Brimbank Fun Run – Discount Entry Available!

Are you thinking of entering the Brimbank Fun Run (Brimbank Park Running Festival) at Brimbank Park on Sunday, March 19?

TrailsPlus have kindly setup a discount code for Maribyrnong parkrunners to use to get 25% off their entries!

To access the discount, either enter MARIBYRNONGPARKRUN as the promotional code when registering, or just use this link:

There is also a Teams Competition - the team that accumulates the most Km wins $500 of vouchers at the Keilor Hotel, parkrunners just need to enter PARKRUN as their team during the entry process.


Maribyrnong parkrun – Event number 92 – 21st May 2016

The Rundown

It was a cool and still morning, great for running. Jurgens Muller was our first finisher for the  men in a time of 18:17.  Lisa Stanton-Smith was our first finisher for the women in a time of 20:14. David Howes accepted his certificate celebrating his 50th run the prior week and this week Angus Macaulay flying under the radar ran his 50th run. Congratulations on being Maribyrnong parkrun's newest members of the 50 club. Junior runner Claudia Dobson also ran her 10th run today joining the Junior 10 club. Congratulations Claudia a great effort.

We hope to see you all next week and happy running!

For photos and further details of this event see our Facebook page:

Our Sponsors - Thank You For Your Support!

It's only possible to keep Maribyrnong parkrun free for parkrunners thanks to the very generous support we receive from our national parkrun sponsors Suncorp Bank and Stockland and our local supporters the Maribyrnong City Council (via the Active Maribyrnong program) and Melbourne Podiatry Clinic and Melbourne Sports Physiotherapy in Essendon.


Thank you also to The Boathouse for providing a voucher for one free breakfast to either one of the volunteers from the previous week or a runner who set a PB last week. Remember you need to be at parkrun to have a chance of winning the voucher in the draw!

The Cold Hard Facts

Male placings:
Jurgens MULLER (VM40-44) (Unattached) was first over the line in 18:17 - first time in 10 appearances.
Hayden KENNEDY (VM50-54) (Unattached) was second over the line in 18:20.
Harry KENNEDY (SM20-24) (Unattached) was third over the line in 18:32.

Current standing in the Men's annual points competition:
Brent RADOSLOVIC (Unattached) 3653 pts.
Angus MACAULAY (Unattached) 3256 pts.
Paul WILKIE (Hobson's Bay Running Club) 3024 pts.

Female placings:
Lisa STANTON-SMITH (SW25-29) (Unattached) was first (12th overall) over the line in 20:14 - first time in 2 appearances.
Zoe HEATH (SW30-34) (Unattached) was second (18th overall) over the line in 20:58.
Lisa IERARDO (VW50-54) of Athletics Essendon, was third (32nd overall) over the line in 22:34 - was first to finish once before.

Current standing in the Women's annual points competition:
Heather COLE (Red and Black Running) 3773 pts.
Claire MACDONALD (Unattached) 2997 pts.
Zoe DANAHER (Red and Black Running) 2966 pts.

The following runners recorded the best Age Grade scores:
Raymond WILSON (VM60-64) was graded 80.98% for the time 20:20 (13th overall).
Hugo SARPA (VM50-54) was graded 80.48% for the time 18:37 (4th overall).
Hayden KENNEDY (VM50-54) was graded 80.45% for the time 18:20 (second overall).

This week there were 158 runners, of whom 22 were first timers and 48 recorded new Personal Bests. Representatives of 16 different athletics clubs took part. 
Maribyrnong parkrun started on 23rd August 2014, and since then 1,890 different runners, including participants from 115 athletics clubs, have completed 9,278 runs covering a total distance of 46,390 km, and there have been 2,076 new Personal Bests. 
The female record is held by Hannah OLDROYD who ran in a time of 00:18:16 on 2015-03-21 (event number 31).
The male record is held by Mitchel BROWN who ran in a time of 00:14:29 on 2016-02-27 (event number 80).
The Age Grade course record is held by Mitchel BROWN who recorded a 89.07% run (14:29) on 27th February 2016 (event number 80).

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

Dates for your Running Diary

28th May 2016 - Highlands parkrun (Vic) 3rd Birthday

4th Jun 2016 - Ballarat parkrun (Vic) 1st Birthday

5th Jun 2016 - MS Fun Run Victoria

11th Jun 2016 - Frog Hollow parkrun (Vic) 2nd Birthday

18th Jun 2016 - Wangaratta parkrun (Vic) 1st Birthday

19th Jun 2016 - Sri Chinmoy Albert Park

25th Jun 2016 - Jells parkrun (Vic) 1st Birthday

25th Jun 2016 - Mornington Peninsula parkrun (Vic) 2nd Birthday

26th Jun 2016 - Coburg Harold Stevens Bluestone Classic

29th Jun 2016 - Bravehearts 777 marathon

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