Event number 378
9th October 2021
This week 361 people ran, jogged and walked the course, of whom 43 were first timers and 42 recorded new Personal Bests. Representatives of 31 different clubs took part.
361 runners this week is another post COVID record this week (thank you for our Malling cousins joining us while you are closed), check out the great photos taken by Monica, Catey and Donna at https://photos.app.goo.gl/SDqXxy7rwDcuP2j3A they are free to download for your personal use.
Special Congratulations to our following milestone runners:
William Smith on his 10th parkrun (an official junior milestone and can claim the white juniors only 10 t-shirt)
David Brooke, Rebecca Brooker and Pauline Ridley TO THE NEW 25 club and can claim the NEW purple 25 T-shirt.
Carl Maisey, Alex Pomfret, Ann-Marie Kirk and Steven Moore on their 50th parkrun (an official milestone and can now claim the Red 50 t-shirt)
Alexandra O'Callaghan on her 100th parkrun (an official milestone and can now claim the Black 100 t-shirt)
Kieran McAuliffe and Gary Smith on their 150th parkrun (150 parkruns is not an official milestone but so awesome to celebrate!)
Louise Reeve on her 200th parkrun (200 parkruns is not an official milestone but so awesome to celebrate!)
and again also congratulations to our 43 first timers and the 42 of you that got a new parkrun PB - awesome!
Don't forget to scan our Co-op QR code for some great offers and freebies from one of parkrun sponsors!
Dates for your Diary
Sat 30th October Halloween Fancy Dress - get planning your outfit now! We're hoping our dinosaur skeleton will make a visit!
Sat 6th November We are CANCELLED due to Kent Life setting up their fireworks display. Time to plan some touristing.
Our parkrun heroes
The event was made possible by 26 volunteers in various roles, marshalling at Cuddle Corner, the Malta, the Blue Bridge, Whatman Park, the Kent Life Road, the car park, the Timers, giving out the finish tokens, funnel manager, number checker, barcode scanning, finish token support, Tail Walker, First Timers Briefing, result processing, set up and set down including the barriers removed and put back, photographer, run report writer and communications and the finally the Run Director on the day.
If you would like to join in the Volunteering fun - email firstname.lastname@example.org or just ask anyone that does it and comes back week after week, we LOVE volunteering!! and we are sure you will too.
Timothy Russell CARR • Donna CARR • Jonathan LOCK • Natasha COOPER • Chris GEDGE • Jo FRAZER-WISE • Josie BILLINGHAM • Angus WARNE • Craig BARDEN • Isla HALSTEAD • Catey BOWLES • Gary LUDWIN • Samantha COPPIN -DERBY • Christine LUDWIN • Natalie ELPHICK • Martin DARBY • Ethan BOWLEY • Charlie SMITH • Philip YEATES • Graham RUSSELL • Madeleine GREGORY • Chris HAWKSWORTH • Nigel FINLEY • Alexandra BILLINGHAM • Peter HIBBERD • Chloe SHERRIFF
Today's full results and a complete event history can be found on the Maidstone parkrun Results Page.
The female record is held by Ashley GIBSON who recorded a time of 16:45 on 25th January 2014 (event number 42).
The male record is held by George DUGGAN who recorded a time of 15:03 on 17th September 2016 (event number 182).
The Age Grade course record is held by Sally MUSSON who recorded 90.46% (21:09) on 25th January 2014 (event number 42).
Maidstone parkrun started on 13th April 2013. Since then 12,245 participants have completed 116,914 parkruns covering a total distance of 584,570 km, including 18,585 new Personal Bests. A total of 840 individuals have volunteered 9,469 times.