The day of the PBs. Run report #341, 29 March 2014

There must have been something in the air this week, or maybe it was all the Jantastic challenges and those training for marathons, but more than one in four of you got personal bests, that's 98 PBs! Well done!

Thanks as always to all our volunteers and supporters, with a special mention to young Liam Edwards who cheered his mum Tina to one of those PBs.

Here's the results for this week. See you Saturday!

Men's placings:
Rashaad JORDEN (SM30-34) (Unattached) was first over the line in 17:24 - second time in 26 appearances.
Michael VARGAS (SM25-29) (Unattached) was second over the line in 17:32.
Gwilym THOMAS (VM35-39) of Valley Striders AC, was third over the line in 17:34 - has been first to finish on 17 previous occasions.

Current standing in the Men's annual points competition:
Rashaad JORDEN (Unattached) 2529 pts.
Roy HUGGINS (Valley Striders AC) 2182 pts.
Simon GILBODY (Hyde Park Harriers) 2071 pts.

Women's placings:
Jocelyn PAYNE (SW20-24) of Hyde Park Harriers, was first (25th overall) over the line in 20:16 - 38th time in 101 appearances.
Rachel BOURNE (SW25-29) of Hyde Park Harriers, was second (29th overall) over the line in 20:26 - has been first to finish on 4 previous occasions.
Daisy KOTLYAR (SW30-34) of Hyde Park Harriers, was third (46th overall) over the line in 21:19.

Current standing in the Women's annual points competition:
Ai Lyn TAN (Unattached) 2649 pts.
Sue SUNDERLAND (Valley Striders AC) 1921 pts.
Rhona CAMERON (Kirkstall Harriers) 1742 pts.

The following runners recorded the best Age Grade scores:
David M MCGUIRE (VM45-49) was graded 78.91% for the time 18:06 (7th overall).
Ken FOX (VM55-59) was graded 78.33% for the time 19:37 (18th overall).
Andrea BARRAS (VW60-64) was graded 78.10% for the time 25:57 (188th overall).

This week there were 378 runners, of whom 45 were first timers and 98 recorded new Personal Bests. Representatives of 33 different athletics clubs took part.

Leeds parkrun started on 6th October 2007, and since then 10,212 different runners, including participants from 439 athletics clubs, have completed 73,634 runs covering a total distance of 368,170 km, and there have been 14,964 new Personal Bests.

The women's record is held by Lizzie ADAMS who ran in a time of 00:16:25 on 2011-07-23 (event number 196).
The men's record is held by Dan GARBUTT who ran in a time of 00:14:58 on 2012-02-25 (event number 229).
The Age Grade course record is held by Treena JOHNSON who recorded a 91.00% run (18:53) on 8th March 2014 (event number 338).

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