The Woodhouse Moor foot spa. Run report 657, 22 Feb 2020

The torrential rain last week gave us all the chance of a refreshing foot spa with a massive puddle flooding part of the finish straight!

Well done to Morven Wallace who ran his 300th, Kay Hayes who ran her 200th, and Richard Neal who joined the 100 Club. Maxwell Farrell, Carol Power and Stephanie Banks ran their 50ths.

Next week we'll welcome the 5k Your Way Move Against Cancer support group. They join us the last Saturday of the month.

This week 565 people ran, jogged and walked the course, of whom 61 were first timers and 43 recorded new Personal Bests. Representatives of 65 different clubs took part.

The event was made possible by 39 volunteers:

Frank JONES • Claudia BAUER • Sam DOOLEY • Peter James YATES • Ken FOX • Helen NOYES • Caroline TOLAN • Robyn JOHNSON • Anne AKERS • Noel AKERS • Thomas CROWTHER • Steve BROWN • Caroline SANDERS • Louise BISSET • Sue LUMBY • George WEBSTER • Fiona GERMAN • Naomi ADKINS • Tobias ADKINS • Lucy KEAR • Rommi SMITH • Conor STEVENSON • Zeni BELLWOOD • Sam HUANG • Giulia GADA • John SUTCLIFFE • Andy BROOKES • Phoebe BAKER-JOHNSON • Jack MOULTON • Holly BUCHAN • Luqman AL-MAANI • Ben JOHNSON • Jack EVANS • Teigan PARKER • Matthew MESKELL • Paddy BARROW • Vanessa CORREIA • Hannah KETTLE • Bernadett BARA

Full results and a complete event history can be found on the Woodhouse Moor parkrun Results Page.

The female record is held by Lizzie BROWNE who recorded a time of 16:25 on 23rd July 2011 (event number 196).
The male record is held by Dan GARBUTT who recorded a time of 14:58 on 25th February 2012 (event number 229).
The Age Grade course record is held by Treena JOHNSON who recorded 96.49% (18:31) on 12th August 2017 (event number 521).

Woodhouse Moor parkrun started on 6th October 2007. Since then 26,479 participants have completed 209,225 parkruns covering a total distance of 1,046,125 km, including 34,382 new Personal Bests. A total of 2,092 individuals have volunteered 12,410 times.

 

Happy in the downpour, run report 656, 15 February 2020

Thank you to students from Leeds University who joined our volunteer team as part of Student Volunteering Week. They didn't let the rain dampen their spirits and enthusiastically cheered on our 562 parkrunners.

Well done to Christine Lay, who joined the 250 Club, Leslie Beck joined the 50 Club.

This week 562 people ran, jogged and walked the course, of whom 57 were first timers and 70 recorded new Personal Bests. Representatives of 55 different clubs took part.

The event was made possible by 41 volunteers:

Jasbir BANGERH • Claudia BAUER • Sam DOOLEY • Phil HAMMOND • Ken FOX • Clare MAXWELL • Anne AKERS • Noel AKERS • Hilary WHARAM • Nicky BEST • Sue LUMBY • Millie WOOD • Suzzi GARNETT • Michael BOOTHER • James LEACH • Jo RHODES • Sarah FREEMAN • Lizzie COOMBES • Rommi SMITH • Jonathan CONEY • Zeni BELLWOOD • Pritti MEHTA • Louise WALTON • Kate HENSHALL • Tahera MAYAT • John SUTCLIFFE • Phoebe BAKER-JOHNSON • Ria MOONEY • Manos BERSOS • Jack EVANS • Shuyue YANG • Jane CROSS • Sophie VIPOND • Isobel ARMSTRONG • Paddy BARROW • Dhruthi BALASUBRAMANIAN • Chuxiao CHEN • Ke DU • Hannah KETTLE • Bernadett BARA • Dian ANANTA

Full results and a complete event history can be found on the Woodhouse Moor parkrun Results Page.

The female record is held by Lizzie BROWNE who recorded a time of 16:25 on 23rd July 2011 (event number 196).
The male record is held by Dan GARBUTT who recorded a time of 14:58 on 25th February 2012 (event number 229).
The Age Grade course record is held by Treena JOHNSON who recorded 96.49% (18:31) on 12th August 2017 (event number 521).

