Guernsey parkrun Event #171 -10 August 2019

As the worst storm since storm Hannah began to pick up on Friday afternoon, we watched with nervous anticipation as swathes of parkruns began to get cancelled across the mainland. It was with great relief to see the high vis heroes already setting the course up when we pulled into the carpark at 8:20 on Saturday morning.

We were advised that Guernsey always has a lot of visitors and tourists. Today was no exception, despite high winds meaning that there would be no visitors from cruise ships, we still saw visitors from Exeter, Oxford, Wyre Forest, Ipswich, Coventry, Kettering, Billericay & Telford to name just a few...

Today Thomas Merrien was able to run for the first time without looking after a responsible adult. Happy 11th Birthday Thomas!

Well done to Jonathan Smith and Teresa Dowinton who both completed their 50th parkrun today.

Many congratulations to Kirsten Price, volunteering for the 100th time today. What a fantastic achievement!

We also saw 44 brand new parkrunners this week. Welcome to the world of parkrun. We hope to see you again soon.

The course is so much more than a run along the coast, it is one of the most beautiful routes I have visited. The section around the common providing variety as well as scenery and epic views.

Here is the results summary:

This week 213 people ran, jogged and walked the course, of whom 44 were first timers and 18 recorded new Personal Bests. Representatives of 18 different clubs took part.

The event was made possible by 20 volunteers:

Anthony O'BRIEN • Victoria O'BRIEN • Nicola SHARP • Catherine BIRNIE • Lorna O'DONNELL • Alexander O'BRIEN • Mandy LANGMEAD • Mel CROCKER • Josh LANGMEAD • Kirsten PRICE • Iain KILPATRICK • Alex ALLAN • Tim HATTON • Kate MORRIS • Joanna HOLLYER-HILL • Theo HOLLYER-HILL • John HIBBS • Philippa ELLYATT • Oliver ELLYATT • Helene LE VALLEE

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

The male record is held by Michael BATISTE who recorded a time of 16:48 on 23rd June 2018 (event number 113).
The female record is held by Louise PERRIO who recorded a time of 17:58 on 18th August 2018 (event number 121).
The Age Grade course record is held by Julie LAWLOR who recorded 93.81% (25:51) on 20th April 2019 (event number 155).

Guernsey parkrun started on 9th April 2016. Since then 3,794 participants have completed 21,798 parkruns covering a total distance of 108,990 km, including 4,194 new Personal Bests. A total of 327 individuals have volunteered 2,518 times.

Thanks for today
Vicki O’Brien
Coventry parkrun

 

Guernsey parkrun Event #169 – 27 July 2019

0B19669C-343D-45D6-A66D-7E8F31B24274

I have been really been looking forward to coming back to Guernsey as my last visit was in 1982 as a teenager! The island was just as beautiful as I remember with flowers everywhere and everyone so friendly. A real highlight was parkrun today, the course has the most wonderful views over Pembroke Bay and we were blessed with blue sky and sunshine.

DFD0598F-D85E-4577-B68A-8294E103FC1C

A number of visitors today with the longest distance travelled being Annemarie from Canberra. We started with the first timers briefing where we were warned about rabbit holes, golfers and the shooting range. Well there must be some huge rabbits in Guernsey judging from the size of some of the holes! Then after the usual briefing, off we went. The course has spectacular views across the bay and then cuts over the common where the going is soft, sandy and undulating.

4DEC6EEE-E660-40EA-AB57-31716D36B1C0
It was a real treat to sit out in the sun having a post-parkrun coffee and cake, the beach café was busy with parkrunners. The sea was so tempting after a hot run, so we jumped in for a quick dip before heading off for a walk around the next bay.

Well done to the 12 people who did their first parkrun today, I hope you all come to love it and the parkrun community. As always, a big thank you to the volunteers who make the event so special.

Lindsay Middleton-Scarr
Reigate Priory parkrun

Here is the results summary:

This week 216 people ran, jogged and walked the course, of whom 39 were first timers and 37 recorded new Personal Bests. Representatives of 25 different clubs took part.

