Ruchill parkrun – Event number 17 – 5th August 2017

Ruchill parkrun
Event number 17
5th August 2017

This week 27 people ran, jogged and walked the course, enjoying perfect conditions as one would expect during a Glasgow summer. Today we welcomed 6 first timers and 3 runners recorded new Personal Bests. Well done to each and every one of you.

The event was made possible by 11 volunteers:

David DOWNEY • Simon BARRETT • Kenneth WARDROP • James MCLAUGHLIN • Simon HARTOG • Mike DONALDSON • Chris GUNN • Lynn MACKENZIE • Derek MCLAUGHLIN • Margaret NEWMAN • Eileen DUKE - thank you to all, we simply could not have parkrun without your help.

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

Male placings:
David DOWNEY (VM50-54) of Dunblane Runners, was first over the line in 18:57 - first time in 3 appearances.
John CUNNINGHAM (SM30-34) (Unattached) was second over the line in 20:37.
Michael MCCANN (VM45-49) (Unattached) was third over the line in 21:42.

Female placings:
Eliza GRANT (SW25-29) (Unattached) was first (5th overall) over the line in 22:10 - first time in 2 appearances.
Rebecca CRONEY (SW25-29) of Glasgow University Hares and Hounds, was second (6th overall) over the line in 22:40.
Katherine MITCHELL (SW20-24) of Glasgow University Hares and Hounds, was third (8th overall) over the line in 23:07.

The three highest age grades were recorded by:
David DOWNEY (VM50-54) – 78.45% for the time 18:57 (first overall).
Laura THOW (VW65-69) – 75.13% for the time 27:49 (16th overall).
Michael MCCANN (VM45-49) – 66.90% for the time 21:42 (third overall).

The male record is held by Kieran COOPER who recorded a time of 17:17 on 10th June 2017 (event number 9).
The female record is held by Joasia ZAKRZEWSKI who recorded a time of 18:43 on 29th July 2017 (event number 16).
The Age Grade course record is held by Jeanette C. CRAIG who recorded 88.83% (23:53) on 22nd July 2017 (event number 15).

Ruchill parkrun started on 15th April 2017. Since then 482 participants have completed 834 parkruns covering a total distance of 4,170 km, including 137 new Personal Bests.