Woodhouse Moor parkrun started on 6th October 2007. Since then 26,418 participants have completed 208,660 parkruns covering a total distance of 1,043,300 km, including 34,339 new Personal Bests. A total of 2,089 individuals have volunteered 12,371 times.

 

parkrun is poetry! Run report 655, 8 February 2020

What better way to celebrate running your 50th parkrun than with a poem, or two, or three? How about 50?  Tahera Mayat is not only our regular welcome briefer, she's also a poet and to mark her 50th parkrun, she wrote 50 haikus and stuck them on tubes of Love Hearts, handing them out at the cafe afterwards. Thanks, Tahera! There's still a few left if anyone wants a poem with their parkrun on Saturday.

Well done to David Williamson, who joined the 250 Club, Isabel Ralph, Alastair White and Alison Oldfield who ran their 100ths and Sarah Radcliffe and Tahera who ran their 50ths.

Thank you all for your co-operation with to make our start funnel a little less chaotic. We're asking people to join from the back as we were getting a bit squashed at the front. And thank you all for making our new double funnel work well. If you are handed a spatula, it means you are the end of that particular line, and marks the changeover to the other funnel.

This week 711 people ran, jogged and walked the course, of whom 99 were first timers and 113 recorded new Personal Bests. Representatives of 56 different clubs took part.

The event was made possible by 39 volunteers:

Frank JONES • Claudia BAUER • Sam DOOLEY • Helen NOYES • Robyn JOHNSON • David HEELS • Anne AKERS • Noel AKERS • Nicky BEST • Nathan SMITH • Steve BROWN • Sue LUMBY • Vince ASHTON • Millie WOOD • Nick BROWN • Fiona GERMAN • Jo RHODES • Naomi ADKINS • Conor STEVENSON • Rebecca WHITE • Louise WALTON • Jessica WANLESS • Katherine KIRKHAM • Anya KIRKHAM-MATTHEWS • John PRATT • Tahera MAYAT • Umar HUSSAIN • John SUTCLIFFE • Eleanor THOMSON • Judith SMITH • Andy BROOKES • Phoebe BAKER-JOHNSON • Holly BUCHAN • Ben JOHNSON • Jack EVANS • Lizzie THOMSON • Gracie THOMSON • Paddy BARROW • Kristin WANLESS

Full results and a complete event history can be found on the Woodhouse Moor parkrun Results Page.

The female record is held by Lizzie BROWNE who recorded a time of 16:25 on 23rd July 2011 (event number 196).
The male record is held by Dan GARBUTT who recorded a time of 14:58 on 25th February 2012 (event number 229).
The Age Grade course record is held by Treena JOHNSON who recorded 96.49% (18:31) on 12th August 2017 (event number 521).

Woodhouse Moor parkrun started on 6th October 2007. Since then 26,361 participants have completed 208,098 parkruns covering a total distance of 1,040,490 km, including 34,270 new Personal Bests. A total of 2,082 individuals have volunteered 12,330 times.

 

Pacing to PBs, run report 654, 1 February 2020

The first Saturday of the month is always Pacer Day and this week we had pacers running at times ranging from 20 to 40 minutes. Thank you to our volunteer pacers who helped quite a few of you achieve PBs. If you'd like to pace or be paced, let us know!

Thank you also to those of you who brought your old trainers, which will soon be on their way to prisoners in Zimbabwe.

Well done to Carmel Barradell, who joined the 250 Club, Emma Brown, who ran her 150th, and Katharine Scott, who ran her 100th. David Broad, Tom O'Brien and Jodie Salter ran their 50ths.

This week 668 people ran, jogged and walked the course, of whom 90 were first timers and 90 recorded new Personal Bests. Representatives of 43 different clubs took part.