The event was made possible by 16 volunteers:

Nicola SHARP • Lindsay MIDDLETON-SCARR • Catherine BIRNIE • Lorna O'DONNELL • Karl BROUARD • David REED • Alex ALLAN • Dave WHEAL • Soo WELLFAIR • Laura HALFORD • Julie TWIST • Lynne WOOD • Helene LE VALLEE • James MAGUIRE • Simon HOLLYER-HILL • Mary HOLLYER HILL

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

The male record is held by Michael BATISTE who recorded a time of 16:48 on 23rd June 2018 (event number 113).
The female record is held by Louise PERRIO who recorded a time of 17:58 on 18th August 2018 (event number 121).
The Age Grade course record is held by Julie LAWLOR who recorded 93.81% (25:51) on 20th April 2019 (event number 155).

Guernsey parkrun started on 9th April 2016. Since then 3,716 participants have completed 21,359 parkruns covering a total distance of 106,795 km, including 4,142 new Personal Bests. A total of 324 individuals have volunteered 2,482 times.

 

Event #167- 13 July 2019 Virtual Volunteer app

3BEF4A09-6F78-4D1A-8D6A-8E0CCB3AE19C
I will be taking the opportunity to run a full test of the parkrun Virtual Volunteer App for both Timekeeping and Bar Code Scanning on Saturday. We will have additional volunteers at the finish area who will be using the Virtual Volunteer app alongside our volunteers using the normal Junsd stopwatches and Opticon Scanners.

parkrun UK issued the following statement recently about the launch of the Virtual Volunteer app:
“It is important to us that the scanning and timing functions are as simple as possible, and easy to use, and we’re delighted with the response so far. Whilst parkrunners are still required to present a printed barcode or wristband, utilising this new technology increases the reliability of our results, and reduces the amount of equipment that needs to be stored, transported and maintained by event teams.

And critically, as we launch 400+ new events per year around the world, the Virtual Volunteer app massively reduces the financial and logistic costs of supporting our vision of keeping parkrun free, forever, for everyone.”

EFBF5CD4-0381-403D-98AF-DDF2CC5D8127

As many of you will know, we had an equipment failure a couple of weeks ago when both stopwatches failed to upload stored times onto the laptop, which meant having to complete this task manually. The stopwatches have since been replaced however this won’t always be the case and so we are taking the opportunity to give the app a proper trial.

When completing the event tomorrow you should notice no difference when you come through the finish funnel, however when you take your bar code to be scanned, we are asking you to wait while your bar code and finish token are scanned twice. Firstly by the volunteer with the usual Opticon Scanner and then again by the volunteer with the app. This will only take an additional few seconds, but will provide me with a complete set of additional data to process into the trial results system. As usual please do not take your finish token home, this should be left with the scanning volunteers.

For those of you who enjoy volunteering either as timekeeper or bar code scanner, you may wish to read more about the Virtual Volunteer app and download it onto your phone for future use. Details are below.

User guide for those interested:

http://parkrun.me/4yj0m

Android version link: http://parkrun.me/0et1v

iOS version link: http://parkrun.me/w1pf2

Thanks everyone, I look forward to seeing you all tomorrow and fingers crossed all goes smoothly!

Lorna O’Donnell
Event Director

p.s. Please don’t forget your barcode!

 

Guernsey parkrun welcomes new GP practice partner

8241E60F-A5F2-466A-8C9C-5AB5D1BE0BB9

We are very pleased to announce that Island Health has been certified by the Royal College of General Practitioners and parkrun UK as a certified partner with Guernsey parkrun.

28F23DA6-1011-4EF1-83B7-BFA896D77211
This groundbreaking initiative which launched last year aims to improve the health and wellbeing of healthcare staff, patients and carers and encourages GP’s to “prescribe” outdoor physical activity where appropriate rather than medication.

E497EB65-25E0-40E3-AB18-DD21FD404667
GP’s and staff from Island Health took part in GP Pledge Day on 1 June, along with over 800 practices across the UK which helped raise awareness of parkrun across the health sector and help promote sustained participation by those who are least active or have health conditions.

C00C8375-9566-4BFE-AD73-FE1A6E0F2F78
Inactivity is a leading cause of premature illness and death in the UK, and GPs and their teams play a key role in empowering their patients to get more active and improve their health.

