First Timers and Record Breakers – 26 October 2019

Welcome to this week’s first time parkrunners

Runner Time Runner Time
Ashley CAVEN-MEREDITH 20:09 Julie PETTIGREW 40:20
Shamsh SULEMAN 27:49 Katherine GAFFNEY 45:03
Thomas PRITCHARD 29:31 Poppy KITCHEN 51:35
Amanda JEFFERY 35:24 Steve KITCHEN 54:56
Panashe MANGWANA 35:52    

 
Joining us for the first time from other parkruns:

Runner Time Runs Runner Time Runs
Jason TILLEY 18:05 196 Gillian Louise MURRAY 27:51 27
Chris MORGAN 18:22 103 Alistair MACDONALD 32:30 29
Adrian PARKES 22:51 35 Sammy CRADDOCK 34:15 2
Anne COGHLAN 25:10 36 Sarah BARRY 40:20 3
Bethan PHILLIPS 25:11 48      

And congratulations to everyone who set a PB this weekend:

Runner Time Runner Time
Malkit SUND 20:05 Graham HILL 29:07
Alexander WALKER 21:19 Gemma GOODE 30:15
Dan REEVES 24:58 Aron GOODE 30:28
Mark GOULD 25:23 Sarb SAHAJPAL 32:11
Tracey WILLETTS 25:55 Rebecca STONE 32:59
Emma LANGLEY 26:26 Russell GIBBONS 34:04
Paul COWDRILL 27:07 Marion BROOKES 35:11
Will MEW 27:14 Laura MEW 37:04
Alisdair GUTHRIE 27:19 Vickie TURNER 38:13
Katie EVANS 27:36 Liz WILLIAMS 38:15
Mark COTTAM 28:09 Cara TURNER 42:54
David ROWE 28:26 Maggie VICKERY 44:20
Tom DAVIES 28:51 Jamie FORD 45:20
Piers ROOK 29:06    
 

First Timers and Record Breakers – 19 October 2019

Welcome to this week’s first time parkrunners

Runner Time Runner Time
Michael MULLEN-HUGHES 26:08 James TEMPLETON 33:07
Lisa ROWBOTHAM 30:06 Barry MARRABLE 35:53
Sally RAPSON 32:30 Harish KAULDHAR 53:08
Hannah MOORE 32:49 Rahul KAULDHAR 53:09

 
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Joining us for the first time from other parkruns:

Runner Time Runs Runner Time Runs
John HAYMAN 17:11 13 Martin LAWRENCE 26:53 374
Ben RUSSELL 18:12 17 Karen LAWRENCE 29:59 388
Beth TABOR 19:10 22 Paul TAPPER 31:08 11
Stephen PARR 22:30 56 Amber Lily HUNT 31:12 3
Daniel HAWKINS 22:35 19 Matt HARPER 31:39 9
Philip DAVIDSON 22:46 227 Lee DIXON 32:01 3
Jamie WILKINSON 22:51 87 Stephanie TURNER 33:00 47
Ben WILKINSON 24:10 7 Donna SUTTON 33:10 2
Gemma TAYLOR-WHITEHOUSE 25:39 8 Nicola BAYLISS-COX 36:49 2
Helen ROUND 26:05 145 Wendy HAWKINS 37:04 6
Michael LLOYD 26:20 2 Claire MORRIS 37:12 3
Kevin MORAN 26:50 16 James GREAVES 52:01 64

And congratulations to everyone who set a PB this weekend:

