It was a beautiful summer morning at Gindy as 195 parkrunners enjoyed a beautiful run around the lake. The perfect weather saw 24 runners achieve PBs! We welcomed a number of parky tourists from the Gold Coast and Melbourne among other places and it was great to see 11 first timers – hope to see you all back at Gindy soon. Deb – great job as a first time run director and a massive thank you to our wonderful volunteers who make parky what it is. Anyone around over the Christmas break – please check out the volunteer roster to see if there is a job you would like to fill. Usual stats below:
Reece EDWARDS (SM25-29) (Unattached) was first over the line in 15:44 - 9th time in 15 appearances.
Travis HASLAM (VM40-44) (Unattached) was second over the line in 16:34 - has been first to finish on 5 previous occasions.
James MINTO (VM35-39) of Weston Creek AC, was third over the line in 16:50 - has been first to finish on 23 previous occasions.
Current standing in the Men's annual points competition:
David BEAVEN (Unattached) 2968 pts.
Peter EVANS (Unattached) 2153 pts.
Anthony HABER (Unattached) 1884 pts.
Stephanie TORLEY (JW11-14) (Unattached) was first (8th overall) over the line in 19:03 - 4th time in 4 appearances.
Ellie SOBEY (SW30-34) (Unattached) was second (12th overall) over the line in 20:03 - has been first to finish on 5 previous occasions.
Astrid SMYTH (JW11-14) (Unattached) was third (19th overall) over the line in 20:50 - has been first to finish on 4 previous occasions.
Current standing in the Women's annual points competition:
Fran FREEMAN (Running Mums Australia) 2455 pts.
Judith WILLIAMS (Unattached) 2453 pts.
Tegan ROBERTS (Unattached) 2247 pts.
The following runners recorded the best Age Grade scores:
Stephanie TORLEY (JW11-14) was graded 87.31% for the time 19:03 (8th overall).
Travis HASLAM (VM40-44) was graded 82.39% for the time 16:34 (second overall).
Reece EDWARDS (SM25-29) was graded 81.99% for the time 15:44 (first overall).
This week there were 195 runners, of whom 11 were first timers and 24 recorded new Personal Bests. Representatives of 21 different athletics clubs took part.
Ginninderra parkrun started on 28th April 2012, and since then 4,515 different runners, including participants from 184 athletics clubs, have completed 32,418 runs covering a total distance of 162,090 km, and there have been 6,269 new Personal Bests.
The female record is held by Sarah MCRAE who ran in a time of 00:17:55 on 26th April 2014 (event number 105).
The male record is held by Martin DENT who ran in a time of 00:14:42 on 17th November 2012 (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.