Dr Zoe Williams, RCGP Clinical Champion for Physical Activity & Lifestyle and TV Doctor said: “The parkrun practice initiative has been a huge success so far, with over 800 practices signing up in the first year. We’ve heard incredible stories from patients, their relatives and GP staff.

From getting their smile back, to improving their physical health, to feeling a part of their community again, the benefits are wide and varied, and absolutely everyone is welcome.”

Professor Helen Stokes Lampard, GP and Chair of RCGP said: “The RCGP partnership with parkrun has captured the imagination of GPs and their teams. The walk or run approach makes exercise accessible and inclusive”.

5FDDD8BD-041B-450D-9AC8-2589B3B3072A

Guernsey parkrun is a free timed 5km run or walk which takes place every Saturday morning at 9am at Pembroke. All ages from 4 years up can take part and all abilities are welcome. Organised entirely by volunteers we are there to encourage you to improve your health and well being and to connect with your community. We meet up in the Beach House Cafe after the event and chat to new friends and old over a cup of tea or coffee. Come and join us, it’s fun!

We look forward to meeting GP’s, practice staff and Island Health patients over the coming weeks. All participants and those wishing to volunteer must first register with parkrun at

https://www.parkrun.com/register/form/

 

Guernsey parkrun Event #161 – 1 June 2019

It was a beautiful day that greeted us for parkrun on Saturday and the weather seemed to draw out the crowds as 227 people joined us to run, walk or jog the course.

It was GP Pledge Day and we were pleased to welcome doctors and staff from Queens Road Medical Practice who are partnered with parkrun and also a team from Island Health. Dr Gallagher spoke about the benefits of exercise for our physical and mental health which is certainly something all parkrunners understand judging by the smiling faces on Saturday.
283EF25C-61C8-4BD3-AB8F-2020541F3110

We had lots of lovely visitors including James and Becky Wingrave from Woking. James completed his 189th parkrun and Becky kindly volunterred as a timekeeper. After helping to pack up they joined us for coffee and James explained how they enjoyed travelling to diffferent parkruns and meeting lots of people. They loved our course and promised to be back so we look forward to welcoming them again in the future.
C3C70C9A-1433-42E4-A255-3FBA1D7FFF0B

It was a week for milestones with Destiny Hollier-Hill earning her 25 volunteer shirt. Hope you will wear your purple shirt with pride Destiny. Jack Skyrme earned his J10 shirt so well done to Jack. Other milestones were Ryan De Jersey reaching his 50th parkrun and Warren Mauger running his 100th parkrun. Fantastic acheivements and congratulations to you both.

We couldn't have parkrun without all the amazing volunteers and whilst the roster for next week looks full we have a number of gaps to fill in the weeks that follow. Please get in touch if you can help as if everyone volunteered just once it would make such an impact.

Josh Langmead
Run Director

Here is the results summary:
This week 227 people ran, jogged and walked the course, of whom 43 were first timers and 24 recorded new Personal Bests. Representatives of 11 different clubs took part.

The event was made possible by 16 volunteers:

Linda JOHANSEN • Becky WINGRAVE • Lorna O'DONNELL • Mandy LANGMEAD • Josh LANGMEAD • Sam COOPER • Stephanie HAMEL • Ray SCHOLES • Kate MORRIS • Joanna HOLLYER-HILL • Destiny HOLLYER-HILL • Gary HART • Soo WELLFAIR • Helene LE VALLEE • Simon HOLLYER-HILL • Mary HOLLYER HILL

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

The male record is held by Michael BATISTE who recorded a time of 16:48 on 23rd June 2018 (event number 113).
The female record is held by Louise PERRIO who recorded a time of 17:58 on 18th August 2018 (event number 121).
The Age Grade course record is held by Julie LAWLOR who recorded 93.81% (25:51) on 20th April 2019 (event number 155).

Guernsey parkrun started on 9th April 2016. Since then 3,480 participants have completed 19,843 parkruns covering a total distance of 99,215 km, including 3,848 new Personal Bests. A total of 305 individuals have volunteered 2,351 times.