Runner Time Runner Time
Liam HARROLD 17:02 Tracey WILLETTS 26:04
Dale LANGLEY 17:06 Roger BAILEY 27:06
Peter Thomas WRIGHT 19:21 Sofia PANZO 27:54
Nicolas BLUNT 19:24 Rachel ANTOINE 29:01
Simeon SWAIN 20:45 Laura WHITEHOUSE 29:23
Andrew WILLETTS 20:58 Elaine SHAW 30:29
Daniel SMITH 21:09 Victoria GASKELL 31:13
Marcus NYE 21:12 Scott LITTLETON 32:07
Mark FOSTER 21:17 Ann EVANS 32:18
Robbie DALE 21:36 Sarb SAHAJPAL 32:49
Peter GASKELL 21:51 Amita PATEL 33:10
Todd NASH 22:18 Manisha PATEL 34:13
Shaun HIGHWAY 22:50 Rory CANN 35:00
Royston ROUND 23:22 Susan LLOYD 36:14
Paresh PATEL 23:29 Madelene RAMSEY 36:17
Neri VILLEGAS 24:08 Nick CAVE 36:21
Richard WRIGHT 24:13 Hayley RAMSEY 37:11
Chris GOUGH 24:24 Matt PARKER-JONES HALL 38:25
John EVANS 24:34 Kay GRAINGER 40:49
Dan REEVES 25:17 Savina RAJU 40:53
Rob HENNESSY 25:26 Julia LITTLETON 43:27
Stephen BIRCH 25:34 Maggie VICKERY 44:46
Sue CRINNIAN 26:03 Hillary W-MINTO 45:50
 

The 2019 Pink parkrun – 12 October (Event 398)

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487 Runners 41 Clubs Represented
16 First Timers 70 Set a new PB
47 First Time Tourists 26 Unknown (#DFYB)

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Liam BRADLEY Michael ELWELL Ursula ELWELL
Harshad PATEL Ronald REYNOLDS Gavin Simon HARRISON
Chris TUCKER Terence William ALLSOPP Sarah Jane TUCKER
Surinder THIND Linda CUNDLIFFE Matthew TURNER
Simon GRUMETT Vanessa STEELE William STEELE
Mark TILL Sarah VOUT Nicholas BRYARS
Lee SMIRTHWAITE Natalie SMIRTHWAITE Charlotte SMALL
Doug GRANT Chloe GRANT Natasha TOLLEY
Rachel SALT John HARVEY Matt TOLLEY
Guy FEARENSIDE Rebecca BARTON Laura KELLY
Keiron HENDERSON Danielle HARVEY Sarah WILLIAMS
Christopher ROBERTS Mark WARD Isabella COOPER
Emily VOUT Carol FRAIN Kerry WARD
Kirsty VAN RENSBURG Michael JANSE VAN RENSBURG Christopher BATE
Alison LEE Helen Marie WARD Stacie WILKES

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Fifty-Run Club

Runner Walsall PB Runs @ Walsall
Jacob FRY 18:59 4
Louise WEBSTER 21:55 48
Nick AMOS 21:19 40
Barry MCGOWAN 26:15 50
Chris GREAVES 28:31 34
Katie DAVIS 20:29 16

Two-Fifty Run Club

Runner Walsall PB Runs @ Walsall
Andrew GOLDEN 23:26 2

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Most Events - Men

Runner Club parkruns completed
Michael ELWELL Midland Masters AC 438
Jason VIGRASS Aldridge RC 313
Steven James DARBY   289

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Most Events - Ladies

Runner Club parkruns completed
Ursula ELWELL Midland Masters AC 429
Beverley Susan WARD West Bromwich Harriers 351
Amy Louise SHEPPARD-TWEEDIE Cobra RC 311

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Ten-Run Club

Runner Walsall PB Runs @ Walsall
Izaak GILBERT 22:44 7

Fifty-Run Club

Runner Walsall PB Runs @ Walsall
Thomas WOOD 22:26 49
Maisie AMOS 27:14 39

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
13/10/18 Barry LLOYD Elizabeth WATTERS 327 39
14/10/17 Abraham AHFOROM Lucie LYNK 392 38
08/10/16 Kevin LOUNDES Elizabeth WATTERS 431 28
10/10/15 Benjamin BOULTER Jennifer HITCHCOTT 287 25
11/10/14 Greg BEECH Aimee HOPCROFT 215 15
12/10/13 Carl DUNNE Amy Louise SHEPPARD-TWEEDIE 134 15
13/10/12 Christopher FULLERTON Lauren HILLMAN 74 10

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Statistics:

12,118 different runners 20,141 PBs recorded
112,385 runs completed 561,925 km of distance covered
1,129 individual volunteers 9,367 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
St Mary's 4 / 80 Peter DIMBLEBY 19:36 Birchfield Harriers 294
Chasewater 6 / 233 Simon RHODES 20:17 Birchfield Harriers 192
Chasewater 55 / 233 Katie DAVIS 24:17   50
Chasewater 56 / 233 Steven JULIAN 24:18 Scrambled Legs - Walsall 230
Swansea Bay 114 / 421 Sean David BARLOW 24:50   268
Chasewater 72 / 233 Izaak GILBERT 26:11 Royal Sutton Coldfield AC 10
Swansea Bay 179 / 421 Steve LAW 27:13   298
St Mary's 34 / 80 Lisa DIMBLEBY 27:21 Birchfield Harriers 292
Chasewater 110 / 233 Sarah Louise BAGGOTT 29:48 Aldridge RC 105
Swansea Bay 289 / 421 Andy BARLOW 31:38   281

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

 

First Timers and Record Breakers – 12 October 2019

Welcome to this week’s first time parkrunners

Runner Time Runner Time
Dean SWINGLE 21:16 Sarb SAHAJPAL 34:32
Dan REEVES 26:37 Naomi EVANS 35:29
Thomas EVANS 30:02 Amiee BARTLAM 36:36
Dominika DYLAG 30:51 Finley PRATLEY 38:33
Harvey WATSON 31:40 Madelene RAMSEY 39:51
Mark JACKSON 31:59 Hayley RAMSEY 40:18
Ben WINWOOD 33:07 Surinder K PUREWAL 41:26
Mackenzie PRATLEY 33:12 Louise HANCOCK 58:52

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Joining us for the first time from other parkruns:

Runner Time Runs Runner Time Runs
Robert FOX 17:03 5 Richard LAKIN 28:34 10
Luke BUTLER 17:37 24 Matthew GRIFFITHS 29:05 6
Richard NAYLOR 18:04 49 Michelle SMITH 29:30 9
Toby CLOSE 18:43 233 Michael LAKIN 29:56 8
Joe LANGHAM 19:35 73 Jessica SPARKES 30:00 58
Tabitha COLLINS 21:01 47 Martin WHITTINGHAM 30:01 42
Graeme GARRETT 21:26 214 Pam KENNEY 30:06 12
Simon SPARKES 21:38 137 Sarah SPARKES 30:24 82
Poppy CLOSE 23:19 106 James PERKINS 30:47 46
Paul KENNEY 23:46 13 Kaisa PARTANEN 30:49 2
Helen CLOSE 23:46 105 Jill LINDEN 30:52 67
Mark ROSE 23:47 36 Rebecca MERCHANT 30:54 45
Gary BURKES 24:55 17 Frank GANLEY 31:21 147
Paul TAYLOR 24:58 51 Jayne TAYLOR 31:49 43
Wayne MILLARD 25:14 167 Emillie PEGGE 32:05 12
Helen CROOK 25:14 150 Rebecca JONES 32:57 25
David SHACKLOCK 25:53 132 Keerthana RAJAJI 33:17 2
Christopher BAINBRIDGE 26:01 163 Benjamin PEGGE 33:29 3
Michael WYANT 26:27 123 Matthew PEGGE 33:34 15
Richard WILKES 26:56 109 Orla BROGAN 34:55 4
Paul SHAW 27:19 20 Matt PARKER-JONES HALL 39:27 4
Adil YAQUB 27:22 32 Avril SIMPSON 48:19 77
Neil SMITH 28:02 12 Marion PAVITT 55:15 43
Claire Emma SHACKLOCK 28:20 131

And congratulations to everyone who set a PB this weekend:

