Lots of families out in force at Halifax parkrun, running together, marshalling and cheering each other on. It all makes for a great atmosphere.
A special mention this week to Thomas Hill for completing his 10th parkrun. Wonderful stuff, well done Thomas!
Huge thanks to all the volunteers - what would we do without you
Ian WHITEHOUSE (VM45-49) of Halifax Harriers & AC, was first over the line in 18:12 - first appearance.
Chris BURKE (VM40-44) (Unattached) was second over the line in 19:14.
An unknown runner was third.
Current standing in the Men's annual points competition:
Marc ROCHETEAU (Halifax Harriers & AC) 1616 pts.
Andrew WIGGINS (Halifax Harriers & AC) 1608 pts.
John GREENWOOD (Halifax Harriers & AC) 1604 pts.
Fathima PATEL (SW25-29) (Unattached) was first (17th overall) over the line in 23:25 - first appearance.
Stefanie HOPKINS (VW35-39) of Stainland Lions RC, was second (19th overall) over the line in 23:38.
Anna WALKER (SW30-34) (Unattached) was third (22nd overall) over the line in 24:15.
Current standing in the Women's annual points competition:
Anna WALKER (Unattached) 1893 pts.
Zena WIGGINS (Unattached) 1753 pts.
Sharan LOUGHRAN (Queensbury RC) 1582 pts.
The following runners recorded the best Age Grade scores:
Ian WHITEHOUSE (VM45-49) was graded 77.93% for the time 18:12 (first overall).
John LANGTON (VM50-54) was graded 75.65% for the time 19:59 (5th overall).
Jonathan EMBERTON (VM50-54) was graded 71.69% for the time 21:15 (10th overall).
This week there were 98 runners, of whom 26 were first timers and 30 recorded new Personal Bests. Representatives of 10 different athletics clubs took part.
Halifax parkrun started on 7th March 2015, and since then 1,036 different runners, including participants from 83 athletics clubs, have completed 2,703 runs covering a total distance of 13,515 km, and there have been 784 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 Gregan CLARKSON who ran in a time of 00:17:00 on 2015-03-07 (event number 1).
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.