This week 548 people ran, jogged and walked the course, of whom 39 were first timers and 109 recorded new Personal Bests. Representatives of 36 different clubs took part.
The event was made possible by 28 volunteers: Jason Douglas, Maggie Morgan, Cathy Keay, Phyll Douglas, Joy Douglas, Chris Archer, Jeff Watts, David Johnson, Garry Weston, Yana Richens, Matt Evans, Helen Hodge, Rachel Hodge, Tripta Prashar, Imran Ali, Mylene Feeney, Mark Williams, Katy Jones, Alex Bartlett, Sandra Garlick, David Robbins, Paul Dodson, Charles Brimble, Bryan Mercer, Casey Leaver, Mark Stephenson, Michael Parker and Sue Fitton.
Volunteers, we need you!
We always need new volunteers to get involved and help to make parkrun the enjoyable and successful event that it has become. Take a look at http://www.parkrun.org.uk/coventry/futureroster to see the dates and volunteer roles available and drop us an email at firstname.lastname@example.org and let us know when you can help. We can't wait to hear from you.
This week's parkrun
Congratulations to Joy Douglas on her Run Director debut, and to Elaine Garrett Robinson on her 150th parkrun, and for the celebration brownies, which were delicious! Congratulations also go to Suzanne Attwooll on her 250th parkrun.
Today's full results and a complete event history can be found on the Coventry parkrun Results Page.
Photos from the run can be viewed at: https://www.flickr.com/photos/coventryparkrun/albums/72157687112611116
Matthew Sheen (SM20-24) of Vale Royal AC, was first over the line in 16:34 - second time in 2 appearances.
Alfie Meade (SM18-19) of Coventry Godiva Harriers, was second over the line in 17:20 - has been first to finish on 3 previous occasions.
Stuart Hopkins (VM40-44) of Kenilworth Runners, was third over the line in 17:37 - has been first to finish on 27 previous occasions.
Elizabeth Dobson (SW25-29) of Massey Ferguson RC, was first (34th overall) over the line in 20:39 - second time in 43 appearances.
Louise Andrews (VW40-44) of Kenilworth Runners, was second (56th overall) over the line in 21:41 - has been first to finish on 28 previous occasions.
Melissa Janda (SW25-29) (Unattached) was third (78th overall) over the line in 22:26.
The three highest age grades were recorded by:
Mike Duggan (VM75-79) – 80.24% for the time 24:02 (124th overall).
Matthew Sheen (SM20-24) – 78.67% for the time 16:34 (first overall).
Stuart Hopkins (VM40-44) – 78.05% for the time 17:37 (third overall).
The male record is held by Unknown ATHLETE who recorded a time of 14:59 on 22nd October 2011 (event number 88).
The female record is held by Celia TAYLOR who recorded a time of 17:27 on 15th September 2012 (event number 134).
The Age Grade course record is held by Sheila Janet CAREY who recorded 95.07% (21:39) on 29th October 2011 (event number 89).
Coventry parkrun started on 6th February 2010. Since then 13,913 participants have completed 142,689 parkruns covering a total distance of 713,445 km, including 24,427 new Personal Bests.