Runner Time Runner Time
Barry LLOYD 16:34 Matt POWELL 26:23
Paul TERLESKI 17:15 Amelia HARRISON 26:39
Matthew SMITH 17:32 Lee FORD 26:46
Garry PALMER 17:32 Rahul MISTRY 26:52
Adam BODIN 17:33 Ryan KILLIAN 27:41
Greg WHITEHOUSE 18:24 Sofia PANZO 27:57
Daniel DAY 18:30 Natalie HAMILTON 28:05
Kyle CORBIN 18:42 Molly COPE 28:10
Dylan ILLIDGE 18:49 Louise ADAMS 28:14
Thomas LLOYD 19:04 Michelle BUNCH 28:46
Martin CLUTTERBUCK 19:07 Natalie LAWRENCE 29:40
Olivia HARRIS 19:18 Lisa WEBB 29:49
Stephen MARTIN 20:01 Graham HILL 29:54
Gary BEVAN 20:06 Shaine LEWIS 29:58
Umei NAMBIO 21:28 Laura WHITEHOUSE 30:28
Katie BEVAN 21:40 Stephen KITSON 30:51
Brandon RAFFERTY 22:29 Neil CUNNINGHAM 31:27
Julian HARRIS 22:48 Oliver JONES 31:44
Ben KAY 23:29 Glenn CLARKE 31:52
Gavin CLINTON 23:32 Scott LITTLETON 32:34
Cameron DINGLE 24:03 Kevin ADAMS 33:05
Arron DHESI 24:06 Jo PAYNE 33:20
Jordan BOURNE 24:11 Aron GOODE 34:05
Thomas HYNES-OUGHTON 24:23 Holly NICHOLLS 34:09
Andrew EVITT 24:42 Viraj PATEL 35:33
Lee BROMLEY 24:54 Kimberley DONALDSON 35:42
Earl PIGGOTT-SMITH 24:57 Felicity CAVE 35:58
Rahul PATEL 25:01 Gurdev DHESI 36:04
Paul GROCUTT 25:13 Stephney COLGAN 36:35
Daniel COPE 25:28 Michael WISEMAN 38:34
Melissa EMERY 25:31 Carol RICHARDS 39:32
Stephen BIRCH 25:37 Kay GRAINGER 41:03
Will MELLOR 26:10 Julia LITTLETON 44:17
Paul DAVIES 26:15 Carrie Ann PORTER 50:05
Sky MILETO 26:23 Carol DONNELLY 1:00:20
 

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.

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 – 5 October 2019

Welcome to this week’s first time parkrunners

Runner Time Runner Time
Humayon JAHANGEERKHAN 23:29 Ollie DEVLIN 32:17
Jordan BOURNE 25:48 Phoebe ASH 32:56
Jordan DONNELLY 26:38 Abdul Qavi REHAN 33:44
Daniel COPE 28:30 Thomas WELLINGS 35:05
Molly COPE 28:44 Kay GRAINGER 41:52
Tom DAVIES 29:29 John MURPHY 45:05
Hannah WADLEY 30:53 Savina RAJU 45:30
Lisa WEBB 31:04 Carol DONNELLY 1:02:37
Carl SARGENT 32:15    

 
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Joining us for the first time from other parkruns:

Runner Time Runs Runner Time Runs
Glyn LANGSTON-JONES 19:31 6 Sam HAWKINS 31:55 20
Jonathan PEARCE 19:58 19 Louise BLACKBURN 33:00 7
Sergej LJUBOWNIKOW 20:56 96 Ann EVANS 33:39 20
Adam CROWLE 20:57 20 Jessica CANTWELL 34:03 7
Claire BOYES 21:31 6 Lynsey GARBUTT 34:37 24
Sean WHITE 22:01 80 Heather HIGGS 35:01 24
Daniel RAY 22:33 122 Ray HAWKINS 35:03 3
Saana KÄRNÄ 24:23 9 Dirk BAYNHAM 35:04 9
Lynne SINCLAIR 24:35 7 Katie PEARCE 35:20 31
Hannah PEARCE 25:38 31 Catherine GORMAN 35:42 3
Carrie ABBOTT 26:50 23 Jayne ROBINSON-MORRIS 36:33 44
Ellie SAKER 26:51 8 Amanda MORGAN 38:14 24
Simon BALLINGER 27:48 7 Michelle TYSON-CRADDOCK 38:15 6
Clare Michelle WESTON 28:02 72 Martina GIBBONS 39:20 18
Graham AVERY 28:19 10 Ethan HUSSELBEE 41:38 2
Kirsty SMITH 29:19 25 Sally HUSSELBEE 41:40 5
Sarah-Jane STEVENS 29:36 8 Carol RICHARDS 41:56 11
Will MELLOR 30:12 2 Jodie ROGERS 46:31 17
Joanna MCCOY 30:14 17      

