Normanby Hall parkrun is cancelled on 8 August 2020: COVID-19 (Coronavirus)

All parkruns cancelled

parkrun UK have now cancelled all parkruns until the end of March and it is also expected to continue until the end of April. The update from HQ is pasted below.

Rest assured as soon as this is all over we will be back up and running and welcoming you all back.

Notice of cancellation

We’re writing to let you know that, in line with public health advice, we have taken the decision to close all parkrun events across the United Kingdom with immediate effect. Initially, this closure will be in place until the end of March, however this is largely to bring all parkrun countries into the same time frame and we very much expect closures to continue through April at least.

Going forward we will update parkrunners regularly and aim to communicate important information as soon as is appropriate.

We know that this message may be a difficult one for you to receive, and many people will be wondering what to do without their regular weekly catch-up. Please rest assured that we are working hard to develop our strategy so that we are able to support the health and happiness of parkrunners around the world during this difficult time.

Remaining active is incredibly important, and we are working on ways to encourage and support that, however please do not arrange group gatherings at your parkrun venues whilst parkrun events are suspended.

Thanks for your continued support, and please know that the parkrun family is there for you.

Kind regards,

 

Event number 119 – 14th March 2020

This week's run report is not about running its about people.

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We had some milestones this week! Faith completed her 10th parkrun and last week, regular tailwalker John Jarvis did his 100th but didn't realise so we celebrated this week.

We also met tourists from Louth, Newark and Wales.

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It was nice to see lots of newbies. Here's Karen telling them what to expect:

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Our amazing Volunteer Coordinator, Rob,  would like me to remind you that we are always looking for new volunteers. Email normanbyhall@parkrun.com if you want to give it a go.

Also, please remember that our SwapBoxes are in the courtyard every Saturday Morning. You don't have to swap - feel free to leave your old kit or just grab something cool. You might even find an old race t-shirt you missed out on

If we don't see you for a while, stay safe and watch out for each other.


This week 216 people ran, jogged and walked the course, of whom 21 were first timers and 34 recorded new Personal Bests. Representatives of 14 different clubs took part.

The event was made possible by 21 volunteers:

Alistair BELL • Lindsay O'CONNOR • Karen WICKENS • Aaron LONGCAKE • Graham SIMPKIN • Susan SIMPKIN • Megan DRAYTON • Rory LONGCAKE • Debbie BROWN • Gabriel GARDEN • Maggie ZERGI • Sean TANG • Lesley NICOL • Arthur HARRISON • Jackie MCMAHON • John MCMAHON • Martin DRINKWATER • Susan V COULT • Elizabeth STOCKDALE • Louise WHITING • Joseph MOULD

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

The male record is held by William STRANGEWAY who recorded a time of 15:45 on 12th January 2019 (event number 62).
The female record is held by Abigail SCALES who recorded a time of 19:16 on 2nd November 2019 (event number 101).
The Age Grade course record is held by Caroline WHEELHOUSE who recorded 93.64% (20:26) on 7th July 2018 (event number 34).

Normanby Hall parkrun started on 4th November 2017. Since then 5,239 participants have completed 29,594 parkruns covering a total distance of 147,970 km, including 6,195 new Personal Bests. A total of 380 individuals have volunteered 2,758 times.

 

Normanby Hall parkrun Event #118 7/3/2020

Today was parkrun's celebration of International Women's Day and 293 people ran, jogged and walked the course, of whom 34 were first timers. Representatives of 22 different clubs took part.

The event was made possible by 44 volunteers, including our fantastic pacers helping 54 parkrunners to new personal bests. Thank you to every one of our hi vis heroes, we can't do it with out you.
Lindsay O'CONNOR • Sue ZERGI • Brian WEAVER • Mark CHESMAN • Helen RHODES • Joanna PARKIN • Robert TAYLOR • Rob MARSHALL • Debra DONNELLY • Lydia WALTON • Andrew FERGUSON • Sarah MITCHELL • Helen LONGCAKE • Karen TAYLOR • Aaron LONGCAKE • Andy PONTIN • Julie OXENFORTH • Neil ROWBOTHAM • Francesca MARRITT • Megan DRAYTON • Rory LONGCAKE • Justin STEPHENSON • Abi MINTON • Nicola WILKINSON • Sam WALKEDEN • Anthony MORRIS • Sean ASHTON • Julie DAWSON • Helen STANNARD • Kate YOUDALE • Beckie DAWSON • Lorraine CAREY • Jackie MCMAHON • John MCMAHON • Eleanor ROGERSON • Martin DRINKWATER • Susan V COULT • Paul STANNARD • Bev CHESMAN • Daniel JOHNSON • Jennifer MORRELL • Jayne BOOTH • Robert MARLEY • Paula WADSLEY

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Timekeepers at the ready

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Four legged volunteer Nina modelling the This Girl Can Tshirt from Active Humber

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WJR pacers

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First time/welcome briefing with Rob

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Tail Walkers Nicola, Rosie and Joanna from Runners United

We had teamed up with parkrun UK,  This Girl Can and Active Humber to encourage more women to take part and it seemed to do the trick with lots of new parkrunners including

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Lynda did her first parkrun encouraged by daughter Lorraine.

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and Sarah brought Zoey along for her first parkrun

Here's a selection of photos with everyone using the new #ThisGirlCan selfie frame

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A few milestones this week with Daisy running her 50th parkrun

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Daisy, after her milestone parkrun, with daughter Elsie

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Sara (third left) came from Dalby Forest with friends Alison, Claire and Wendy for her 100th parkrun

and regular tailwalker John Jarvis also did his 100th parkrun but we didn't realise until later.....

