Event 416 – 8 February 2020

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560 runners 35 clubs represented
28 New parkrunners 105 Set a new PB
18 First Timer Tourists 38 Unknown


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Harshad PATEL John BUCKBY Tammy PARTRIDGE-SMITH
Steve LAW Bunny KYD Steven CUNNINGHAM
Heidi CUNNINGHAM Robin TINSLEY Chris TUCKER
Terence William ALLSOPP Linda CUNDLIFFE Jon TURNER
Claire CROOK Robin DUNN David POYNTON
Hilary HOLLINGTON Debbie SHERMAN Lee SMIRTHWAITE
Holly SMIRTHWAITE Charlotte SMALL Guy FEARENSIDE
Julian RODERICK Laura MEW Emilia DODD
Matt DODD Will MEW Ethan WRIGHT
Izaak GILBERT Sarah BLACKSHAW Tara POMFRET
Mark BOWEN Adam RIDDLE Stephen KITSON
Ruby BLACKSHAW Millie ANDERSON Anna HANSON
Ben STANLEY

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Fifty-Run Club
Runner Walsall PB Runs @ Walsall
Lee PLIMMER 42 20:09
Sean WHITTON 12 22:52
Neil HALES 45 23:27
Sharon WATSON 46 29:48
Sarah WILLIAMS 43 27:57

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Most Events - Men

Runner Club parkruns completed
Mark SHEPHERD Nuneaton Harriers AC 406
Simon RICHARDS Barnt Green Chuggers 346
Jason VIGRASS Aldridge RC 332

Most Events - Ladies

Runner Club parkruns completed
Joanna BAKER-ROGERS (Unattached) 357
Nahida BEGUM 327
Linda CUNDLIFFE Walsall Arboretum Runners 309


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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 :


On This Week In History

Date First Male First Female # Runners # Volunteers
09/02/19 Unknown ATHLETE Carli BALDWIN 422 38
10/02/18 Daniel ROBINSON Emma GOULD 418 29
11/02/17 Mark BIRKETT Amy Louise SHEPPARD-TWEEDIE 244 33
06/02/16 Richard POWELL Ania GRUSZCZYNSKA 280 24
07/02/15 Kevin LOUNDES Hannah TALBOT 215 19
08/02/14 Timon SCHEVEN Julia JAGGER 173 13
09/02/13 Carson TWEEDIE Amy Louise SHEPPARD-TWEEDIE 60 10

 


Statistics:

12,953 different runners 21,070 PBs recorded
120,265 runs completed 601,325km of distance covered
1,189 individual volunteers 10,049 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) on30 March 2019
Attendance: 739 on 25 December 2019


The following events joined the parkrun family this week:

In the UK Internationally
Great Yarmouth North Beach Kurt-Schumacher-Promenade, Germany
Wollaton Hall

 
The following events are celebrating their anniversary this week

In the UK Internationally
Crathes Castle (2) Rec Plex North, United States (2)
Meadowmill (2) Meyers Farm, South Africa (2)
Llanerchaeron (3) Louis Trichardt, South Africa (2)
Bevendean Down (4) Goulburn, Australia (3)
Hockley Woods (5) Invercargill, New Zealand (3)
Penrith (6) Nhill, Australia (3)
Newbury (9) Moora, Australia (4)
Bolton (9) Lady Slipper, South Africa (4)
Coventry (10) Bundaberg, Australia (4)
Letterkenny, Ireland (4)
Heron Banks, South Africa (4)
Woodbridge Riverside, Australia (4)
Toolern Creek, Australia (5)
Golden Beach, Australia (6)
Ipswich QLD, Australia (6)
Ardgillan, Ireland (6)
Rondebosch Common, South Africa (6)
Lake Mac, Australia (8)

 


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Event Position Runner Time Club
Weymouth 10 / 438 Peter DIMBLEBY 19:29 Birchfield Harriers
Weymouth 200 / 438 Lisa DIMBLEBY 27:57 Birchfield Harriers
Weymouth 333 / 438 Michael ELWELL 32:17 Midland Masters AC
Weymouth 411 / 438 Ursula ELWELL 39:53 Midland Masters AC

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/
Walsall parkrun was profiled by Danny in episode 74 - https://t.co/UHHOHUrTub?amp=1

  • Free Weekly Timed

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

 

