This week 336 people ran, jogged and walked the course, of whom 44 were first timers and 52 recorded new Personal Bests. Representatives of 28 different clubs took part. The event was made possible by 28 volunteers: - Fabienne THOMPSON • Simon GRIESHABER • Ross LIDDELL • Bill MELVILLE • Marie MCCASH • Kenneth G N STEWART • Fiona MORRISON • Mike ROBINSON • Caiden JOHNSTON • Jeff GUNNELL • Frances WHITTET • Brian BROWN • Allison MCARTHUR • Steven BONTHRONE • Angela Louise THOMSON • Sandy GOURLAY • Alistair RADBOURNE • Colin CARNSON • David RAE • Surinder PANPHER • Jane TANSLEY • Jim BUTCHER • Chris FARRELL • Matthew ROSS • Emma JARDINE • Andrew SHARP • Robert GUNN • Bob STRATHIE juniors led home today’s run.
Paul Robertson brought his “horse" along to canter round his 250th outing.
Jenny Alsheim clocked her 50th while W10 Lois Murray notched up number 10.
Phil Downham from Lee on Solent started parkrunning in Perth around 2 years ago. He was back in town today for number 99.
Campbell Hay (M18-19) clocked a pb 17m29s to finish 3 seconds clear of Dundee Hawk’s first timer Ryan Smith (M15-17), Strathtay’s Ben Henderson (15-17) was next in 18:26, while Euan Smith (M15-17) another Hawkhill first timer was 4th in 18:35.
English visitor Elizabeth Dobson was fastest of the women, just 1 sec outside her overall pb with her time of 20m32s, Nice to see her here.
But it was back to the juniors for 2nd place with well known local runner Emma Jenkins (15-17) just over half a minute down.
Central’s Jane Waterhouse (W 65-69) was down on her best but still managed to head the age Grade rankings. clocking 22m51s for a 91.47%