This week started with cool temps and a stiff breeze, meaning everyone was pretty eager to get moving!
We are grateful to the Trail Running SA members that came out to fill the volunteer runs today's - without volunteers, there is no parkrun! It was especially good to Doug, TRSA President, (complete with new bionic hip! Watch out for next years race times!) scanning barcodes, and the ever colourful Uli unleash the Magic Dragon Beanie whilst timing!
The sun was soon out and the wind soon dropped once we got underway, and hopefully it held those folks staying on for the TRSA organised running clinic taking place on the trail, once parkrun had finished.
We saw a number of new folks out today and hope to see you all again in the coming weeks.
So, to stats: 80 people ran, jogged and walked the course, of whom 27 were first timers and 16 recorded new Personal Bests. Representatives of 7 different clubs took part.
The event was made possible by 7 volunteers:
Suzanne MAFFEI • Doug SMART • Ziad JUNBLAT • Uli KUERFGEN • Jon LANG • Linna PHU • Claire SIMS
Today's full results and a complete event history can be found on the Cleland parkrun Results Page.
Simon MULVIHILL (VM35-39) (Unattached) was first over the line in 21:45 - second time in 2 appearances.
An unknown runner was second.
Steve BURDETT (VM40-44) (Unattached) was third over the line in 22:43.
Jane ASTERIADIS (SW25-29) (Unattached) was first (19th overall) over the line in 28:18 - first time in 4 appearances.
Carrie BRUER (VW35-39) (Unattached) was second (20th overall) over the line in 28:34 - was first to finish once before.
Chantal DRIVER (VW45-49) (Unattached) was third (25th overall) over the line in 29:21.
The three highest age grades were recorded by:
Howard NORTON (VM55-59) – 63.81% for the time 24:05 (5th overall).
Stephan KENT (VM60-64) – 62.60% for the time 26:04 (12th overall).
Simon MULVIHILL (VM35-39) – 61.84% for the time 21:45 (first overall).
The female record is held by Ciara FOSTER who recorded a time of 23:02 on 26th August 2017 (event number 6).
The male record is held by Stephen BURNS who recorded a time of 19:27 on 30th September 2017 (event number 11).
The Age Grade course record is held by Stephen BURNS who recorded 72.32% (19:27) on 30th September 2017 (event number 11).
Cleland parkrun started on 22nd July 2017. Since then 414 participants have completed 728 parkruns covering a total distance of 3,640 km, including 129 new Personal Bests.