First Timers and Record Breakers – 8 February 2020

Welcome to this week’s first time parkrunners

Runner Time Runner Time
Lewis GUISE 22:40 Tracy GROGAN 36:02
Simon GREEN 24:32 Tracey KENNY 36:45
Luke WADDISON 25:57 Guy REGAN 36:55
Joseph STANLEY 26:14 Samantha HUMPAGE 37:20
Spencer MACDIARMID 26:22 Stacy FOOTMAN 38:04
Dominic PEGG 29:15 Anwen ROBINSON 38:25
Ajay KASHYAP 29:45 Vanessa GRICE 38:26
Anthony CHAMBERLIN 31:26 Grace BOWEN 38:29
Paul BARNES 31:32 Preeti ATTI 38:32
Steven BENT 31:58 Lauren BAILEY 39:39
Amy PASH 32:59 Clare DONNELLAN 43:52
Craig SEEDHOUSE 34:02 Grace BISHOP 45:16
Mary TOMKINS 35:29 Donna BROOME 45:27
Amelia KIRWAN 35:59 Alan PEARCE 45:31

 
Joining us for the first time from other parkruns:

Runner Time Runs Runner Time Runs
Laurie KEARSEY 17:48 21  Jack SHANAHAN 28:38
Jenny BLIZARD 17:50 Robert STEWART 29:37 157 
Phil ROWLEY 18:28 48  Steve SCRIVENS 30:27
Aaron RUBY 19:59 Emily KENNY 30:40 15 
Emma JOHNSTON 21:10 41  Michael SLEVIN 31:25 12 
James BENNETT 23:05 25  Faye HAWKINS 31:27
Niamh LING 23:59 91  Clare GRENNAN 32:28 155 
Christopher GARRATT 26:12 59  Michael KENNY 36:44 14 
Christina FLOYD 28:30 Dipal PATEL 43:13

And congratulations to everyone who set a PB this weekend:

Runner Time Runner Time
James VAUGHAN 16:30 Anita PASSMORE 28:19
Luke BUTLER 16:33 Nicholas BRYARS 28:28
Richard WRIGHT 16:39 Orlaith-Anne O'DONNELL 29:25
Shaun HEMMINGS 17:07 Michael HUNT 29:38
Luke HARRISON 17:45 Darcy MACDIARMID 29:57
Ella SEMPLE 18:20 Gemma GOODE 30:13
Mark SUMMERS 18:24 Paula CARTER 30:26
Steven JULIAN 18:51 Rebecca STONE 30:41
Dean LUCAS 18:54 Kirpal SANDHU 30:57
Greg ANDERSON 19:06 Martyn NICHOLLS 31:07
Philip BRAYFORD 19:58 Gabriela BEKA 31:17
Christopher ROBERTS 21:06 Paul HOLDING 31:17
Neil VAUGHAN 21:42 Karen KIRK 31:18
Daniel HAWKINS 21:42 Lynn VASS 31:30
Rowan CHAHAL 21:43 Bal SANGHERA 31:32
Peter VASS 21:56 Helen STANISTREET 31:43
Lachie O'CONNOR 22:01 Glenn CLARKE 31:46
Steve CHISLETT 22:02 Jinn KUDHAIL 31:57
Joe SHORE 22:28 Arvind PUREWAL 32:06
Matthew HEATON 22:29 Attila SZUCS 32:16
Hayley COLGRAVE 22:34 Hardip KALRAI 32:26
Anthony PRICE 22:37 Amita PATEL 32:42
Sean WHITTON 22:52 Peter LAWLOR 32:42
Lance MCCRUDDEN 22:52 Anne CANNING 32:45
Michael MAHER 22:54 Wendy HAWKINS 33:24
John GILBERT 23:09 Gal KANG 33:36
Beatrix WHISTANCE 23:21 Susan LLOYD 33:53
David GASKELL 23:33 Sara CHAHAL 34:00
Adam ROSS 23:39 Bindi ATHWAL 34:15
Keith BROWN 23:44 Chris ROWLEY 34:29
James HOLDING 24:02 Arun BADESHA 34:31
Telan AULT-FOREMAN 24:11 Sukky BADESHA 34:32
Sky MILETO 24:25 Daljit GILL 34:33
Rahul PATEL 24:25 Kerry WHITE 35:20
Andrew HEATON 24:50 Taran PATEL 35:48
Paul BRAYFORD 24:54 Charndeep BADWAL 35:56
Alex HARVEY 24:55 Robert GARDENER 36:24
Stephen BIRCH 25:15 Gareth LLOYD 36:31
Andy BENNETT 25:29 Joe GREEN 37:04
Elizabeth KENDRICK 25:33 Lily SEEDHOUSE 37:54
Richard HUGHES 25:44 Louise SEEDHOUSE 38:00
Ajeet SUMAL 25:48 Stephen PETTITT 38:27
Harry WRIGHTON 26:11 Holly CLARKE 38:41
Maya GHUMAN 26:31 Katharine DENNING 39:41
Christopher EVANS 26:35 Edwina RADFORD 39:52
Charlotte SMALL 26:37 Baljit SANDHU 40:40
Piers ROOK 26:39 Ann GOULD 41:24
       
