Record-breaking birthday bash! Run report, 5 October 2019

 

It was a happy 15th birthday to parkrun UK and a happy 12th birthday to us this weekend. Thank you to everyone who joined us and an extra big thanks to Leeds University to treating us all to breakfast.

We had a record-breaker this week too with Bingley Harriers' Fred Gibbs breaking his own VM80-84 age category record with 80.06% for his time of 26.55, see you again soon for another record-breaker, Fred!

Well done to Tina Edwards ran her 150th and Vicky Johnson and John Dammone earned their 100 tee-shirt. Emma Harris, Amy Clayton, Oliver Clarkin and Mick Welboune ran their 50ths.

Thanks to our volunteers this week:

Claudia BAUER • Katie ROBINSON • Ken FOX • John F MARSHALL • Linda M MARSHALL • Helen NOYES • Jane E TESSEYMAN • Steve WOOD • Robyn JOHNSON • Andy JUDD • Martin BARE • Anne AKERS • Noel AKERS • Rolf NEUGEBAUER • Andrew TESSEYMAN • Emily ROBERTSHAW • Stuart LOWE • Louise BISSET • Sue LUMBY • Clare EVANS • George WEBSTER • Steven ALLEN • Graeme MILES • Paul RAMSDEN • Andy BISSET • Tobias ADKINS • Natalie DONOHUE • Stan JONES • Zeni BELLWOOD • Louise GARDHAM • Pritti MEHTA • Dean FRANCIS • Sam HUANG • Howard NAYLOR • Kate HENSHALL • John PRATT • Tahera MAYAT • Stephanie BINKS • Marcos Angel VALERO PALACIOS • Giulia GADA

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 24,891 participants have completed 196,972 parkruns covering a total distance of 984,860 km, including 32,944 new Personal Bests. A total of 1,961 individuals have volunteered 11,647 times.

 

Golden batons and a record-breaker. Run report 634, Sept 28 2019

With 251 parkruns under her belt, Andrea Barras broke the VW70-74 age category record on her 252nd with 84.66% for her time of 26.18. Well done, Andrea!

Leeds Building Society launched the #BigCommunityRelay, handing out 15 gold batons which will be handed from parkrun to parkrun, we know one is on its way to New Zealand and another to Germany.

Celebrating milestones this week were Daniel Miles (200), and Catherine Wallis (50) . We'll be celebrating our own milestone next week, it's our 12th birthday! The lovely folk at Leeds University are giving us free breakfast down at the refectory as they have done every year, so join us for a celebration.

This week 444 people ran, jogged and walked the course, of whom 64 were first timers and 43 recorded new Personal Bests. Representatives of 44 different clubs took part.

The event was made possible by 27 volunteers:

Claudia BAUER • Ken FOX • Helen NOYES • Robyn JOHNSON • Andy JUDD • Martin BARE • Anne AKERS • Paul SAWYER • Rolf NEUGEBAUER • Debbie BROWN • Steve BROWN • Nick BROWN • Michael VISSER • Naomi ADKINS • Tobias ADKINS • Emma WHITLOW • Rebecca WHITE • Lorraine CHARLTON • Louise GARDHAM • Paul GREENE • Dean FRANCIS • Howard NAYLOR • Katherine KIRKHAM • John PRATT • Tahera MAYAT • Giulia GADA • John WHITTLE

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 24,821 participants have completed 196,319 parkruns covering a total distance of 981,595 km, including 32,862 new Personal Bests. A total of 1,957 individuals have volunteered 11,607 times.

 

500 for Roy and a record-breaker for Susan. Run report 633, 21 Sept 2019

Thank you to Roy Huggins who invited us all to join him in celebrating his 500th parkrun by bringing food for us all!

And congratulations to our first female, Roundhay Runner Susan Lewis, who set the new VW40-44 age category record with an age grade of 86.36% for her time of 18.05.

Other milestones were Tim Straughton, who did his 350th, Steve Brown his 150th. Nigel Sedgley and Paul Sanderson ran their 50ths.

Don't forget, it's the Red Welly Relay on Saturday, the annual women against men 25x200m relay after our usual parkrun.

This week 604 people ran, jogged and walked the course, of whom 80 were first timers and 84 recorded new Personal Bests. Representatives of 40 different clubs took part.

