Superb running weather greeted parkrun tourists from Maitland, Perth, Melbourne, Brisbane and Sydney and 151 runners. A huge thank you to volunteers: Anthony HABER, Brian DALY Deb LIVERMORE, Greg LLOYD, Judith BIBO, Lauren HABER, Luigi SPAGNOLO, Steven KREUSSER, Tamzen ARMER and Tracey GREALY.
Congratulations Judy Burke on achieving 50 park runs. Judy consistently walks briskly - very briskly!
First female across the line was Hannah Cadden (JW11-14) of Ginninderra Little Athletics Club. Hannah also topped the age grade with 81.27%. Hannah is now 29th on the Age Graded League 1000. Find out if you are on it at www.parkrun.com.au/ginninderra/results/agegradedleague.
First person home was the Unknown Athlete, for the third time. There were 41 new PBs including VIPs, Liz McLarnen and Peter Granleese, whose age grades differed by 0.05%, the equivalent of 1 second !
The McGilvray family scored 5 PBs and Lachlan McGilvray (JM10) achieved the perfect break of 7 straight PBs in 8 runs.
An unknown runner was first.
Henry STIMSON (SM30-34) (Unattached) was second over the line in 17:46.
Jason MCCRAE (VM40-44) of YMCA of Canberra Runners Club, was third over the line in 18:29.
Current standing in the Men's annual points competition:
Shane HUTCHISON (Unattached) 293 pts.
Anthony Joseph HABER (Unattached) 293 pts.
David BEAVEN (Unattached) 289 pts.
Hannah CADDEN (JW11-14) of Ginninderra Little Athletics Club, was first (9th overall) over the line in 20:28 - third time in 5 appearances.
Belinda ALLISON (VW40-44) of YMCA of Canberra Runners Club, was second (17th overall) over the line in 22:01 - has been first to finish on 2 previous occasions.
Angela RIACH (JW11-14) (Unattached) was third (21st overall) over the line in 22:06.
Current standing in the Women's annual points competition:
Emily GEARSIDE (Unattached) 280 pts.
Kyleigh VICTORY (Unattached) 271 pts.
Chloe MILLER (Unattached) 259 pts.
The following runners recorded the best Age Grade scores:
Hannah CADDEN (JW11-14) was graded 81.27% for the time 20:28 (9th overall).
Chloe MILLER (JW10) was graded 76.39% for the time 23:43 (40th overall).
Jason MCCRAE (VM40-44) was graded 75.56% for the time 18:29 (third overall).
This week there were 151 runners, of whom 13 were first timers and 41 recorded new Personal Bests. Representatives of 9 different athletics clubs took part.
Ginninderra parkrun started on 28th April 2012, and since then 3,098 different runners, including participants from 104 athletics clubs, have completed 19,214 runs covering a total distance of 96,070 km, and there have been 4,302 new Personal Bests.
The female record is held by Sarah MCRAE who ran in a time of 00:17:55 on 2014-04-26 (event number 105).
The male record is held by Martin DENT who ran in a time of 00:14:42 on 2012-11-17 (event number 30).
The Age Grade course record is held by Rowan WALKER who recorded a 91.21% run (15:33) on 4th April 2015 (event number 154).
Today's full results and a complete event history can be found on the Ginninderra parkrun Results Page.