Event #156 – more milestones and almost Christmas-17th Dec 2016

Congratulations to our new members to the Milestone clubs...Sally Tripcony 100, Jack Stewart, Graeme Tippet and Drew Heath...all new members to the 50 club! It was great to see 12 new faces at Minnippi parkrun running their very first parkrun as well as 10 tourists...we hope to see you all again soon. And I don't know how they did it but 12 of our committed parkrunners managed p.b.'s!

It's almost Christmas, so parkrun have a gift for you...3 extra parkruns over the next 2 weekends...yes, you read right...3 extra parkruns! Add them to your calendar...Run 1 Saturday 24th December  Run 2 Sunday 25th December 7:00am  Run 3 Saturday 31st December  Run 4 Sunday 1st January at Minnippi 7:00am...New Years Day Double!  Run 5 Sunday 1st January Capalaba 8:30am  Full list of events being held is in this link:  http://www.parkrun.com.au/christmas-compendium/

We have 2 more Minnippians hitting 100...Michelle Dippelsman on Saturday and Steve Scanlan on Sunday...make sure you're there to help celebrate!

Thank you to our fabulous volunteers: Dean WATT  •  Eleisha WATT  •  Jack PICOT  •  Jenny REEDMAN  •  Kasey THORBURN  •  Lachlan MARES  •  Letitia CAMPBELL  •  Maddie GALLAGHER  •  Richard PARSONS  •  Robert DAVIE  •  Ryan THORBURN

Enjoy the rest of your week,                                                                                            Jenny

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Run Report

Male placings:
Jonty HOWES (SM20-24) of Thompson Estate AC, was first over the line in 17:54 - 8th time in 48 appearances.
Jean-Paul CHURCHWARD (SM30-34) of Thompson Estate AC, was second (4th overall) over the line in 19:32 - has been first to finish on 24 previous occasions.
Jack MULHOLLAND (JM15-17) of Thompson Estate AC, was third (5th overall) over the line in 19:50.

Current standing in the Men's annual points competition:
Jean-Paul CHURCHWARD (Thompson Estate AC) 365 pts.
Liam WYATT (Thompson Estate AC) 332 pts.
Stephen BLOXSOM (Thompson Estate AC) 329 pts.

Female placings:
Kerri HODGE (VW40-44) of Intraining, was first (second overall) over the line in 18:22 - 10th time in 16 appearances.
Emily DONKER (SW25-29) of Intraining, was second (third overall) over the line in 18:39 - has been first to finish on 5 previous occasions.
Camille ANDERSON-CURTIN (VW35-39) (Unattached) was third (14th overall) over the line in 20:52 - was first to finish once before.

Current standing in the Women's annual points competition:
Kerrie SCHMIDT (Thompson Estate AC) 395 pts.
Sarah BLOXSOM (Thompson Estate AC) 381 pts.
Lily PARSONS (Thompson Estate AC) 358 pts.

The following runners recorded the best Age Grade scores:
Kerri HODGE (VW40-44) was graded 85.03% for the time 18:22 (second overall).
Emily DONKER (SW25-29) was graded 79.36% for the time 18:39 (third overall).
Barry BROE (VM55-59) was graded 77.73% for the time 20:17 (9th overall).

This week there were 197 runners, of whom 22 were first timers and 12 recorded new Personal Bests. Representatives of 14 different athletics clubs took part.

Minnippi parkrun started on 30th November 2013, and since then 4,207 different runners, including participants from 130 athletics clubs, have completed 26,027 runs covering a total distance of 130,135 km, and there have been 5,018 new Personal Bests.

The female record is held by Clare GERAGHTY who ran in a time of 00:17:09 on 22nd August 2015 (event number 86).
The male record is held by Liam BOUDIN who ran in a time of 00:14:52 on 19th November 2016 (event number 152).
The Age Grade course record is held by Anne RYAN who recorded a 95.05% run (19:51) on 16th May 2015 (event number 72).

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