Nobles parkrun Event #89 – 17th August 2019

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At least we got our view back this week lol

We continued at our temporary home this week - only another two weeks before we are back at Nobles. We seem to be having better luck than the 'Festival of Motorcycling', as the weather behaved and we filled our volunteer roster to ensure we had a 'hi-vis heroes' in place to ensure another safe event. Here's two of those afore mentioned heroes helping to add some romance to this weeks 'timekeepers' role - well done Tara and Ant!

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Again we saw a good sprinkling of visitors and first timers - nearly 25%, which makes for an interesting first timers brief.
We do the first timers brief at approx. 8:45 - this is the chance to explain the route and the barcode process for our first timers. Fancy a go? This is a volunteer position that does allow you to gain run credit as well. So PM or email your interest to the management team.

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Have you kept an eye on our Facebook events page! If not, please do so.
We are beginning to plan our next birthday event - we will be 2!
We are looking to repeat our annual prize giving - as started last year.
Anyone wishing to sponsor a trophy, or donate - please let Ian know.
Cakes - as ever - are always welcome.
We have also has a request for a 'Pacers' week - so watch this space

As mentioned at the RD speech - well done to all those who took part in last weeks 'No Rest For The Wicked' - you all done soooo well. Especially this 'Star' - Nicola Bowker, fresh from her recent Prudential 100, completed the six day event sandwiched by a parkrun either side - brilliant!

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We still had a few 'no barcodes' at the end - so please please please do not forget it next week.

Have a great week and enjoy the 'Festival'

See you Saturday

Ian

This week 99 people ran, jogged and walked the course, of whom 23 were first timers and 11 recorded new Personal Bests. Representatives of 17 different clubs took part.
The event was made possible by 16 volunteers:

Ian BATES • Terry BATES • Ali KIRBY • Ray SHOOTER • Lynda QUAYLE • Geoffrey FARRANT • Peter DUCHARS • Paul COLLINS • Tara CAWTE • Anthony QUAYLE • Sarah CORKILL • David MCCALLUM • Mary- Ellen KONARSKI • Arnold John JACOBS • Julie RONAN • Christine KELLY
Today's full results and a complete event history can be found on the Nobles parkrun Results Page.
The male record is held by Adam SCIACCA who recorded a time of 16:28 on 7th July 2018 (event number 31), and by Kevin LOUNDES who also recorded a time of 16:28 on 20th October 2018 (event number 46).
The female record is held by Anna MACKENZIE who recorded a time of 19:13 on 20th April 2019 (event number 72).
The Age Grade course record is held by Angela COPSON who recorded 97.12% (23:42) on 20th July 2019 (event number 85).
Nobles parkrun started on 21st October 2017. Since then 1,799 participants have completed 6,692 parkruns covering a total distance of 33,460 km, including 1,503 new Personal Bests. A total of 218 individuals have volunteered 1,612 times.