Event number 85
10th September 2016
Today's run saw an impressive turnout from Widnes Running Club, kiitted out in their fancy new vests. Their new colours will surely now be a regular sight at Widnes parkrun.
Thank you to all our volunteers today, and to the core team who work hard behind the scenes to process the results and get all the equipment sorted and ready for next week.
Run highlights as follows:
An unknown runner was first.
Chris FITZPATRICK (VM35-39) of Helsby RC, was second over the line in 17:35.
Liam KEENAN (JM11-14) (Unattached) was third over the line in 18:02 - was first to finish once before.
Current standing in the Men's annual points competition:
Andrew DOWDESWELL (Unattached) 2470 pts.
Dave BUCKLEY (Unattached) 2141 pts.
Carl PRATT (Helsby RC) 1787 pts.
Lisa GRANTHAM (VW40-44) of Pensby Runners, was first (13th overall) over the line in 20:12 - first appearance.
Bobbie LOMAX (VW40-44) of Warrington Running Club, was second (17th overall) over the line in 20:59 - has been first to finish on 3 previous occasions.
Joanne Carol HANSEN (SW25-29) (Unattached) was third (21st overall) over the line in 21:57.
Current standing in the Women's annual points competition:
Caroline BARROW (Widnes Running Club) 2961 pts.
Sarah POLHILL (Unattached) 2497 pts.
Paula TALBOT (Unattached) 2333 pts.
The following runners recorded the best Age Grade scores:
Liam KEENAN (JM11-14) was graded 78.65% for the time 18:02 (third overall).
Simon BEADMAN (VM40-44) was graded 77.50% for the time 18:09 (5th overall).
Chris FITZPATRICK (VM35-39) was graded 77.06% for the time 17:35 (second overall).
This week there were 190 runners, of whom 25 were first timers and 36 recorded new Personal Bests. Representatives of 16 different athletics clubs took part.
Widnes parkrun started on 17th January 2015, and since then 2,791 different runners, including participants from 145 athletics clubs, have completed 15,258 runs covering a total distance of 76,290 km, and there have been 3,638 new Personal Bests.
The female record is held by Angie BLICK who ran in a time of 00:18:02 on 12th March 2016 (event number 59).
The male record is held by Matthew WIGELSWORTH who ran in a time of 00:16:03 on 27th August 2016 (event number 83).
The Age Grade course record is held by Angela OLDHAM who recorded a 90.69% run (22:01) on 9th July 2016 (event number 76).
Today's full results and a complete event history can be found on the Widnes parkrun Results Page.