29th Dec 2019 – Merry Christmas

Merry Christmas everyone!!

We hope everyone has had a wonderful Christmas. It was fantastic to see so many parkrunners on Saturday, many wearing their new running gear that Santa brought them. It was quite a busy week as we had 352 people who ran, jogged and walked the course.

There were 29 were first timers and 23 recorded new Personal Bests. We also had representatives of 28 different clubs took part.

The event was made possible by 21 volunteers:

Jennie PLATT • Carol PLATT • Judie KO • Lesley NEARY • Shirley CHUNG • Sue TAYLOR • Tony BEYGA • Christine BEYGA • Julie DINWOODIE • Steven KELLY • Lisa PLATT • Graham PRICE • Tanya HORNE • Samantha HORNE • Mark HORNE • Sharon HARRISON • Kirstin FARRAR • Brian FORD • Aaron WILSON • Emma ROBERTSON • Henry JARMAN

If you would like to be a Hi-Vis Hero, please contact us via Facebook or Twitter or email us croxtethhallhelpers@parkrun.com

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This week was full of amazing milestones achieved by our runners. A massive well done to the following:

50 parkruns

  • Stephen Walker (VM50-54)

100 parkruns

  • Ian KING (VM60-64)
  • Phil MOODY (VM40-44) and of course the lovely Cooper!

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Absolutely incredible, well done everyone. We are honoured that you have chosen Crocky to celebrate your milestone!

Weekly stats:

Male first finishers:

  • Charlie DEAKIN (JM15-17) of Kirkby Milers AC, was first over the line in 18.15.
  • John GILBERT (SM30-34) of Knowsley Harriers AC, was second over the line in 19.05 and a new PB for John!
  • Gary FISHER (VM35-39) of Kirkby Milers AC, was third over the line in 19.33.
Flying feet by Charlie Deakin who finished first.

Flying feet by Charlie Deakin who finished first.

Female first finishers:

  • Kersha DWYER (VW40-44) of Kent AC, was first (8th overall) over the line in 20.21 and a new PB for Kersha!
  • Rebecca BURKE (SW20-24) of Liverpool RC, was second (12th overall) over the line in 21.07.
  • Sarah WEALLEANS (SW30-34) of Kirkby Milers AC, was third (24th overall) over the line in 22.04.

The three highest age grades were recorded by:

  • Fred SHILLETO (VM80-84) – 82.41% for the time 26.09 (90th overall).
  • Jackie CHEN (VW55-59) – 80.97% for the time 22.04 (23rd overall and 4th female) and a new PB for Jackie!
  • Paul SCHUMANN (VM55-59) – 77.50% for the time 20.00 (7th overall).

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

The male record is held by David DEVINE who recorded a time of 14:59 on 2nd December 2017 (event number 139).

The female record is held by Kirsty LONGLEY who recorded a time of 16:46 on 14th September 2019 (event number 225).

The Age Grade course record is held by Kirsty LONGLEY who recorded 93.14% (16:46) on 14th September 2019 (event number 225).

Croxteth Hall parkrun started on 14th March 2015. Since then 9,013 participants have completed 70,104 parkruns covering a total distance of 350,520 km, including 11,373 new Personal Bests. A total of 562 individuals have volunteered 5,235 times.

 

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