Run Report #235 – 6th April 2019

Armidale parkrun
Event number 235
6th April 2019

This week 220 people ran, jogged and walked the course, of whom 28 were first timers and 40 recorded new Personal Bests. Representatives of 10 different clubs took part.

The event was made possible by 15 volunteers:


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

The male record is held by Scott WESTCOTT who recorded a time of 15:29 on 2nd August 2014 (event number 3).
The female record is held by Steph AUSTON who recorded a time of 18:17 on 16th August 2014 (event number 5).
The Age Grade course record is held by Scott WESTCOTT who recorded 86.87% (15:29) on 2nd August 2014 (event number 3).

Armidale parkrun started on 19th July 2014. Since then 3,455 participants have completed 33,583 parkruns covering a total distance of 167,915 km, including 5,985 new Personal Bests. A total of 638 individuals have volunteered 3,723 times.



Volunteers are the lifeblood of parkrun and without them, parkrun would not exist. parkrunners are encouraged to volunteer 3 times a year so the event can run 52 weeks a year. Why not look have a quick look at the "future roster" and see on which date you can volunteer. To access this page, click on the "volunteer" tab on the top of this page. If you'd like to take a particular spot, simply email

Today's photos

All photos taken at today's event by our volunteer photographer(s) have been uploaded into our Photo Album which is on our Armidale parkrun Facebook page. Anyone can view them, even if they’re not a Facebook user. To view this week's photos, click here then click on the tab 'Albums' then the select the folder with this week's event # and/or date. To view the photos of a previous event(s), simply select the folder with this week's event # and/or date. A selection of photos from each weeks event can also be accessed from Please note: If you ever want a photo removed from our website and/or Facebook pages, please do not hesitate to ask us and it will be removed as soon as possible. Please send email to

Statistics for Armidale parkrun

All Armidale parkrun event statistics can be viewed at the bottom of all pages on the Armidale parkrun website. These statistics are updated after each week's event. For the latest statistics, click here.

parkrun news and up-to-date information in Armidale

For the latest news and up-to-date information for Armidale parkrun, 'like' the Armidale parkrun Facebook page and/or go to and select 'news' from the menu bar. Previous news items and information are also available on the website. To locate, use the menu bars (search / categories / archives / recent posts) located on the right side of the screen. For all inquiries about Armidale parkrun, please send an email to Everyone is welcome at Armidale parkrun. We look forward to seeing you.

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What is Armidale parkrun?

Armidale parkrun is a free, weekly timed 5km run or walk, open to everyone in the community of all ages and abilities. It is run entirely by volunteers and is held every Saturday within the grounds of the University of New England at SportUNE, SportUNE Drive, Armidale. To have a look at the Armidale parkrun course, click on the "course" tab on the top of this page. Following a briefing for 'First Timers' at 7:45am and one for all participants at 7:55am, the run commences at 8:00am. parkrun has a strict "no barcode = no results = no exceptions" policy. To register and print-out your barcode for free, go to For all inquiries about Armidale parkrun, please send an email to Everyone is welcome at Armidale parkrun. We look forward to seeing you.

Come Visit Armidale - you won't be disappointed!

The Armidale region boasts spectacular waterfalls, gorges, world-heritage national parks, cool-climate vineyards and a fascinating and diverse cultural heritage. Canyoning, mountain biking, birdwatching, trout fishing and other outdoor adventures take on an exciting new dimension up high. And you’ll be delighted all over again when you come inside to discover our galleries, museums, fine food and wine. Come and see us soon! For more information about Armidale and region, go to or simply click here.

Upcoming Events

There are no upcoming special events.

Special mention and appreciation to Armidale parkrun Event Supporters

Click on supporter's logo to access their website.

Principle Local Supporter


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UNESportUNE well as national sponsors  Medibank




Let's celebrate together

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Children under the age of 11 years old need to be accompanied at all times at parkrun

Children U11

All children under the age of 11 years old are the responsibility of their parents or guardians and need to be accompanied accompanied by a parent, guardian or other designated adult of the parents' choice at parkrun events

This is policy is non-negotiable designed to ensure the safety and protection of all children under 11 years of age at parkrun events.

For more information, click here.

The Notice Board

"The Notice Board" contains information for Armidale parkrunners and is available for viewing from the "News" page of the Armidale parkrun website. parkrunners are encouraged to access the "News" page on a regular basis to keep up-to-date with Armidale parkrun happenings. Current items of interest available on the page include:

milestone t-shirts

milestone t-shirts: the home straight (07/04/2016)

how to order

parkrunner's passwords

parkrunner's passwords - helps

Acknowledgement of traditional owners and country


Armidale parkrun acknowledges the traditional owners of country throughout Australia and recognises their continuing connection to land, waters and community. We pay our respect to them and their cultures, and to elders both past and present.