14/04/2018 Wyre Forest parkrun #135 Here comes the sun

Wyre Forest parkrun
Event number 135
14th April 2018

Well it's been a while but Spring finally arrived this Saturday!

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The warmer weather brought 216 people who ran, jogged and walked the course, of whom 32 were first timers and 29 recorded new Personal Bests. Representatives of 21 different clubs took part. We welcomed tourists from Conwy, Manchester, Hereford and Shrewsbury.

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Well done fabulous first time parkrunners!:

Judd ASPIN, James STEADMAN, Rob PARR, Craig STEADMAN, Maxx SHELLEY, Sabrina WHITTALL, Hannah BOWLES, Max BATEMAN, Laura COCKRAM, Jessika SHELLEY, James GAYTTEN, Hannah INSKIP, Harriet HARTSHORN, Jane FAIRMAN, Natasha CARSON-BROWN, Eleanor BOWLES, Gillian WIRE, Elizabeth KEYWORTH, Timmy ALLSOPP, Reuben CARSON-BROWN

The event was made possible by 26 volunteers:

Shirley THOMAS • Richard SHELDON • Philip SHELDON • Andrea FORD • Mark ATKINSON • Andrew T DAVIES • Joanne WATSON • Julian ABLEY • Adrian FORD • Carole EVANS • Martin BIGGS • Matt KIMBER • Graeme ANDERSON • Ann CHADWICK • Rosie CHADWICK • Lauren CHADWICK • Tom ANDERSON • Emma PAINE • Lindsay TILLSLEY • Tony COLCLOUGH • Kay REEVES • Gavin MILLICHIP • Marc PEDERSEN • Pauline SMITH • Tracey HILL • Lewis HILL

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Photo: Volunteers Julian and Emma

Congratulations to Barbara PARSONS who now holds the Age Category record for VW75-79 after registering a time of 39:02. Well done!

And he kept it quiet but the results tell us that this was Pete SMITH's (of Forest Monsters) 50th parkrun! And he ran a PB! Well done Pete.

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Photo: The hat is off and Pete means business on his 50th parkrun!

Well done to all our fabulous parkrunners - see you next time
Andie

Today's full results and a complete event history can be found on the Wyre Forest parkrun Results Page.

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The female record is held by Bryony HAINES who recorded a time of 17:54 on 14th May 2016 (event number 38).
The male record is held by William RICHARDSON who recorded a time of 15:58 on 21st October 2017 (event number 113).
The Age Grade course record is held by Bryony HAINES who recorded 83.61% (17:54) on 14th May 2016 (event number 38).

Wyre Forest parkrun started on 29th August 2015. Since then 4,270 participants have completed 22,301 parkruns covering a total distance of 111,505 km, including 4,676 new Personal Bests.

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Today's Run Director: Andie
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Andie (Event Director) - Jo - Vicky - Ade - Chris - Andy - Graeme
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