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.

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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/
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/