It was a great week for PBs, AND we had a new course record!
We had 47 PBs out of 185 runners- a great turnout. Out of the first 15 runners to cross the line 8 achieved a PB. The first ten runners achieved a sub 20 time. We also had a new record for the age grade- Leslie HAYNES recorded a 85.12% run (20:43) on 10th August 2013 (event number 119). Huge congratulations to him.
Let’s hear it for the magnificent RD Jonathan Brown his brilliant team of volunteers who did a great job.
Watch out for details of the parkrun picnic on 31 August 2013
Here are the official stats:
Alex NEWMAN-SMITH (SM30-34) (Unattached) was first over the line in 17:45 - first appearance.
Jonathan LANCASTER (SM20-24) (Unattached) was second over the line in 17:48 - was first to finish once before.
Paul FOTHERBY (SM35-39) of Valley Striders AC, was third over the line in 18:00 - was first to finish once before.
Laura Emily DRANSFIELD (SW20-24) of Roundhay Runners, was first (12th overall) over the line in 20:19 - 6th time in 10 appearances.
Liga MAGDALENOKA-KEEN (VW35-39) of Chapel Allerton Road Runners, was second (24th overall) over the line in 21:41 - has been first to finish on 15 previous occasions.
Dawn MANKIN (SW30-34) (Unattached) was third (34th overall) over the line in 22:42.
The following runners recorded the best Age Grade scores:
Leslie HAYNES (VM70-74) was graded 85.12% for the time 20:43 (16th overall).
Peter PYRAH (VM55-59) was graded 82.98% for the time 19:00 (7th overall).
Paul FOTHERBY (SM35-39) was graded 75.28% for the time 18:00 (third overall).
The Women's course record is held by Jane EVANS who ran in a time of 18:30 on 2nd March 2013 (event number 96).
The Men's course record is held by James SMITH who ran in a time of 15:34 on 19th November 2011 (event number 29).
The Age Grade course record is held by Leslie HAYNES who recorded a 85.12% run (20:43) on 10th August 2013 (event number 119).
Today's full results and a complete event history can be found on the Roundhay parkrun Results Page.