Event number 19

The windy weather did not deter the 137 people who ran, jogged and walked the course this morning.

We had 28 were first timers and representatives of 22 different clubs but really must applaud the 29 recorded new Personal Bests in those tough conditions.

A big shout out to Carol from JSM who ran her 100th parkrun and provided us with banana bread, shortbread and some amazing fudge after the run. Also good to meet some new faces to Inverurie, we look forward to welcoming you back in brighter conditions!

We had a first this morning in that Gordon volunteered as photographer although he did say he struggled to find many smiley, happy faces! We look forward to seeing the photos later!

Today was event number 19 and we are not sure when we will be able to hit that 20 button! Due to the current Coronavirus situation we continue to receive full guidance from HQ and will keep everyone updated on FB about our position going forward. Thank you to everyone for their understanding and support in this.

As quoted by Davie Black on parkrun Friends Scotland FB site we “Can't begin to emphasise the importance of the commitment our volunteers are making today as we face some very concerning times right across the world. Huge nod our yellow fellows one and all. “

Today’s event was made possible by 13 volunteers:

Jessica DICKSON • Malcolm SHENNAN • Bryan MILLS • Kevin MACKIE • Bruce STEWART • Jenny KEIR • Angharad MCGREGOR • Gillian GEDDES • Cara HAY • Gail MORRISON • Valerie SHINNIE • Leanne MCINTOSH • Gordon CRUICKSHANK

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

The male record is held by Jack ARNOLD who recorded a time of 16:16 on 25th December 2019 (event number 6).
The female record is held by Nicola GAULD who recorded a time of 18:31 on 8th February 2020 (event number 14).
The Age Grade course record is held by Carolyn MILNE who recorded 93.79% (20:24) on 2nd November 2019 (event number 1).

Ury Riverside parkrun started on 2nd November 2019. Since then 1,497 participants have completed 3,504 parkruns covering a total distance of 17,520 km, including 811 new Personal Bests. A total of 109 individuals have volunteered 268 times.

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