Bega parkrun event #67 – Saturday 17th of December 2016

Bega parkrun

Event number 67
17th of December 2016

64 runners participated in steamy conditions this week, along with about 734,211 flies! We had visitors from Brisbane and the UK participate.

Thanks to our volunteers this week - Lily, Linda, Trish, Jo, Elaine and Rod. Please check out the volunteer page to see where you can help out in the next few weeks.

Male placings:
Unknown was first over the line in 19:55 - This mysterious man missed the start by a couple of minutes, but still powered to the front. We gather he was a visitor from the UK that forgot his barcode!
Peter John HEFFERNAN (VM55-59) (Unattached) was second over the line in 20:35
Steve SCRIVENS (VM35-39) (Unattached) was third (4th overall) over the line in 21:13.

Current standing in the Men's annual points competition:

  • Peter John HEFFERNAN (Unattached) 1578 pts.
  • Philip TATZENKO (Unattached) 1309 pts.
  • Stuart BUCK (Unattached) 1259 pts.

Female placings:
Ej NORRIS (JW11-14) (Unattached) was first (eigth overall) over the line in 24.03 - 24th time in 45 appearances.
Unknown was 2nd over the line (11th overall)- possibly another visiting Brit who forgot their barcode!
Hannah Mullens (SW18-19) (Unattached) was third (12th overall) over the line in 25.16.

Current standing in the Women's annual points competition:

  • Ej NORRIS (Unattached) 1288 pts.
  • Amanda WHEATLEY (Unattached) 1202 pts.
  • Kate Charleton (Unattached) 1170pts

The following runners recorded the best Age Grade scores:

  • Peter John HEFFERNAN (VM55-59) was graded 77.25% for the time 20:35 (second overall)
  • Philip Tatzenko (VM 55- 59) was graded 69.87% for his time of 22:34
  • EJ NORRIS (JW11-14) was graded 69.16% for the time 24:03

This week there were 64 runners, of whom 3 were first timers and 5 recorded new Personal Bests.

Bega parkrun started on 12th September 2015, and since then 812 different runners, including participants from 33 athletics clubs, have completed 5,605 runs covering a total distance of 28,025 km, and there have been 2,002 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.