And congratulations to everyone who set a PB this weekend:

Runner Time Runner Time
Adam SMITH 16:23 Catherine KNIBBS 26:09
James WRIGHT 17:33 Paul HORTON 26:14
Lee HARRIS 17:47 Mark WILSON 26:36
Rob MANNING 17:56 Jake O'CONNOR 26:52
Becki TIMMINGS 18:11 Kelly IDOINE 27:07
Kyle CORBIN 19:09 Roger BAILEY 27:16
Ali HASIP 19:33 Steven BARCHAN 27:20
Andrew DAVIS 19:40 Ryan KILLIAN 27:42
Mark JUDGE 19:44 Sofia PANZO 28:24
Richard GUNN 20:55 David ROWE 28:47
Kai TOLLEY 21:03 Helen NOKE 28:48
Jackson TAYLOR 21:34 Rachel ELLEDGE 28:56
Stephen HOWARD 21:36 Harjinder SINGH 29:39
Graeme KEMPSON 21:38 Shannon COLGAN 29:57
Philip BRAYFORD 21:44 Ann SULEMAN 30:22
Matthew WALTON 21:50 Kirit PATEL 30:42
Alexander WALKER 21:58 Graham HILL 30:45
Lewis BEARDMORE 21:59 Laura WHITEHOUSE 31:01
Zack DAVIS 22:09 Jack CLARKE 31:14
Steve CHISLETT 22:12 Victoria GASKELL 31:22
Carl NICHOLLS 22:36 Raymond KING 31:33
Julian HARRIS 23:02 Glenn CLARKE 32:04
Chris JONES 23:45 Neil CUNNINGHAM 32:48
Marc BAGGOTT 24:23 Anne LISSEMORE 33:21
Darren SMITH 24:27 Jo PAYNE 33:57
Arron DHESI 24:30 Russell GIBBONS 34:42
Ben KAY 24:33 Jan SMITH 35:13
Joe TRUBSHAW 24:55 Karen KAUR 36:44
Rohal KORPAL 25:13 Laura GARBETT 36:50
Tony COLEMAN 25:16 Moira HUGHES 37:24
Simon KELLY 25:42 Gurdev DHESI 37:27
Alex HARVEY 25:45 Georgia ADAMS 39:06
Hayden NICHOLLS 25:52 Helen TINSELL-JONES 39:08
 

Event 396 – 28 September 2019

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369 Runners 36 Clubs Represented
12 First Timers 47 Set a new PB
14 First Time Tourists 27 Unknown (#DFYB)

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Michael ELWELL Ursula ELWELL Harshad PATEL
Steve LAW Ronald REYNOLDS Steven James DARBY
Bunny KYD Pam COOPER Chris TUCKER
Terence William ALLSOPP Simon RHODES Sarah Jane TUCKER
Surinder THIND Linda CUNDLIFFE David JOHNSON
Arnia RHODES John HAYWARD Vanessa STEELE
William STEELE Judith MASSEY Roxy BABLA
Natalie SMIRTHWAITE Martin COWLEY Geoff WOODFIELD
Lucy BAKER Natasha TOLLEY Martin HARMISON
Annette COWLEY Matt TOLLEY Anne MASON
Guy FEARENSIDE Mark CHAPMAN Pat SMITH
Nicola DUNBAR Ian DUNBAR Louise NORTON
Waheed SALEEM Rhys MCKAY

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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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Runner Walsall PB Runs @ Walsall
Ali HASIP 19:37 4
Jan DICKEN 27:09 49

One Hundred-Run Club

Runner Walsall PB Runs @ Walsall
Nick PARKES 22:15 21
Jonathan PIERCE 21:55 12
Helen READ 28:54 89

