Well done to the 64 people who ran, jogged and walked a blustery Promenade here at Newbiggin this morning. We welcomed 46 first timers, representatives from 17 different clubs and parkrun tourists from Leeds, Stainland and Worcester.
Male placings: Mark SNOWBALL (SM25-29) of Morpeth Harriers & AC, was first over the line in 18:54 - first time in 2 appearances. Joe WREN (JM15-17) of Blyth RC, was second over the line in 19:12. David BARKER (VM40-44) of Alnwick Harriers, was third over the line in 19:19.
Female placings: Kirstin FARQUHAR (VW45-49) of Crook and District AC, was first (7th overall) over the line in 21:40 - first appearance. Amelia SHORT (JW11-14) of Tyne Bridge Harriers, was second (20th overall) over the line in 24:18. Sally MCGREGOR (VW40-44) of Stainland Lions RC, was third (31st overall) over the line in 27:42.
The three highest age grades were recorded by: Kirstin FARQUHAR (VW45-49) – 76.46% for the time 21:40 (7th overall). David STAINTHORPE (VM40-44) – 72.70% for the time 19:21 (4th overall). David BARKER (VM40-44) – 70.66% for the time 19:19 (third overall).
Also well done to the 13 participants who recorded new PB's and junior parkrunner Thomas Barnes on achieving the milestone 10 event's t-shirt. A special mention to Jeff Henderson who completed his 328th parkrun at today's event and then ran the course again to complete a freedom parkrun.
The event was made possible by 16 volunteers:
Iain Geoffrey SINGER • Peter MAYLIA • Joanne SEAGO • Antonia HOBBS • Rachael JOHNSON • Ian MACKENZIE • Jane GRIFFITH • Julie COWELL • Juliet JOHNSON • Richard BORROWDALE • Ann BIRCHALL • Bill HEDLEY • Ray SNELL • Maureen CARR • Paul COWELL
It's volunteers that make parkrun happen and if you'd like to join our friendly team here at Newbiggin and help out now and again please mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Let us know your name, barcode number, the roles you enjoy doing and the day's you can help. We hope you all enjoyed today's event and hope to welcome you again soon.
The Newbiggin-by-the-Sea parkrun Team