record is held by Amanda CROOK who recorded a time of 18:15 on 31st May 2014 (event number 49).
The male record is held by John BEATTIE who recorded a time of 14:57 on 2nd June 2018 (event number 252).
The Age Grade course record is held by Helen BURRELL who recorded 91.86% (19:27) on 28th July 2018 (event number 259).

Clumber Park parkrun started on 29th June 2013. Since then 12,759 participants have completed 81,962 parkruns covering a total distance of 409,810 km, including 14,276 new Personal Bests. A total of 747 individuals have volunteered 6,157 times.