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Most Events - Men

Runner Club parkruns completed
Michael ELWELL Midland Masters AC 436
Simon RICHARDS Barnt Green Chuggers 329
Dave PLAYFORTH East Hull Harriers & AC 325

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Most Events - Ladies

Runner Club parkruns completed
Ursula ELWELL Midland Masters AC 427
Helen LANE UKnetrunner 423
Nahida BEGUM   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 :

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On This Week In History

 

Date First Male First Female # Runners # Volunteers
29/09/18 Karl WELBORN Lynne Michelle HILL 406 37
30/09/17 Pravesh PATEL Carli BALDWIN 390 31
24/09/16 Dean ANDREWS Ania GRUSZCZYNSKA 349 32
26/09/15 Benjamin BOULTER Katie ALLEN 329 21
27/09/14 Dougie MUSSON Aimee HOPCROFT 223 23
28/09/13 Nick HAZELWOOD Amie FITHERN 162 12
29/09/12 Aaron BROWN Caroline HINGLEY 91 6

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Statistics:

12,001 different runners 20,00 PBs recorded
111,46 runs completed 557,30 km of distance covered
1,101 individual volunteers 9,259 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
Hasenheide, Germany 27 / 733 Peter DIMBLEBY 19:21 Birchfield Harriers 292
Severn Valley Country 9 / 66 Carson TWEEDIE 24:06 Cobra RC 283
Severn Valley Country 15 / 66 Amy Louise SHEPPARD-TWEEDIE 25:14 Cobra RC 309
Hasenheide, Germany 234 / 733 Lisa DIMBLEBY 26:02 Birchfield Harriers 290
Bushy 493 / 1329 Michelle YOUNG 26:02 Walsall Arboretum Runners 196
Harrogate 170 / 420 Chris WAPLE 26:12 Aldridge RC 80
Bushy 838 / 1329 Lisa ROBERTS 29:42 Walsall Arboretum Runners 46
Harrogate 298 / 420 Karen WAPLE 30:22 Aldridge RC 163
Bushy 932 / 1329 Sharon MIDDLETON 31:01 Walsall Arboretum Runners 44

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 – 28 September 2019

Welcome to this week’s first time parkrunners

Runner Time Runner Time
Pamir AZAMI 25:25 Michaella EVANS 38:25
Stuart READ 28:31 Jan SMITH 42:22
Edward HARPER 28:43 Ruth NOAKE 45:07
Gurv JOHAL 32:22 Paul LINE 48:35
Kevin ADAMS 34:38 Diane O'SULLIVAN 49:21
Joanne NUTTING 35:04 Sarah PITHERS 53:25

 
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Joining us for the first time from other parkruns:

Runner Time Runs Runner Time Runs
James WRIGHT 18:06 8 Andrew WINDLE 28:06 130
Mark REPTON 18:35 53 Farsh SHAFIE 28:29 23
Dave PLAYFORTH 20:56 325 Sheila MADDISON 28:35 156
Rachel RUSSELL 21:53 20 Nick BUXTON 31:37 3
Christopher HALLIDAY 23:05 59 Emma MUMFORD 31:48 71
Amir SHAFIE 24:48 19 Stephen KITSON 32:01 4
Harmesh UPPAL 26:56 6 Gemma WHITMORE 38:32 6

And congratulations to everyone who set a PB this weekend:

Runner Time Runner Time
Toby OURY 16:40 Helen READ 28:54
Paul COUGHLAN 16:53 Stephen MURRAY 29:27
Elizabeth WATTERS 18:02 Kirsty SMITH 29:30
Ali HASIP 19:37 Alex KOYMEN 29:50
Mark JUDGE 20:32 Sarah SHARMAN 29:54
Richard GUNN 21:17 Kate FINNEY 29:56
Rowan CHAHAL 21:50 Liz FARRAR 31:04
Andy SMITH 21:51 Ann SULEMAN 31:09
Wayne REPTON 22:09 James FRYER 31:11
Nick PARKES 22:15 Rachel CLARKE 31:12
Jake HARDING 22:56 Sonya WINFIELD 31:56
Shaun HIGHWAY 23:27 Helen STANISTREET 32:02
Julian HARRIS 23:51 Raymond KING 32:03
Angela EDGE 24:41 Meena MISTRY 32:04
Alexander BRITNELL 24:43 Karnail SINGH 33:00
Robin CORFIELD 24:51 Samuel EDEN 33:36
Darren SMITH 25:00 Martin FENNINGS 35:15
Nathan JAMES 25:03 Lewis GRAY 35:49
Jane FORD 25:14 Victoria GASKELL 38:30
Caroline SMITH 25:22 Liz WILLIAMS 39:01
Kara NICHOLLS 25:42 Alan VICKERY 44:37
Ben KAY 25:44 Hillary W-MINTO 47:11
Cameron DINGLE 26:23 Hema PATEL 47:13
Lee FORD 26:49    
 

