Phoenix parkrun is cancelled on 15 August 2020: COVID-19 (Coronavirus)

Phoenix Marvels!

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89838487_2516795955250044_5923610790039912448_oOur wonderful volunteers ensuring we can all enjoy our parkrun in safety and with the nicest of welcomes and support to help us round the course.

A huge well done to Mike Sherwin on his 100th Parkrun and thanks for his selection of (individually wrapped!) sweets and treats. Unfortunately Mike evaded the photos…again. We will be ready for you at run 250!

An absolutely awesome congratulations to Sue and Graham ‘Grahams Hill’ Lancaster who have both achieved their 100th volunteers’ roles today. Their support for this event continues to be a credit to Parkrun and all the Phoenix team are grateful for their continued participation.

Phoenix parkrun
Event number 159
14th March 2020

This week 77 people ran, jogged and walked the course, of whom 15 were first timers and 12 recorded new Personal Bests. Representatives of 11 different clubs took part.

The event was made possible by 18 volunteers:
John HOUGHTON • Cindy DONNELLY • Kerry MERCER • Julie BIRCHALL • Val BELLINGHAM • Joe MERCER • Christopher BURGESS • Kerrie BIGNALL • Deb HOLLIDAY • Sonia MCWHAN • Sue LANCASTER • Graham LANCASTER • John URQUHART • Brian ROBSON • Liz EAKIN • Adam MCCLOREY • Luke FEARN • Megan RICHARDSON

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

The female record is held by Sophie WOOD who recorded a time of 19:07 on 30th November 2019 (event number 144).
The male record is held by James WESTLAKE who recorded a time of 16:36 on 28th December 2019 (event number 148).
The Age Grade course record is held by Colin BISHOP who recorded 87.20% (18:14) on 6th April 2019 (event number 111).

Phoenix parkrun started on 28th January 2017. Since then 3,432 participants have completed 14,883 parkruns covering a total distance of 74,415 km, including 2,941 new Personal Bests. A total of 371 individuals have volunteered 2,843 times.

For the current position regarding COVID-19(Coronavirus) and implications for parkrun events, go to any Parkrun webpage and follow the red banner link at the top of the page. We will also post updates on our Facebook page.

 

Run Report – 8th February 2020

Phoenix Parkrun No 154 Run Report Date 08/02/20

A chilly but sunny February Saturday morning, led to the commencement of run no 154 at Phoenix parkrun.

The Run Director Christopher Burgess and his 19 other volunteers made way for a great February morning parkrun consisting of 104 parkrunners (54 male and 45 females, with 5 unknowns).

Special milestone mentions to
1. Joshua Walton (first timer at Phoenix) making his 50th parkrun
2. Ashley Lewis also his 50th parkrun
3. Sharon Owen making her 100th parkrun

First home today was the current male course record holder James Westlake (25-29), from Crawley AC, This being his 3rd appearance at Phoenix he didn’t quite beat his PB but still shot round in a fantastic 16.42 – the third fastest ever at Phoenix (he ran the 1st and 2nd fastest too!). He was also the highest age grade male today (77.25%)

Making her first appearance at Phoenix and first female home was Aleena Quick (25-29), of Heath RC, in position 24. with a time of 25.40
Christine Peers, (60-64), was the top female age related runner (65.03%)

Congratulations to the 5 first time parkrunners and the 6, first time at Phoenix, tourists.

Despite the cold conditions were ideal for running and there were 24 PB’s achieved today (9 male, 15 female)

Personal bests (PBs):
21:26 - m - Lee Martin
22:26 - m - Dean Farrington
27:05 - m - Brian Griffiths
27:08 - m - Andrew Bratt
32:51 - m - Seamus King-Haughey
33:06 - m - Paul Thompson
34:19 - m - Ian Carney
37:32 - m - Phil Williams
46:23 - m - Eugene King-Haughey
26:17 -  f  - Joanna Sparkman
27:26 -  f  - Amy Mossop
28:52 -  f  - Natalia Shvarts
29:05 -  f  - Nina Hesketh
29:09 -  f  - Jenny Doyle
31:31 -  f  - Karen Horsley
31:38 -  f  - Gemma Poland
32:32 -  f  - Gwen Harrison
33:02 -  f  - Alison Hughes
34:03 -  f  - Theresa Hillon
34:09 -  f  - Rachel Collins
34:43 -  f  - Hayley Quinn
41:50 -  f  - Julie Abbott
45:12 -  f  - Janet Cook
48:32 -  f  - Karen Perrett-Stone

The ages of the parkrunners ranged from 10 or under (1 runner) to 75-79 (1 runner), with the average age of 46 for men and 44 for women.

A great morning with no problems. Well Done to all participants

Report by Marcus Reid

Thanks to the volunteers
We are very grateful to the volunteers who made this event happen: Mo BALL, Val BELLINGHAM, Christopher BURGESS, Paula DAVIES, Cindy DONNELLY, Jannette EVANS, Gayle HANSON-JONES, Karen JOHNSON, Graham LANCASTER, Sue LANCASTER, Amelia MASZOREK, Adam MCCLOREY, Derek MERCER, Joe MERCER, Kerry MERCER, Marc MYERS, Nina MYERS, Marcus REID, Brian ROBSON

 

International Women’s Day at Phoenix parkrun

We’re supporting #ThisGirlCan to celebrate International Women’s Day at Phoenix parkrun on Saturday 7 March

Everyone is welcome as always but we encourage you to bring a female friend, colleague or family member and walk, jog or volunteer together for #IWDparkrun

 

New Year 2019/20

We will be holding a New Year’s Day event at 10.30am.

 

Run Report – 19th October

Event number 138
19th October 2019

This week 76 people ran, jogged and walked the course, of whom 13 were first timers and 15 recorded new Personal Bests. Representatives of 14 different clubs took part.

Volunteers and participants were delighted to be able to visit the newly opened CHI cafe for a hot drink after the event.

The event was made possible by 17 volunteers:

John HOUGHTON • Cindy DONNELLY • Kerry MERCER • Julie BIRCHALL • Jannette EVANS • Anna HUTCHINSON • Christopher BURGESS • Jack HOLT • Sue LANCASTER • Graham LANCASTER • Paul TIMMS • Brian ROBSON • Nina MYERS • Derek MERCER • Marc MYERS • David WAIN • Hannah BIRCHALL

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

The male record is held by Martin RUTTER who recorded a time of 17:18 on 2nd June 2018 (event number 68).
The female record is held by Orla GREGORY who recorded a time of 19:09 on 25th May 2019 (event number 117).
The Age Grade course record is held by Colin BISHOP who recorded 87.20% (18:14) on 6th April 2019 (event number 111).

Phoenix parkrun started on 28th January 2017. Since then 2,924 participants have completed 12,736 parkruns covering a total distance of 63,680 km, including 2,630 new Personal Bests. A total of 347 individuals have volunteered 2,466 times.

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