Event 397 – 5 October 2019

The family that runs together has fun together as Sophie (right) took part in parkrun with Mum, Pat (left) and daughter (Phoebe)

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Photo: Sophie Ash

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438 Runners 39 Clubs Represented
17 First Timers 66 Set a new PB
37 First Time Tourists 16 Unknown (#DFYB)

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Peter DIMBLEBY Michael ELWELL Ursula ELWELL
Harshad PATEL Anne KELSALL Steve LAW
Ronald REYNOLDS Angela BEECH Emma REECE
Tracey BARTLAM Chris TUCKER Terence William ALLSOPP
Surinder THIND Linda CUNDLIFFE Garry CRADDOCK
Samantha JONES Graham JONES David POYNTON
Nicholas BRYARS Lee SMIRTHWAITE Michele SMIRTHWAITE
Natalie SMIRTHWAITE Holly SMIRTHWAITE Lynsey AMOS
Doug GRANT Chloe GRANT Tracey GRANT
Richard ARNOLD Sharon MIDDLETON Erica STEPHENS
Claire HICKEN Keiron HENDERSON Stephanie ELCOCK
Anita PASSMORE Darcy CROCKER Mark CROCKER
Sally RIDDING Nicola DUNBAR Laura SPENCE
Jim SPENCE Joanne NICHOLLS Barbara FOSTER
Jose SWIFT Bridget JONES Karl HILL

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25-Volunteer Club

Volunteer: Roles Undertaken: Most Frequent Role Undertaken:
Aliya ALI 6 Finish Tokens & Number Checker (7 times)
Vanessa STEELE 4 Barcode Scanner (13 times)

 


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Most Events - Men

Runner Club parkruns completed
Michael ELWELL Midland Masters AC 437
Simon RICHARDS Barnt Green Chuggers 330
Jason VIGRASS Aldridge RC 312

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Most Events - Ladies

Runner Club parkruns completed
Ursula ELWELL Midland Masters AC 428
Beverley Susan WARD West Bromwich Harriers 350
Joanna BAKER-ROGERS   340

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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 :

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On This Week In History

 

Date First Male First Female # Runners # Volunteers
06/10/18 Jonathan STANFORTH Zoe GILBODY 324 36
07/10/17 Mike BOUCHER Lucie LYNK 486 29
01/10/16 Adam BLUNDELL Lynne Michelle HILL 369 26
03/10/15 Luke Andrew DAVIS Penelope Jane BARBER 355 23
04/10/14 Mitch BLUNDELL Lizzy POLAND 175 17
05/10/13 Christopher FULLERTON Kate EAGLE 134 11
06/10/12 John MATTHEWS Elizabeth WATTERS 65 8

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Statistics:

12,055 different runners 20,07 PBs recorded
111,89 runs completed 559,49 km of distance covered
1,114 individual volunteers 9,316 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
Bushy 1016 / 1838 Ade COOPER 28:08 Walsall Arboretum Runners 196
Bushy 1161 / 1838 Lesley COOPER 29:15 Walsall Arboretum Runners 190
Upton House 192 / 402 Chris TUCKER 29:22 Shabbarunners 270

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.

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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/