The event was made possible by 27 volunteers:

Sam DOOLEY • Phil HAMMOND • Peter James YATES • Ken FOX • Helen NOYES • Robyn JOHNSON • Martin BARE • David BARRAS • Nick BROWN • Andrea BARRAS • Rolf NEUGEBAUER • Ai Lyn TAN • Daniel LENG • Sue LUMBY • George WEBSTER • Clement MILNE • Michael VISSER • Tobias ADKINS • Zeni BELLWOOD • Rebecca WHITE • Lorraine CHARLTON • Lisa GYE • Tim STRATTON • Katherine KIRKHAM • Anya KIRKHAM-MATTHEWS • Tahera MAYAT • Giulia GADA

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 24,757 participants have completed 195,875 parkruns covering a total distance of 979,375 km, including 32,819 new Personal Bests. A total of 1,954 individuals have volunteered 11,577 times.

 

Visitors from t’other side of t’Pennines. Run report 632, 14 Sept 2019

It was lovely to welcome back the Winston Runners this week, who came from the other side of the Pennines to run with us. The weather was a lot warmer than when they were last with us and they were running on thick frost!

Well done to Debbie Brown, one of our run director team, who ran her 200th and to Emma Harrop who ran her 100th. Karly Stringer and Amanda Searle ran their 50ths.

Don't forget the Red Welly Relay after our parkrun on 28 September. Captains Naomi and Toby nearly have the 25 runners they need, but not quite. Sign up by 21 September to be sure of a place.

This week 495 people ran, jogged and walked the course, of whom 56 were first timers and 82 recorded new Personal Bests. Representatives of 37 different clubs took part.

The event was made possible by 29 volunteers:

Frank JONES • Claudia BAUER • Helen NOYES • Martin BARE • Anne AKERS • Noel AKERS • Jayne GLENNON • Andy BEST • Rolf NEUGEBAUER • Lorraine BEAVIS • Daniel LENG • Jim ROWLAND • Louise BISSET • Sue LUMBY • Philip DAVIES • Nick BROWN • Naomi ADKINS • Tobias ADKINS • Natalie DONOHUE • Rebecca HUGHES • Catherine WALLIS • Zeni BELLWOOD • Sarah MEYER • Tim STRATTON • Katherine KIRKHAM • Anya KIRKHAM-MATTHEWS • Issy MEYER • Giulia GADA • Don LENG

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 24,677 participants have completed 195,271 parkruns covering a total distance of 976,355 km, including 32,735 new Personal Bests. A total of 1,954 individuals have volunteered 11,550 times.

 

A PB for Freddie! Run report 631, 7 Sept 2019

With dozens of PBs each week, we don't usually single out individuals, but a special mention must go to young Freddie Roden, (JM11-14) who took 26 seconds off his PB, coming in 8th overall with a scorching 17.45. He's completed 210 parkruns and 73 junior parkruns and now even his mum and dad can't keep up with him! Well done to Freddie and to anyone else who had a PB. In fact, well done everyone who took part!

Gary Cooke ran his 300th and Jonathan Philpott and Paul Ramsden ran their 100ths. Fred Sheehan celebrated his 50th with a PB, Alex Willcocks also ran his 50th.

Don't forget to sign up for the Red Welly Relay on September 28 after our parkrun. We need two teams of 25 to run 200m each. It's handicapped so either team could win!

Thank you to the Wrangthorn Runners for hosting us over at the church afterwards, as they do on the first Saturday of the month.

This week 514 people ran, jogged and walked the course, of whom 59 were first timers and 81 recorded new Personal Bests. Representatives of 40 different clubs took part.

The event was made possible by 30 volunteers:

Frank JONES • Claudia BAUER • Ken FOX • Helen NOYES • Caroline TOLAN • Joanne SCANTLEBURY • Robyn JOHNSON • Andy JUDD • Anne AKERS • Nick BROWN • Rolf NEUGEBAUER • Jamie RYAN • Nicki DERRICK • Louise BISSET • Kristan WEBB • Emma BROWN • James UNDERWOOD • Rafet ONGUN • Zeni BELLWOOD • Rebecca WHITE • Pritti MEHTA • Sam HUANG • Jagrit GYAWALI • Tim STRATTON • Howard NAYLOR • Katherine KIRKHAM • Anya KIRKHAM-MATTHEWS • John PRATT • Tahera MAYAT • Giulia GADA

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 24,622 participants have completed 194,776 parkruns covering a total distance of 973,880 km, including 32,658 new Personal Bests. A total of 1,948 individuals have volunteered 11,519 times.

 

Double hundred for Sam and Malcolm, run report 630, 31 August 2019.

