15/09/2018 Wyre Forest parkrun – Florence’s run report

Wyre Forest parkrun
Event number 157
15th September 2018

Thank you to junior parkrunner Florence HOWARD for another fab run report!

Today 180 people ran (some with dogs) and 36 volunteers made it possible for the 180 people to run! Ashley FAWKE came running past us volunteers first!

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Me and my mum marshalled at the last kilometer with the cowbell. I've definitely got a headache now! Some dogs were interested in the bell other not quite. Today there was a nice flow of runners all the way through.

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Mason who's 4 and a half tail walked with his Nan. He rang my cowbell all the way back, just so nobody forgot about us!!!

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It was a lovely morning in the forest especially for the parkrun! The birds all singing when we reached our marshall post. We cheered all you runners on for the very last kilometre!!! If you haven't volunteered lately put your name down now on the roster! Every week we have our lovely Marshalls and all our other volunteers who make the parkrun possible!

Florence Howard

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There were 22 first time visitors to Wyre Forest with these six completing their first ever parkrun! Congratulations to:

Samuel JUCKES, Matthew JUCKES, Neil JUCKES, Sarah GILLAM, Rosie COLLETT, Rebecca HUGHES

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The event was made possible by 36 volunteers. Thank you everyone:

Vicky HONEYBOURNE • Mark WALLACE • Andrea FORD • Andrew T DAVIES • Joanne TUNLEY • Annette MORE • Vicki HULME • Mark REAVES • Andrew GARLICK • Katy BROOME • Duncan STARKIE • Emma MORGAN • Heather MORGAN • Emma PAINE • Lindsay TILLSLEY • John FRANCIS • Vicki KELLY • Tony COLCLOUGH • Reiss SMITH • Gavin MILLICHIP • Rachael SHEPHERD • Ian BELL • Ryan MORGAN • Daren JACKSON • Pauline SMITH • Gill JONES • Emma JACKSON • Jennifer CLEE • Sandra HOWARD • Debbie HYRONS • Jeremy FERGUSON • Florence HOWARD • Peter CARTWRIGHT • Olive KELLY • Millie Clara TUNLEY • Jill WALKER

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Special thanks and Congratulations to our lovely Emma MORGAN who completed her 25th Parkrun as a volunteer last week! We are very grateful to you for giving up so many of your own parkruns to help us out.

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Photo: Emma and Ryan (who already has his 25 t-shirt!)

Congratulations to Simon FAWKE on your 100th parkrun (another shy one!)

Thank you to Florence and to everyone for making another successful event. Don't forget to take your turn to volunteer!

See you next week.

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 15:47 on 30th June 2018 (event number 146).
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 4,975 participants have completed 26,812 parkruns covering a total distance of 134,060 km, including 5,482 new Personal Bests.

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

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