Last week we had our second highest attendance (324), and Carmel and myself celebrated 100 parkruns & Mark 50 runs. Thanks to everyone that turned up and made the run special.
This week we saw our third highest attendance (303) and more milestones, even with the warm temperature. Both Tracey & Melissa celebrated 100 parkruns and Mary, Eddie & Jason Celebrated 50 parkruns. Well done to all of you.
We are very grateful to the volunteers who made this event happen:Ben BOLLARD, Trevor BYRN, Ashleigh BYRN, Melissa COULTHARD, Teresa COULTHARD, Naomi EVERSON, Jenny REEDMAN, Mark ROLPH, Steven SCANLAN, Tamara STEWART, Ian STREET, Sheridan WHITE.
Remember if you have never volunteered before, all the jobs are easy and very rewarding. If you can help, please let us know at firstname.lastname@example.org
This weeks photos were taken by Naomi and can be found here
With the increased attendance numbers, we remind you of the parkrun code and few Minnippi rules:
- No bikes or scooters
- Keep left
- TWO laps of the lake
- Do not block the path
- Do not cross the finish line more than once
Minnippi parkrun run report, Event number 165, 4th February 2017
Liam BOUDIN (SM18-19) of Intraining, was first over the line in 15:04 - 6th time in 6 appearances.
Mitch KEALEY (SM30-34) (Unattached) was second over the line in 17:33.
Jonty HOWES (SM20-24) of Thompson Estate AC, was third (4th overall) over the line in 17:38 - has been first to finish on 9 previous occasions.
Current standing in the Men's annual points competition:
Jonty HOWES (Thompson Estate AC) 983 pts.
Liam WYATT (Thompson Estate AC) 846 pts.
Jean-Paul CHURCHWARD (Thompson Estate AC) 836 pts.
Brianna THOMAS (SW20-24) of QE2 Track Club, was first (third overall) over the line in 17:37 - first appearance.
Kerri HODGE (VW40-44) of Intraining, was second (8th overall) over the line in 18:57 - has been first to finish on 13 previous occasions.
Camille ANDERSON-CURTIN (VW35-39) (Unattached) was third (29th overall) over the line in 21:29 - was first to finish once before.
Current standing in the Women's annual points competition:
Kerrie SCHMIDT (Thompson Estate AC) 1064 pts.
Sarah BLOXSOM (Thompson Estate AC) 1049 pts.
Fran GOENER (Unattached) 1016 pts.
The following runners recorded the best Age Grade scores:
Liam BOUDIN (SM18-19) was graded 87.50% for the time 15:04 (first overall).
Brianna THOMAS (SW20-24) was graded 84.01% for the time 17:37 (third overall).
Kerri HODGE (VW40-44) was graded 82.41% for the time 18:57 (8th overall).
This week there were 303 runners, of whom 38 were first timers and 25 recorded new Personal Bests. Representatives of 16 different athletics clubs took part.
Minnippi parkrun started on 30th November 2013, and since then 4,557 different runners, including participants from 136 athletics clubs, have completed 28,236 runs covering a total distance of 141,180 km, and there have been 5,189 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).