Thank you to Kirkstall Harriers who provided volunteers and pacers for our run this week. Sam and Malcolm Taylor ran their 100ths as pacers, thanks, both! The Harriers were promoting the Kirkstall Abbey 7 trail race, which is on 28 September.

Well done to Andrea Barras who ran her 250th. Robyn Johnson ran her 150th. Sam and Malcolm Taylor ran their 100ths and Mark Hayward ran his 50th.

Don't forget to sign up for the Red Welly Relay on 28 September, we need two teams of 25, running 200m each, women against men. It's handicapped, so you just need to run as fast as your PB this year!

This week 529 people ran, jogged and walked the course, of whom 66 were first timers and 79 recorded new Personal Bests. Representatives of 46 different clubs took part.

The event was made possible by 46 volunteers:

Patrick NESDEN • Gary CARLISLE • Frank JONES • Claudia BAUER • Christopher GLOVER • Ken FOX • Helen NOYES • Liz WALKER • Jane WEBSTER • Alan O'BRIEN • Robyn JOHNSON • Andy JUDD • Anne AKERS • Joan STEAD • Catherine JAMES • Clare RHODES • Emma BALLANTYNE • Vicki HIPKISS • Samantha TAYLOR • Joanna MINGHAM • Debbie BROWN • Steve BROWN • Neil MARSHALL • Stuart LOWE • Malcolm TAYLOR • Lucy CHURM • Sue LUMBY • Jude SIMPKINS • Clare EVANS • Paul CHAPMAN • Leann SYKES-HOOBAN • Carol MORAN • Jacqueline ELMER • Katy BROOME • Tobias ADKINS • Karen BOARDMAN • Simon BOARDMAN • Michael WEST • Zeni BELLWOOD • Rebecca WHITE • Sarah MEYER • Sam HUANG • Tim STRATTON • Kate HENSHALL • Tahera MAYAT • Giulia GADA

Today's 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 24,563 participants have completed 194,262 parkruns covering a total distance of 971,310 km, including 32,577 new Personal Bests. A total of 1,946 individuals have volunteered 11,488 times.

 

Another record breaker! Run report 629, 24 August 2019

We love it when our records are broken! This week David Cowlishaw broke the VM50-54 age category record with 89.2% for his time of 16.40. David has only run with us seven times, but has been first finisher for five of those. This week he was third, well done, David!

Dawn Parton ran her 300th and Laurie Cave her 250th. Caroline Sanders and Lucy Rider ran their 200ths Laura Robinson and John Bancroft celebrated their 50th parkruns with PBs, Eleanor Coleman and Holly Caleno also ran their 50ths. Six-and-a-half-year-old Cora Byrd earned her junior 10 tee-shirt and ran a PB, well done, Cora!

This week 465 people ran, jogged and walked the course, of whom 66 were first timers and 59 recorded new Personal Bests. Representatives of 43 different clubs took part.

The event was made possible by 31 volunteers:

Andrew HARDAKER • Frank JONES • Claudia BAUER • Ken FOX • Robyn JOHNSON • Anne AKERS • Rolf NEUGEBAUER • Sharron NEUGEBAUER • Clare DOHERTY • Christine HARRIS • Lorraine BEAVIS • Debbie BROWN • Steve BROWN • Stuart LOWE • Mark HADDRILL • Chris WORFOLK • Nick BROWN • Jessica MCGRAGHAN • Clement MILNE • Curtis BROADHEAD • Zeni BELLWOOD • Louise GARDHAM • Pritti MEHTA • Sam HUANG • Alison HARGREAVES • Rebecca GOODY • Tim STRATTON • Laurie HARGREAVES • John PRATT • Tahera MAYAT • Julie HADDON

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 24,497 participants have completed 193,733 parkruns covering a total distance of 968,665 km, including 32,498 new Personal Bests. A total of 1,940 individuals have volunteered 11,442 times.

 

Record breaker for Debbie on her 200th – run report 628, 17 August 2019

Well done to Debbie Bland who set the new VW65-60 age category record this week with her 200th parkrun. Debbie set the record of 84.56% with her time of 24.43. She also had the highest age grade of the day!

We had a few other milestones this week, with Sam Foster, Chris Tatham and Molly Savill completing 150 parkruns, Su Slinkar, Rachel Waters, Christine Harris, Sara Mondon and Sarah Clarkson earning their 100 tee-shirts and Matt Livesey, Emma Long and Faye Stringer running their 50ths. Ripley Barclay and Jaeden Mistry earned their junior 10 tee-shirts.

