Cancellation of March events

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Dear parkrunners

This is our position on today's news that parkrun UK has suspended all events in the UK until the end of March, with immediate effect.

Speaking as the RD for Saturday 21st March, the decision gives me a tinge of sadness, but also immense relief. I hereby heartily thank and applaud all of the volunteers who were on the roster, and who continue to support our event, and all of the wider band of our special community.

If you aren't on Facebook, please click here to see the global statement issued by parkrun. The UK Athletics guidance is to cancel all events until the end of April, so there's an expectation that parkrun UK will make a further announcement before 4th April.

Please do all the right things to support each other during this suspension. Follow the NHS advice (click here) and take the pandemic seriously. Above all, avoid any temptation to attend in groups and run the parkrun course, for two reasons:

1. The silver lining to the cloud of suspension is that our mucky grassy sections will have the perfect opportunity to start recovering.

2. The landowner's generous permission for our regular events doesn't extend to informal groups. Please don't do anything that would risk our long-term license.

Just like Arnie, the best parkrun in the Hatfield area will be back!
RD Tim

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Upcoming Special Celebration Events

Every Ellenbrook Fields parkrun is a special parkrun but some are just a tiny bit more special than others and as it happens we have quite a few of those extra special ones coming up!

Our 200th ef parkrun happens to fall on 22-02-2020 - which we feel needs to be marked.  But how??? I hear you cry!

Why with tutus of course!  Everyone wearing tutus! Short ones, long ones, bright ones, dark ones, silk ones, net ones, fancy ones and homemade ones! Tutus for all!

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February 29th - Leap Year parkrun! How can we top the 200th tutu run you may wonder... why we will reverse the course of course!  All our usual fun but in reverse!

 

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March 7th - International Womens Day - lets get more women walking, running and  jogging at ef, the most we have ever had!  Lets set a new record!  Bring your sister, wife, mother, grandmother, daughter, niece, neighbour - bring them all!  #IWD #ThisGirlCan

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And finally (for now) its our 4th parkrun birthday on May 24th and we will mark this most wonderful of occasions with cake and Pacers!

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Of course we need volunteers for all these events so please email ellenbrookfieldshelpers@parkrun.com to bag your favorite role before it gets snapped up!

Then sit back relax and start your tutu shopping/making!  There will of course be a prize for the 'Most Wonderful tutu' and the 200th finisher on February 22nd!  See you there!

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#191 Twixmas edition – The last ef parkrun of the decade

And that's a wrap! The final ef parkrun of the decade is done and dusted, or rather splashed and drizzled!  Thank you to everyone who came along as a volunteer, runner, walker and supporter - you were all amazing!

But don't despair, there is barely time to dry your trainers off because...

We are back again on Wednesday January 1st starting at 10:30 so plenty of time for a lie in or 'doing the double' - dependant on your New Years plans. Details here of additional New Years Day runs https://www.parkrun.org.uk/special-events/ so get planning!

And speaking of January: Support your mental health this January by doing something active every day, your way!Mind in Mid Herts is excited to be partnering with RED January, a community initiative providing people with mental health support and a focus during a characteristically tough month.

Whether it’s running 5k or increasing your step count, a morning swim or taking your bike for a spin, you can join the thousands of people around the UK, kick-starting their 2020 in the most positive way. We look forward to going on the journey with you. You can register here for free https://mindinmidherts.redjanuaryformind.co.uk/

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The taxi way water feature had disappeared as quickly as it arrived and we faced only mud rather than water and mud this morning! The crowd seemed pleased to see the taxi way clearly again although I was secretly disappointed to miss out on all the splashing and the puddle puns  - I was desperate to crowbar in a 'diving platform' pun - alas, I shall save it until next time the puddle makes an appearance!facebook_1577531897057

We even managed to overcome the drama of a dual stopwatch failure which was expertly managed buy our team this morning - many thanks to all the funnel crew with a gold star going to Philippa who held her nerve and single (frozen) handedly clicked you all over the line via the volunteer app on her mobile phone.

Our parkrunner exchange programme is in full swing as we sent a delegation out to sunny Groeneweide parkrun in South Africa (photo below) this morning and we welcomed Carole to the delights of Ellenbrook from South Africa - she was pleased to see so much mud and drizzle - such a change for her!

