Event #158 Run Report

Parkrun Report #158
15 June 2019

The sun peeped ever so slightly through the dark clouds and, coupled with the cool breeze, provided perfect conditions for the 372 people who ran, jogged and walked the 5k course. The field included 52 first timers, representatives of 29 different clubs and an impressive 61 new Personal Bests. Congratulations to the new milestone club members: Jane Waters who completed 50 runs and Joseph Miles (Junior) who completed 10 runs.

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Hi-Viz Volunteers

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Run Director Laura Kimpton briefing parkrunners

Each week the event is made possible by volunteers, and this week the Shout Out goes to the following 19 volunteers: Laura KIMPTON • Ian KIMPTON • Anjali KRISHNANUNNI • Elizabeth JORDAN • Robin WOODROW • Richard HENRY • Sheila LEAVY • Tony RANDFIELD • Pam LEWIS • Helen HARRIS • Richard GLAISTER • Matthew PATTMAN • Shane HOPPER • Doug WILSON • Josh SQUIRES • Shelley MEIRELES • Alan FORD • Peter FITZGERALD • Karl SPARKS

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Tailwalker - The volunteer who is always last to arrive ensuring that no one needs ever worry about coming last at parkrun!

Your parkrun needs you! The parkrun team will be delighted to hear from anyone wishing to volunteer. You can contact them via email: stevenagehelpers@parkrun.com or speak to the Run Director after the event.

Today's full results and a complete event history can be found on the Stevenage parkrun Results Page. The first three men across the line were: Joe CRONIN (18:40 New PB), James BYWATER (18:52 New PB) and Geoff DAVEY (18:58). The first three women across the line were: Gail MACKIE (20:54), Amélie HOBBS (23:48) and First Timer Sophie BESTWICK (23:52).

The male record is held by Ian KIMPTON who recorded a time of 15:07 on 3rd September 2016 (event number 15).
The female record is held by Annabel GUMMOW 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).

Stevenage parkrun started on 28th May 2016. Since then 6,864 participants have completed 42,581 parkruns covering a total distance of 212,905 km, including 8,793 new Personal Bests. A total of 452 individuals have volunteered 3,122 times.

See you all next week when the Run Director will be Tony Randfield.