 

Event 415 – 1 February 2020

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519 runners 35 clubs represented
23 New parkrunners 73 Set a new PB
18 First Timer Tourists 41 Unknown

 


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Michael ELWELL Ursula ELWELL Harshad PATEL
Ayaaz TARAJIA Simon RICHARDS Suki Kaur BASSI
Karen WAPLE Chris TUCKER Terence William ALLSOPP
Surinder THIND Linda CUNDLIFFE Chris WAPLE
Robin DUNN Graeme BILLS Patricia BRAZIER
Rick SOLLY Lee SMIRTHWAITE Michele SMIRTHWAITE
Holly SMIRTHWAITE Charlotte SMALL Chloe GRANT
Angela OURY Lola-Mae OURY Richard ARNOLD
Annette COWLEY Anne MASON Guy FEARENSIDE
Julian RODERICK Sadie NEWMAN Lorraine BEESLEY
Anthony FRAIN Stuart RAWLINGS Peter TAYLOR
Anne TAYLOR Adam SMITH Wayne BOOTH
Georgina PERRY Izaak GILBERT Mackenzie PRATLEY
Millie ANDERSON

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Fifty-Run Club

Runner Walsall PB Runs @ Walsall
Daniel CHAPPELL 49 18:16

One Hundred-Run Club

Runner Walsall PB Runs @ Walsall
Linda MCCARTHY 100 34:47

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Most Events - Men

Runner Club parkruns completed
Michael ELWELL Midland Masters AC 457
Harshad PATEL Shabbarunners 380
Jason VIGRASS Aldridge RC 331

 

Most Events - Ladies

Runner Club parkruns completed
Ursula ELWELL Midland Masters AC 448
Nahida BEGUM   326
Linda CUNDLIFFE Walsall Arboretum Runners 308

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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 :


On This Week In History

 

Date First Male First Female # Runners # Volunteers
02/02/19 Pravesh PATEL Kelly BUTLER 376 34
03/02/18 Abraham AHFOROM Carli BALDWIN 441 35
04/02/17 Joel DANKS Louise BOOKER 411 28
30/01/16 Aaron BROWN Gemma SIDAWAY 333 27
31/01/15 Gary WHITEHOUSE Katie ALLEN 203 18
01/02/14 Aaron BROWN Aimee HOPCROFT 203 11
02/02/13 Rory GRANT Allison COOK 78 11

 


Statistics:

12,907 different runners 20,965 PBs recorded
119,704 runs completed 598,520km of distance covered
1,174 individual volunteers 10,012 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) on30 March 2019
Attendance: 739 on 25 December 2019

The following events are celebrating their anniversary this week

In the UK Internationally
Stranmillis College (1) Mildura Weir, Australia (1)
Cirencester (2) Rheinaue, Germany (1)
Blackpool (3) Yowie, Australia (1)
Tooting Common (4) Mountain Drive, South Africa (1)
Mount Edgcumbe (4) Mallow Town, Ireland (1)
South Oxhey (5) Lakes Entrance, Australia (2)
Carrickfergus (5) GreenWay, Australia (2)
Wolverhampton (7) Port Broughton, Australia (2)
Temple Newsam (7) Charzykowy, Poland (2)
Hillsborough (7) Walvis Bay, South Africa (2)
Mile End (8) Valhalla, South Africa (3)
Bexley (8) The Terrace, Australia (4)
Cambridge (10) Bois de Boulogne, Paris, France (4)
Forest of Dean junior (8) Volgograd Panorama, Russia (4)
  Knysna, South Africa (5)
  Cooks River, Australia (5)
  Tamborine Mountain, Australia (5)
  Sligo, Ireland (5)
  Clonakilty, Ireland (5)

 


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:

Photos from this run have been taken by Julian RODERICK and can be found here. 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/
Walsall parkrun was profiled by Danny in episode 74 - https://t.co/UHHOHUrTub?amp=1

  • Free Weekly Timed

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

 

First Timers and Record Breakers – 1 February 2020

Welcome to this week’s first time parkrunners

Runner Time Runner Time
Jacob FORD 24:03 Louise SEEDHOUSE 40:39
Paul BRAYFORD 25:53 Molly STEVENSON 42:04
Hardip KALRAI 34:30 Lily SEEDHOUSE 42:51
Jaya ATHWAL 34:31 Jo STEVENSON 44:07
Teghan ATHWAL 34:31 Sonia VIRDI 46:25
Kate WRIGHTON 35:46 Gabriela BEKA 46:52
Peter LAWLOR 35:47 Santa UPITE 46:52
Bindi ATHWAL 36:44 Julie MASON 47:18
Tom STEVENSON 36:45 Ewa MISTAK 50:20
Taran PATEL 36:55 Priya CHANDARANA 51:30
Charndeep BADWAL 38:27 Sukho KAUR 51:54
Michael LEECH 39:10    

 
Joining us for the first time from other parkruns:

Runner Time Runs Runner Time Runs
Matt BIGGS 17:40 Andy WISE 28:17
Pete BREWIN 19:45 Lucy Emily MURRAY 28:31 16 
Matt HORSFIELD 20:22 22  Alex SHAPLAND 28:33 13 
Emma HORSFIELD 20:32 23  S M J BROOKSBANK 31:43
Neil WILKINS 22:26 20  Javad MOHAMMADI 32:00 24 
Steve HAINES 23:08 11  Harry LARGE 32:27
Gerda DIEDERIKS 25:41 29  Valerie MOHAMMADI 35:45 21 
Abi ARNOLD 26:37 56  Peter WARNER 36:32
Chris LAMBERT 26:46 15  Anna WHITFIELD 47:04

And congratulations to everyone who set a PB this weekend:

Runner Time Runner Time
Liam HARROLD 16:35 Rebecca STONE 31:14
Kelly BUTLER 17:33 Darcy MACDIARMID 31:23
Luke HARRISON 18:42 Orlaith-Anne O'DONNELL 31:32
Trevor HARRIS 19:52 Martyn NICHOLLS 31:35
Philip BRAYFORD 20:27 Lynn VASS 32:03
Peter ROUGHT 20:34 Helen FALCONER 32:06
Matthew KINNES 21:58 Ethan CHOWN 32:16
Peter VASS 22:11 Gregory COOPER 32:33
Sarah PALLETT 22:28 Arvind PUREWAL 32:35
Andy BURROWS 22:42 Bal BASSI 32:46
Joe SHORE 22:56 Theo ROSS 32:48
Tom POULTON 22:57 Kirpal SANDHU 33:02
Michael MAHER 23:28 Amy WELLER 33:04
Alife HIGHWAY 23:49 Ruth OWEN 33:09
Robin CORFIELD 24:23 Claire BURGE 33:09
Beatrix WHISTANCE 24:38 Jennifer BROOKES 33:18
Claire MACDIARMID 24:40 Bash LALLI 33:40
Luke WINWOOD 24:59 Jamie HAYWARD 33:52
Azeem QADIR 25:29 Gal KANG 34:59
Daljit SINGH 25:40 Victoria GOULDBY 35:04
Harriet COOPER 25:43 Sara CHAHAL 35:05
Christopher KING 26:23 Clara APPIAH 35:26
Sue DESBOROUGH 26:29 Anne CANNING 35:34
Richard HUGHES 26:39 Daljit GILL 35:36
Jack GREGORY 26:47 Joe ROWLEY 35:43
Harry WRIGHTON 27:02 Vishal PATEL 35:44
Andrew JENNINGS 28:11 Tracey PRUST 36:28
Lee SOMERS 28:14 Daljit CHOHAN 36:42
Kevin ADAMS 28:26 Maisie BOWRON 37:19
Adrian HOUGHTON 28:37 Gareth LLOYD 37:27
Aaron CRADDOCK 28:38 Darren MACE 38:29
Lucy KELLETT 29:11 Kerry BEST 38:29
Niero DE LAS NIEVES 29:18 Suzanne POWELL 40:16
David MACDIARMID 29:25 Baljit SANDHU 40:54
Michael WISEMAN 29:50 Edwina RADFORD 41:36
Amy WINWOOD 30:20 Hayley MASON 41:41
Stuart WILLIAMS 30:35    
 

