First Timers and Record Breakers – 7 September 2019

Welcome to this week’s first time parkrunners

Runner Time Runner Time
Johnjoe O'GRADY 19:43 Caitlin JONES 36:14
Faye BLOUNT 22:42 Emma HUGHES 36:16
Matthew WALTON 24:14 Kimberley DONALDSON 36:19
Ben DODWELL 26:03 Jodie EVANS 36:22
Ebonie LOGAN 26:31 Jules OWEN 36:46
Shaan GHUMAN 30:13 Katherine BOARD 36:47
Lauren ARMSTRONG 31:01 Chris EVERISS 38:52
Danielle LANGFORD 31:27 Carys BARCHAN 41:06
Shaine LEWIS 33:41 Kellie ROBINSON 41:08
Arjun RANA 34:03 Sarah PERRY 45:46
Martin SVEJDA 35:28 Maggie VICKERY 52:20
Antonia DAVIS 35:30 Alan VICKERY 52:59
Neve PROSSER 36:07    

 

Joining us for the first time from other parkruns:

Runner Time Runs Runner Time Runs
Melanie JAMES 19:28 37 Jonny EVANS 22:23 3
Jonathan EVANS 19:56 9 David HICKMAN 31:03 18
Paul BARLOW 20:37 136 Louise BULLOCK 31:11 24
Thomas MARTIN 21:17 3 Tracey BARLOW 31:51 119
Tom PENZER ADAMS 21:36 2 Gemma GOODE 32:50 14
Mark JAMES 21:54 12 Diane HORAN 51:07 6

And congratulations to everyone who set a PB this weekend:

Runner Time Runner Time
Adam SMITH 16:35 Karen CRESSWELL 28:41
Ian COATES 18:12 Michael RUTHERFORD 29:02
James MCFARLANE 19:20 Sofia PANZO 29:37
Ali HASIP 20:00 Keith LIPPITT 29:52
Nicola ROSS 20:36 Emily MOSZUTI 30:09
Stuart RAWLINGS 21:40 Mark COTTAM 30:10
Karl HILL 21:42 Satnam THIARA 30:19
Graham PENTER 22:25 Ibrahim AHMED 30:44
Verity PEARCE 22:30 Paula CARTER 30:46
Suleman AHMED 22:45 Sophie COATES 31:03
Jenny EVANS 23:37 Anita COATES 31:11
Amelia MCGILL 23:40 Wayne BOOTH 31:21
Ian MCKAY 23:55 Phoebe CAVE 31:23
Sarah LEFTWICH 24:54 Emma LEE 31:25
Liam AUSTIN 25:17 Emma LONGMORE 31:47
Marc BAGGOTT 25:17 Laura WHITEHOUSE 31:52
Darren SMITH 25:20 Sue HARRIS 32:34
Dean BLOOMFIELD 25:39 Neil CUNNINGHAM 33:28
Stephen BIRCH 25:46 Chloe FIRMSTONE 33:33
Jonathan HEALY 25:47 Bal BASSI 33:43
Jordan VAUGHAN 26:13 Varun RANA 35:06
John EVANS 26:17 Jo-Anne GARDENER 35:18
Kara NICHOLLS 26:21 Maddie BROADHURST 35:47
Mark WILSON 26:53 Alyssa BARCHAN 35:57
Sharon CAVE 26:56 Helen GRAINGER 36:00
Lee KETTLE 27:12 Josette BAYLEY 36:34
Michael BROADHURST 27:48 Raj KAUR 38:45
Bridget JONES 27:53 Anisha PATEL 38:54
Hayden NICHOLLS 28:13 Mary DEVANEY 40:28
Jake O'CONNOR 28:19 Sonia DEASI 41:46
Steven BARCHAN 28:32 John BARNES 43:06
Debbie DEEMING 28:34 Megan PRIEST 51:08
Kayleigh TULLY 28:35    
 

Event 392 – 31 August 2019

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480 Runners 32 Clubs Represented
20 First Timers 61 Set a new PB
41 First Time Tourists 35 Unknown (#DFYB)

