This weeks run report is courtesy of tourist Sarah Orley
New Years Day, or bonus parkrun day as 393 of us decided it was at Maldon Prom, is an opportunity to get together with like minded people and have fun while running, walking or skipping and completing 5km in the lovely Essex outdoors.
It was a dynamic mix of people on the prom today, some dressed in newly acquired neon Lycra, perhaps new trainers, milestone T-shirt’s or their favourite comfy exercise clothes. I think I even spotted a few fancy dress items! hopefully not left over from the previous evenings shenanigans.
The diversity extended to the parkrun experience within the field. We had 9 brand new parkrunners gaining a time which they can use to challenge themselves next time if they wish, 3 runners who have each completed more than 400 parkrun’s, tourists from far afield and locals who run exclusively at Maldon Prom. Well done Steve Macdonald on completing 250 runs today.
Best of all by far were the volunteers who made it all possible, You we thank the most xx
Being New Years Day, parkrun HQ allow us to take part in 2 parkrun’s. The Essex teams work together to stagger start times so that this is possible. I headed off to South Woodham Ferrers which had a record attendance and others went off to Chelmsford which again attracted record numbers. I was particularly impressed with some of Maldon Proms brand new parkrunners who have already completed a second!
Can’t wait to see you all again soon.
This week 393 people ran, jogged and walked the course, of whom 84 were first timers and 40 recorded new Personal Bests. Representatives of 44 different clubs took part.
The event was made possible by 20 volunteers:
Andrew Michael CONWAY • Sarah ORLEY • Paul DOBSON • Alison HUGHES • Emma CONWAY • David STOKES • Aaron GRAVES • Jennifer PAULI • Mark MCKINNELL • Fiona KELLY • Jenny SHAW • Michelle LAMARRE • Gabrielle BOLAND • Steven MARTIN • Stephen DOWDEN • Sarah CONWAY • James SKILLERN • Joanne DENNIS • Elaine FERRIS • Andrew MCGREGOR
Today's full results and a complete event history can be found on the Maldon Prom parkrun Results Page.
The male record is held by Scott COUSINS who recorded a time of 15:48 on 26th March 2016 (event number 137).
The female record is held by Elizabeth DAVIES who recorded a time of 17:49 on 25th June 2016 (event number 150).
The Age Grade course record is held by Ella Marie JONES who recorded 93.87% (21:45) on 13th October 2018 (event number 270).
Maldon Prom parkrun started on 31st August 2013. Since then 8,246 participants have completed 76,531 parkruns covering a total distance of 382,655 km, including 12,617 new Personal Bests. A total of 819 individuals have volunteered 5,734 times.
on behalf of...
Your Core Team:-
Sue Smith - Bob Gear - Belinda Amner - Elaine Vaughan - Alison Hughes - David Stokes - Michelle la Marre - Adele Bovingdon - Gordon McAulay - Gabi Boland - Andrew McGregor - John Buchanan - Jim Skillern
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