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Tony Blythe joined us this morning to celebrate his 100th parkrun this morning and brought biscuits which makes him a very popular parkrunner!  Congratulations Tony, we look forward to seeing back at ef in your new 100th milestone t shirt.

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We are very lucky to have a fantastic community at ef and it is pleasure to spend my Saturday mornings with you all!  There is plenty of room on the January roster so please email ellenbrookfieldshelpers@parkrun.com to let us know when and how you would like to help.  Everyone is welcome.

Emily (pictured below) is just one fantastic example of our large ef community and has volunteered 50 times and run 90 times.  We really value Emily and all our supporters and always welcome more to the team so don't be shy.  Its easy and fun so please get in touch!

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This week 258 people ran, jogged and walked the course, of whom 39 were first timers and 17 recorded new Personal Bests. Representatives of 25 different clubs took part.

The event was made possible by 22 volunteers:

Lynne NORMAN • Stephen MCKEE • John NORMAN • Denise HILL • Philippa DAVIS • Carrie HUDSON • Mandy PARSBEY • Kate BENSON • Michael WISE • Maxine GOOLD • Allison SKEGGS • Jan WISCHHUSEN • Chris MCGURK • Stephen HONEY • Robert CARTWRIGHT • Rhona MCKEE • Tom BENSON • Noreen GILHESPY • Maureen LIU • Dave VALENTINE • Joel DANIEL • Carly RHEILAN

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

The male record is held by Ian KIMPTON who recorded a time of 15:04 on 29th October 2016 (event number 24).
The female record is held by Annabel GUMMOW who recorded a time of 16:48 on 20th April 2019 (event number 155).
The Age Grade course record is held by Yuko GORDON who recorded 95.28% (22:16) on 22nd December 2018 (event number 137).

Ellenbrook Fields parkrun started on 21st May 2016. Since then 6,590 participants have completed 37,107 parkruns covering a total distance of 185,535 km, including 6,732 new Personal Bests. A total of 569 individuals have volunteered 3,838 times.

 

Splashing all the way to Mark’s 250th parkrun!

Mark’s 250th parkrun, a Christmas special – Jim Davis

 

December 21st 2019 - #190

I know that we saw the first person to achieve 750 parkruns this week. However, 250 remains a massive achievement. Today saw my friend and clubmate, Mark Faughnan, complete his 250th parkrun. There were quite a few of us here, representing Verlea AC, to cheer Mark on. Mark ran his first parkrun back in early November 2014. He has hardly missed a Saturday morning ever since.

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Conditions at Ellenbrook Fields today were wet underfoot. No, no, no. Not a little bit wet. Really, really wet. There was a huge puddle about 80 metres from the start. See above. The section from the bridge back to the start/ finish was a bog and more than a little slippery. It was wet, but it was also quite warm. About 10C, which is pretty warm for this time of the year.  

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Mark always comments on the volunteers, when we meet up for training on Tuesdays. It is his intention to qualify for a 25 volunteer T-Shirt as quickly as he can in 2020. Today the Volunteers  were – Tom BENSON, Robert CARTWRIGHT, Joel DANIEL, Philippa DAVIS, Jim DAVIS, Neil FORBER, Maxine GOOLD, Sarah HAVERSON, Carrie HUDSON, Dave KENDAL, Alex LI, John NORMAN, Lynne NORMAN, Anna PARKER, Joanna PARKER, Mandy PARSBEY, Claudia SELINA (Claudia came from Dunstable Downs, as it was cancelled, to volunteer at our course. Thanks Claudia.), Allison SKEGGS, Dave VALENTINE and Lee WOOD.

This was the 190th parkrun at Ellenbrook Fields. It is my favourite and home course, and it is the one on which Mark has run more often than anywhere else. As you can easily work out, he had to run his first 60 or so parkruns somewhere else. I commented above about it being wet and slippery for what is a small section of the course. I think it is worth reflecting, though, on how much the surface has been improved, underfoot, over these 190 runnings.   

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There were 11 PBs. Incredibly well done to everyone who achieved one. 

First lady home was Christina DURBIN, in a brilliant 20:09 for 6th overall for 75.93%. Second lady was Grace BROWN, with 23:53 in 33rd overall. She was followed by Melissa O'HARE, with 23:57 in 35th overall. That’s a pretty tight finish.

