This week 32 people ran, jogged and walked the course, of whom 9 were first timers and 9 recorded new Personal Bests. Representatives of 7 different clubs took part.
The event was made possible by 16 volunteers:
Andrew DRISCOLL • Hannah PHILLIPS • Andrew GUNTER • Nia THOMAS • Gracie DRISCOLL • Sarah THOMAS • Melanie EVANS • Jill DAVIES • Kay BEDFORD • Derryl THOMAS-DYER • Graham SINGER • Joanne SANTOS-MATTHEWS • Vanessa JONES • Joanne MORGAN • Dylan DRISCOLL • Sara LONG
Today's full results and a complete event history can be found on the Merthyr parkrun Results Page.
Adrian LEWIS (VM45-49) of Aberdare Valley AAC, was first over the line in 18:06 - second time in 3 appearances.
Ryan CULLEN (SM30-34) of CDF Runners, was second over the line in 18:13.
Gethin EDWARDS (VM40-44) of Pontyclun Road Runners, was third over the line in 19:46.
Kayleigh WILDING (SW30-34) of CDF Runners, was first (12th overall) over the line in 24:02 - first appearance.
Melanie DANIELS (VW40-44) (Unattached) was second (20th overall) over the line in 27:46.
Ruth ROBERTSON (VW45-49) of San Domenico RC, was third (21st overall) over the line in 27:49.
The three highest age grades were recorded by:
Adrian LEWIS (VM45-49) – 78.36% for the time 18:06 (first overall).
Mark SIMS (VM60-64) – 74.05% for the time 22:02 (6th overall).
Mark DUNSCOMBE (VM55-59) – 72.31% for the time 21:15 (5th 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).
Merthyr parkrun started on 22nd April 2017. Since then 557 participants have completed 946 parkruns covering a total distance of 4,730 km, including 170 new Personal Bests.