Harrogate parkrun run report #387

With Goldilocks weather conditions today, not too hot and not too cold! Harrogate and Nidderdale Scouts joined the run with a parkrun take over.

As always at these events it is the friendly and welcoming atmosphere that hits you first and today was no exception.

As it is the start of national volunteer week it was great to join forces with two great movements that draw their strength from the volunteers it recruits.

Many of our young runners and volunteers experienced the parkrun for the very first time whilst others in our group were seasoned runners. So, a huge thank you to all volunteers both here at parkrun and in the wider community.

Some comments from our first-time scouting runners today. “It was awesome.” “I have never run that far before in my life!” I never knew so many people ran” So maybe some long term converts in the making.
If you are interested in volunteering for scouting as a leader or you have a skill that you could offer as a one off evening for a group then please contact me on cc@nys.org.uk.

We would like to thank the parkrun team for allowing us to come along.

Mark Edwards County Commissioner North Yorkshire Scouts

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Just a few reminders:

Post run refreshments - Join us at Caffe Marconi (2 Princes Square) each week after parkrun to catch up, process the results, have a coffee and a good old chat. The food (oh my, the cakes..!) and drinks are great and Sarah and her team are huge fans of parkrun! It's good fun and you can even get your result early!

In Case of Emergency - Please double check that your emergency contact details are complete and up to date on your parkrun profile. You'll find a link to your profile on your weekly results email and newsletters or via this How can I access my profile / account? link. It only takes a few moments, put could really help us to help you if and when you most need it.

Barcodes - Is your printed barcode looking tired or not scanning easily? There are a range of tough and durable plastic parkrun barcode ID tags and parkrun wristbands available via http://www.parkrun-barcode.org.uk/ These are the only UK authorised and professionally printed tags and feature the parkrun branding and logo, your athlete details and can also be personalised with your ICE (In Case of Emergency) telephone number and additional information including specific medical details. They come in a range of options and can be attached to a key ring, laces, and running vest zip or worn on a lanyard.

And now the official bit:

Harrogate parkrun
Event number 387
1st June 2019

This week 453 people ran, jogged and walked the course, of whom 46 were first timers and 65 recorded new Personal Bests. Representatives of 23 different clubs took part.

The event was made possible by 29 volunteers:

Tony LEDWABA-CHAPMAN • Debbie DILASSER • Ted WELTON • Louisa WELTON • Jodie PEARY • Benjamin COOPER • Caroline RAINBOW - GARDENER • Sarah HUGHAN • Andrea PRICE • Sam FUGILL • Carl SUMMERSCALES • Christine JONES • Thomas DOHERTY • Emma BRAUNTON • Will SUMMERSCALES • Helen BARKER • Helena PARKINSON • Rachel CRONE • Volunteer TAKEOVER • Daffyd PRITCHARD • Freya PARKER • Michael CRONE • Robert HILL • Paul ANDREW • Bari IRVING-PHILLIPS • Andrew RICHARDS • Edward GREEN • Talulla ROLPH • David LEONARD

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

The female record is held by Rosie SMITH who recorded a time of 17:28 on 3rd October 2015 (event number 196).
The male record is held by Unknown ATHLETE who recorded a time of 14:54 on 3rd November 2018 (event number 357).
The Age Grade course record is held by Andy GRANT who recorded 90.63% (16:01) on 1st September 2018 (event number 348).

Harrogate parkrun started on 21st January 2012. Since then 14,821 participants have completed 118,673 parkruns covering a total distance of 593,365 km, including 19,767 new Personal Bests. A total of 1,307 individuals have volunteered 8,707 times.