Bega parkrun # 74 Saturday 28 January 2017

Bega parkrun

Event number 74

28th of January 2017

73 runners participated in steamy conditions this week. We had visitors from Gungahlin and Rooty Hill participate.

Thanks to our volunteers this week - Adrian, Symon, Yvette, Amanda, Bronwyn and Renata. Please check out the volunteer page to see where you can help out in the next few weeks.

Male placings:

  1. Kyle Bourke (VM35 - 39) was first over the line in 19:00.000! (Bet he can't do that again)
  2. Axe Norris (JM 11-15) was second over the line in 19:49
  3. Rhumb Runner (VM 55 - 59) was third over the line 19:54

Current standing in the Men's annual points competition:

  • Peter John HEFFERNAN (Unattached) 2233 pts.
  • Stuart BUCK (Unattached) 1825pts.
  • Bob Sixsmith (Unattached) 1691pts

Female placings:

  1. Ej NORRIS (JW11-14) (Unattached) was first (ninth overall) over the line in 22:51
  2. Sonya Jessop (VW40-44) was 2nd over the line (10th overall) in 23:04
  3. Hannah Mullens (SW18-19) (Unattached) was third (14th overall) over the line in 24:20.

Current standing in the Women's annual points competition:

  • Ej NORRIS (Unattached) 1785 pts.
  • Linda Albertson (Unattached) 1603 pts.
  • Sonya Sommerell (Unattached) 1541pts

The following runners recorded the best Age Grade scores:

  • Rhumb Runner (VM55-59) was graded 79.90% for the time 19:54  (third overall)
  • Peter Heffernan (VM 55- 59) was graded 77.88% for his time of 20:25
  • Joseph Buttigieg (VM 65 - 69) was graded 76.16% for the time 22:39

This week there were 73 runners, of whom 2 were first timers and 9 recorded new Personal Bests.

Bega parkrun started on 12th September 2015, and since then 861 different runners, including participants from 40 athletics clubs, have completed 6125 runs covering a total distance of 30,625, and there have been 1249 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.