Event #98, 25 March 2017: Milestones!

Congratulations to our milestone runners (and thanks for the cake!)
100: Emily Peebles, Brian Reid and Stuart Fletcher
50: Kate Murray

Please get in touch to volunteer in the next few weeks if you're available. portobellohelpers@parkrun.com

This week 290 people ran, jogged and walked the course, of whom 47 were first timers and 74 recorded new Personal Bests. Representatives of 30 different clubs took part.

The event was made possible by 17 volunteers.

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

Male placings:
David LIMMER (SM30-34) of Portobello RC, was first over the line in 16:41 - 40th time in 50 appearances.
Michael Stewart FULLERTON (VM45-49) of Edinburgh AC, was second over the line in 17:08 - has been first to finish on 2 previous occasions.
Dave WARD (VM35-39) of Hunters Bog Trotters, was third over the line in 17:12.

Female placings:
Laura OUDNEY (SW25-29) of Dundee Hawkhill Harriers, was first (29th overall) over the line in 20:30 - second time in 7 appearances.
Emily RAMSAY (VW40-44) of Edinburgh AC, was second (43rd overall) over the line in 21:13 - was first to finish once before.
Kirsty MACKENZIE (SW25-29) (Unattached) was third (52nd overall) over the line in 21:41.

The three highest age grades were recorded by:
Joyce SALVONA (VW55-59) – 83.98% for the time 22:28 (77th overall).
Kenneth RANKIN (VM60-64) – 83.51% for the time 19:12 (13th overall).
Michael Stewart FULLERTON (VM45-49) – 82.78% for the time 17:08 (second overall).

The female record is held by Shona MCINTOSH who recorded a time of 00:17:47 on 11th March 2017 (event number 96).
The male record is held by Andrew DOUGLAS who recorded a time of 00:15:21 on 7th November 2015 (event number 29).
The Age Grade course record is held by Elizabeth GILCHRIST who recorded 90.65% (24:58) on 31st October 2015 (event number 28).

Portobello parkrun, Edinburgh started on 18th April 2015. Since then 4,892 participants have completed 21,678 parkruns covering a total distance of 108,390 km, including 4,585 new Personal Bests.