Penallta parkrun Event number 64 24th September 2016

Male placings:
Andy LEE (VM40-44) of Pont-y-pwl and District Runners, was first over the line in 18:00 - first time in 25 appearances.
Philip John WILLIAMS (VM40-44) of Pontypridd Roadents AC, was second over the line in 18:02.
Iwan READ (JM15-17) (Unattached) was third over the line in 18:11.

Current standing in the Men's annual points competition:
Glyn SANSOM (San Domenico RC) 1088 pts.
Iwan READ (Unattached) 868 pts.
Keith JAMES (Pontypridd Roadents AC) 851 pts.

Female placings:
Ffion BIRT (JW11-14) of Rhymney Valley AC, was first (14th overall) over the line in 21:04 - first time in 8 appearances.
Stephanie DAVIES (SW20-24) of Pontypridd Roadents AC, was second (30th overall) over the line in 23:42.
Rebecca MORGAN (SW25-29) of Islwyn RC, was third (31st overall) over the line in 23:47.

Current standing in the Women's annual points competition:
Rachel LEWIS (Unattached) 1279 pts.
Jane BEER (Unattached) 947 pts.
Lucia Chiara CARPANINI (Unattached) 884 pts.

The following runners recorded the best Age Grade scores:
Glyn SANSOM (VM50-54) was graded 78.66% for the time 19:22 (10th overall).
Andy LEE (VM40-44) was graded 78.15% for the time 18:00 (first overall).
Ffion BIRT (JW11-14) was graded 77.29% for the time 21:04 (14th overall).

This week there were 163 runners, of whom 15 were first timers and 47 recorded new Personal Bests. Representatives of 14 different athletics clubs took part.

Penallta parkrun started on 27th June 2015, and since then 2,122 different runners, including participants from 110 athletics clubs, have completed 9,684 runs covering a total distance of 48,420 km, and there have been 2,467 new Personal Bests.

The female record is held by Nicola GETHING who ran in a time of 00:18:53 on 27th June 2015 (event number 1).
The male record is held by Chris JORDAN who ran in a time of 00:16:07 on 25th June 2016 (event number 51).
The Age Grade course record is held by Ros TABOR who recorded a 94.00% run (22:14) on 28th November 2015 (event number 22).

Full results and a complete event history can be found on the Penallta parkrun Results Page.

 

Penallta parkrun #63 17th September 2016

I just wanted to get in touch to share with you the following
opportunities that Run Wales currently have.

We're currently running a recruitment campaign for the following:

1. A volunteer role of RUN CHAMPION is open to anyone over the age of
18yrs of age who would like to support people from their communities to
walk, jog and run their way to a more active lifestyle. Please see
attached the information for the Run Champion Role.

1. Paid member of staff: RUN ACTIVATOR, SOUTH WEST WALES. A full time
position and for further information please see
http://www.welshathletics.org/about-us/work-with-us.aspx [1]

It would be fantastic if you are able to share these two opportunities
with friends, colleagues and other key stakeholders within your networks
so to widen our reach.

We're looking for Champions from across Wales to inspire, encourage and
support people to begin their running journey, and we're very eager to
appoint an Activator who will be able to accelerate the programme in the
South West area of Wales.

If you have any questions on any of the following roles please get in
touch.

Many thanks

Gyda diolch

_SIONED JONES_

RHEDEG CYMRU|RUN WALES SOCIAL RUNNING PROGRAMME MANAGER

ATHLETAU CYMRU/WELSH ATHLETICS LTD

@runwales

http://irun.cymru/ [2]

 

Penallta parkrun Event #61 3rd Sept 2016 ’twas a soggy one!

Male placings:
Matthew GURMIN (VM40-44) of Swansea Harriers AC, was first over the line in 17:21 - 4th time in 7 appearances.
Richard D. JOHNSON (VM40-44) of Pont-y-pwl and District Runners, was second over the line in 17:57.
Chris NOTTINGHAM (SM30-34) (Unattached) was third over the line in 18:00.

Current standing in the Men's annual points competition:
Glyn SANSOM (San Domenico RC) 817 pts.
Keith JAMES (Pontypridd Roadents AC) 657 pts.
Grant WAKEMAN (Islwyn RC) 586 pts.

Female placings:
Nicky MCWILLIAM (VW40-44) of Les Croupiers RC, was first (12th overall) over the line in 20:32 - 5th time in 9 appearances.
Isabel CLARK (JW11-14) of Blaenau Gwent, was second (20th overall) over the line in 21:45 - was first to finish once before.
Rachel DAWKES (SW25-29) of Caerphilly RC, was third (39th overall) over the line in 24:48.

