Scunthorpe parkrun is cancelled on 2021-02-27 – COVID-19 (Coronavirus)

Event number 370 14th March 2020

This week 359 people ran, jogged and walked the course, of whom 20 were first timers and 9 were brand new to parkrun. 49 runners recorded new Personal Bests.
Representatives of 18 different clubs took part.
We also welcomed visitors from Market Rasen, Cleethorpes and Newcastle.

Congratulations to Janice Holmes and Shaun Skelton on their 250th parkruns and to Tom Martin on his 100th! Well done!

This week there were 4 runners whose barcodes did not scan so we have been unable to record their results - please let us know if you ran, were scanned and did not receive a result today.
The event was made possible by 32 volunteers who were brilliant as always, thank you all!
Megan SMITH • Jane TAYLOR • Matt ISLE • Tim FOX • Andrew CALPIN • Phil LOWRY • Graham YOUNG • Kevin John ALLEN • Richard HOLLINGSWORTH • Susan KEMSHALL • Mary MCDONALD • Tim SMITH • Kath KYNASTON • Jo DOLLING • Kerry HILL • John Ernest TORN • Amanda DERZYPILSKYJ • Lorraine GLEW • Sue JENKIN • Andy HICKLING • Wayne GAMMON • Lynn GAMMON • Alyssa GAMMON • Aaron MATHEW • Mara Jade GAMMON • Edward HAWKINS • Gemma FAVILL • Molly FAVILL • Kasim JADOON • Henry FAVILL • Alison BRADLEY • Naomi ENGLAND
You will be aware of the concern around the spread of COVID-19(Coronavirus) - it is likely that parkrun will be halted temporarily. Decisions as to if and when to cancel are out of our hands and not for debate, we will take advise and communicate decisions through normal channels. Keep yourselves well please, keep running and we hope to see you very soon!

Event number 369 7th March 2020 International Womens Day parkrun

This week 417 people ran, jogged and walked the course, of whom 26 were first timers and 76 recorded new Personal Bests. Representatives of 20 different clubs took part.

Congratulations to Ed Middleton and Karen Britcliffe on their 100th parkruns and to Kev Allen for his 300th!

Also congratulations due to Beth Taylor, Sophie Leggott and Karen Bailey on their 50ths! These Girls Definitely Can!

The event was made possible by 28 volunteers:

Tim FOX • Andrew CALPIN • Graham YOUNG • Jeanette CLARK • Richard HOLLINGSWORTH • Cyril YATES • Susan KEMSHALL • Mary MCDONALD • Sue BOWDEN • Colin JOHNSON • Kath KYNASTON • Alice THORNE • Dave LONGSTAFF • Crazy Kath GREEN • Rosemary MOORE • Andrew GOULDTHORPE • David DENOVAN • Sue JENKIN • Wayne GAMMON • Lynn GAMMON • Claire STARTIN • Glyn WILKINSON • Iain PARKER • Aaron MATHEW • Vicky OSULLIVAN • Maisey OSULLIVAN • Edward HAWKINS • Kasim JADOON



The 8th March is International Womens Day and to celebrate, on Saturday 7th March parkrun are organising a global female-focused parkrun celebration, #IWDparkrun, supported by This Girl Can, a campaign created by our partner Sport England.

To mark the event, we are looking to fill as many volunteer roles as possible with women and girls as well as:

  • Encouraging female friends, colleagues or family to attend for the first time
  • Dressing in purple (parkrun's chosen colour for the event)
  • Celebrating with friends using the This Girl Can selfie frame
We're looking forward to it - come along and join us!

Event Number 363 – 25th January 2020

For the first time this year, we had less than 500 runners this week - we "only" had 498 runners!

24 people were brand new to parkrun and 16 others were new to Scunthorpe parkrun - welcome one and all, we hope you'll be back soon!

66 athletes recorded new personal bests and representatives of 23 different clubs took part.

Congratulations to Francis McSharry on his 10th parkrun and to Jayne Eaton on her 250th!

Well done to Max Boggon on his 11th parkrun too (we missed his 10th last week!).

We also had visitors from Barnsley this week - Jane and David Brookes - who celebrated David's 300th parkrun with us - thank you!

The event was made possible by 26 volunteers - THANK YOU all, it was a bit cold standing around but great job by everyone again.

Megan SMITH • Mary YEADON • Tim FOX • Trevor WESTON • Tony HOPKINS • Andrew CALPIN • Phil LOWRY • Graham YOUNG • Keith WESTON • Andrew YEADON • Susan KEMSHALL • Mary MCDONALD • Colin JOHNSON • David GIBBS • Lynn FRANCE • Kath KYNASTON • Freddie GIBBS • Kieran FOX • Julie ENGLAND • Rosemary MOORE • Lindsey BROWN • Wayne GAMMON • Paul CHATTERTON • Glyn WILKINSON • Edward HAWKINS • Kasim JADOON


Christmas parkrun 2019

On our Christmas run 350 people ran, jogged and walked the course, of whom 10 were brand new to parkrun, 8 were first time visitors to Scunthorpe (including runners from Johannesburg and New Zealand). 17 new Personal Bests were achieved. Well done all!
Congratulations to George Worsley on his 10th parkrun, Thomas Greaves and Daniel Horwich for their 50th, Alec Readhead, Chris Gibbs, John Etchell  and Brian Camm on their 100th and Wal Kent and Paul Readhead on their 150th Well done to all our runners today.
Sadly it was a wet one again (as Tim was RD) but the Christmas costumes brightened the day and the Mayor of North Lincolnshire, Cllr Jon Evison starting the run gave us the perfect start!
The event was made possible by 22 volunteers:
Tim FOX • Tony HOPKINS • Andrew CALPIN • Graham YOUNG • Susan KEMSHALL • Mary MCDONALD • Michael MCINERNEY (SNR) • Lynn FRANCE • Kath KYNASTON • Kieran FOX • Sheila CAMPBELL • Pardeep DHINSA • Nathaniel FOX • Meadow O'CONNOR • Sue JENKIN • Lynne STANAWAY • Joy ANDREWS • Wayne GAMMON • Karen JOHNSEN • Tom MARTIN • Glyn WILKINSON • Tony NUNDY
Today's full results and a complete event history can be found on the Scunthorpe parkrun Results Page (
If you had your barcode scanned and have not received an email and your name is not in the results, please email and errors will be rectified.
Happy Christmas to you all!
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