A week of fantastic achievements

Phoenix parkrun
Event number 36
30th September 2017

There was much to celebrate this week as 117 people ran, jogged and walked the course, of whom 19 were first timers and 25 recorded new Personal Bests.

Run Sandymoor brought the post event refreshments to celebrate the amazing achievements of the graduates of the C25K group. The support given to every person crossing the line was fantastic.

Katie, Christine and Jayne celebrated milestones this week with Christine reaching 100 events today, Katie celebrating her recent 100th event and Jayne reaching the 50 milestone today.

Jo also had reason to celebrate after achieving her 10th successive PB at Phoenix parkrun.

As always, the volunteers gave great support and kept smiling through the rain. Thanks to them all:

Colin THOMPSON • Tricia STEADMAN • Julie BIRCHALL • Val BELLINGHAM • Anna HUTCHINSON • Christopher BURGESS • Mike SHERWIN • Jessica SHERWIN • Lee WALKER • Sue LANCASTER • Graham LANCASTER • Jannette EVANS • Joe HIBBS • Anthony BUNT • Megan JONES • Steve WILLIAMS

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

Male placings:
Steve THOMPSON (SM30-34) of Warrington RRC, was first over the line in 18:43 - 8th time in 15 appearances.
Alex MASON (VM40-44) of Delamere Spartans, was second over the line in 19:07.
Michael SCOWCROFT (VM35-39) of Run Sandymoor, was third over the line in 20:09.

Female placings:
Kathryn SCHOFIELD (JW15-17) of Warrington Triathlon Club, was first (13th overall) over the line in 24:55 - second time in 5 appearances.
Alexandra RUSSELL (SW30-34) of Run Sandymoor, was second (27th overall) over the line in 27:15 - was first to finish once before.
Gemma JOHNSON (SW30-34) (Unattached) was third (28th overall) over the line in 27:17.

The three highest age grades were recorded by:
Steve JOLLY (VM50-54) – 72.44% for the time 20:41 (4th overall).
Michael WARD (VM50-54) – 72.33% for the time 20:54 (5th overall).
Alex MASON (VM40-44) – 71.93% for the time 19:07 (second overall).

The female record is held by Joanne LACKING who recorded a time of 21:40 on 18th February 2017 (event number 4).
The male record is held by Colin THOMPSON who recorded a time of 17:35 on 22nd April 2017 (event number 13).
The Age Grade course record is held by Angela OLDHAM who recorded 86.98% (23:18) on 4th February 2017 (event number 2).

Phoenix parkrun started on 28th January 2017. Since then 1,083 participants have completed 3,403 parkruns covering a total distance of 17,015 km, including 861 new Personal Bests.