We know that parkrun is a run not a race but we have to mention first finisher today David Robinson.

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He had a great run and finished only 10 seconds away from the course record, in 15:55. Its his first ever sub16 parkrun and he also claimed a new Age Category Record for VM35-39. Well Done David!

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

The male record is held by William STRANGEWAY who recorded a time of 15:45 on 12th January 2019 (event number 62).
The female record is held by Abigail SCALES who recorded a time of 19:16 on 2nd November 2019 (event number 101).
The Age Grade course record is held by Caroline WHEELHOUSE who recorded 93.64% (20:26) on 7th July 2018 (event number 34).

Normanby Hall parkrun started on 4th November 2017. Since then 5,218 participants have completed 29,378 parkruns covering a total distance of 146,890 km, including 6,161 new Personal Bests. A total of 379 individuals have volunteered 2,737 times.

 

Celebrating parkrun’s first Leap year!

Normanby Hall parkrun
Event number 117
29th February 2020

 

A leap year parkrun wouldn't be complete with out our very own frog, thank you Ali!

A leap year parkrun wouldn't be complete with out our very own frog, thank you Ali!

Even in the pouring rain this week 236 people ran, jogged and walked the course, of whom 18 were first timers and 25 recorded new Personal Bests. Representatives of 17 different clubs took part, to celebrate parkrun's first ever leap year event!

A huge thank you to our fabulous volunteers who braved the conditions including Jayne who steeped in last minute, thank you!

Two of our regular volunteers celebrated milestones this week, well done Andrew on achieving his 25th stint as a volunteer and 'duck marshal' John on achieving his 100! thank you both for your commitment.

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John with his celebratory card and balloon.

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The celebrations didn't stop there. Well done to the Walk Jog Run graduates completing their 5k this morning.

 

Walk Jog Run graduates braving the rain.

Walk Jog Run graduates braving the rain.

Derek delivering the first timers briefing to his captive audience.

Derek delivering the first timers briefing to his captive audience.

 

Huge well done to Cortez first to finish this morning with an impressive sprint through the puddles, followed by Nick and Richard.

Huge well done to Cortez first to finish this morning with an impressive sprint through the puddles, followed by Nick and Richard.

This weeks leading ladies are Katie, Victoria and Georgia.

This weeks leading ladies are Katie, Victoria and Georgia.

The event was made possible by 25 volunteers:

Sue ZERGI • Karen WICKENS • Debra DONNELLY • Andrew BROWNE • Joy SHIPLEY • Isla LONGCAKE • Helen DRAYTON • Graham SIMPKIN • Susan SIMPKIN • Megan DRAYTON • Rory LONGCAKE • Helen STANNARD • Derek LONGDEN • Lesley NICOL • Jackie MCMAHON • Jacky SHELLEY • John MCMAHON • Christine FOWLER • Ben LONERGAN • Susan V COULT • Mark WHITING • Paul STANNARD • Andrew BARLEY• Lisa PALMER • Jayne BOOTH

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

The male record is held by William STRANGEWAY who recorded a time of 15:45 on 12th January 2019 (event number 62).
The female record is held by Abigail SCALES who recorded a time of 19:16 on 2nd November 2019 (event number 101).
The Age Grade course record is held by Caroline WHEELHOUSE who recorded 93.64% (20:26) on 7th July 2018 (event number 34).

Normanby Hall parkrun started on 4th November 2017. Since then 5,184 participants have completed 29,085 parkruns covering a total distance of 145,425 km, including 6,107 new Personal Bests. A total of 375 individuals have volunteered 2,693 times.

 

Normanby Hall Park Run #116

Having had a couple of weeks off due to the wind and the damage from fallen trees it was great to be back. 196 runners, 24 volunteers and quite a few spectators braved the weather to turn out. There was a brief flurry of rain before the start but the run itself was only made difficult by the cross wind at the tractor turn and a small amount of mud on course. We noticed some very dirty legs at the finish and suspect people headed straight for the shower when they got home. By the time we finished though it was a lovely day.

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 There were 16 first timer runners today, 3 first time volunteers, and representatives of 16 different clubs took part. A testimony to the variety and inclusivity of Park Run.

You may have noticed something different out on course today - the marshals were a vision in pink. It was the first airing of our new vests and very smart they looked too. If you haven't volunteered before and think you'd look good in pink why not give it a try? It's really enjoyable and gives you a good feeling too.

21 recorded new Personal Bests! Well done to all of you. That's quite something given the weather conditions

NEXT WEEK WE CELEBRATE JOHN'S 100TH - not his birthday (as suggested by Rory) but the 100th time he has volunteered. Quite an achievement

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

The male record is held by William STRANGEWAY who recorded a time of 15:45 on 12th January 2019 (event number 62).
The female record is held by Abigail SCALES who recorded a time of 19:16 on 2nd November 2019 (event number 101).
The Age Grade course record is held by Caroline WHEELHOUSE who recorded 93.64% (20:26) on 7th July 2018 (event number 34).

Normanby Hall parkrun started on 4th November 2017. Since then 5,166 participants have completed 28,849 parkruns covering a total distance of 144,245 km, including 6,082 new Personal Bests. A total of 369 individuals have volunteered 2,643 times.

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