It was a truly eggscelent day for a parkrun. Today we had 208 finishers, with over a quarter of those being first timers! Congratulations to first finishers Mark Ainsworth and Solly Litchfield. Well done to Rohan Bagshaw who completed his 10th run as a junior today.
Thanks to all of our wonderful volunteers - Nicholas Wise, Julie Lowe, Robyn Foley, Stacy McInnes, Simon Pilcher, Mark Murray, Stephen Tighe, Bradley Scott and Mark Huth! Thank you as well to Melissa Murphy of Centenary Aquatic Centre and Health Club for the warmup and LJ Hooker Chermside for the drinks.
Next week our wonderful pacers are back and we are looking forward to seeing lots of PBs in the results. Can we beat the 80 PBs set last time we had pacers??? See you all again next week to find out!
parkrun wouldn't be possible without the help of volunteers. We would like to say a BIG THANK YOU to this week's wonderful volunteers who made Chermside parkrun possible:
Bradley SCOTT • Julie LOWE • Mark HUTH • Mark MURRAY • Nicholas WISE • Robyn FOLEY • Simon PILCHER • Stacey MCINNES • Stephen TIGHE
Have you volunteered recently? Just 3 times per year, that's all we ask!
If you would like to volunteer, please send an email to email@example.com. We would love to hear from you! Our volunteer roster can be found here.
UPCOMING SPECIAL EVENTS
Apr 2nd: Pacers and parkrunner of the month (1st Saturday of every month)
Apr 9th: Coffee meetup
Apr 23rd: WE ARE CANCELLED!!! The Army is having an open day and will be using the park
Apr 30th: Coffee meetup (coz we missed it last week!)
May 7th: Pacers and parkrunner of the month
May 14th: Coffee meetup
May 28th: Coffee meetup
May 29th (Sunday): The Green Heart Fair (including a parkrun tent!) in 7th Brigade Park
June 4th: Pacers and parkrunner of the month
Thank you to this week's volunteer photographer Stephen Tighe for all the wonderful photos, which can be viewed here.
Congratulations to the following 48 parkrunners who achieved a PB this week!
Mark AINSWORTH (VM35-39) (Unattached) was first over the line in 17:54 - first appearance.
An unknown runner was second.
Tom KENDALL (SM25-29) (Unattached) was third over the line in 19:03.
Current standing in the Men's annual points competition:
Trevor WARBURTON (Unattached) 2454 pts.
Cyron MACEY (Intraining) 2127 pts.
Bassel BANNA (Unattached) 1703 pts.
Solveig LITCHFIELD (VW35-39) of Intraining, was first (11th overall) over the line in 20:22 - third time in 3 appearances.
Lauren SCOFIELD (JW15-17) of Ashgrove Rangers AC, was second (16th overall) over the line in 21:13.
Melissa MURPHY (VW35-39) (Unattached) was third (21st overall) over the line in 21:40 - has been first to finish on 9 previous occasions.
Current standing in the Women's annual points competition:
Robyn FOLEY (Intraining) 2348 pts.
Jen KLUVER (Intraining) 2311 pts.
Ange LOVEJOY (Unattached) 2002 pts.
The following runners recorded the best Age Grade scores:
Wayne C JONES (VM55-59) was graded 77.81% for the time 19:45 (8th overall).
Peter LEWIS (VM45-49) was graded 76.48% for the time 19:08 (4th overall).
Mark AINSWORTH (VM35-39) was graded 74.58% for the time 17:54 (first overall).
This week there were 208 runners, of whom 55 were first timers and 48 recorded new Personal Bests. Representatives of 14 different athletics clubs took part.
Chermside parkrun started on 22nd August 2015, and since then 1,582 different runners, including participants from 72 athletics clubs, have completed 5,146 runs covering a total distance of 25,730 km, and there have been 1,070 new Personal Bests.
The female record is held by Clare GERAGHTY who ran in a time of 00:17:58 on 2016-02-13 (event number 24).
The male record is held by Nick TOOHEY who ran in a time of 00:16:03 on 2015-09-05 (event number 3).
The Age Grade course record is held by Peter REEVES who recorded a 86.93% run (18:37) on 14th November 2015 (event number 11).
Today's full results and a complete event history can be found on the Chermside parkrun Results Page.