It was Saturday morning better known as parkrun day, it was another Andy Harding Personal Training takeover, I think the 9th.
A big thank you to everyone who helped today you were all excellent, most volunteers P.T clients, class regulars (circuits/fitness class) at Paston farm every Tuesday 7pm or Be a Better Runner member (running course) Wednesdays 7pm Thorpe Hall.

A lovely fresh November morning with the sun shining, I was the lead bike, cheering, hi-five-ing, shouting well done and keep left.

1st Darragh Collins 17:06 from Ireland Cilles A.C Bettystown
2nd Brian Corleys 17:44, Bushfield Joggers. A very nice chap
3rd Matthew Stevenson 18:30, Eye C.R with a PB

1st Philippa Taylor 18:56, NVH a local running legend and coming back from injury
2nd Steph Parker 19:42, Werrington Joggers
3rd Louisa Harrison 20:10 PB, Wimslow RC

Well done to you all, great running.

Lots of PBs today, lots of first timers & lots of parkrun achievements with some doing there 50th or 100th parkruns, a massive well done to you all.
A big shout to Flyin’ Ryan Ingram age 8 who’s in my parkrun team who done his 50th today, well done young man.
Well done to my team member Andy Flatters on a massive PB, his football team are not my favourites!
Well done to Thorney Running Club’s Jamie Hayden who got a massive PB and now in the sub 24 gang.
Well done to everyone who got a PB or an achievement.

Remember no Volunteers, no parkrun. If you would like to help you can by getting in touch on Facebook page Peterborough parkrun Volunteers, or

My Volunteers, my parkrun hero’s.
These people were excellent today, thanks again, you all earned your healthy cakes, I always mention my great team.

Run Director, Circuit class regular and a good mate was Ian Davies, likes to stick his tongue out when exercising, but this man is great help and made my job today easier.
Set up Gang were parkrun regulars, Pete Bramton, Martin Shelbourne, Pete and Sue Ridley, Lee Jones and Stuart Booth. The two Pete's packed everything away too, these people are great assets to parkrun. Peter Bram'pton ran his 270th parkrun today and wears his green 250 T-shirt with pride.
Timekeepers - Sally (Russian Twist) Smith also new runners Brief; running legend Tony King.
Funnel Governors today were another running legend Carol Cook, Lee (Starbucks) Gillis, Mathew (got the running bug) Bennett.Number Checkers were spider; creepy crawlies lover Caroline Gillis and Ian Bennett (would love to beat his 11 year old son’s parkrun PB). Finish Tokens were the A.H.P.T models Luke (Harry Kane) Harding and Paige (Dele Alli) Lambert.Barcode Gang; Pat (Legend) Shepperson, Michelle (up the Posh) Smith, Dianne (Mini) Booth, Flyin’ Jessica Ingram and after marshalling Claire Ingram Mother of the Flyin’ gang did the unscannables.Tail Walkers were (faster than his Mum and Dad) Charlie Bennett and Rhona (lush cakes) Bennett.Token sorters; Laura (circuits) Harwood and P.A.C legend, my 4K mate Kay Gibson. Photographer Jade (New circuit girl) Barron.Car park marshall and the new Peterborough parkrun volunteer co-ordinator James Sells, good to meet you mate and good luck in your new role.

Marshals; Sarah (Fitness mad) Lambert, Kirsty (the lovely wife) Harding, Juliet (where’s Romeo) Saunders. Katelyn (fastest A.H.P.T female ;-) ) Bennett. Macey (Big Sister little cousin) Bennett. Megan (No.1 Florence sister) Florence and nephew James, Nick (lost lots of weight) Tawn, Karen (110% effort at circuits/fitness class) Willmott, Josh (fast) Willmott, Samantha Watkins and Vera Bordacs.

Thanks again and well done to all runners, remember if it wasn't your best run its better than sitting on the couch, exercise makes you fitter & healthier. Running 5k is more than 6000 steps and everyone did that today in less than 55 mins.

Thanks for reading
Andy Harding
Your local Personal Trainer