Hazelwood park run – Event 35

Again, what a lovely morning for a run. After the downpour of Friday, the course was little wet in places but this did not deter 123 participants that either ran, jogged or walked the course in the residual warmth of the autumn sun. Of these, 13 were first timers and 21 recorded new Personal Bests. Representatives of 16 different clubs took part and we welcomed visitors from Colchester and Minehead as well as guests from our local neighbouring running clubs at Walton, Datchet and Staines.
The first male finisher was Tom Lovegrove who cam home in a time of 19:21, and the first female finisher was Hannah Stewart of Aldershot, Farnham and District AC, coming home in a time of 24:02. This weeks best Age Grade result was achieved by Ian Charlton of Runnymede Runners with a score 76.67%. Ian also achieved a PB. Congratulations to them and all our participants.

Once again the event could not exist without the tremendous support of our volunteers. So, huge thanks to:

David LANGRIDGE • Mark MURPHY • Alison JOYCE • Stuart DUNCAN • Simon ROGERS • Fiona O'MALLEY • Oliver CLOHERTY • Harry LANGRIDGE • John MAXEN • Phil WIGGLESWORTH • Isobel O'MALLEY • Claire MEDLEY • Maxine SELLS • Uday PATEL • Erica SALVISBERG • Kelly KOTHARY • Matt SNOWDEN • Benji DUNCAN.

Do consider having a go at volunteering. Its great fun and you will be joining a friendly and supportive team.

Today, we welcomed Benji Duncan who is starting out on his Duke of Edinburgh bronze award. We wish him every success and hope he enjoys experiencing the varied roles carried out by the volunteers.

Already looking forward to event 36 next week. See you there.