Twas a windy ole parkrun but great to see 100 dedicated parky people leave their warm beds to brave the cold. Amongst the runners there were 5 first timers and 11 recorded new personal bests which is a great result given the weather. Representatives of 13 different athletics clubs took part on Saturday. As always, the event wouldn't happen without our volunteers so a big round of thanks to them.
James MINTO (VM35-39) of Weston Creek AC, was first over the line in 17:50 - 21st time in 107 appearances.
An unknown runner was second.
Adrian MCGARVA (VM40-44) (Unattached) was third over the line in 18:48.
Current standing in the Men's annual points competition:
David BEAVEN (Unattached) 1349 pts.
Peter EVANS (Unattached) 977 pts.
Christian DUSSAULT (Unattached) 837 pts.
Shannon JONES (VW35-39) (Unattached) was first (10th overall) over the line in 20:07 - 6th time in 20 appearances.
Amy WILLIAMSON (SW25-29) (Unattached) was second (15th overall) over the line in 21:02 - was first to finish once before.
Kate VANDENBERG (VW35-39) of YMCA of Canberra Runners Club, was third (17th overall) over the line in 21:19 - has been first to finish on 2 previous occasions.
Current standing in the Women's annual points competition:
Fran FREEMAN (Running Mums Australia) 1120 pts.
Judith WILLIAMS (Unattached) 1035 pts.
Tegan ROBERTS (Unattached) 893 pts.
The following runners recorded the best Age Grade scores:
Gail WILKES (VW55-59) was graded 76.25% for the time 24:04 (32nd overall).
Shannon JONES (VW35-39) was graded 74.57% for the time 20:07 (10th overall).
James MINTO (VM35-39) was graded 73.93% for the time 17:50 (first overall).
Ginninderra parkrun started on 28th April 2012, and since then 4,258 different runners, including participants from 174 athletics clubs, have completed 29,655 runs covering a total distance of 148,275 km, and there have been 5,954 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.