Bega parkrun Event # 58

Bega parkrun
Event number 58
Saturday 15 October 2016
Cool foggy weather greeted the 80 parkrunners to Bega parkrun this morning. It was great to see a handful of tourists from Tuggernong, Adelaide and Albert Park in Melbourne.

We are very grateful to the volunteers who made this event happen:Simon BATEMAN, Kimone HADDON, Katrina HERGENHAN, Rodney MCDONALD, Bronwyn RAATZ, Lily WARBY.

Male placings:
Peter Heffernan (VM55-59) was first over the line in 20.27
John Carpenter (VM40-44) was second male and second overall in 21.41
Liam Kelly (JM11-14), was third over the line in 22.01.

Current standing in the Men's annual points competition:
Peter John HEFFERNAN (Unattached) 587 pts.
Chris THOMAS (Unattached) 525 pts.
Stuart BUCK (unattached) 482pts.

Female placings:
Ej NORRIS (JW11-14) was first female (5th overall) over the line in 22:25
Sonja Jessop (VW40-44) (Unattached) was second female (8th overall) over the line in 23:44.
Ceinwen GOULD (SW30-34) weas third female (12th overall) in 24.48 (first time Bega runner!)

Current standing in the Women's annual points competition:
Sue O'BRIEN (Unattached) 501pts
Catherine SCHMIDT (Unatached) 491pts
EJ NORRIS (Unattached) 490pts.

The following runners recorded the best Age Grade scores:
Russell DESSAIX-CHIN (VM35-39) was graded 85.94% for the time 15:39 (first overall).
Peter John HEFFERNAN (VM55-59) was graded 79.37% for the time 20:02 (4th overall).
Macleay KIMBER (JM10) was graded 75.13% for the time 22:39 (10th overall).

This week there were 80 runners, of whom 7 were first timers and 13 recorded new Personal Bests. Representatives of 3 different athletics clubs took part.

Bega parkrun started on 12th September 2015, and since then 774 different runners, including participants from 28 athletics clubs, have completed 4,983 runs covering a total distance of 24,915 km, and there have been 1,118 new Personal Bests.

The female record is held by Steph AUSTON who ran in a time of 00:18:28 on 7th November 2015 (event number 9).
The male record is held by Russell DESSAIX-CHIN who ran in a time of 00:15:39 on 1st October 2016 (event number 56).
The Age Grade course record is held by Rhumb RUNNER who recorded a 86.79% run (18:10) on 12th September 2015 (event number 1).

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