Current standing in the Women's annual points competition:
Rachel LEWIS (Unattached) 995 pts.
Jane BEER (Unattached) 857 pts.
Lucia Chiara CARPANINI (Unattached) 789 pts.

The following runners recorded the best Age Grade scores:
Matthew GURMIN (VM40-44) was graded 80.50% for the time 17:21 (first overall).
Lloyd SHEPPARD (JM11-14) was graded 79.60% for the time 18:13 (4th overall).
Richard D. JOHNSON (VM40-44) was graded 78.37% for the time 17:57 (second overall).

This week there were 182 runners, of whom 22 were first timers and 55 recorded new Personal Bests. Representatives of 16 different athletics clubs took part.

Penallta parkrun started on 27th June 2015, and since then 2,071 different runners, including participants from 108 athletics clubs, have completed 9,228 runs covering a total distance of 46,140 km, and there have been 2,348 new Personal Bests.

The female record is held by Nicola GETHING who ran in a time of 00:18:53 on 27th June 2015 (event number 1).
The male record is held by Chris JORDAN who ran in a time of 00:16:07 on 25th June 2016 (event number 51).
The Age Grade course record is held by Ros TABOR who recorded a 94.00% run (22:14) on 28th November 2015 (event number 22).

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

 

Penallta parkrun Event number 57 6th August 2016

Penallta parkrun
Event number 57
6th August 2016

Male placings:
Samuel Jody RICHARDS (SM20-24) of Pontypridd Roadents AC, was first over the line in 17:16 - 4th time in 5 appearances.
Daniel GURMIN (SM30-34) of Swansea Harriers AC, was second over the line in 17:26.
Matthew GURMIN (VM40-44) of Swansea Harriers AC, was third over the line in 17:29 - has been first to finish on 2 previous occasions.

Current standing in the Men's annual points competition:
Glyn SANSOM (San Domenico RC) 541 pts.
Ian WILLIAMS (Islwyn RC) 504 pts.
Keith JAMES (Pontypridd Roadents AC) 464 pts.

Female placings:
Nicky MCWILLIAM (VW40-44) of Les Croupiers RC, was first (19th overall) over the line in 21:11 - 4th time in 7 appearances.
Isabel CLARK (JW11-14) of Blaenau Gwent, was second (24th overall) over the line in 21:41 - was first to finish once before.
Victoria JONES (VW35-39) (Unattached) was third (27th overall) over the line in 21:58.

Current standing in the Women's annual points competition:
Rachel LEWIS (Unattached) 627 pts.
Lucia Chiara CARPANINI (Unattached) 609 pts.
Rebecca MORGAN (Islwyn RC) 579 pts.

The following runners recorded the best Age Grade scores:
Matthew GURMIN (VM40-44) was graded 79.89% for the time 17:29 (third overall).
Lloyd SHEPPARD (JM11-14) was graded 78.59% for the time 18:27 (8th overall).
Glyn SANSOM (VM50-54) was graded 77.72% for the time 19:36 (12th overall).

This week there were 221 runners, of whom 30 were first timers and 55 recorded new Personal Bests. Representatives of 19 different athletics clubs took part.

Penallta parkrun started on 27th June 2015, and since then 1,989 different runners, including participants from 105 athletics clubs, have completed 8,544 runs covering a total distance of 42,720 km, and there have been 2,188 new Personal Bests.

The female record is held by Nicola GETHING who ran in a time of 00:18:53 on 27th June 2015 (event number 1).
The male record is held by Chris JORDAN who ran in a time of 00:16:07 on 25th June 2016 (event number 51).
The Age Grade course record is held by Ros TABOR who recorded a 94.00% run (22:14) on 28th November 2015 (event number 22).

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

 

Penallta parkrun Event number 55 23rd July 2016

Penallta parkrun
Event number 55
23rd July 2016

Male placings:
Scott MILNE (VM35-39) (Unattached) was first over the line in 18:22 - second time in 30 appearances.
Laurence POLE (VM40-44) of Pontypridd Roadents AC, was second over the line in 18:27.
Andy LEE (VM40-44) of Pont-y-pwl and District Runners, was third over the line in 18:30.

Current standing in the Men's annual points competition:
Malcolm JEFF (Taff Ely Triathlon) 426 pts.
Glyn SANSOM (San Domenico RC) 363 pts.
Ian WILLIAMS (Islwyn RC) 351 pts.

