Wetherby parkrun Event number 199 on 3rd August 2019

Although this weekends forecast was rain, we were exceptionally lucky to have such a wonderful morning. We saw around 30 people attend the newcomers briefing which included tourists from Bedford, Kent, London and more locally York.

This week saw the start of a couch to 5K (C25K) group that used our course to do this. The group took a fabulous picture with our new pop up banner that arrived last week. We hope to see the C25K group regularly at Wetherby parkrun.

C25K at Wetherby

We had two fabulous volunteers who registered with parkrun on Saturday morning so they could then signed up to volunteer this week. What a fantastic job and a massive round of applause for Matthew Jackson and Nick Masters. To top that, Nick was watching his son running the event and were touring from Bedford. Not only this but they had just stopped off after leaving home around 0500 for Edinburgh but trying to see which parkrun they could make it to as well. Lucky for us they chose Wetherby and we hope they have a fabulous time in Edinburgh.

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The event was made possible by 18 volunteers: Gillian FOX • Will GREENWOOD • Colleen GRUENWALD • Elizabeth BALL • Vanessa YEOMANS • Samuel EVANS • Clare BRADBURY • Simon CAVELL • Mary EMMETT • Helen FOREMAN • Alex FOREMAN • Barry HUTCHINSON • Amelia BRADBURY • Trish COMET-SMITH • Pauline GALLACHER • Kathy OAKES • Matthew JACKSON • Nick MASTERS

This week 113 people ran, jogged and walked the course, of whom 30 were first-timers and 13 recorded new Personal Bests. Representatives of 18 different clubs took part.

Today's full results and a complete event history can be found on the Wetherby parkrun Results Page.

The male record is held by Kristoff BOYNTON who recorded a time of 16:05 on 15th August 2015 (event number 19).
The female record is held by Alice LEAKE who recorded a time of 17:56 on 19th May 2018 (event number 143).
The Age Grade course record is held by Angela OLDHAM who recorded 90.83% (21:59) on 18th June 2016 (event number 52).

Wetherby parkrun started on 21st March 2015. Since then 4,015 participants have completed 14,119 parkruns covering a total distance of 70,595 km, including 2,415 new Personal Bests. A total of 379 individuals have volunteered 2,340 times.