Workington parkrun event 7

Event 7! Can't believe we're at event 7.
So many new faces each week, we'd love to see you back again, don't be strangers! Of course, we love to see all those regular faces too.

This week 45 runners headed out on the track towards Harrington, the wind whipping their faces!

Despite the wind though, 11 new personal bests recorded! Well done to Richard Williams, Mark Walsh, Jenny White, Simon Byrne, Rachel Mellor, David Heaton, Anne Slaymaker, Nicola Smith, Tommy Smith, Stephen Watson and Claire Andrews for achieving those!

We had a new volunteer Susan Cain who was  keeping the tunnel under order, and almost a trouble free scanning session, vertually everyone went through - we are getting there!

Just a note about cooling down, some head off back down the finishing line, can we just ask that you go down the outside of the left hand side of the tunnel, avoiding those running back up to the finish then cut across the pitch when there is space to do so.

Men's placings:
Brian TAYLOR (VM45-49) of Ellenborough AC, was first over the line in 17:50 - Mark WALSH (SM30-34) of Ellenborough AC, was second over the line in 18:06.
Graham SMITH (VM40-44) of St Albans Striders, was third over the line in 18:16.

Women's placings:
Rachel Anne MELLOR (SW30-34) of Keswick AC, was first (12th overall) over the line in 21:57
Bev FAULDER (VW35-39) of Seaton AC, was second (18th overall) over the line in 24:29.
Katherine HARVEY (VW35-39) (Unattached) was third (19th overall) over the line in 24:34.

See you there again this week, the challenge is for all regular runners to bring someone new to parkrun (although I realise it is Friday already so maybe we'll do this next week!)

Happy day!