Event 395 – 21 September 2019

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444 Runners 36 Clubs Represented
17 First Timers 61 Set a new PB
24 First Time Tourists 45 Unknown (#DFYB)

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Peter DIMBLEBY Michael ELWELL Ursula ELWELL
Carson TWEEDIE Harshad PATEL Steve LAW
Ronald REYNOLDS Chris TUCKER Barinderjit CHEEMA
Terence William ALLSOPP Linda CUNDLIFFE Lewis OWEN
David JOHNSON Steve COLE Vanessa STEELE
William STEELE Natalie SMIRTHWAITE Charlotte SMALL
Aliya ALI Natasha TOLLEY Annette COWLEY
Anne MASON Guy FEARENSIDE Anthony FRAIN
Samantha PARKER David PARKER Nicola DUNBAR
Anne TAYLOR Daren APPLEBY Ian DUNBAR
Kamila BURY Lynda SHEARGOLD Georgina PERRY
Ethan WRIGHT Dhyana SEHMAR Rhys MCKAY

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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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Fifty-Run Club

Runner Walsall PB Runs @ Walsall
Tonderai MUDYAWABIKWA 21:07 49
Lucy BENNETT 24:33 30
Steve HADLEY 28:51 30
Bethany LEE 30:00 29
Annette HADLEY 37:17 30
Ian DUNBAR 29:23 40

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Most Events - Men

Runner Club parkruns completed
Michael ELWELL Midland Masters AC 435
Peter LOOSE Tring RC 313
Ian EDGINGTON Bournville Harriers 301

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Most Events - Ladies

Runner Club parkruns completed
Ursula ELWELL Midland Masters AC 426
Amy Louise SHEPPARD-TWEEDIE Cobra RC 308
Nahida BEGUM   307

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Ten-Run Club

Runner Walsall PB Runs @ Walsall
Jayden BURDISH 20:20 1
Niamh SCRIVEN 30:39 10
Lewis GRAY 36:04 1

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
22/09/18 Ashley CRAWFORD Lorna MACDONALD 341 35
23/09/17 Unknown ATHLETE Sophie Roanna KIRK 411 29
17/09/16 Dougie MUSSON Naomi FLANAGAN 385 24
19/09/15 Ashley CRAWFORD Erin ROBERTS 260 24
20/09/14 Nick HILL Caroline WOOD 193 12
21/09/13 Tom GOUGH Hannah TALBOT 150 15
22/09/12 Steven ABRAHAMS Sue DAVIES 81 11

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Statistics:

11,975 different runners 19,95 PBs recorded
111,09 runs completed 555,45 km of distance covered
1,098 individual volunteers 9,221 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
Clifton 2 / 61 Steven JULIAN 20:02 Scrambled Legs - Walsall 228
Clifton 6 / 61 Katie DAVIS 22:13   48
Clifton 15 / 61 Harshad PATEL 24:36 Shabbarunners 359
Melton Mowbray 113 / 183 Chris TUCKER 30:15 Shabbarunners 268
Melton Mowbray 161 / 183 Lynda ELMORE 36:46 Aldridge RC 66
Melton Mowbray 162 / 183 Jo YARNALL 36:46 Aldridge RC 179
Melton Mowbray 171 / 183 Viki DOBBS 38:38 Aldridge RC 25
Melton Mowbray 179 / 183 Laura MALSBURY 42:25 Aldridge RC 51
Melton Mowbray 180 / 183 Emma SPROCKET 43:39 Aldridge RC 92

