Once again the the sun shone on our 254 runners, joggers and walkers as they lined up for the 236th Penrose parkrun. Amongst them was Jenni travers who would be completing her 100th parkrun ! We had visitors from all over the country as usual and also a visitor from Australia !!
Ex Hayle runner and now a South West Road Runner, Tom Humprey was our first gentleman home in an impressive 17:46 and Kate White was first lady and second overall with a time of 18:04.
Stephanie Dymond from Mounts bay harriers completed her first ever parkrun today in 29:10 along with Emilia Rawlinson, Ben Rawlinson and Robert Bolitho.
Larna Cartlidge and Samantha Cartlidge came in together on their first outing in 43:37 and Barbera Jones finished her first ever park run in 56:06.
A big shout out to Saffron Harrison who was our first wheelchair athlete today and did an amazing job of negotiating the long grass in the field at the end ! Well done Saffron !!
Thank you so much to all of our volunteers today. Especially those from St Clare Surgery who helped out.
This week 256 people ran, jogged and walked the course, of whom 58 were first timers and 23 recorded new Personal Bests. Representatives of 40 different clubs took part.
The event was made possible by 13 volunteers:
Yvonne TURNER • Sarah TREGEAR • Diane WARREN • Maria PATTEN • Mick RANDALL • Craig TONKIN • Oliver TONKIN • Sandra TRELEVEN • Sam TRELEVEN • Jess WHITEHOUSE • Jan STURGES • Sharon DURBIN • Susan WILLIAMS
Today's full results and a complete event history can be found on the Penrose parkrun Results Page.
The female record is held by Grace BROCK who recorded a time of 16:32 on 29th December 2018 (event number 197).
The male record is held by Peter LE GRICE who recorded a time of 14:38 on 1st January 2019 (event number 198).
The Age Grade course record is held by Emma STEPTO who recorded 93.43% (17:31) on 25th August 2018 (event number 178).
Penrose parkrun started on 28th March 2015. Since then 9,575 participants have completed 43,137 parkruns covering a total distance of 215,685 km, including 8,660 new Personal Bests. A total of 385 individuals have volunteered 3,153 times.