This week 492 people ran, jogged and walked the course, of whom 99 were first timers and 48 recorded new Personal Bests. Representatives of 45 different clubs took part.

The event was made possible by 29 volunteers:

Claudia BAUER • Peter James YATES • Helen NOYES • Robyn JOHNSON • Anne AKERS • Noel AKERS • Hilary WHARAM • Philip BLAND • Stuart LOWE • Curtis PARKER-MILNES • Julia DIXON • Claire WHITE-MCKAY • Nick BROWN • Jessica MCGRAGHAN • Clement MILNE • Michael VISSER • Kerry PLAYLE • Louise GARDHAM • Nicole WOODWARD • Pritti MEHTA • Louise WALTON • Sam HUANG • Tim STRATTON • Howard NAYLOR • John PRATT • Tahera MAYAT • Danni BRYANT • Giulia GADA • Helen DERRICK

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 24,431 participants have completed 193,268 parkruns covering a total distance of 966,340 km, including 32,439 new Personal Bests. A total of 1,937 individuals have volunteered 11,411 times.

 

Are we YOUR favourite parkrun? Run report 627, 10 August 2019

Are we YOUR favourite parkrun? We are one of ten parkruns shortlisted by Women's Running magazine for the parkrun of the Year title. You can vote (only once!) until 8 September on this link.

We love to welcome parkrun tourists and this week Fin and Tony joined us from South London to complete their 100th tourist parkruns. They've completed parkruns all over the world but wanted to come to Woodhouse Moor for their 100th - and see the Rhinos v Dragons game the night before! Well done, both, come back again soon!

Well done to Neil Ebdon, who celebrated his 50th parkrun with a PB.

This week 480 people ran, jogged and walked the course, of whom 60 were first timers and 44 recorded new Personal Bests. Representatives of 40 different clubs took part.

The event was made possible by 21 volunteers:

Frank JONES • Robyn JOHNSON • Noel AKERS • Rolf NEUGEBAUER • Barry COTTAM • Stuart LOWE • Sue LUMBY • Curtis PARKER-MILNES • Nick BROWN • Jessica MCGRAGHAN • Naomi ADKINS • Tobias ADKINS • Tessita BURNELL • Pritti MEHTA • Sam HUANG • Howard NAYLOR • John PRATT • Tahera MAYAT • Stephanie BINKS • Jill HALSTEAD-RASTRICK • Giulia GADA

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 24,332 participants have completed 192,776 parkruns covering a total distance of 963,880 km, including 32,391 new Personal Bests. A total of 1,932 individuals have volunteered 11,381 times.

 

Pride parkrun, run report 626, 3 August 2019

We had a fabulous celebration of Leeds Pride this week with the Leeds Frontrunners taking over our parkrun. There were rainbows everywhere as everyone joined in the fun.

It's been a few years since our course record was broken, but Roundhay Runner Marcos Angel Valero Palacios came the closest anyone has to Dan Garbutt's 14.58 back in 2012, with a new PB of 15.35. Come on, Marcos!

Well done to Joan Stead and Rory Goldthorpe, who ran their 200ths, and Caroline Rider-Dobson who ran her 50th.

This week 562 people ran, jogged and walked the course, of whom 92 were first timers and 64 recorded new Personal Bests. Representatives of 52 different clubs took part.

The event was made possible by 34 volunteers:

Claudia BAUER • Helen NOYES • Michael HALL • Steve WOOD • Martin BARE • Anne AKERS • Noel AKERS • Nick BROWN • Rolf NEUGEBAUER • Andrew FRAZER • Matthew BROWNE • Helen THOMSON • Hannah METHERINGHAM • Emma BROWN • Sue LUMBY • Mark HADDRILL • Megan THOMAS • Peter WHITE 2015 • Neil HARDY • Tobias ADKINS • Kelly SIMON • Adele MORRIN • Richard NEAL • Catherine WALLIS • Zeni BELLWOOD • Nick THRUSSELL • Dean FRANCIS • Sam HUANG • Curtis LEDGER • Tahera MAYAT • Giulia GADA • George CLAYDON • Simon BOOTH • Simon RILEY-FULLER

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 24,272 participants have completed 192,296 parkruns covering a total distance of 961,480 km, including 32,347 new Personal Bests. A total of 1,932 individuals have volunteered 11,360 times.

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