 

Guernsey parkrun Event #159 – 18 May 2019

Parkrun report #159 for 18th May 2019

I was planning a holiday in the Channel Islands and thought the route of the Guernsey parkrun looked stunning, around L’Ancresse Bay, so the holiday was planned around that, and I am so glad I did. The course was spectacular although it is fair to say that stopping to take lots of photos does nothing for my pace which is slow at the best of times. But the views were too good to miss! In addition to the beautiful course, the core team and volunteers were very welcoming and friendly, and they even persuaded the drizzle to stop just before 9 am! Brilliant achievement.

DEAF3492-E43B-4712-B6ED-84C50F566546

226 runners turned out today of whom 48 were first time visitors like myself. However, unlike me, several of the visitors were in Guernsey for the Guernsey Ultra on Sunday - 36 miles around the coast ... good luck to them all. 18 of the first time visitors were doing their first ever parkrun ... welcome to the parkrun community and please come back for a second parkrun. At the other extreme, three runners had done more than 400 parkruns ... Simon Kimpton on 464, Pat Kimpton on 429 and Dave Llewellyn on 410.

2B85248D-D62A-4E8F-8593-EFF0624A85FF

22 different clubs were represented, both local and from across the UK.

There were some impressive milestones. Tom Elcock from Hyde Park Harriers celebrated his 250th parkrun. Tom Hutchison from Team Bath AC and Arthur Law from Holme Pierrepoint RC both achieved their 100th parkrun. Thomas Garvey (JM11-14) achieved his 10th parkrun. There will be a lot of new milestone t-shirts appearing ... congratulations to you all.

09EF5C86-8D23-4978-81BC-C6C109BD01FB

Charlie Thompson was the first male back in 19:22. Well done. But particular congratulations have to go to Emily Garvey (JW10) who was the first female back in 22:42, achieving a shiny new PB, her fourth PB in four weeks, and an age grade of 75.18%, the highest age grading of the week. Awesome running. And 55 people smashed out new PBs ... well done to you all. But all 226 runners deserve congratulations ... we all did so well. Sadly 12 people forgot their barcodes.

And of course none of us would have been able to run without the amazing 18 volunteers who encouraged us all the way round. Thank you to you all.

10FA899C-DB53-489E-8461-E19A9DBA29B4

I really enjoyed my visit to Guernsey parkrun, and the bacon and egg rolls in the Beach Cafe afterwards, combined with the fun of token sorting with friends, made a perfect ending. Thank you to everyone for your welcome ... I would recommend this to anyone thinking of visiting Guernsey.

Caroline HARVEY
Ashton Court parkrun

Here is the results summary:
This week 226 people ran, jogged and walked the course, of whom 48 were first timers and 56 recorded new Personal Bests. Representatives of 23 different clubs took part.

The event was made possible by 18 volunteers:

Pat KIMPTON • Linda JOHANSEN • Tiaan CALITZ • Lorna O'DONNELL • Anthony O'DONNELL • Kerry KEMP • Caroline HARVEY • Mandy LANGMEAD • Mel CROCKER • Alex ALLAN • Beth WRIGHT • Steven MARQUIS • Joanna HOLLYER-HILL • Martin WRIGHT • Francis SNODING • Jane DE JERSEY • Emily WRIGHT • Mary HOLLYER HILL

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

The male record is held by Michael BATISTE who recorded a time of 16:48 on 23rd June 2018 (event number 113).
The female record is held by Louise PERRIO who recorded a time of 17:58 on 18th August 2018 (event number 121).
The Age Grade course record is held by Julie LAWLOR who recorded 93.81% (25:51) on 20th April 2019 (event number 155).

Guernsey parkrun started on 9th April 2016. Since then 3,416 participants have completed 19,455 parkruns covering a total distance of 97,275 km, including 3,777 new Personal Bests. A total of 302 individuals have volunteered 2,316 times.

 

Guernsey parkrun Event #158 -11 May 2019

0E6FD135-909D-4901-9247-59AE9D9E9ECE

64CD804B-41EC-4647-B4DA-B513A50F0D38

I think record breaking numbers at our event #158 on Saturday deserves a shout out, especially as not a single finish token went missing this week. Amazing and thank you everyone!