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Liam BRADLEY Michael ELWELL Ursula ELWELL
Harshad PATEL Amanda GLOVER Helen HIRST
Steve LAW Ronald REYNOLDS Michele LAWRENCE
Martin WALL Suki Kaur BASSI James WHITEHOUSE
Chris TUCKER Terence William ALLSOPP Sarah Jane TUCKER
Surinder THIND Linda CUNDLIFFE Lewis OWEN
David JOHNSON Phil SAWYER Gillian TUCKER
Steve COLE Rick SOLLY Roxy BABLA
Deborah DUDLEY Doug GRANT Chloe GRANT
Tracey GRANT Aliya ALI Natasha TOLLEY
Anne MASON Guy FEARENSIDE Paul GROCUTT
Rebecca STEELE Laura MEW Hayley CARRUTHERS
Jenna COUCH Isabella MEW James JOSIAH
Peter TAYLOR Anne TAYLOR Mikaela EBANKS
Daren APPLEBY Ethan WRIGHT

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25-Volunteer Club

Volunteer: Roles Undertaken: Most Frequent Role Undertaken:
Kevin Galer 6 Barcode Scanning (10 times)

 


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Fifty-Run Club

Runner Walsall PB Runs @ Walsall
Jason LEE 21:39 39
Baljit CHEEMA 29:27 50
Manisha PATEL 34:20 49

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Most Events - Men

Runner Club parkruns completed
Michael ELWELL Midland Masters AC 432
Hans DUGGAL Sandwell Valley RC 391
Harshad PATEL Shabbarunners 356

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Most Events - Ladies

Runner Club parkruns completed
Ursula ELWELL Midland Masters AC 423
Joanna BAKER-ROGERS   336
Amy Louise SHEPPARD-TWEEDIE Cobra RC 305

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Fifty-Run Club

Runner Walsall PB Runs @ Walsall
Fletcher COOKSEY 0.0144328703703704 48

On Sundays, 4-14 year olds can take part in junior parkrun, which is run over a 2km distance. The nearest junior parkruns to Walsall Arboretum are :

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On This Week In History

 

Date First Male First Female # Runners # Volunteers
01/09/18 Kevin LOUNDES Kelly BUTLER 426 34
02/09/17 Kevin LOUNDES Laura MATTHEWS 417 26
27/08/16 Kevin LOUNDES Carli BALDWIN 345 27
29/08/15 Thomas BEASLEY Jennifer HITCHCOTT 265 24
30/08/14 Unknown ATHLETE Aimee HOPCROFT 231 14
31/08/13 David RATCLIFFE Suzy STREET-HALL 151 16
01/09/12 Tom GOUGH Sue DAVIES 65 11

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Statistics:

11,849 different runners 19,73 PBs recorded
109,71 runs completed 548,55 km of distance covered
1,090 individual volunteers 9,107 volunteer roles completed

 

Records:

Fastest Lady: Hayley CARRUTHERS 15:58 on 13 July 2019
Fastest Man: Omer AHMED 14:12 on 17 August 2019
Age Grade: Dot FELLOWS 101.78% (23:24) on 30 March 2019
Attendance:580 on 09 March 2019

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Event Position Runner Time Club Runs
Chasewater 4 / 0 Elizabeth WATTERS 18:46 Birchfield Harriers 112
Chasewater 48 / 0 Fletcher COOKSEY 23:55   50

If you are a regular tourist - make sure the event you're travelling to is taking place. A full list of cancellations is here: https://www.parkrun.org.uk/cancellations/ Please remember that 5k parkruns in England and Wales start at 9:00am. In Scotland and Northern Ireland they start at 9:30am. For international parkruns, please check the local event page for confirmation of their start time.


Photos:

Any photos used in this post have been taken by Ron Reynolds unless otherwise stated. If you would prefer not to have your photo taken, please speak to the run director on arrival.

Run Report:

Report written by Chris Tucker. If you have anything you'd like to be included, please feel free to contact us via e-mail facebook or twitter.

e-mail Facebook
walsall@parkrun.com facebook.com/walsallarboretumparkrun/
Twitter Instagram
twitter.com/walsallparkrun https://www.instagram.com/walsall_arbo_parkrun/

Podcasts:

If you can't wait until Saturday for your next parkrun fix, there are a couple of podcasts that might interest you

  • With Me Now

Hosted by Danny Norman and Nicola Forewood (who formerly fronted the parkrun show) - https://withmenow.libsyn.com/

  • Free Weekly Timed

Hosted by Vassos Alexander (from the Chris Evans Breakfast Show) and Louise Ayling - http://www.freeweeklytimed.com/

 

