Hackney Marshes parkrun, event number 72, 29th October 2011


Hackney Marshes parkrunners were treated to another beautiful Autumn morning on Saturday in what were close to ideal conditions. 52 runners lined up for the start, including 10 first timers – so welcome to you!

Simon CHARLESWORTH came through first in a time of 18:17 to claim his 1st win out of 10 runs at Hackney Marshes parkrun. Richard CRAVEN was a close second in 18:23 and Richard HOPE was third in 18:27.

Emily MOSEDALE was the fastest woman home in 22:04, to claim her second win out of 8 appearances. Welcome back Emily, great to see you again! Hilary YOUNG was second in 22:52. Erica BLENNERHASSETT was third in 23:03.

Full results and a complete event history can be found on the results page. 


We had a handful of PBs today, not surprising as conditions were pretty much perfect – 7 in total. Well done to Vicky FABBRI, Nikki STOPFORD, William MCKEEVER, Alex PICKERING, David SINDEN, Paul WHELPTON and Richard CRAVEN. Congratulations!


Many thanks go out to all the volunteers who helped in another fine example of organisation! We’re always open for suggestions to improve the organisation of Hackney Marshes parkrun so please don’t be afraid to share any ideas you may have. 

As always, parkrun relies on the generosity of it’s runners to give up their time to volunteer.  The more people who volunteer the more we can spread the workload to make it a better morning for everyone. You can volunteer by sending an e-mail to hackney-marsheshelpers@parkrun.com 

A big thanks to this week's volunteers, Robert Maggio, Dave Clarke, Ann Clouston, Ruby Daly, Major Carr, Tomas Stasionis, Iain Grosvenoor, and Event Director, Robb Birchley

Points competition

Current standing in the Women's annual points competition:

Sandra ELPHINSTON (Unattached) 1840 pts.
Alison WELLS (Eton Manor AC) 1648 pts.
Alison HAWKES (Unattached) 1404 pts.

Current standing in the Men's annual points competition:

Terence CURRAN (Victoria Park Harriers & Tower Hamlets AC) 1610 pts.
Bernard STORCH (Unattached) 1466 pts.
Yucel ERKAN (Unattached) 1135 pts.

All the best and see you running/volunteering soon!


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