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/

 

First Timers and Record Breakers – 21 September 2019

Welcome to this week’s first time parkrunners

Runner Time Runner Time
Jake HARDING 23:34 Holly NICHOLLS 34:40
Robin CORFIELD 25:10 Alison JONES 35:13
Cameron DINGLE 26:31 Aron GOODE 38:52
Nathan JAMES 26:51 Michael WISEMAN 42:17
Lizzie SANDERS 26:53 Andrea BIJU 46:32
Dave DAWES 28:06 Mark PATEMAN 47:17
Tamar DAVIS 28:42 Nathtali DAVIS 47:24
Dhyana SEHMAR 29:44 Carrie Ann PORTER 53:18
Bridie HOOD 33:45    

 
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Joining us for the first time from other parkruns:

Runner Time Runs Runner Time Runs
Stewart MCCONVERY 19:21 42 Steve CANNON 27:28 60
Mark SIMPSON 20:12 23 Rob ANDERSON 27:48 8
Jayden BURDISH 20:20 10 Kerry HARRISON 28:17 111
Ian EDGINGTON 20:51 301 Keith LOUDON 28:27 82
Joshua SAVAGE 21:12 107 Deborah OSBORNE 28:31 48
Matthew BOX 21:21 17 Lin COX 30:17 224
Alison STEWART 22:39 20 Ann SULEMAN 31:54 11
Akash ROOPRAI 24:12 22 Sundeep BURDISH 33:29 8
Alexander BRITNELL 25:56 3 Lewis GRAY 36:04 10
Terry ARGYLE 25:57 63 Moira HUGHES 37:29 9
Mark WITHERIDGE 26:09 157 Annabelle WOOD 39:16 4
Daniel GREAVES 27:07 6 Sophie MEREDITH 42:20 19

And congratulations to everyone who set a PB this weekend:

Runner Time Runner Time
Brad WATKINS 19:39 Satnam THIARA 29:20
Jack EDWARDS 19:46 Dylan RANA 29:56
Ali HASIP 19:57 Sarah SHARMAN 30:18
Andrew WILLETTS 21:01 Ibrahim AHMED 30:23
Howard KAY 21:17 Shaine LEWIS 30:40
Billy FOOTMAN 22:07 Emma HUGHES 31:04
Matthew WALTON 22:09 Alice LEGARSKA 31:18
Graeme KEMPSON 22:15 Tina FLETCHER 31:44
Richard GUNN 22:32 Trisha PATEL 31:49
Steve PARKER 23:51 Ngocly FLETCHER 31:50
Peter YARD 23:51 James FRYER 32:32
Katie BRITNELL 24:26 Penny HILL 32:34
John EVANS 24:35 Gerard WINTRIP 32:38
Julian HARRIS 24:43 Chesney MASON 32:44
Graham GREEN 25:12 Eva S 33:16
Arron DHESI 25:36 Jo-Anne GARDENER 34:10
Ben KAY 25:58 Amita PATEL 34:13
Sam DHADWAR 26:19 Chantel CRESSWELL 34:59
Mark WILSON 26:50 Cathleen FRANKE 35:00
Waheed SALEEM 26:51 Helen GRAINGER 35:16
Tracey WILLETTS 27:08 Jodie EVANS 35:57
Joshua MILLARD 27:29 Anisha PATEL 37:20
Steven BARCHAN 27:36 Jane TURNER 38:21
Kulvir SINGH 27:41 Laura GARBETT 38:34
William ELCOCK 27:44 Scott LITTLETON 38:41
Lauren ARMSTRONG 28:12 Sonia DEASI 39:13
David HICKMAN 28:12 Caroline POWELL 39:23
Helena HORTON 28:21 Maggie VICKERY 46:36
Pauline ALLEN 28:28 Alan VICKERY 46:39
Sofia PANZO 28:34 Kirit PATEL 47:28
Louie ALLEN 29:18    
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