First Timers and Record Breakers – 31 August 2019

Welcome to this week’s first time parkrunners

Runner Time Runner Time
Thomas RALPH 24:28 Chantel CRESSWELL 35:16
James LANGFORD 26:00 Karnail SINGH 35:21
Steven BARCHAN 28:46 Katrina HEALEY 35:28
Simon JONES 29:09 Alyssa BARCHAN 36:46
Emily MOSZUTI 31:07 Kya WILKES 36:49
Harjit HAYER 31:13 Lola MORRIS 38:48
Raymond KING 32:11 Claire SMITH 43:19
Sally SMITH 33:50 Philomena DICKSON 45:06
Tina FLETCHER 34:22 Sue CLARK 1:11:45
Niki MCGRATH 35:06 Megan PRIEST 1:11:45

 
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Joining us for the first time from other parkruns:

Runner Time Runs Runner Time Runs
Stephen James HOLDCROFT 16:59 10 Jack MATYUS 26:55 2
Daisy MCGRATH 18:04 3 Tracey WILLETTS 27:31 30
Mark GATENBY 20:01 13 Liam MCGRATH 27:54 2
Ali HASIP 20:25 47 Karl BRITTAIN 28:02 2
Rob COSTELLO 20:36 17 Natalie WHITEHOUSE 29:16 4
Tom WIGGINS 20:38 25 Pauline ALLEN 29:29 38
Andrew WILLETTS 21:07 34 Suzanne KEELING 29:38 64
Kevin FOSTER 21:11 19 Zoe GREEN 29:48 4
Scott CAMPBELL 22:03 17 Lewis KEELING 30:07 3
Pete SHERLOCK 22:20 71 Angela CARTER 30:17 129
Panos AGIANNITIS 22:29 51 Claire HINES 31:12 6
Dan O'MALLEY 23:34 163 Dianne CASTREE 32:09 18
Jack BEDFORD 23:40 14 Gary HOLZ 32:13 78
Jessica ADDY 23:48 4 Samuel HINES 33:57 11
Alex COPELAND 24:09 18 Holly KEELING 35:52 13
Steve KEELING 24:17 83 Linda HARPER 36:12 19
Bob JONES 24:36 109 Barbara BRAMLEY 38:06 2
Carolyn THAYNE 26:23 30 Barbara JONES 40:34 87
Kamaljit SINGH SAHOTA 26:30 46 Valerie GILES 42:53 75
Anna SMITH 26:39 70 Juliet ESSEX 45:31 38
Tony NOKE 26:50 68      

And congratulations to everyone who set a PB this weekend:

Runner Time Runner Time
Daniel ULLAH 16:46 Waheed SALEEM 28:55
Paul COUGHLAN 17:04 Helen NOKE 29:21
Jack EDWARDS 20:41 Neil WRIGHT 30:48
Jeff JONES 20:55 Sofia PANZO 30:52
Daniel PHEASANT 21:26 Sarah SHARMAN 31:00
Stuart RAWLINGS 21:50 Emma LEE 32:16
Samuel MCQUIGG 22:04 Mark COTTAM 32:35
Kaine WATSON 22:15 Meena MISTRY 32:45
Alan JONES 22:27 Wayne BOOTH 32:50
Andy BURROWS 23:07 Glenn CLARKE 33:11
Alexander WALKER 23:31 Sue HARRIS 33:44
Peter BENJAMIN 23:33 Bal BASSI 34:05
Amelia MCGILL 23:43 Gemma BELL 34:11
Stu DALRYMPLE 23:45 Jenna COUCH 34:12
Adrian FROST 23:59 Marion BROOKES 35:53
Pawel LENART 24:32 Karen DOUGLAS 37:09
Lindsey MORGAN 24:58 Susan LLOYD 37:30
Tony BRITTAIN 25:09 Jennifer MANDERS 38:05
James TRUEMAN 25:31 Louise SMITH 38:33
Lee IRVING 25:49 Gareth LLOYD 38:42
Stephen BIRCH 26:08 John Peter WALTERS 39:28
John EVANS 26:20 Raj KAUR 40:43
Steven GARSIDE 26:34 Mary DEVANEY 40:51
Oliver HINES 26:45 John BARNES 43:18
Arron DHESI 26:48 Angela POWELL 43:31
Matt TOLLEY 26:58 Beverley GOHAGAN 44:30
Danielle KIRTON 27:03 Hillary W-MINTO 48:01
Lewis BURDEN 27:46 Kirit PATEL 48:07
Michael BROADHURST 28:21 Hema PATEL 48:08
Natalie HAMILTON 28:26 Harmandeep SINGH 49:10
Louise ADAMS 28:33    
 

