107 runners braved the conditions this morning to run parkrun and enjoy the old course. Of the 107 runners,17 were first timers and 6 recorded new Personal Bests. Representatives of 19 different athletics clubs took part. It was great to see some parkrun tourists this morning including runners from Melbourne and Gosford. As always thank you to our dedicated volunteers.
Andrew MCGOWAN (SM30-34) of North Canberra Gunghalin Athletics Club, was first over the line in 16:15 - 5th time in 14 appearances.
Travis HASLAM (VM40-44) (Unattached) was second over the line in 17:32 - has been first to finish on 5 previous occasions.
An unknown runner was third.
Current standing in the Men's annual points competition:
David BEAVEN (Unattached) 2217 pts.
Peter EVANS (Unattached) 1616 pts.
Qiang LIU (Unattached) 1344 pts.
Shannon JONES (VW35-39) (Unattached) was first (9th overall) over the line in 20:20 - 8th time in 22 appearances.
Emily GEARSIDE (VW35-39) (Unattached) was second (16th overall) over the line in 22:05 - has been first to finish on 7 previous occasions.
Kate HARRISON (VW35-39) (Unattached) was third (17th overall) over the line in 22:14 - 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) 1704 pts.
Emily GEARSIDE (Unattached) 1610 pts.
The following runners recorded the best Age Grade scores:
Andrew MCGOWAN (SM30-34) was graded 80.31% for the time 16:15 (first overall).
Travis HASLAM (VM40-44) was graded 77.85% for the time 17:32 (second overall).
Gail WILKES (VW55-59) was graded 74.19% for the time 24:44 (31st overall).
Ginninderra parkrun started on 28th April 2012, and since then 4,375 different runners, including participants from 178 athletics clubs, have completed 30,910 runs covering a total distance of 154,550 km, and there have been 6,114 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.