It was bright and sunny when 364 people representing 26 different running clubs ran, jogged and walked the 5k parkrun course through Fairlands Valley Park on Saturday 20th April. There were 47 first timers and 70 recorded new Personal Bests.
Save the Rhino message attracting attention
The first three males across the line were Jonathan PARR (17:48), Matthew CANTWELL (18:27 New PB) and Kris WHITMORE (18:48). The male record is held by Ian KIMPTON who recorded a time of 15:07 on 3rd September 2016 (event number 15).
The first three females across the line were Emily JOHNSON (20:24), Charlotte GIBSON (21:33) and Gail MACKIE (21:45). The female record is held by Annabel who recorded a time of 17:39 on 17th November 2018 (event number 127).
The Age Grade course record is held by Yuko GORDON who recorded 92.85% (22:51) on 10th November 2018 (event number 126). Today's full results and a complete event history can be found on the Stevenage parkrun Results Page.
Each week Stevenage parkrun is made possible by volunteers who take on a wide variety of roles: Marshalls, Timekeepers, Funnel managers, Barcode Scanners and Tail Walker, to name a few.
Huge thanks to this week’s 21 volunteers: Alan FORD • Angus KINDLEY • Elizabeth JORDAN • Heather ALCOCK • Heather PURDHAM • Helen Elizabeth HOYLE • Helen HARRIS • Ian KIMPTON • James SILSBY • Joe COLGAN • John KENNEDY • Laura KIMPTON • Matthew PATTMAN • Nathan HADFIELD • Rosemary BIGGS • Ruth KENNEDY • Steven DENNIS • Tichaonezvi J. RUREDZO • Tony RANDFIELD • Tracy KANE • Tracy NORRIS. Everybody is welcome to volunteer. Contact the Volunteer Coordinator who would love to hear from you - firstname.lastname@example.org. Alternatively, you can speak to the Run Director after the event on Saturday morning.
Stevenage parkrun started on 28th May 2016. Since then 6,547 participants have completed 39,764 parkruns covering a total distance of 198,820 km, including 8,274 new Personal Bests. A total of 433 individuals have volunteered 2,941 times.