Hervey Bay parkrun EVENT #119 – First Event for 2017

We broke our course record at our first event for 2017. We had 288 runners/walkers with 34 of these being first timers. Amazing effort. We would love to try and reach 300 so we need you all to spread the word about parkrun. Checkout our facebook page for photos and other posts

Male placings:
Henri COOMBS (VM40-44) of Multisport Gold, was first over the line in 18:24 - first appearance.
Bruce WILLIAMSON (VM45-49) (Unattached) was second over the line in 18:38 - has been first to finish on 7 previous occasions.
Matt ADAMS (SM30-34) of Crosbie Crew, was third over the line in 18:49.

Current standing in the Men's annual points competition:
Andrew GLASSPOOL (Unattached) 1722 pts.
Tony WEBSTER (Unattached) 1582 pts.
Rob SEARLE (Unattached) 1338 pts.

Female placings:
Pepe PAVEY (JW11-14) (Unattached) was first (23rd overall) over the line in 22:15 - 5th time in 23 appearances.
Caitlin HARRINGTON (JW11-14) (Unattached) was second (25th overall) over the line in 22:56 - has been first to finish on 2 previous occasions.
Shauna VILLIS (VW50-54) (Unattached) was third (32nd overall) over the line in 23:17.

Current standing in the Women's annual points competition:
Renese WHITELAW (Unattached) 1668 pts.
Pepe PAVEY (Unattached) 1638 pts.
Danielle O'ROURKE (Unattached) 1476 pts.

The following runners recorded the best Age Grade scores:
Wendy ROBINSON (VW60-64) was graded 85.45% for the time 23:22 (34th overall).
Jackson CACCIOLA (JM11-14) was graded 78.73% for the time 19:26 (4th overall).
John STREET (VM75-79) was graded 76.31% for the time 24:50 (57th overall).

This week there were 288 runners, of whom 34 were first timers and 35 recorded new Personal Bests. Representatives of 13 different athletics clubs took part.

Hervey Bay parkrun started on 23rd August 2014, and since then 2,855 different runners, including participants from 124 athletics clubs, have completed 19,562 runs covering a total distance of 97,810 km, and there have been 3,995 new Personal Bests.

The female record is held by Sophie MALOWIECKI who ran in a time of 00:18:19 on 26th December 2015 (event number 68).
The male record is held by Matthew HAUSER who ran in a time of 00:15:21 on 29th November 2014 (event number 15).
The Age Grade course record is held by Wendy ROBINSON who recorded a 93.80% run (20:41) on 5th September 2015 (event number 52).

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