First Timers and Record Breakers – 18 January 2020

Welcome to this week’s first time parkrunners

Runner Time Runner Time
Michael PARSONS 21:21 Darren THORPE 35:55
Josh NICHOLL 22:08 Jaime THORPE 36:19
James HOLDING 24:40 Gal KANG 36:33
Carter HUTCHINSON 27:27 Tariq HUSSAIN 37:59
Andy BENNETT 31:00 Lee WRIGHTON 38:52
Jake SHEPHARD 31:32 Ranvir KANG 39:36
Paul HOLDING 33:12 Darren MACE 42:45
Lee SOMERS 33:14 Richard BANKS 43:20
Clare HILL 34:39 Lauren COX 43:44
Gary TAYLOR 34:43 Laura WEAVER 44:28
Kirpal SANDHU 35:03 Emily SHAW 44:47
Ethan CHOWN 35:16 William SHAW 45:03
Martyn NICHOLLS 35:28 Baljit SANDHU 53:55
Louise GOULD 35:44 Edwina RADFORD 59:24

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Joining us for the first time from other parkruns:

Runner Time Runs Runner Time Runs
James TODD 19:46 28 Deb ANGELA 30:56 9
Catherine BARKER 21:23 204 Darren HODSON 31:06 15
Daniel SHEPHARD 21:25 2 Scott CHESTERS 31:09 7
Steven BARKER 21:47 95 Aaron CRADDOCK 31:14 3
David BARKER 21:57 69 Alfie DOUGLAS 31:16 38
Suzy STREET-HALL 22:54 3 David DOUGLAS 31:19 60
Adam SHEPHARD 24:00 6 Caitlin BARKER 31:27 76
Chris SMITH 24:05 2 Orlaith-Anne O'DONNELL 32:17 2
Mitchell TOMLINSON 25:01 3 Liz WILLIS 32:51 12
Ian COLLINS 26:15 130 Owen HITCHON 33:43 3
Chris BREEZE 27:08 8 Sarah PROPHET 34:33 309
Savraj GHALE 27:19 5 Hope STEVENS 34:38 4
Kieran O'SULLIVAN 27:28 16 Amorelle CAMPBELL 38:24 214
Leann WARNER 27:40 2 Dina H HUSSAIN 38:33 6
Gill FORRESTER 28:23 147 Bal KAUR 40:50 55
Ben BROWN 28:36 6 Thomas POTTER 41:38 2
Andrew JENNINGS 28:56 5 Jenna DAVIES 45:10 73
John RUSSELL 29:11 23 Alan NUTT 47:46 45
Luke RATCLIFFE 29:25 3 David SINCLAIR 54:26 10
Stuart GLOVER 29:59 6 Carlo DI TERLIZZI 59:25 42
Rosanne NUTT 30:56 88      

And congratulations to everyone who set a PB this weekend:

Runner Time Runner Time
Paul TERLESKI 16:59 Sonya WINFIELD 30:38
David PEACH 18:57 Sam CHELL 31:11
Jake LEWIS 20:53 Katherine HILL 31:36
Craig PLANT 21:22 Rebecca STONE 31:41
Richard MARVIN 21:38 David MACDIARMID 31:52
Clare DENNER 21:54 Darcy MACDIARMID 32:19
Lewis BEARDMORE 21:58 Karen KIRK 33:10
Anthony PRICE 22:47 Panashe MANGWANA 34:54
Peter CHELL 22:57 Ruth OWEN 35:38
Douglas MANGWANA 23:46 Claire BURGE 35:40
Matthew HEATON 23:58 David GOULDBY 35:46
Paul HORTON 26:01 Clara APPIAH 35:53
Pat LAVERY 26:36 Joe ROWLEY 38:25
Ellie SAKER 26:48 Diane HICKENBOTTOM 38:27
Chris GRIMSHAW 27:03 Jemma CUTLER 38:56
Simon EDEN 27:13 Holly CLARKE 39:13
Charlotte Emily WHITE 27:48 Daljit GILL 42:00
Tim LLOYD 27:54 Gina FORDE 42:05
Ben KAYE 29:12 Daniel PARSONAGE 43:15
Jade FORKNALL 29:26 Hillary W-MINTO 44:05
Tina FLETCHER 29:56 Jean GIBBS 44:18
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