First man home was Thomas HALLING in a terrific 16:52. I think that’s an amazing time in those conditions. Thomas has taken part twice at Ellenbrook Fields and been first home both times. He scored 76.78% on age graded table for third. Second across the line was Neil HUME with 18:05. Neil scored 78.43% and was 2nd age graded. Neil, as you can probably deduce, is a little older that Thomas. Alexander HUGHES was 3rd overall with 18:23 and scored 73.44%. 

The most significant of the more senior runners was Katy THOMPSON with 25:35 in the VW65-69 age group. This gave her the overall best age graded rating of the day with 81.69%. Yvonne JONES , in the VW55-59 age group rated 72.61% on the age graded table for third best ladies’ score.

Let me also congratulate Cecily JUDGE, Sienna-Rose SWINBURNE and Eleanor LIU. These were our youngest ladies. Also please let me congratulate Jasper HARTH, Ashton BALDING and Isaac BIRD. If you are tough enough for Saturday’s underfoot conditions, very little will be a problem for you in future.

This week 220 people ran, jogged and walked the course, of whom 20 were first timers to Ellenbrook Fields. Please let me welcome all first timers to Ellenbrook Fields. We hope that you’ll come again. It is a really very beautiful course when the sun shines, and we have some amazing cows and lots of history.

This week's full results and a complete event history can be found on the Ellenbrook Fields parkrun Results Page.

Very Honourable Mentions (in no particular order):

Alex W DOWN – his 50th parkrun.

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Ryan HEARNE – the only absolute first timer on Saturday.

Aidan TANNER – the highest placed first timer to Ellenbrook Fields in 4th.

Carrie HUDSON – the Run Director, so she takes all the responsibility and should get all the praise.

We had 3 ladies in full, wobbly Father Christmas costumes. They looked amazing.

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The next parkrun at Ellenbrook Fields is on 28 December, so let me wish everyone a Happy Christmas and we hope to see you on New Years Day at 10:30 for  our extra event - volunteers always welcome!

 

 

Event #189 3 X 100 + 1 x 50 + 1 = Cake and Chocolates (lots of)

We were delighted to have several milestones to celebrate at Ellenbrook Fields parkrun this past week - not least as it meant lots and lots of chocolates!

First up was Simon Goodall, ef regular completing his 100th parkrun.  Simon is a Visually Impaired Runner and is always pleased to run with his regular guides as well as meet new potential guides, so if you are interested in running with Simon he can regularly be found around the finish area encouraging his wife Maureen on her sprint finish.  We thank Simon for the fun size chocolate bars he brought to celebrate his 100th parkrun.  The photo below is just after Simon's 50th parkrun in October 2018, he has had a busy year!

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Next up was Lydia and Claire celebrating their 100ths having brought along some homemade rocky road cakes, tins of chocolates and a merry band of eager runners and supporters, including her husband Paul who made his parkrun debut!  Also in Lydia's gang was Nigel who completed his 50th parkrun! The 3 delighted finishes are pictured together here.

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We were blessed with dry weather... until 9:25 am at which point we were no longer blessed with dry weather.  Then we became rather more blessed with wet tokens, vests, stop watches, runners, lanyards, walkers and volunteers!  I promise to do better this week!

Speaking of this weeks parkrun, we are back to our usual parking arrangement at The Herts Sports Village (many thanks to those who marshaled our alternative car parks over the past 2 weeks and to those who followed the instructions they gave - stern glare and added to the naughty list those who did not). 

This week is also the very last parkrun before Christmas day so we warmly invite you to bring along a friend, family member or random stranger and give the gift of parkrun! #DFYB  We welcome festive outfits and accessories and would normally share mince pies, however we have so much chocolate left thanks to the generosity of last weeks milestone runners that we shall share the remaining chocolates instead!

If you are a regular runner, walker or jogger at ef we encourage the spirit of giving and we would be grateful to receive the gift of volunteering from one and all (not all on the same Saturday but spread evenly and regularly throughout the year - please).  There are plenty of jobs to choose from and I will be in the finish area this week to take your name and athlete ID to add to the roster.

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Finally I would like to mention our extra parkrun on New Years Day starting at 10:30, so plenty of time to double up with another local parkrun or enough of a lay in to sleep off the celebrations and still volunteer at 10 am - start the year off right!

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So, we will see you on the 21st for our festive parkrun, the 28th for our twix-mas parkrun and January 1st at 10:30 for our New Years Day parkrun.  We are accepting all offers of volunteers on these dates so please don't be shy!