Female placings:
Nicola GETHING (VW45-49) of Parc Bryn Bach Running Club, was first (15th overall) over the line in 20:06 - 4th time in 5 appearances.
Liz MAY (VW35-39) of Pontypridd Roadents AC, was second (26th overall) over the line in 21:50.
Sadie JENKINS (VW40-44) of Ystrad Mynach Running Club, was third (30th overall) over the line in 21:55 - has been first to finish on 6 previous occasions.

Current standing in the Women's annual points competition:
Rachel LEWIS (Unattached) 450 pts.
Lucia Chiara CARPANINI (Unattached) 432 pts.
Rebecca MORGAN (Islwyn RC) 391 pts.

The following runners recorded the best Age Grade scores:
Brian John GOUGH (VM75-79) was graded 81.62% for the time 23:13 (38th overall).
Nicola GETHING (VW45-49) was graded 79.77% for the time 20:06 (15th overall).
Glyn SANSOM (VM50-54) was graded 77.20% for the time 19:44 (11th overall).

This week there were 231 runners, of whom 36 were first timers and 58 recorded new Personal Bests. Representatives of 17 different athletics clubs took part.

Penallta parkrun started on 27th June 2015, and since then 1,928 different runners, including participants from 101 athletics clubs, have completed 8,132 runs covering a total distance of 40,660 km, and there have been 2,071 new Personal Bests.

The female record is held by Nicola GETHING who ran in a time of 00:18:53 on 27th June 2015 (event number 1).
The male record is held by Chris JORDAN who ran in a time of 00:16:07 on 25th June 2016 (event number 51).
The Age Grade course record is held by Ros TABOR who recorded a 94.00% run (22:14) on 28th November 2015 (event number 22).

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

 

Penallta parkrun Event number 54 16th July 2016

Male placings:
Samuel Jody RICHARDS (SM20-24) of Pontypridd Roadents AC, was first over the line in 17:15 - third time in 4 appearances.
Ceri TAPPER (VM45-49) (Unattached) was second over the line in 17:59.
Scott MILNE (VM35-39) (Unattached) was third over the line in 18:06 - was first to finish once before.

Current standing in the Men's annual points competition:
Malcolm JEFF (Taff Ely Triathlon) 375 pts.
Rob LIVINGS (Unattached) 314 pts.
Liam PEARCE (Unattached) 301 pts.

Female placings:
Sadie JENKINS (VW40-44) (Unattached) was first (23rd overall) over the line in 21:51 - 6th time in 16 appearances.
Sian KHALIL (VW45-49) of Pontypridd Roadents AC, was second (34th overall) over the line in 23:38.
Sharon CARRAFA (VW40-44) of Islwyn RC, was third (42nd overall) over the line in 24:01.

Current standing in the Women's annual points competition:
Jayne JONES (Islwyn RC) 371 pts.
Rachel LEWIS (Unattached) 364 pts.
Sian PEARCE (Islwyn RC) 357 pts.

The following runners recorded the best Age Grade scores:
David CRANE (VM55-59) was graded 81.49% for the time 19:11 (9th overall).
Ceri TAPPER (VM45-49) was graded 79.43% for the time 17:59 (second overall).
Glyn SANSOM (VM50-54) was graded 78.73% for the time 19:21 (10th overall).

This week there were 202 runners, of whom 31 were first timers and 65 recorded new Personal Bests. Representatives of 18 different athletics clubs took part.

Penallta parkrun started on 27th June 2015, and since then 1,892 different runners, including participants from 100 athletics clubs, have completed 7,901 runs covering a total distance of 39,505 km, and there have been 2,013 new Personal Bests.

The female record is held by Nicola GETHING who ran in a time of 00:18:53 on 27th June 2015 (event number 1).
The male record is held by Chris JORDAN who ran in a time of 00:16:07 on 25th June 2016 (event number 51).
The Age Grade course record is held by Ros TABOR who recorded a 94.00% run (22:14) on 28th November 2015 (event number 22).

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

 

Penallta parkrun #53 in the warm rain!

Penallta parkrun
Event number 53
9th July 2016

Male placings:
Matthew EVANS (SM30-34) of Aberdare Valley AAC, was first over the line in 17:05 - 10th time in 14 appearances.
Philip John WILLIAMS (VM35-39) of Pontypridd Roadents AC, was second over the line in 18:37.
Scott MILNE (VM35-39) (Unattached) was third over the line in 19:04 - was first to finish once before.

