New Years Day 2017

Another double run that falls on a Saturday and Sunday how awesome is this !!

New Years Day parkrun will start at 8am for those that would like to head to another event afterwards.

Our normal Saturday parkrun will still start at 8am.

 

Christmas parkrun 2016

Lake Mac parkrun Christmas Day Run !!

Get Excited because this year we are lucky enough to have a Sunday Christmas parkrun as well as the usual Saturday parkrun.

Usual kick off time of 8am for both days.  Hope to see you all there!

 

Event #180 11th June 2016

Lake Mac parkrun
Event number 180
11th June 2016

Thanks to this week's volunteers

Amanda HARVEY • Benjamin LYSAGHT • Brad SHAWCROSS • Darrin GRAY • Fiona THOMPSON • Irene CRESSY • Jack TIDESWELL • Jason BECKER • Jenny GUIDER • Katherine TICKLE • Katrina COWLING • Kylie-Ann LYSAGHT • Lyn MULHOLLAND • Matthew LYSAGHT • Neil HARVEY • Rhonda-Lea KEEN • Taylah COWLING • Timothy MOGG • Warren TOWILL

See our volunteer page for details on getting involved in making Lake Mac parkrun happen.http://www.parkrun.com.au/lakemac/futureroster

Event Photos can be found here:

Male placings:
An unknown runner was first.
Matt HUTTON (SM30-34) of Newcastle Flyers, was second over the line in 17:42 - has been first to finish on 21 previous occasions.
Michael FERRIS (VM35-39) of Newcastle Flyers, was third over the line in 18:00.
Current standing in the Men's annual points competition:
Jason BECKER (Unattached) 4090 pts.
Jason BECK (Unattached) 3732 pts.
Darrin GRAY (Wooters Runners) 3429 pts.
Female placings:
Laura SIMON (SW25-29) (Unattached) was first (7th overall) over the line in 19:21 - first time in 2 appearances.
Danielle HART (VW40-44) (Unattached) was second (15th overall) over the line in 20:38 - has been first to finish on 38 previous occasions.
Danika SPAMER (JW11-14) (Unattached) was third (20th overall) over the line in 21:26.
Current standing in the Women's annual points competition:
Danielle HART (Unattached) 3988 pts.
Elizabeth MCKENSEY (Unattached) 3872 pts.
Robyn SIMPSON (Unattached) 3661 pts.
The following runners recorded the best Age Grade scores:
Greg COWLEY (VM60-64) was graded 82.06% for the time 19:53 (11th overall).
Zane COLEMAN (VM55-59) was graded 81.38% for the time 18:53 (6th overall).
Roslyn COLLINS (VW50-54) was graded 80.21% for the time 21:59 (24th overall).
This week there were 295 runners, of whom 41 were first timers and 48 recorded new Personal Bests. Representatives of 21 different athletics clubs took part.

Lake Mac parkrun started on 9th February 2013, and since then 7,195 different runners, including participants from 129 athletics clubs, have completed 49,266 runs covering a total distance of 246,330 km, and there have been 10,493 new Personal Bests.

The female record is held by Steph AUSTON who ran in a time of 00:17:19 on 2014-08-30 (event number 84).
The male record is held by Scott WESTCOTT who ran in a time of 00:14:49 on 2013-06-22 (event number 20).
The Age Grade course record is held by Robyn BASMAN who recorded a 92.33% run (19:21) on 13th September 2014 (event number 86).

Other parkruns nearby
Lakeview (7km), Blackbutt (9.3km), Blue Gum Hills (9.9km), Callaghan (12.1km), The Beaches (14.9km), Newy (15.3km), Stockton (17.1km), The Terrace (26.3km), Maitland (29.2km)

Todays full results can be found here.

 

Event #179 4th June 2016

Lake Mac parkrun
Event number 179
4th June 2016

Thanks to this week's volunteers

Amanda HARVEY • Annabel MCKENSEY • Ashley MCKELLAR • Brad SHAWCROSS • Elizabeth MCKENSEY • Fiona THOMPSON • Heidi MCKENSEY • Helen SAMAD • Jemima MCKENSEY • Keith INGLE • Kristy HORDER • Lisa PARKES • Matthew GOODWIN • Neil HARVEY • Peter COUGHLAN • Rhod MCKENSEY • Sarah MCKENSEY • Zoe MCINTYRE

Click here for photos

Male placings:
Kyle PINKERTON (SM20-24) of Runlab, was first over the line in 17:30 - 15th time in 42 appearances.
David HORDER (VM45-49) of Newcastle Flyers, was second over the line in 18:10 - has been first to finish on 3 previous occasions.
Mark COLQUHOUN (VM40-44) (Unattached) was third over the line in 18:13 - was first to finish once before.
Current standing in the Men's annual points competition:
Jason BECKER (Unattached) 3851 pts.
Jason BECK (Unattached) 3496 pts.
Kevin THORPE (Newcastle Flyers) 3417 pts.
Female placings:
Danielle HART (VW40-44) (Unattached) was first (7th overall) over the line in 20:42 - 38th time in 132 appearances.
Karen BARRETT (VW45-49) of Tail Runners, was second (12th overall) over the line in 21:25 - has been first to finish on 2 previous occasions.
Nicole HAIGH (VW45-49) of Newcastle Orienteering Club, was third (21st overall) over the line in 23:09 - was first to finish once before.
Current standing in the Women's annual points competition:
Danielle HART (Unattached) 3739 pts.
Elizabeth MCKENSEY (Unattached) 3641 pts.
Robyn SIMPSON (Unattached) 3429 pts.
The following runners recorded the best Age Grade scores:
David HORDER (VM45-49) was graded 78.62% for the time 18:10 (second overall).
Mark COLQUHOUN (VM40-44) was graded 76.03% for the time 18:13 (third overall).
Danielle HART (VW40-44) was graded 74.88% for the time 20:42 (7th overall).
This week there were 79 runners, of whom 2 were first timers and 10 recorded new Personal Bests. Representatives of 13 different athletics clubs took part.

