Event number 18 – 19th August 2017

This week 41 people ran, jogged and walked the course, of whom 14 were first timers and 12 recorded new Personal Bests. Representatives of 9 different clubs took part.

The event was made possible by 20 volunteers:

Andrew DRISCOLL • Hannah PHILLIPS • Karen MEYRICK • Nia THOMAS • Gracie DRISCOLL • Debbie JONES • Sarah THOMAS • Julie EVANS • Jonathan REES • Ffion Katie REES • Gwen Emily REES • Jill DAVIES • Joanne LEWIS • Joe Michael THOMAS • Graham SINGER • Cerys DRISCOLL • Claire COPE • Vanessa JONES • Tomas BUTLER • Sara LONG

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

Male placings:
Adrian LEWIS (VM45-49) of Aberdare Valley AAC, was first over the line in 19:08 - third time in 4 appearances.
Lloyd JONES (JM11-14) of Cardiff AAC, was second over the line in 19:37.
Matthew DAVIES (VM40-44) of Aberdare Valley AAC, was third over the line in 20:14 - was first to finish once before.

Female placings:
Tracey DENNIS (VW50-54) of Maidstone Harriers, was first (12th overall) over the line in 24:05 - first appearance.
Kelly COLLINS (VW35-39) of Parc Bryn Bach Running Club, was second (13th overall) over the line in 24:13 - has been first to finish on 2 previous occasions.
Melanie JENKINS (VW40-44) (Unattached) was third (18th overall) over the line in 26:09.

The three highest age grades were recorded by:
Mark DUNSCOMBE (VM55-59) – 75.82% for the time 20:16 (4th overall).
Mark SIMS (VM60-64) – 74.79% for the time 21:49 (7th overall).
Adrian LEWIS (VM45-49) – 74.65% for the time 19:08 (first overall).

The female record is held by Lauren COOPER who recorded a time of 19:06 on 6th May 2017 (event number 3).
The male record is held by Daniel BODMAN who recorded a time of 16:47 on 1st July 2017 (event number 11).
The Age Grade course record is held by Caroline WOOD who recorded 85.67% (20:35) on 15th July 2017 (event number 13).