Event 428 – 4 September 2021

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301 Runners 27 Clubs Represented
11 First Timers 35 Set a new PB
16 First Time Tourists 19 Unknown (#DFYB)*

* Don't forget your barcode!

 


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Peter DIMBLEBY Michael ELWELL Ursula ELWELL
Harshad PATEL Anne KELSALL John BUCKBY
Helen HIRST Steve LAW Bunny KYD
Chris TUCKER Terence William ALLSOPP Surinder THIND
Claire PUGH-PATEL Mat RICHARDSON Ray BEECH
Steve COLE Tracey GRANT Natasha TOLLEY
Matt TOLLEY Xanthe TOLLEY Julian RODERICK
Lorraine BEESLEY Anthony FRAIN Stuart RAWLINGS
Christopher ROBERTS Anne TAYLOR Keith PALMER
Carol ARMSTRONG F HUSSAIN Waheed SALEEM
Aaryan ALI Sharon GILKES

 


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Fifty-Run Club

Runner Walsall PB Runs @ Walsall
Rachel ANTOINE 28:58 25
Mark GOULD 25:23 16

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Most Events - Men

Runner Club parkruns completed
Michael ELWELL Midland Masters AC 470
Kevin TOMKINSON Knowle and Dorridge Running Club 408
Harshad PATEL Aldridge RC 392

 

Most Events - Ladies

Runner Club parkruns completed
Ursula ELWELL Midland Masters AC 461
Alison GIBLIN Knowle and Dorridge Running Club 366
Linda CUNDLIFFE Walsall Arboretum Runners 321

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Ten-Run Club

Runner Walsall PB Runs @ Walsall
Henry MAN 22:16 10

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
2020 No parkrun at Walsall No UK parkruns (COVID-19)
07/09/19 Oliver PARRY Carli BALDWIN 435 45
08/09/18 Luke SHEPPARD Julie SHEPPARD 381 38
09/09/17 Ben BUTTERFIELD Lucie LYNK 397 30
03/09/16 Kevin LOUNDES Debbie WALTERS 363 29
05/09/15 Christopher FULLERTON Gemma SIDAWAY 289 23
06/09/14 Kevin LOUNDES Tracey CURL 208 11
07/09/13 James SKELTON Julie CADDICK 178 17
08/09/12 Phil NICHOLLS Sophie Emma LYNCH 69 10

Statistics:

13,439 different runners 21,722 PBs recorded
124,853 runs completed 624,265 km of distance covered
1,224 individual volunteers 1,049 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 102.90% (23:34) on 14 March 2020
Attendance: 739 on 25 December 2019


Photos:

Any photos used in this post have been taken by Julian RODERICK unless otherwise stated. If you would prefer not to have your photo taken, please speak to the run director on arrival. The link to this week's photos is here

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 Helen Williams - http://www.freeweeklytimed.com/