And on the subject of finish tokens, Guernsey parkrun was issued with 224 of them when we first started back in April 2016 (a funny number I know) and despite getting close on a couple of occasions, we have never run out....until today!

As the tokens began to run dry, I had to rummage in the equipment box for scissors and the sheet of emergency paper barcodes for the last 20 or so to cross the finish. Thank you for your patience to those who were asked to wait in the finish funnel while we did a Blue Peter job with the tokens.

47F2B107-BEA5-46EA-AB6C-E5C7BBBB31FC

It might be a one off (we had 220 in August 2017 but no more than that since, until now) but we have decided to get a few more home made tokens at the ready, just in case. RD Josh and Mum Mandy have been hard at work with their laminator and we are now the proud owners of 300 tokens. We think that should be more than enough!
7419CE74-E20F-4C55-B861-E2BE8B1E843A
A2CB2A17-262B-423C-A224-60E2BC17FAFE

Not sure where you all came from or why we had such big numbers, but it was certainly lovely to see you all enjoying the sunshine, if not the stiff breeze as you came back along the coastal path!

We did have a few visitors to boost our numbers, including Leslie and Linda Unsworth from Southwick Country parkrun, Sue Eaton and Richard Payne from Pontefract and David Bennett from Salisbury (thanks for not mentioning the wind David!)

E18BAC9E-E1BB-4A2E-82C8-85F129833ECD
It was a good day for kite flying!
D5567D77-E94F-48CD-B330-953FFE2DF62A

Congratulations to first finishers Ben Wilen (who forgot his barcode this week so no time, sorry) and to Lottie Smith. We had lots of youngsters this week, 45 in fact, plus a good few more who did very well to complete one lap and also well done to all 32 first timers who did a great job.

CF815C6F-1490-4001-A58E-B128E2BAACE3

I will see you all again next week. Remember, if you would like to do your bit to keep Guernsey parkrun sustainable please check out the roster at https://www.parkrun.org.uk/guernsey/futureroster/ for volunteer availability. We rely on you, the participants, to help out from time to time. #makeadifference
26BB4AD8-5CA4-455E-A5F9-381F876BB7CE

Lorna O’Donnell
Event Director

Here is this week’s results summary:

This week 246 people ran, jogged and walked the course, of whom 32 were first timers and 61 recorded new Personal Bests. Representatives of 13 different clubs took part.

The event was made possible by 16 volunteers:

Linda JOHANSEN • Lorna O'DONNELL • Anthony O'DONNELL • Mandy LANGMEAD • Kirsten PRICE • Richard MORRIS • Dave WHEAL • Beth WRIGHT • Kate MORRIS • Martin WRIGHT • Emma DOWNES • Daniella MAUGER • Helene LE VALLEE • Emily WRIGHT • Simon HOLLYER-HILL • Mary HOLLYER HILL

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

The male record is held by Michael BATISTE who recorded a time of 16:48 on 23rd June 2018 (event number 113).
The female record is held by Louise PERRIO who recorded a time of 17:58 on 18th August 2018 (event number 121).
The Age Grade course record is held by Julie LAWLOR who recorded 93.81% (25:51) on 20th April 2019 (event number 155).

Guernsey parkrun started on 9th April 2016. Since then 3,368 participants have completed 19,229 parkruns covering a total distance of 96,145 km, including 3,721 new Personal Bests. A total of 299 individuals have volunteered 2,298 times.

 

Guernsey parkrun Event #157 – 4 May 2019

What a shame that after a glorious day on Friday we were met with very chilly windy conditions on Saturday but this didn't deter our 166 participants or our wonderful team of volunteers, many of whom were back from recent challenges and ready to step up to do their bit for parkrun again.

This week we had many visitors including Gail Jazmik who also doubled up to volunteer and sort our tokens and Geoff and Kathy Brown from Glossop. They all thought our course was in a stunning location but didn't want to mention the wind, ha ha no surprise there! They also had nice comments to make about our volunteer team so you obviously all did a great job, thanks team!

