What a wonderful morning to be at parkrun. Perfect conditions for running I must say and a great morning with no rain or wind. This morning there were a great number of people who volunteered so thank you to all who put their name down for the following four weeks.This week there were 167 runners, of whom 16 were first timers and 15 recorded new Personal Bests. Representatives of 17 different athletics clubs took part which is are some great statistics.
Matthew BERRINGTON (SM20-24) (Unattached) was first over the line in 16:59 - third time in 8 appearances.
An unknown runner was second.
Jason MCCRAE (VM40-44) of YMCA of Canberra Runners Club, was third over the line in 18:07.
Current standing in the Men's annual points competition:
David BEAVEN (Unattached) 2122 pts.
Peter EVANS (Unattached) 1616 pts.
Anthony Joseph HABER (Unattached) 1308 pts.
Olivia STUTCHBURY (SW18-19) of Goulburn Triathlon Club, was first (10th overall) over the line in 20:46 - first time in 2 appearances.
Emily GEARSIDE (VW35-39) (Unattached) was second (13th overall) over the line in 21:07 - has been first to finish on 7 previous occasions.
Kate HARRISON (VW35-39) (Unattached) was third (22nd overall) over the line in 22:17 - has been first to finish on 2 previous occasions.
Current standing in the Women's annual points competition:
Judith WILLIAMS (Unattached) 1792 pts.
Fran FREEMAN (Running Mums Australia) 1620 pts.
Tegan ROBERTS (Unattached) 1527 pts.
The following runners recorded the best Age Grade scores:
Jason MCCRAE (VM40-44) was graded 77.64% for the time 18:07 (third overall).
Matthew BERRINGTON (SM20-24) was graded 76.25% for the time 16:59 (first overall).
David BEAVEN (VM40-44) was graded 73.97% for the time 19:01 (4th overall).
Ginninderra parkrun started on 28th April 2012, and since then 4,358 different runners, including participants from 176 athletics clubs, have completed 30,803 runs covering a total distance of 154,015 km, and there have been 6,108 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.