This week 199 people ran, jogged and walked the course, of whom 13 were first timers and 15 recorded new Personal Bests. Representatives of 16 different clubs took part.

The event was made possible by 25 volunteers:

Lynne NORMAN • John NORMAN • Tim COOKE • Denise HILL • Carrie HUDSON • Sarah HAVERSON • Melanie LYNCH • Kate BENSON • Maxine GOOLD • Allison SKEGGS • Emily HUGHES • Christopher ANSELL • Chris MCGURK • Marjolein GROEFSEMA • Yukei LI • Neil FORBER • Tanya HONEY • Stephen HONEY • Alex LI • Tom BENSON • Mark BOYCE • Martin MILBURN • Dave VALENTINE • Angela COOK • Joel DANIEL

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

The male record is held by Ian KIMPTON who recorded a time of 15:04 on 29th October 2016 (event number 24).
The female record is held by Annabel GUMMOW who recorded a time of 16:48 on 20th April 2019 (event number 155).
The Age Grade course record is held by Yuko GORDON who recorded 95.28% (22:16) on 22nd December 2018 (event number 137).

Ellenbrook Fields parkrun started on 21st May 2016. Since then 6,531 participants have completed 36,629 parkruns covering a total distance of 183,145 km, including 6,704 new Personal Bests. A total of 566 individuals have volunteered 3,796 times.

 

Parking on 14th December

Hello to all our parkrunners and volunteers!

*** IMPORTANT PARKING INFORMATION ***

On 14th December, you won't be able to use the Herts Sports Village car park - it's reserved by the University for visitors to the graduation ceremonies.

Good news, however - thanks to the kindness of Lambert Smith Hampton, we will be allowed to temporarily use their nearby car park - please note that it's for this single occasion only.  The address of this temporary car park is : Titan Court, Bishops Square, Hatfield, AL10 9NA.  It's just the other side of the Mosquito Way roundabout from the entrance to the HSV car park.

Click here for the Titan Court Car Park Guide

You must not park in the Ocado area, marked in green on the plan, or in any area shown on the plan with a red cross over it.  The permitted areas are colour coded as follows:

Yellow     Regus
Blue        Exemplas
Orange  Engie

You'll need to allow some extra time for parking!  Ideally, you'll park between 8:30am and 8:40am, which will give you time to walk to the entrance to Ellenbrook Fields.  That walk will take you about 5 minutes - it's only a little further away than the HSV car park, and an ideal distance for a gentle warm-up.

You must vacate the Titan Court car parks by 10:30am!

Please also note that Albatross Way, and the nearby residential roads, are not available for parking.  If you leave your car there you're likely to receive an expensive penalty notice from the local authority, and you'll risk creating animosity towards our event from local residents.

 

Parking on 7th December

Hello to all our parkrunners and volunteers!

*** IMPORTANT PARKING INFORMATION ***

On 7th December, and again on 14th December, you won't be able to use the Herts Sports Village car park - it's reserved by the University for visitors to the graduation ceremonies.

Good news, however - thanks to the kindness of Affinity Water, we will be allowed to temporarily use their nearby car park - please note that it's for the first occasion only.  The address of this temporary car park is : Affinity Water Ltd, Tamblin Way, Hatfield, AL10 9EZ.

Click here for a map marking the car park entrance.

You'll need to allow extra time on Saturday morning!  Ideally, you'll park between 8:20am and 8:40am, which will give you time to walk to the entrance to Ellenbrook Fields.  That walk will take you about 11 minutes; it's 1/2 mile, which is an ideal distance for a gentle warm-up.  If you're unable to walk that far comfortably, please arrange to be dropped off at the Ellenbrook Fields entrance before your driver goes to Affinity Water.

You must vacate the car park by 10:30am!

For walking directions click here.

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I'm sure you'll continue to be on your best driving and parking behaviour, as any transgression on the 7th December will result in withdrawal of our privileges for the 14th.  We will have two marshals attending - you must heed their guidance, and park in one of the abundant marked bays (not in any disabled bay), ensuring that you drive slowly and cautiously when on the Affinity Water site.  Please help us to create a good impression of our event!

 

Event number 186 – Claire & Ian’s 100th & the timekeeper got weed on by a dog :-0

23rd November 2019

This week 278 people ran, jogged and walked the course, of whom 35 were first timers and 24 recorded new Personal Bests. Representatives of 31 different clubs took part.