Well done to first finishers James de Garis and Lottie Smith and a special mention to Nicola Smith's hen party who all completed the course on her hen weekend, well done ladies.

Lastly thank you to all our 166 participants and in particular to all 30 people who ran/walked our course for the first time.

See you all again next time.

Nicki

Here is the event summary:
This week 166 people ran, jogged and walked the course, of whom 30 were first timers and 33 recorded new Personal Bests. Representatives of 13 different clubs took part.

The event was made possible by 18 volunteers:

Nicola SMITH • Nicki WATSON • Lisa VIZIA • Nigel HURFORD • Gail JAZMIK • Mandy LANGMEAD • Mel CROCKER • Kirsten PRICE • Diane BOOTH • Alison FINIGAN • Soo WELLFAIR • Belinda WINDSOR • Linda NEL • Jane DE JERSEY • Helene LE VALLEE • Thomas WELLFAIR • Simon HOLLYER-HILL • Mary HOLLYER HILL

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

The male record is held by Michael BATISTE who recorded a time of 16:48 on 23rd June 2018 (event number 113).
The female record is held by Louise PERRIO who recorded a time of 17:58 on 18th August 2018 (event number 121).
The Age Grade course record is held by Julie LAWLOR who recorded 93.81% (25:51) on 20th April 2019 (event number 155).

Guernsey parkrun started on 9th April 2016. Since then 3,336 participants have completed 18,983 parkruns covering a total distance of 94,915 km, including 3,660 new Personal Bests. A total of 298 individuals have volunteered 2,282 times.

 

Guernsey parkrun Event #156 -27 April 2019

Conditions out on the Common were a bit wild for our Event #156 with the promised high winds in evidence on the parts of the course which were not sheltered from the north westerly winds.
Happily we did not also have to contend with high tide, but even so, we decided on a scaled back approach with the parkrun equipment, so no flag, banner, tarpaulin, photo frame or table.
It certainly made set up a bit easier!
2980BAEA-CC5A-47A8-B1A0-AE4DE169B3D8

Our newbie set up team of Gary Hart and Julie Twist were shown the ropes by Kate Morris, who was persuaded to also do the first timers/visitors briefing before heading home. This is a volunteer role which seems surprisingly unpopular (unfairly so in my view) as it is the ideal way for regular runners to also take on a bit of volunteering whilst still being able to take part. There is a crib sheet which provides a reminder of what to cover in the briefing (outline of the course, keep on right, watch out for uneven ground, under 11’s to stay with adult, dog on short lead, no barcode no time, don’t take finish token home, see you in the cafe after the run) so it would be very nice to get a few more regulars taking on the role. Plus it’s really lovely to meet the newbies and visitors to our Island.

I really had no clue how many would turn up in view of the high winds, so was pleasantly surprised that we had such a good turn out (142 who finished the full course and a few more who had had enough after one lap; no judgement here).

Special well done to Louise’s New Wave ladies who were “graduating” from their walk to run program and who were brave enough to see it through even though the conditions were not great for new runners. Well done ladies!

14C36DFE-B1E8-4B5E-BDD3-5F8B19C50C8D

We had several visitors join us which is always lovely to see, so a big welcome to all including Rob Ward from Cardiff (thanks again Jamie O’Connor for your kindness in running Rob around) Alison Burkett from Plymouth, David Small from Denbies and Chris Hamel-Hodges from Bedworth. Simon Murphy from Lincoln grabbed himself a new PB on his 4th outing at Guernsey parkrun and first timer Stuart Burgess from Southwick Country parkrun in Wiltshire ran parkrun number 263!

Unfortunately we have had to report an incident which took place with an unleashed dog which tripped up one of our runners during the Event. As you know dog owners are supposed to keep their dogs under control at all times, but it seems this did not happen in this case, leading to our runner hurting her neck and shoulder in the fall. This serves as a useful reminder to take extra special care when you see unleashed dogs during the run, as you can never be certain what they will do next.

Timekeeper Jo and Bar Code Scanner Desti joined me in the cafe after the run to sort tokens while I was doing the results processing and I am very pleased indeed to report NO missing finish tokens this week! Hallelujah and thank you!

