A brilliant 137 runners took part in the 61st Druridge Bay parkrun on Saturday 3rd October, another figure which helped our average go up to 115 runners per week! Well done to the marshals and to the Run Director on the day Jenna MOFFAT!
Continuing his impressive record of 5 1st finishes in his 6 appearances at the event Morpeth Harrier Ryan GREEN was 1st home in 17.47. This time gave Ryan the best WAVA score by a male on the day, 75.91%, and saw him finish nearly a minute ahead of one of his clubmates. Mark SNOWBALL was next to finish, ahead of Unattached youngster Craig MUTER who ran a course personal best of 19.32. Other than Craig personal best times were achieved by Paul WILLIS, Shane FORSTYH, Andrew THORN and Ben REED amongst others!
For the ladies Unattached Jo HARROP was 1st across the line in a course personal best of 21.40. She was 2 seconds ahead of her training partner Karen KELLY of Alnwick Harriers, who also ran a pb. 3rd finisher was another Alnwick runner in the shape of Pauline AITCHISON, who finished in a course best time of 22.33. Again a load of our regulars ran personal best times including Jenny BOLAM, Ali LIDDLE, Jilly BELL and Sue ROCHESTER. The best WAVA score of the day was by Elswick Harrier Marie DROZDOWICZ whose 23.08 gave her a score of 77.23%.
As many of you may be aware Halloween falls on parkrun day this year, 31st October!! As we did last year why not come along in scary costumes to run or marshal on the day?
Till next week, bye!!
The DB parkrun Team.