Happy 3rd birthday Stonehaven parkrun!

Stonehaven parkrun #160 - 7th September 2019: Our 3rd Birthday!


This week 69 people ran, jogged and walked the course, of whom 12 were first timers and 5 recorded new Personal Bests. We had a Beach Party: IMG_6418

First home was Louis Kowal (JM11-14 category) in a very speedy 20.29. First lady was Louise Foubister in 25.26.

It was RD Caroline's 50th run - well done Caroline:




This week's results are on our webpage: https://www.parkrun.org.uk/stonehaven/results/weeklyresults/?runSeqNumber=160

Some stats for our 3rd year... Over the past year we have held 54 events with NO cancellations - that's one a week plus extra events on Christmas day and New years day. During the year we have welcomed 1024 unique participants completing 3241 runs (an average of 60 runners per week, 3.2 runs per runner) supported by 144 unique volunteers on 625 occasions (average of 4.4 volunteer occasions per volunteer).

This year:

Fastest male time: Isaiah KOSGEI 00:17:10
Fastest Female time: Clare STEWART 00:19:48
Average run time: 00:30:26

David PURVIS finished first male most often - 12 times
Gemma ROWBOTHAM finished first female most often - 4 times.

Catriona PIRIE ran the most times - 44.
Anne TORRANCE ran 43 times and also recently celebrated her 300th run.

Andy LORIMER volunteered 35 times.
Ellie HUGHES volunteered 20 times
Alan GRAY volunteered 17 times.

We also helped 6 youngsters through their Bronze DofE - Andrew Johnston, Abbie Crawford, Johnny Montgomery, James Conybeare, Lewis Waton, Faith Yuda.

In three years..
Number of events: 159 (54 in the last year)
Number of runners: 1,965 (1024 in the last year)
Number of runs: 7,546 (3241 in the last year)
Number of PBs: 1,605 (600 in the last year)
Total hours run: 0Years 159Days 13Hrs 2Min 3Secs
Total distance run: 37,730km (16,205km in the last year)

We awarded the 2019 Spirit of parkrun award to John and Kathleen Wilson - A combined 47 volunteer occasions and 114 runs ... they always step in at the last minute if we need volunteers, they are always smiling and they have never run anywhere other than Stonehaven! John - 58 runs, 27 volunteer; Kathleen - 56 runs, 20 volunteer.


Thank you must go to the team of RDs - Kate Robertson, Annie Reid, Vikki Shanks, Vicky McGillivray, Caroline Hughes. Without them Stonehaven parkrun couldn't happen!