Claire Lancaster brought along a lovely crowd and some super cake to celebrate her 100th parkrun at ef today.  She was accompanied by some splendid children who made a fantastic support crew with tambourines and clackers!

Ian's cheer squad was more subtle, but we were equally glad of their visit!

Next week, November 30th we are mixing it up a little and planning some graffiti gardening in the way of planting bulbs before and after the run to remember some parkrun friends that we have lost. You are invited to bring some tools and bulbs or to come along to join in planting some that we have had donated.  Literally all welcome.  I am also insisting on the sunshine coming to join in and we are ever hopeful of a positive RSVP.

The event was made possible by 25 volunteers this week which is a great number, and well above the minimum we require - however we never turn down an offer of assistance and the coming weeks are not well populated so please don't be shy in putting your hand up and your name down on the roster. We would be very glad to have you!
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Lynne NORMAN • John NORMAN • Andrew VAN HEININGEN • Alison NEWBERRY • Louise SOPP • Tim COOKE • Carrie HUDSON • Laura WALKER • Maureen STEED • Maxine GOOLD • Dawn REDWOOD • Chelsea FRECKLETON • Allison SKEGGS • Christopher ANSELL • Gordon COWAN • Caroline HUGHES • Chris MCGURK • Marjolein GROEFSEMA • Emily REDING • Stephen HONEY • Amanda OSGOOD • Dave VALENTINE • Abbie COOK • Joel DANIEL • Tom BAIRD

Only one of the above volunteers was weed on by a friendly hound, who was actually aiming at the post - my advice is don't be timekeeper. Although, the person affected did say that at least that bit of her leg was now warm!!!!

The roster for New Years Day parkrun is now open for accepting volunteers so email us quick to bag your favourite job - I imagine timekeeper will be the last role taken!

Drop us an email at ellenbrookfieldshelpers@parkrun.com

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

The male record is held by Ian KIMPTON who recorded a time of 15:04 on 29th October 2016 (event number 24).
The female record is held by Annabel GUMMOW who recorded a time of 16:48 on 20th April 2019 (event number 155).
The Age Grade course record is held by Yuko GORDON who recorded 95.28% (22:16) on 22nd December 2018 (event number 137).

Ellenbrook Fields parkrun started on 21st May 2016. Since then 6,459 participants have completed 35,933 parkruns covering a total distance of 179,665 km, including 6,636 new Personal Bests. A total of 563 individuals have volunteered 3,727 times

 

Event #185 The one with the calm before the…calm.

Well this is going to be short and sweet because everything went swimmingly. In the past I’ve had
stormy weather, diggers on the runway, dodgy equipment and processing nightmares. However, today
it was smooth sailing if rather muddy! Why? I hear you say. Well it’s because of the super fantastic
volunteers obviously, including Kirsty Slater who was proudly wearing her 25 th volunteering t-shirt.
The volunteers are truly wonderful and without them parkrun wouldn’t happen so a big thank you to
them - you to could be part of the amazing team we have at Ellenbrook Fields just email
ellenbrookfields@parkrun.com with your availability and we’ll do the rest.
And so to the running...Congratulations to Lisa Hulley on her 100 th run and Karen Atkinson on her 50 th .
This week 249 people ran, jogged and walked the course, of whom 20 were first timers and 34
recorded new Personal Bests. Representatives of 24 different clubs took part.
The event was made possible by 24 incredible volunteers:
Lynne NORMAN • Roland BETON • John NORMAN • Philippa DAVIS • Louise MEECH • Sarah
HAVERSON • Bernard ROCKHILL • Maxine GOOLD • Trinity HANDLEY • Allison SKEGGS •
Christopher ANSELL • Chris MCGURK • Kirsty SLATER • Marjolein GROEFSEMA • Emily
REDING • Stephen HONEY • Alex LI • Paul MARCHANT • Adison MEECH • Otto MEECH • Tom
BENSON • Dave VALENTINE • Abbie COOK • Joel DANIEL
Today's full results and a complete event history can be found on the Ellenbrook Fields parkrun Results
Page.
The male record is held by Ian KIMPTON who recorded a time of 15:04 on 29th October 2016 (event
number 24).
The female record is held by Annabel GUMMOW who recorded a time of 16:48 on 20th April 2019
(event number 155).
The Age Grade course record is held by Yuko GORDON who recorded 95.28% (22:16) on 22nd
December 2018 (event number 137).
Ellenbrook Fields parkrun started on 21st May 2016. Since then 6,424 participants have completed
35,655 parkruns covering a total distance of 178,275 km, including 6,612 new Personal Bests. A total
of 560 individuals have volunteered 3,702 times.