Current standing in the Men's annual points competition:
Malcolm PARKER (Islwyn RC) 300 pts.
Michael HEARE (Islwyn RC) 300 pts.
Liam PEARCE (Unattached) 300 pts.

Female placings:
Ruth TREHARNE (VW50-54) of Islwyn RC, was first (23rd overall) over the line in 24:09 - first time in 8 appearances.
Bethan POWELL (SW30-34) of Pont-y-pwl and District Runners, was second (25th overall) over the line in 24:36.
Donna JAMES (VW55-59) of Islwyn RC, was third (27th overall) over the line in 24:52.

Current standing in the Women's annual points competition:
Sian PEARCE (Islwyn RC) 278 pts.
Eleri DAFYDD (Unattached) 275 pts.
Rachel LEWIS (Unattached) 273 pts.

The following runners recorded the best Age Grade scores:
David CRANE (VM55-59) was graded 79.22% for the time 19:44 (8th overall).
Glyn SANSOM (VM50-54) was graded 76.87% for the time 19:49 (9th overall).
Matthew EVANS (SM30-34) was graded 76.10% for the time 17:05 (first overall).

This week there were 121 runners, of whom 17 were first timers and 32 recorded new Personal Bests. Representatives of 17 different athletics clubs took part.

Penallta parkrun started on 27th June 2015, and since then 1,861 different runners, including participants from 101 athletics clubs, have completed 7,699 runs covering a total distance of 38,495 km, and there have been 1,948 new Personal Bests.

The female record is held by Nicola GETHING who ran in a time of 00:18:53 on 27th June 2015 (event number 1).
The male record is held by Chris JORDAN who ran in a time of 00:16:07 on 25th June 2016 (event number 51).
The Age Grade course record is held by Ros TABOR who recorded a 94.00% run (22:14) on 28th November 2015 (event number 22).

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

 

parkrun #48 ‘The one with Normans beatbox’

Male placings:
Morgan JAMES (JM15-17) of Cardiff AAC, was first over the line in 17:40 - third time in 4 appearances.
Lee MILLS (VM35-39) of Islwyn RC, was second over the line in 18:17 - has been first to finish on 3 previous occasions.
Iwan READ (JM15-17) (Unattached) was third over the line in 18:29.

Current standing in the Men's annual points competition:
Robert John DAVIES (Unattached) 3270 pts.
Jamie PARRY (Caerphilly RC) 2998 pts.
Michael DURY (Islwyn RC) 2750 pts.

Female placings:
Isabel CLARK (JW11-14) of Blaenau Gwent, was first (14th overall) over the line in 21:13 - first appearance.
Bex WILLIAMS (SW25-29) of Crossgates Harriers AC, was second (18th overall) over the line in 21:47.
Ange FITZGERALD (VW35-39) of Caerphilly RC, was third (21st overall) over the line in 22:12.

Current standing in the Women's annual points competition:
Rachel LEWIS (Unattached) 4057 pts.
Kirsty HOLTHAM-MORGAN (Islwyn RC) 2996 pts.
Lauren COOPER (Parc Bryn Bach Running Club) 2884 pts.

The following runners recorded the best Age Grade scores:
Morgan JAMES (JM15-17) was graded 78.77% for the time 17:40 (first overall).
Lloyd SHEPPARD (JM11-14) was graded 77.50% for the time 19:11 (6th overall).
Glyn SANSOM (VM50-54) was graded 76.10% for the time 20:01 (9th overall).

This week there were 196 runners, of whom 32 were first timers and 47 recorded new Personal Bests. Representatives of 19 different athletics clubs took part.

Penallta parkrun started on 27th June 2015, and since then 1,748 different runners, including participants from 94 athletics clubs, have completed 6,903 runs covering a total distance of 34,515 km, and there have been 1,733 new Personal Bests.

The female record is held by Nicola GETHING who ran in a time of 00:18:53 on 2015-06-27 (event number 1).
The male record is held by Daniel BODMAN who ran in a time of 00:16:21 on 2016-01-23 (event number 29).
The Age Grade course record is held by Ros TABOR who recorded a 94.00% run (22:14) on 28th November 2015 (event number 22).

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

 

Penallta parkrun #47

Penallta parkrun
Event number 47
28th May 2016

Male placings:
Dave RENNICK (SM30-34) (Unattached) was first over the line in 18:05 - first time in 3 appearances.
Robert John DAVIES (VM40-44) (Unattached) was second over the line in 18:25 - has been first to finish on 2 previous occasions.
Scott MILNE (VM35-39) (Unattached) was third over the line in 18:28 - was first to finish once before.

