This week 295 people ran, jogged and walked the course, of whom 54 were first timers and 73 recorded new Personal Bests. Representatives of 27 different clubs took part.
A big thank you to all of our volunteers this week
Andy MCKAY • Anne STEINBERG • Ben SHARP • Claire MATHIESON • Emma LOUGHEED • Georgia ROGERS • Gregor MACDONALD • Ian HALL • James ROGERS • Joseph BARTLETT • Kathy MCKEAN • Liz LYNAS • Lynne COWDEN • Lynne LEWIS • Mags MCLAUCHLAN • Michael BURKE • Orry NOWOSAD • Sandy MACDONALD • Stuart FLETCHER • Wendy MCFARLANE
Andy McKay was on hand with his camera and you can see his photos here
Today's full results and a complete event history can be found on the Portobello parkrun, Edinburgh Results Page.
James ACKLAND (JM15-17) of Lothian RC, was first over the line in 18:07 - first time in 3 appearances.
Robert MAIN (VM40-44) of Portobello RC, was second over the line in 18:08.
Glenn BARDEN (SM25-29) of Croydon Harriers, was third over the line in 18:50.
Maya STONE (SW20-24) (Unattached) was first (17th overall) over the line in 20:55 - first appearance.
Leana ALLISON (SW20-24) (Unattached) was second (24th overall) over the line in 21:06.
Zoe MACDONALD (JW11-14) of Musselburgh & District AC, was third (31st overall) over the line in 21:42 - was first to finish once before.
The three highest age grades were recorded by:
Sheila STRAIN (VW65-69) – 81.68% for the time 26:23 (122nd overall).
Philip MCDOWELL (VM70-74) – 76.99% for the time 23:11 (58th overall).
Robert MAIN (VM40-44) – 75.83% for the time 18:08 (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 5,090 participants have completed 22,917 parkruns covering a total distance of 114,585 km, including 4,869 new Personal Bests.