Hi all, well it was a pleasant day with no rain, and after waiting to hear all week if the towpath would be open or not for Sat morning, we finally had a good run for all. Thanks very much to the workers and Richmond Council for tarmacking the towpath and making sure it was ready for our use on Saturday 22nd Feb.
We had tourists from Suffolk, Southwark, Somerset, and Northern Ireland today, welcome, hope you enjoyed our course, and also a few people totally new to parkrun altogether, welcome to our Kingston parkrun community, hope to see you back next week!
Thank you all very much for taking advantage of the new tarpaulin by the fence outside Hawkers to leave your bags etc (at your own risk of course), we appreciate it and so do Hawkers. The idea is so we don't put lots of bags and coats on the tables and chairs inside (and outside) the cafe, to be courteous to other Hawkers users. If you MUST leave your bag etc inside Hawkers please leave it in a safe place around the edge of the room, not under tables, and not in a place where people can trip over it, again safety comes first! Thanks.
Thanks to all our volunteers today, you really make a difference to so many people's lives, and anyone who hasn't volunteered before please don't hesitate, it's easy and FUN!
So next Sat is 29th Feb - a leap year day, I wonder???? See you then.
REMINDER: Please don't forget there will be NO Kingston parkrun on Sat 7th March due to the Thames Meander races taking place there. We shall all be back bright and shiny for Sat 14th March, though.
Here are the Stats for this week:
Event number 520
22nd February 2020
This week 424 people ran, jogged and walked the course, of whom 77 were first timers and 61 recorded new Personal Bests. Representatives of 45 different clubs took part.
The event was made possible by 19 volunteers:
Mike TIVNEN • Julie GARNER • Joanna WATSON • Helen NANCE • Terri HARRIS • Stephen HOLT • Tom REAY • Suzanne CARDILLO-ZALLO • Caroline DAWSON • Amy BURTON • John ROSCOE • Richard HOOK • Megan EATON • Oliver CHEUNG • Anna INGRAM • Telman MEHDIYEV • Lucy JONES • Rachel PARKE • Alex ROBERTS
Today's full results and a complete event history can be found on the Kingston parkrun Results Page.
The female record is held by Isabel CLARK who recorded a time of 17:46 on 24th March 2018 (event number 422).
The male record is held by Nick EARL who recorded a time of 14:52 on 29th September 2018 (event number 449).
The Age Grade course record is held by Jane DAVIES who recorded 99.29% (21:03) on 16th May 2015 (event number 270).
Kingston parkrun started on 20th March 2010. Since then 10,581 participants have completed 79,654 parkruns covering a total distance of 398,270 km, including 10,892 new Personal Bests. A total of 625 individuals have volunteered 5,194 times.