Lake Mac parkrun started on 9th February 2013, and since then 7,154 different runners, including participants from 129 athletics clubs, have completed 48,971 runs covering a total distance of 244,855 km, and there have been 10,445 new Personal Bests.

The female record is held by Steph AUSTON who ran in a time of 00:17:19 on 2014-08-30 (event number 84).
The male record is held by Scott WESTCOTT who ran in a time of 00:14:49 on 2013-06-22 (event number 20).
The Age Grade course record is held by Robyn BASMAN who recorded a 92.33% run (19:21) on 13th September 2014 (event number 86).
Today's full results and a complete event history can be found on the Lake Mac parkrun Results Page.

 

 

Event #162 06 January 1016

This week there were 357 runners, of whom 35 were first timers and 64 recorded new Personal Bests. Representatives of 21 different athletics clubs took part.
Lake Mac parkrun started on 9th February 2013, and since then 6,551 different runners, including participants from 114 athletics clubs, have completed 43,079 runs covering a total distance of 215,395 km, and there have been 9,270 new Personal Bests.

We have our 3rd Birthday coming up next week and as Valentines Day also falls on this weekend our fancy dress theme is #LOVE. So come dressed in pink or red or what ever reflects your Love of parkrun <3      #LOVEparkrun

Thanks to the volunteers

We are very grateful to the volunteers who made this event happen: Karen BARRETT, Jason BECK, Katie Lee BUSSELL, Jacqueline CAUSER, Steve CROMPTON, Nye DAVIES, Mick EASTERBROOK, Amanda HARVEY, Tony HOWARD, Mark KIRKALDY, Darcy KIRKALDY, Stacey LEVIN, John LEVIN, Charlotte MCINTYRE, Zoe MCINTYRE, Bria MCNAMARA, Simone MCNAMARA, Fiona THOMPSON, Sharon TONKS

Event 162 photos by Volunteer Photographer Fiona Thompson

Massive big Thank you to our major sponsors Stockland Group and Suncorp,these guys are responsible for allowing parkrun's in Australia to continue to grow and for new parkrun's to be set up.

Big thank you to Five30 runner and The Cake Lady Lisa Goeldner for making our 3rd Birthday Cake, can't wait to see what you have come up with this time around.

Upcoming Events * Newy parkrun - 8am every Saturday, starting by Throsby Creek on Arnold St, Carrington. * Fingal Bay parkrun - 8am every Saturday, starting at Fingal Bay Surf Life Saving Club. * Blackbutt parkrun - 8am every Saturday, starting by the Pond Shelter in Richley Reserve Blackbutt (off Freyburg St New Lambton). The fourth Region of Runners parkrun presents a challenge of hills and trails for runners looking to add a new dimension to their parkrun. Council have asked participants to park in the Richley Reserve carpark to avoid offending neighbours: A small fee applies which is used to maintain the park. * Maitland parkrun - 8am every Saturday, at Walka Water Works. * Lakeview parkrun - 8am every Saturday, at Green Point Reserve, Belmont. * Mt Penang parkrun - 8am every Saturday, at Mt Penang Gardens, Kariong. * Singleton parkrun - 8am every Saturday, at Rose Point Park, Singleton. * Blue Gum Hills parkrun - 8am every Saturday, at Blue Gum Hills Regional Park, Minmi. * The Beaches parkrun - 8am every Saturday, at Cooks Hill Surf Club, Bar Beach. The course is run entirely on sand .* Maryville Magic Mile, held on the first Monday of every month at 6:00pm, starts by the "Drop in the Ocean" children's playground on the waterfront path at Maryville. * Visit Run Newcastle for more local events.

Male placings:
John DOYLE (SM30-34) of Newcastle Flyers, was first over the line in 18:34 - 24th time in 79 appearances.
An unknown runner was second.
Steven WELLS (VM45-49) (Unattached) was third over the line in 18:47.

Current standing in the Men's annual points competition:
Kevin THORPE (Newcastle Flyers) 11403 pts.
Jason BECKER (Unattached) 10746 pts.
Jason BECK (Unattached) 10539 pts.

Female placings:
Jennifer ANDERSON (SW30-34) of Pat Carroll Running Group, was first (5th overall) over the line in 19:23 - first appearance.
Hayley GUSTARD (JW15-17) of Macca's Mob, was second (7th overall) over the line in 19:39 - has been first to finish on 5 previous occasions.
Danielle HART (VW40-44) (Unattached) was third (10th overall) over the line in 20:24 - has been first to finish on 30 previous occasions.

Current standing in the Women's annual points competition:
Danielle HART (Unattached) 11206 pts.
Elizabeth MCKENSEY (Unattached) 10565 pts.
Samantha COLE (Unattached) 10502 pts.

The following runners recorded the best Age Grade scores:
Kevin THORPE (VM55-59) was graded 78.61% for the time 19:43 (8th overall).
Annabel MCKENSEY (JW10) was graded 78.19% for the time 24:00 (49th overall).
Hayley GUSTARD (JW15-17) was graded 77.86% for the time 19:39 (7th overall).

The female record is held by Steph AUSTON who ran in a time of 00:17:19 on 2014-08-30 (event number 84).
The male record is held by Scott WESTCOTT who ran in a time of 00:14:49 on 2013-06-22 (event number 20).
The Age Grade course record is held by Robyn BASMAN who recorded a 92.33% run (19:21) on 13th September 2014 (event number 86).

Today's full results and a complete event history can be found on the Lake Mac parkrun Results Page.

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