The event was made possible by 44 volunteers:

Frank JONES • Claudia BAUER • Peter James YATES • Clare MAXWELL • Linda M MARSHALL • Helen NOYES • Robyn JOHNSON • Andrew John SMITHURST • Anne AKERS • Noel AKERS • Nicky BEST • Natalie WOOD • Lorraine BEAVIS • Nathan SMITH • Debbie BROWN • Steve BROWN • Kristan WEBB • Sue LUMBY • Steven ALLEN • Jane CROSSLEY • Naomi ADKINS • Tobias ADKINS • Jonathan CONEY • Zeni BELLWOOD • Rebecca WHITE • Louise GARDHAM • Edward PRESTON • Deanna HOWLEY • Louise WALTON • Sam HUANG • Katherine KIRKHAM • Anya KIRKHAM-MATTHEWS • Umar HUSSAIN • Joe LAWLEY • Giulia GADA • John SUTCLIFFE • Donna SWALES • Freddie CRAVEN • Andy BROOKES • Jack EVANS • Shuyue YANG • Teigan PARKER • Isobel ARMSTRONG • Sam HUTT

Full results and a complete event history can be found on the Woodhouse Moor parkrun Results Page.

The female record is held by Lizzie BROWNE who recorded a time of 16:25 on 23rd July 2011 (event number 196).
The male record is held by Dan GARBUTT who recorded a time of 14:58 on 25th February 2012 (event number 229).
The Age Grade course record is held by Treena JOHNSON who recorded 96.49% (18:31) on 12th August 2017 (event number 521).

Woodhouse Moor parkrun started on 6th October 2007. Since then 26,262 participants have completed 207,387 parkruns covering a total distance of 1,036,935 km, including 34,157 new Personal Bests. A total of 2,076 individuals have volunteered 12,291 times.

 

Neurology department takeover, run report 653, 25 Jan 2020

Thank you to the neurology team from Leeds Teaching Hospitals who joined us this week to raise awareness of brain disease. And thanks to the 5k Your Way team who are here the last Saturday of each month to support people living with cancer and their carers.

Well done to Andrea Barras who beat her own VW70-74 age grade record with 86.14% for her time of 25.51. Caroline Tolan ran her 150th, Sarah Underwood, Jill Hobson and Chiara La Sala joined the 100 Club, Edward Aveyard ran his 50th.

Next week we'll have pacers, let is know if you'd like to pace or be paced. There will also be coffee and cake on offer over at Wrangthorn. And don't forget to bring your old trainers, which will go to prisoners in Zimbabwe.

This week 718 people ran, jogged and walked the course, of whom 97 were first timers and 105 recorded new Personal Bests. Representatives of 51 different clubs took part.

The event was made possible by 37 volunteers:

Claudia BAUER • Ken FOX • Helen NOYES • Robyn JOHNSON • Anne AKERS • Noel AKERS • Clare DOHERTY • Sarah COLTMAN • Nathan SMITH • Sue LUMBY • Millie WOOD • Peter WHITE 2015 • Sumrah SHAFFIQ • Tobias ADKINS • Natalie DONOHUE • Catherine WALLIS • Annie Helen WOOLLEY • Kristyna NAVRATILOVA • Lisa FARLEY • Pritti MEHTA • Sam HUANG • Katherine KIRKHAM • Anya KIRKHAM-MATTHEWS • John PRATT • Tahera MAYAT • Giulia GADA • John SUTCLIFFE • Helen L. FORD • Donna SWALES • Andy BROOKES • Phoebe BAKER-JOHNSON • Ben JOHNSON • Jack EVANS • Jane TATE • Lynette SILVERWOOD • Michelle CHARNOCK • Sam HUTT

Full results and a complete event history can be found on the Woodhouse Moor parkrun Results Page.

The female record is held by Lizzie BROWNE who recorded a time of 16:25 on 23rd July 2011 (event number 196).
The male record is held by Dan GARBUTT who recorded a time of 14:58 on 25th February 2012 (event number 229).
The Age Grade course record is held by Treena JOHNSON who recorded 96.49% (18:31) on 12th August 2017 (event number 521).

Woodhouse Moor parkrun started on 6th October 2007. Since then 26,172 participants have completed 206,719 parkruns covering a total distance of 1,033,595 km, including 34,067 new Personal Bests. A total of 2,068 individuals have volunteered 12,245 times.

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