Evesham parkrun 29th October 2016

Evesham parkrun
Event number 82
29th October 2016

A morning dripping with anticipation about things to come, damp but no rain, no wind but damp underfoot.  No quite a PB day perhaps, but some great performances.

Male placings:
Neil WICKS (VM35-39) of Stratford-upon-Avon AC, was first over the line in 18:23 - 8th time in 17 appearances. Neil is a very consistent, generally in 1st, 2nd or 3rd position.  A storming run today.
James BANNER (VM50-54) (Unattached) was second over the line in 19:27.  a new PB!  James is now a member of Evesham Vale Running Club and is running superbly.  Fairly new to running James is challenging the age category.
Charlie WILLIAMS (VM45-49) (Unattached) was third over the line in 19:50 - was first to finish once before.

Dylan Chapman was our first junior, running again with ease and poise.  Dylan has won on occasions and was timd at exactly 20 minutes

Current standing in the Men's annual points competition:
James BANNER (Unattached) 2546 pts.
James SEABROOK (Unattached) 2505 pts.
Scott WITHEY (Unattached) 2476 pts.

Female placings:
Amandine RICH (SW25-29) (Unattached) was first (23rd overall) over the line in 22:58 - first time in 3 appearances.
Aimee LANE (JW11-14) of Evesham Vale Triathletes - Juniors, was second (24th overall) over the line in 23:05 - has been first to finish on 2 previous occasions.
Alix CORNISH (SW30-34) of Evesham Vale Running Club, was third (29th overall) over the line in 23:37 - was first to finish once before.  Alix was reported to be suffering from late night pizza overload.

Current standing in the Women's annual points competition:
Harriet SAKER (Unattached) 2663 pts.
Mandy SOUTHERN (Unattached) 2492 pts.
Kristin CARSBERG (Evesham Vale Running Club) 2372 pts.

The following runners recorded the best Age Grade scores:
James BANNER (VM50-54) was graded 75.84% for the time 19:27 (second overall).
Dylan CHAPMAN (JM11-14) was graded 74.33% for the time 20:00 (4th overall).
Neil WICKS (VM35-39) was graded 73.71% for the time 18:23 (first overall).

This week there were 143 runners, of whom 21 were first timers and 29 recorded new Personal Bests. Representatives of 11 different athletics clubs took part.

A most pleasing feature of today’s Evesham parkrun is the number of young people taking part:

  Girls Boys
Junior 10 9 3
Junior 11-14 6 7
Junior 15-17 7 3

We welcome all the runners from Evesham Rowing Club who now take part.

We also have quite a few more mature runners who may remember the Queen’s coronation.  Well done to Helen Wilkes today with another PB.

Evesham parkrun started on 21st March 2015, and since then 2,367 different runners, including participants from 229 athletics clubs, have completed 9,211 runs covering a total distance of 46,055 km, and there have been 1,888 new Personal Bests.

The female record is held by Annie CONWAY who ran in a time of 00:18:08 on 4th April 2015 (event number 3).
The male record is held by Mike WILESMITH who ran in a time of 00:16:30 on 16th May 2015 (event number 9).
The Age Grade course record is held by Carol COWLEY who recorded a 87.90% run (23:25) on 16th January 2016 (event number 42).

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