Run report 19/10/2019

This week 282 people ran, jogged and walked the course, of whom 41 were first timers and 46 recorded new Personal Bests. The course looked lovely with the autumn colours and most people finished with a smile.

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New runners briefing                                        First timers Sharon and Ian who ran with                                                                                their friends Nicola and Shaun

The event was made possible by 24 volunteers, including Jenny from Wimpole Hall near Cambridge. Jenny was visiting her mum and regularly volunteers at her local park run and decided to do the same here. What a great thing to do, thank you Jenny.

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Madelaine and Emma were also two volunteers today that we're going to see a lot more of over the next 3 mths. They're doing their Duke of Edinburgh award and will be volunteering on a regular basis. Maybe that's something some other people would like to try? You can volunteer occasionally or on a regular basis, it's a good social thing to do and if you're an injured runner it keeps you in touch with your friends at Parkrun. Just e mail Rob on normanbyhallhelpers@parkrun.com.

We like to celebrate our volunteers and also those from other organisations that are doing their bit.

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Sarah works for N. Lincs council and workers there have committed to doing 10,000 steps a day through October to raise money for Lindsey Lodge Hospice. As she said park run is a great, enjoyable way to get her steps done.

Finally we've had lots of emphasis today on the volunteers but there were 282 hard working runners, one of whom Mike Coult was running his 50th park run whilst his wife Sue volunteered.

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Well done Mike

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 Beth TAYLOR who recorded a time of 19:48 on 23rd March 2019 (event number 72).
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 4,505 participants have completed 24,314 parkruns covering a total distance of 121,570 km, including 5,499 new Personal Bests. A total of 331 individuals have volunteered 2,231 times.