Current standing in the Men's annual points competition:
Robert John DAVIES (Unattached) 3173 pts.
Jamie PARRY (Caerphilly RC) 2915 pts.
Michael DURY (Islwyn RC) 2685 pts.

Female placings:
Joanna KILLIP (VW35-39) of Crystal Palace Fun Runners, was first (16th overall) over the line in 21:18 - first appearance.
Sharon NEWELL (VW45-49) of Pont-y-pwl and District Runners, was second (19th overall) over the line in 21:35.
Hannah DAVIES (SW20-24) of Islwyn RC, was third (25th overall) over the line in 22:13 - was first to finish once before.

Current standing in the Women's annual points competition:
Rachel LEWIS (Unattached) 3969 pts.
Kirsty HOLTHAM-MORGAN (Islwyn RC) 2912 pts.
Lauren COOPER (Parc Bryn Bach Running Club) 2884 pts.

The following runners recorded the best Age Grade scores:
Glyn SANSOM (VM50-54) was graded 77.59% for the time 19:38 (6th overall).
Robert John DAVIES (VM40-44) was graded 76.38% for the time 18:25 (second overall).
Julian Michael BOON (VM45-49) was graded 74.78% for the time 19:06 (5th overall).

This week there were 180 runners, of whom 35 were first timers and 43 recorded new Personal Bests. Representatives of 16 different athletics clubs took part.

Penallta parkrun started on 27th June 2015, and since then 1,716 different runners, including participants from 91 athletics clubs, have completed 6,707 runs covering a total distance of 33,535 km, and there have been 1,686 new Personal Bests.

The female record is held by Nicola GETHING who ran in a time of 00:18:53 on 2015-06-27 (event number 1).
The male record is held by Daniel BODMAN who ran in a time of 00:16:21 on 2016-01-23 (event number 29).
The Age Grade course record is held by Ros TABOR who recorded a 94.00% run (22:14) on 28th November 2015 (event number 22).

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

 

Event #44 May the (4)4th be with you!

Here's the run report from the Star Wars themed parkrun

Male placings:
Daniel BODMAN (SM25-29) of Aberdare Valley AAC, was first over the line in 17:58 - 4th time in 6 appearances.
Ceri DAVIES (VM40-44) of San Domenico RC, was second over the line in 18:08.
Dafydd LAMBETH (VM40-44) of Islwyn RC, was third over the line in 18:18.

Current standing in the Men's annual points competition:
Robert John DAVIES (Unattached) 2880 pts.
Jamie PARRY (Caerphilly RC) 2763 pts.
Michael DURY (Islwyn RC) 2587 pts.

Female placings:
Sadie JENKINS (VW40-44) (Unattached) was first (21st overall) over the line in 22:04 - 4th time in 12 appearances.
Sam METHUEN (VW35-39) of Islwyn RC, was second (24th overall) over the line in 22:23.
Beth CAMBOURNE (VW35-39) (Unattached) was third (33rd overall) over the line in 23:45 - was first to finish once before.

Current standing in the Women's annual points competition:
Rachel LEWIS (Unattached) 3695 pts.
Lauren COOPER (Parc Bryn Bach Running Club) 2884 pts.
Kirsty HOLTHAM-MORGAN (Islwyn RC) 2730 pts.

The following runners recorded the best Age Grade scores:
Stephen DAVIES (VM55-59) was graded 82.50% for the time 18:57 (9th overall).
Glyn SANSOM (VM50-54) was graded 77.00% for the time 19:47 (10th overall).
Dafydd LAMBETH (VM40-44) was graded 76.32% for the time 18:18 (third overall).

This week there were 196 runners, of whom 27 were first timers and 53 recorded new Personal Bests. Representatives of 11 different athletics clubs took part.

Penallta parkrun started on 27th June 2015, and since then 1,653 different runners, including participants from 88 athletics clubs, have completed 6,232 runs covering a total distance of 31,160 km, and there have been 1,541 new Personal Bests.

The female record is held by Nicola GETHING who ran in a time of 00:18:53 on 2015-06-27 (event number 1).
The male record is held by Daniel BODMAN who ran in a time of 00:16:21 on 2016-01-23 (event number 29).
The Age Grade course record is held by Ros TABOR who recorded a 94.00% run (22:14) on 28th November 2015 (event number 22).

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