14th May 2106 – Katie is RD and Rosie (the dogs) birthday

Wow,

The sun shone on Shroggs park this morning

Katie Brook was our amazing Run Director this morning , a very well delivered and clear briefing , which was well observed by everyone. Well Done Katie fantastic job all round. .

Great to see tourists from Huddersfield and Cuerden Valley (welcome back)

Happy birthday Duncan and birthday celebrations for Rosie the lovely yapping jack russell dog who was 6 yesterday and thank you Rosies mum and dad (Simon and Marian) for the wonderful cake. Rosie loves parkrun ..well dont we all !

Next week we have a takeover from the wonderful Northowram Pumas - see you all then dfyb - its going to be a great one lots of noise , support and cake !!

Todays results

Ed HYLAND (SM30-34) of Stainland Lions RC, was first over the line in 17:14 - second time in 3 appearances.

Josh ELDERFIELD (SM20-24) of Medway & Maidstone AC, was second over the line in 18:35.
Chris HALL (SM30-34) of Stainland Lions RC, was third over the line in 18:56.

Current standing in the Men's annual points competition:
Mark TEMPEST (Unattached) 854 pts.
Michael COE (Queensbury RC) 826 pts.
David FOTHERINGHAM (Unattached) 812 pts.

Female placings:
Roxanne ARMITAGE (SW25-29) of Northowram Pumas Running Club, was first (15th overall) over the line in 21:49 - second time in 7 appearances.
Diane COOPER (VW45-49) (Unattached) was second (17th overall) over the line in 22:00 - has been first to finish on 2 previous occasions.
Anna WALKER (SW30-34) (Unattached) was third (22nd overall) over the line in 22:52 - has been first to finish on 12 previous occasions.

Current standing in the Women's annual points competition:
Julie HEPWORTH (Queensbury RC) 1052 pts.
Joanne FORTUNE (Queensbury RC) 769 pts.
Rebecca FOSTER (Unattached) 732 pts.

The following runners recorded the best Age Grade scores:
Andrew DOIG (VM45-49) was graded 75.69% for the time 19:20 (5th overall).
Ed HYLAND (SM30-34) was graded 75.44% for the time 17:14 (first overall).
Graham FELLOWS (VM65-69) was graded 73.30% for the time 23:47 (29th overall).

This week there were 163 runners, of whom 34 were first timers and 52 recorded new Personal Bests. Representatives of 12 different athletics clubs took part.

Halifax parkrun started on 7th March 2015, and since then 1,668 different runners, including participants from 118 athletics clubs, have completed 6,097 runs covering a total distance of 30,485 km, and there have been 1,656 new Personal Bests.

The female record is held by Tanya SEAGER who ran in a time of 00:18:12 on 2015-08-22 (event number 24).
The male record is held by Matthew PIERSON who ran in a time of 00:16:29 on 2015-09-05 (event number 26).
The Age Grade course record is held by Tanya SEAGER who recorded a 85.16% run (18:12) on 22nd August 2015 (event number 24).

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