Event 391 – 24 August 2019

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429 Runners 38 Clubs Represented
19 First Timers 40 Set a new PB
31 First Time Tourists 37 Unknown (#DFYB)

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Michael ELWELL Ursula ELWELL Harshad PATEL
Steve LAW Ronald REYNOLDS Michele LAWRENCE
Chris TUCKER Terence William ALLSOPP Surinder THIND
Linda CUNDLIFFE Lewis OWEN Samuel MCQUIGG
Gillian TUCKER Steve COLE Judith MASSEY
Roxy BABLA Lee SMIRTHWAITE Michael HUGHES
Aliya ALI Natasha TOLLEY Annette COWLEY
Xanthe TOLLEY Sharon MIDDLETON Guy FEARENSIDE
Claire HICKEN John KEMPSON Hayley CARRUTHERS
Sally RIDDING John HIGGINS Anne TAYLOR
Mikaela EBANKS Ethan WRIGHT Saara KHAN
Alexander WALKER

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25-Volunteer Club

Volunteer: Roles Undertaken: Most Frequent Role Undertaken:
Claire Crook 6 Marshal (20 times)
Rahul Vashisht 4 Tail Walker (13 times)
Ian Hadley 1 Marshal (25 times)

 


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Fifty-Run Club

Runner Walsall PB Runs @ Walsall
Scott STOKES 19:38 41
Julian JACOBS 22:33 9
Baljit BAINS 30:28 49

One Hundred-Run Club

Runner Walsall PB Runs @ Walsall
Sarah VOUT 29:57 64

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Most Events - Men

Runner Club parkruns completed
Michael ELWELL Midland Masters AC 431
Jason VIGRASS Aldridge RC 307
Daniel ROBINSON Birmingham Running Athletics and Triathlon Club 291

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Most Events - Ladies

Runner Club parkruns completed
Ursula ELWELL Midland Masters AC 422
Nahida BEGUM   303
Lisa DIMBLEBY Birchfield Harriers 287

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Fifty-Run Club

Runner Walsall PB Runs @ Walsall
Lewis OWEN 23:27 47

One-Hundred Run Club

Runner Walsall PB Runs @ Walsall
Ewan COPP 27:20 87

On Sundays, 4-14 year olds can take part in junior parkrun, which is run over a 2km distance. The nearest junior parkruns to Walsall Arboretum are :

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On This Week In History

 

Date First Male First Female # Runners # Volunteers
25/08/18 Kevin LOUNDES Carli BALDWIN 372 31
26/08/17 David WAPLE Penelope Jane BARBER 386 26
20/08/16 Benjamin BOULTER Louise BOOKER 195 25
22/08/15 Chris POULTON Penelope Jane BARBER 304 20
23/08/14 Chris PERRIN Gemma SIDAWAY 257 14
24/08/13 Tom GOUGH Stacey JOHNSON 176 14
25/08/12 Martin WILLIAMS Stacey JOHNSON 69 10

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Statistics:

11,788 different runners 19,67 PBs recorded
109,23 runs completed 546,15 km of distance covered
1,086 individual volunteers 9,063 volunteer roles completed

 

Records:

Fastest Lady: Hayley CARRUTHERS 15:58 on 13 July 2019
Fastest Man: Omer AHMED 14:12 on 17 August 2019
Age Grade: Dot FELLOWS 101.78% (23:24) on 30 March 2019
Attendance:580 on 09 March 2019

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Event Position Runner Time Club Runs
Colby 193 / 282 Karen WAPLE 31:37 Aldridge RC 159
Medina 69 / 391 Carson TWEEDIE 23:36 Cobra RC 280
Medina 80 / 391 Amy Louise SHEPPARD-TWEEDIE 24:09 Cobra RC 304
Henley Wood, Oswestry 109 / 119 Julia SAWYER 40:48   10
Henley Wood, Oswestry 110 / 119 Phil SAWYER 40:49 Chase Harriers 101
Woolacombe Dunes 257 / 339 Ewan COPP 41:33   100
Woolacombe Dunes 73 / 339 Jason COPP 28:41   121

If you are a regular tourist - make sure the event you're travelling to is taking place. A full list of cancellations is here: https://www.parkrun.org.uk/cancellations/ Please remember that 5k parkruns in England and Wales start at 9:00am. In Scotland and Northern Ireland they start at 9:30am. For international parkruns, please check the local event page for confirmation of their start time.


Photos:

Any photos used in this post have been taken by Ron Reynolds unless otherwise stated. If you would prefer not to have your photo taken, please speak to the run director on arrival.

