22/09/2018 Wyre Forest parkrun – Sandra’s Run Report

Wyre Forest parkrun
Event number 158
22nd September 2018

This week's run report is brought to us by the lovely Sandra HOWARD, thank you Sandra!

Today was event 158 of the Wyre Forest Parkrun. The rain stayed away this morning as 210 of us passed through the finishing line to collect our token after completing our morning parkrun. For some this was their very first parkrun or their first visit to Wyre Forest as parkrun tourists. Welcome to you all and hope that you enjoyed the beautiful Wyre Forest parkrun. We hope to see some of you again soon.

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Here are those first timers:

Gary JONES, Andrew SPROUTING, Adam CROCKER, Kevin WILDE, Laila MOL, Fay MOL, Colin THORNTON, Amelie FORSYTH-BALL, Caroline FORSYTH-BALL, Imogen FORSYTH-BALL, Brian JAMES

Well done everyone!

Today Mark REAVES celebrated achieving his 100th parkrun milestone and Gill JONES achieved her 50th parkrun milestone. Well done also to Esther LUPTON on achieving her 10th parkrun milestone. Well done to all who achieved their own parkrun PB’s today- it always gives you a lift!

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Photo: Gill (centre) before her 50th parkrun

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Photo: Mark in true Forest Monsters style before his 100th parkrun

There will be a number of parkrunners achieving their own milestones in the near future so please let the run team know and we can all congratulate you before your run.

A huge THANK YOU as always a goes to all of those wonderful volunteers who allow parkrun to take place each week. Parkrun always needs new volunteers - so if you have not undertaken a volunteer role, give it a go, plus there is a milestone up for grabs at 25 volunteers.

Today's volunteers:

Shirley THOMAS • Lucy BROOKS • David E LEWIS • Andrea FORD • Andrew T DAVIES • Elizabeth LEWIS • David STARKIE • Duncan STARKIE • John KINGSTON • Carole EVANS • Martin BIGGS • Stephen MOORE • Ann CHADWICK • Rosie CHADWICK • Lauren CHADWICK • Lindsay TILLSLEY • John FRANCIS • Vicki KELLY • Paul ROBERTS • Anthony NEWBOULD • Chris KIMBER • Gavin MILLICHIP • Carl PRICE • Carole HENDER • Pauline SMITH • Gill JONES • Sandra HOWARD • Debbie HYRONS • Jeremy FERGUSON

Thank you all!

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Photo: This little guy was amazing!

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

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 5,003 participants have completed 27,022 parkruns covering a total distance of 135,110 km, including 5,518 new Personal Bests.

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Today's Run Director: Andie and David
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Your Run Director Team:-
Andie (Event Director) - Jo - Vicky - Ade - David - Andy - Graeme - Mark - Neil

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