Peterborough parkrun #302 – Yaxley Takeover

On Saturday 30th March 2019, on what was a gloriously sunny morning, Yaxley Runners and Joggers took over Peterborough parkrun event number #302.

Yaxley Runners and Joggers is a friendly local club, established in 1986, catering for all abilities. Our club evenings are Mondays and Thursdays, meeting at 6:30pm, to run at 6:45pm. On Mondays we meet at Hampton Sports Centre, Beaumont Way and new runners are always welcome and will be thoroughly supported by existing members. A special congratulations goes to our own Yaxley Runners stalwart Steve MEGSON who completed his 250th parkrun today, despite a huge hangover!

This week 675 people ran, jogged and walked the course, of whom 64 were first timers and 94 recorded new Personal Bests. Representatives of 46 different clubs took part.

Congratulations to Phil MARTIN who was the first male in a PB time of 16:06, setting an age category record at Peterborough for the VM35-39 group.
The first female was Melissa NEAL in a time of 19:53.
The first junior male was Matthew STEVENSON from the JM15-17 category in a time of 18:52 and the first junior female was Chelsie BOLE from the JW11-14 category in a time of 21:47.
Congratulations again to Terry FONE, who has set yet another new VM75-79 age category record at Peterborough with 23:08 (age grade 81.92%), another 26 seconds off his previous best in this age category set last week.

Milestones to recognise from Peterborough parkrun #302
50 Club 
Kerry BRITTLE
Olga BARANNIKOVA
Susan STEVENS
Vic ABOUDARA

250 Club
Steve MEGSON

The event was made possible by 47 volunteers:
Gavin FARROW • Gina CRANE • Carry MURPHY • Steve MEGSON • Paul MCCARTHY • Karen IVES • Barbara JOHNSON • Nina WRIGHT • Ben WRIGHT • Ian VALLANCE • Peter BRANTOM • Sarah HAZELTINE • Michael BARKER • Rob COLES • Lesley COLES • Martin SHELBOURNE • Michael BRANSTON • Kirstin HOMEWOOD • Roslyn LOUTIT • Raeanne ELLIOTT • Rhiannon LOUTIT • Kirsten LOUTIT • Jean MAGGS • Amanda BRITTON • Roy YOUNG • Mark DEVINE • Anna DEVINE • Andy SAVAGE • Oliver STOCKELL • Harry FRIEND • Gemma TOOGOOD • Adam BLAKE • Abigail BRANSTON • Noah BRITTON • Kathryn HAWKSWELL • Dawn FRIEND • Charlotte COLE • Simon HAWKSWELL • Freya HAWKSWELL • Lee JONES • David TOWNS • Amy MAXWELL • Anne COLES • Isla MURPHY • Darren ELLIS • Ella GAMBLE • Joe SANDEL

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

Peterborough parkrun started on 3rd August 2013. Since then 14,247 participants have completed 131,928 parkruns covering a total distance of 659,640 km, including 24,168 new Personal Bests. A total of 1,570 individuals have volunteered 10,715 times.

Thank you to everybody who participated in today’s event! Happy running and we look forward to seeing you at future events!

Abigail BRANSTON