April Fool Reverse Run

What a fantastic morning at Penallta.

This week 193 people ran, jogged and walked the course, of whom 24 were first timers and 39 recorded new Personal Bests. Representatives of 22 different clubs took part.

The event was made possible by 30 volunteers who were as fabulous as ever!

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

Male placings:
Afan HUMPHRIES (SM25-29) (Unattached) was first over the line in 17:26 - third time in 3 appearances.
Jake BROOKE-SMITH (JM15-17) of Pontypridd Roadents AC, was second over the line in 17:41.
Stuart John WADLOW (VM40-44) of Les Croupiers RC, was third over the line in 17:55 - was first to finish once before.

Female placings:
Stephanie DAVIES (SW20-24) of Pontypridd Roadents AC, was first (14th overall) over the line in 21:18 - 4th time in 22 appearances.
Kelly WALL (VW35-39) of Islwyn RC, was second (17th overall) over the line in 21:54 - has been first to finish on 2 previous occasions.
Naomi BENNETT (SW30-34) (Unattached) was third (27th overall) over the line in 23:14 - was first to finish once before.

The three highest age grades were recorded by:
Andy LEE (VM40-44) – 77.93% for the time 18:03 (4th overall).
Jake BROOKE-SMITH (JM15-17) – 77.47% for the time 17:41 (second overall).
Keith JAMES (VM40-44) – 77.09% for the time 18:07 (5th overall).

The female record is held by Nicola GETHING who recorded a time of 00:18:53 on 27th June 2015 (event number 1).
The male record is held by James THIE who recorded a time of 00:16:00 on 21st January 2017 (event number 81).
The Age Grade course record is held by Ros TABOR who recorded 94.00% (22:14) on 28th November 2015 (event number 22).

Penallta parkrun started on 27th June 2015. Since then 2,756 participants have completed 14,418 parkruns covering a total distance of 72,090 km, including 3,452 new Personal Bests.