Run Report:

Report written by Chris Tucker. If you have anything you'd like to be included, please feel free to contact us via e-mail facebook or twitter.

e-mail Facebook
walsall@parkrun.com facebook.com/walsallarboretumparkrun/
Twitter Instagram
twitter.com/walsallparkrun https://www.instagram.com/walsall_arbo_parkrun/

Podcasts:

If you can't wait until Saturday for your next parkrun fix, there are a couple of podcasts that might interest you

  • With Me Now

Hosted by Danny Norman and Nicola Forewood (who formerly fronted the parkrun show) - https://withmenow.libsyn.com/

  • Free Weekly Timed

Hosted by Vassos Alexander (from the Chris Evans Breakfast Show) and Louise Ayling - http://www.freeweeklytimed.com/

 

First Timers and Record Breakers – 24 August 2019

Welcome to this week’s first time parkrunners

Runner Time Runner Time
Grace TERRY 21:41 Neil CUNNINGHAM 37:10
Dawn HODGETTS 24:47 Alice GILLINGHAM 39:51
Earl PIGGOTT-SMITH 25:02 Rachel GILLINGHAM 39:52
Teresa GONCALVES 25:34 Helen WHITEHOUSE 40:56
Lee KETTLE 28:27 Sonia DEASI 43:15
Stephen BIRCH 28:28 Grace GARSIDE 46:03
Keith LIPPITT 31:05 Emma HARRIS 46:08
Elizabeth BEDDARD 33:03 Joseph OWEN 47:38
Hannah MEADE 34:32 Mandeep RANA 49:25
Varun RANA 36:14    

 
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Joining us for the first time from other parkruns:

Runner Time Runs Runner Time Runs
David WARRINGTON 23:04 132 Rosamund PAYNE 31:21 6
Graham PENTER 23:40 7 Anna TUCKMAN 31:49 187
Royston ROUND 23:49 19 Jeremy TUCKMAN 31:49 184
Ellen HOPE 24:46 12 Maryse BESSMAN 31:51 7
Mick O'CALLAGHAN 24:47 48 Elaine SHAW 32:53 3
Rusty MILES 25:01 30 Diane HOLLINSHEAD 32:54 13
James WEBB 25:28 55 Amanda MACKIE 32:54 14
Mia CLARIDGE 25:33 6 Debra LLOYD 33:02 4
Greg HART 25:49 147 Sara YATES 33:07 4
Robyn THOMAS 26:13 16 Laura GREENHOUSE 33:08 2
Hilary MATHESON 26:30 14 Cathleen FRANKE 35:45 6
Alice PAYNE 28:08 16 Elena RICHARDS 40:04 5
Jordan MCMAHON 29:11 19 Jessica TUCKMAN 40:29 44
Louise DICKSON 29:44 34 Jayne PHELPS 44:41 83
Kayleigh GEDI 30:33 7 Steven GARSIDE 46:03 6
Reece KENDRICK 30:48 2      

And congratulations to everyone who set a PB this weekend:

Runner Time Runner Time
Daniel ROBINSON 15:44 John EVANS 27:44
Pravesh PATEL 15:55 Georgina PERRY 28:07
Adam BODIN 17:45 Paul JOHNSON 28:13
Kelly BUTLER 18:34 Jake O'CONNOR 28:39
Morgan BRADLEY 18:37 Michael BROADHURST 28:54
Mandeep CHATHA 19:13 Waheed SALEEM 29:12
Steve BIDDLE 19:22 Emma LICHFIELD 30:32
Daniel BARRETT 19:24 Rosalind TURNER 30:49
James MCFARLANE 19:28 Sonya WINFIELD 31:57
Lee PLIMMER 20:12 Michelle LLEWELLYN 32:34
Phil CLARIDGE 21:16 Emma LEE 33:15
Jack EDWARDS 21:17 Bal BASSI 34:17
Kaine WATSON 22:36 Wayne BOOTH 34:27
Alexander WALKER 23:32 Natalie DEEMING 34:40
Joshua DOVEY 24:00 Carol HARRISON 35:56
Pawel LENART 24:38 Marion BROOKES 36:07
Rahul PATEL 25:31 Amita PATEL 36:33
Vikki CLARIDGE 25:37 Viraj PATEL 37:16
Ed HAMBLIN 25:45 Richard TAYLOR 38:26
Julia GRAY 26:46 Katharine DENNING 48:03
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