 

A windy day (with some Rugby) parkrun #182

A windy day (with some Rugby) – Jim Davis
I recently did 3 parkruns at Weedon Island Preserve. If you are in the Tampa Bay area, I would
recommend it highly. It starts at 07:30 to avoid it being too hot, although you will still encounter 60+
percent humidity. They provide free bug spray, which you will need; and free ice cold water, at the
end, which you will need too.
Conditions at Ellenbrook Fields today were completely different to those at Weedon Island. There
were no bugs, the humidity was unnoticeable and it was clear daylight long before we started. Lynne
Norman told me, as I arrived, that her biggest concern was that the heavens might open, and we
could get drenched. Fortunately the heavens didn’t open, but boy, did we get buffeted by the wind.
Lynn is, of course, the best person to meet folk at any parkrun anywhere. She epitomises the
Ellenbrook Fields volunteers. Today these were - Lynne NORMAN • John NORMAN • Lisa DUNCAN •
Philippa DAVIS • Carrie HUDSON • Laura WALKER • Sarah HAVERSON • Mandy PARSBEY • Alison
WILDEY • Nicola SILLS • Sarah DAVIS • Jim DAVIS • Alison MEADEN • Caroline HUGHES • Stuart
NUNN • Ciaran WELSH • Alec BIRD • Alex LI • Megan LLEWELLYN • Peter JASKO • Dave VALENTINE
and Abbie COOK.
I should mention the rugby here. Gosh, what a result. At the risk of offending any New Zealanders, a
fantastic achievement for England.
This was the 182 nd parkrun at Ellenbrook Fields and, apart from a little slipperiness on the way back
from the bridge, on the small lap, the course was in pretty fair condition.
There were 24 PBs. Well done to everyone who achieved one. That includes Euan Turner, who has
run 4 PBs in his last 6 runs at Ellenbrook Fields. Wow! He was 4 th home in 18:46 and is in the 15-17
age group. Oh, to be so young.
First lady home was Hannah TURNER, in a brilliant 18:56 for 5 th overall. Euan’s mum? She was also
the highest scorer on the age graded rankings for the day with 81.25%.
Second lady was Helen MOYE, with 23:41 and 72.55% in 50 th overall. She was followed by Sarah
SUMMERS, with 23:58 and 65.65% in 54 th overall. The third age graded lady was Elaine FOWLER with
67.78%.
First man home was Luke ALDEN in 17:21. Peter has been first home for 6 of the last 13 Ellenbrook
Fields’ events. He scored 74.35% on age graded for 7th. Second across the line was Neil HUME with
17:54. Neil scored 75.24% and was 2 nd age graded. That’s because he is a few age groups senior to
Luke. David HAYLETT was 3 rd overall with 18:30 and 76.04%. It was also his 254 th parkrun. He was one
of 3 folk present who qualified for a green vest. The others were Andy WHITFIELD and Stuart
BALLARD.
The first of the more senior male runners was Colin SINGLETON with 22:06 and he finished 4 th age
graded with 77.30%. By contrast the youngest runners were Zac SUMMERS, George HING, Jasper
HARTH with a PB, Seth HUGHES, Sophie HING, Jessica WALKER, Amelia BRIMLEY, Ugne MACYS and
Pheidi FAN also with a PB.
This week 236 people ran, jogged and walked the course, of whom 28 were first timers to Ellenbrook
Fields. Please let me welcome all first timers to Ellenbrook Fields. We hope that you’ll come again. It

is a really very beautiful course when the sun shines, and we have some amazing cows and lots of
history.
This week's full results and a complete event history can be found on the Ellenbrook Fields parkrun
Results Page.
Very Honourable Mentions (in no particular order):
Sarah DAVIS – her 150 th parkrun.
Archie WHITWORTH – his 51 st parkrun but the run director forgot to mention it last week.
Michael WHITWORTH – his 50 th parkrun.
Hazel DAVIES – her 50 th parkrun.
Carrie HUDSON – the Run Director, so takes all the responsibility and should get all the praise.

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