Benny’s RD debut

Royal Tunbridge Wells parkrun
Event no 296
21st August 2021

Run report and some pictures by Richard Woodfield. Other pictures by Marianne Taylor (MT)

A grey, overcast day marked Benny's debut as Run Director. 20210821_105010

Conditions were ideal for parkrunning - not too hot, and the going underfoot dry, but without the bone hard surface we can sometimes get towards the end of the summer. The event seemed to pass very smoothly and the results came out promptly - so it's a big well done to Benny!

Zena uses the new water tap while Benny briefs the team on the allocation of volunteer responsibilities
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Marianne Taylor was visiting parkrun today. Usually she likes to photograph wildlife, but today she took action shots of parkrunners. Here's a selection....

(Click on an individual picture to get the best view)

Down the grassy slope towards the wooden bridge... (MT)
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And a few more.... (MT)
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Finishing tokens and scanning....
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The day's vital statistics:
* 211 parkrunners completed the 5k course
* 30 awesome volunteers made the event possible
* 38 took part in parkrun for the first time on our course
* 42 achieved personal best times


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