What a glorious turn out for Gindy parkrun 127. 178 keen runners turned up to enjoy the brisk but sunny morning. There was a good show of parkrun tourists from all over Australia who enjoyed the course. Phil Tweed from Newcastle was the first male over the line with a time of 18.33.Amongst the runners there were 40 PBs and 25 first timers.
A big thanks to our volunteers, many taking up roles for the first time who helped out and ran the event seamlessly in their new volunteer vests. See you next Saturday for another great run!
Phil TWEED (VM40-44) of Newcastle Flyers, was first over the line in 18:33 - first appearance.
David BEAVEN (VM40-44) (Unattached) was second over the line in 18:41 - has been first to finish on 4 previous occasions.
Shane HUTCHISON (VM40-44) (Unattached) was third over the line in 19:01.
Current standing in the Men's annual points competition:
Craig BAKER (Unattached) 2153 pts.
David BEAVEN (Unattached) 2136 pts.
Peter EVANS (Unattached) 1620 pts.
Melissa MCCLUSKY (VW40-44) of YMCA of Canberra Runners Club, was first (15th overall) over the line in 21:17 - 22nd time in 46 appearances.
Lindsey SWARTZENTRUBER (SW25-29) (Unattached) was second (21st overall) over the line in 22:29.
Judith WILLIAMS (VW45-49) (Unattached) was third (24th overall) over the line in 22:46 - has been first to finish on 7 previous occasions.
Current standing in the Women's annual points competition:
Judith WILLIAMS (Unattached) 1950 pts.
Tegan ROBERTS (Unattached) 1650 pts.
Melissa MCCLUSKY (YMCA of Canberra Runners Club) 1386 pts.
The following runners recorded the best Age Grade scores:
Phil TWEED (VM40-44) was graded 75.83% for the time 18:33 (first overall).
David BEAVEN (VM40-44) was graded 74.13% for the time 18:41 (second overall).
Melissa MCCLUSKY (VW40-44) was graded 73.92% for the time 21:17 (15th overall).
This week there were 178 runners, of whom 25 were first timers and 40 recorded new Personal Bests. Representatives of 9 different athletics clubs took part.
Ginninderra parkrun started on 28th April 2012, and since then 2,353 different runners, including participants from 75 athletics clubs, have completed 13,335 runs covering a total distance of 66,675 km, and there have been 3,211 new Personal Bests.
The women's record is held by Sarah MCRAE who ran in a time of 00:17:55 on 2014-04-26 (event number 105).
The men's 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 90.46% run (15:33) on 5th April 2014 (event number 102).
Today's full results and a complete event history can be found on the Ginninderra parkrun Results Page.