So finally, congratulations to Nigel Cashin who celebrates reaching his 50th milestone, and to our first finishers James De Garis and Emily Gavey (who ran a new PB). Well done.

Nicki is in charge next week and the roster is already full apart from a course set up team, so any regular runner who knows the principal course well and who doesn’t mind doing a warm up lap before they run, please get in touch.

Lorna
ED/RD
Here is the summary:
This week 142 people ran, jogged and walked the course, of whom 29 were first timers and 18 recorded new Personal Bests. Representatives of 8 different clubs took part.

The event was made possible by 16 volunteers:

Lorna O'DONNELL • Julie LAWLOR • Anthony O'DONNELL • Alex ALLAN • Kate MORRIS • Sarah SMITH • Joanna HOLLYER-HILL • Destiny HOLLYER-HILL • Gary HART • Megan DE GARIS • Teresa DOWINTON • Julie TWIST • Helena MCGOVERN • Nicole MOSS • Jane DE JERSEY • Mary HOLLYER HILL

EB9BD54C-5A86-4917-B178-3F77E1ED423A
Today's full results and a complete event history can be found on the Guernsey parkrun Results Page.

The male record is held by Michael BATISTE who recorded a time of 16:48 on 23rd June 2018 (event number 113).
The female record is held by Louise PERRIO who recorded a time of 17:58 on 18th August 2018 (event number 121).
The Age Grade course record is held by Julie LAWLOR who recorded 93.81% (25:51) on 20th April 2019 (event number 155).

Guernsey parkrun started on 9th April 2016. Since then 3,306 participants have completed 18,817 parkruns covering a total distance of 94,085 km, including 3,627 new Personal Bests. A total of 295 individuals have volunteered 2,264 times.

 

Guernsey parkrun Event #155- 20 April 2019

It was a beautiful day that greeted 202 people to our Easter Saturday
parkrun, including 37 first timers and plenty of visitors.

The weather helped 48 to secure PB’s this week and lots of children
were encouraged by the thought of Easter eggs at the finish line. It’s
amazing what chocolate can do!

A special mention must go to Peter Bird from Bury St Edmunds who was
running his 100th parkrun. Peter has completed 50 home parkruns and
visited 50 other parkruns, choosing Guernsey as the venue for parkrun
number 100. Congratulations and we hope you will come back soon.

Darren Rolfe from Basingstoke very kindly volunteered to sort the
tokens for us at the end, thank you Darren. Unfortunately we have
another token which has escaped this week, if you have token number
176 please get in touch so we can reunite it with the rest of the
bunch. Talking of tokens we met Jenny and Mike Dimmick this week who
were visiting from Reading. They met at parkrun whilst sorting tokens
so volunteering clearly has many benefits. We are short of volunteers
for the next few weeks so please get in touch if you can help and who
knows where this will lead!

A final reminder to all participants, no barcode, no time, no exceptions. #DFYB

Josh Langmead
Run Director

Here is the results summary:
This week 202 people ran, jogged and walked the course, of whom 37
were first timers and 48 recorded new Personal Bests. Representatives
of 17 different clubs took part.

The event was made possible by 17 volunteers:

Darren ROLFE • Nicola SMITH • Linda JOHANSEN • Nicki WATSON • Mandy
LANGMEAD • Josh LANGMEAD • David REED • Kirsten PRICE • Alison FINIGAN
• Alex ALLAN • Richard MORRIS • Kate MORRIS • Kate TALL • Lauri WARLOW
• Emma WARNER • Natascha CARPENTIER • Helene LE VALLEE

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

The male record is held by Michael BATISTE who recorded a time of
16:48 on 23rd June 2018 (event number 113).
The female record is held by Louise PERRIO who recorded a time of
17:58 on 18th August 2018 (event number 121).
The Age Grade course record is held by Julie LAWLOR who recorded
93.81% (25:51) on 20th April 2019 (event number 155).

Guernsey parkrun started on 9th April 2016. Since then 3,277
participants have completed 18,675 parkruns covering a total distance
of 93,375 km, including 3,609 new Personal Bests. A total of 290
individuals have volunteered 2,248 times.

⇐ Newer Posts in Category