Cancellation on Saturday 30 May 2015

We are CANCELLED on Saturday 30 May due to another event on our course and will be back in full force the following Saturday, 6 June. See you all then!

If you still want to get your parkrun fix then please consider being a parkrun tourist to one of the other North Brisbane parkruns - all within 10-30 min drive from Mitchelton.

Bunyaville parkrun

Sandgate parkrun

South Bank parkrun

North Lakes parkrun

 

Cancellation on Saturday 25 October 2014

We are cancelled on Sat 25 Oct due to another event in Teralba Park. We will be back in full force on the 1st Nov and hope to see you all then.

If you still need to get your parkrun fix, please consider these parkruns - all within 10-30 minutes drive from Mitchelton:

Bunyaville parkrun

Sandgate parkrun

South Bank parkrun

North Lakes parkrun

 

Cancellation – 2 August

Just a reminder, we run every Saturday - rain, hail or shine - at 7am except for Sat 2 August when we will be cancelled due to another event in the park.

Everyone is welcome at all other Brisbane parkruns - Bunyaville, Sandgate, New Farm, South Bank and North Lakes are all about 5-30 mins from Mitchy so why not check them out instead!

 

Two weeks til the PJ party – Event no 52

This week we had 182 runners, walkers and posers(!) - 12 of you were first timers and 41 recorded new Personal Bests - well done to all of you for getting out of bed. We just need another 13 new runners next week and we will have had 2,000 different people come run at Mitchelton this year!

We have two weeks until our first birthday and it is going to be a big celebration. Tim Mander our local MP, is pulling on his chef outfit and cooking a BBQ for us. Thanks Tim. It's a PJ party theme - which makes it easy for all of you to roll out of bed and down Osborne Rd to the start line (please think seriously about some deodorant though!).

We also have some great prizes donated from local businesses who support their local parkrun.

See you all next week. Here are the results from this week -

Mitchelton parkrun
Event number 52
31st May 2014

Men's placings:
Greg BEERLING (VM35-39) of The Run Inn Brisbane, was first over the line in 18:05 - 7th time in 26 appearances.
An unknown runner was second.
Riley BRAZEL (JM11-14) (Unattached) was third over the line in 19:03.

Current standing in the Men's annual points competition:
Tim GEPP (Unattached) 3638 pts.
Greg BEERLING (The Run Inn Brisbane) 2562 pts.
Brian LEE (Unattached) 2410 pts.

Women's placings:
Krystal NEUMANN (SW20-24) (Unattached) was first (10th overall) over the line in 21:06 - third time in 7 appearances.
Jodie RIDDELL (SW25-29) (Unattached) was second (22nd overall) over the line in 23:18 - was first to finish once before.
Amanda Melanie SMITH (SW25-29) (Unattached) was third (24th overall) over the line in 23:37.

Current standing in the Women's annual points competition:
Cindy VAN TUSSENBROEK (Unattached) 3782 pts.
Rosalind DUNNE (Unattached) 2638 pts.
Sami DALE (Unattached) 2422 pts.

The following runners recorded the best Age Grade scores:
Charlie SPROTT (JM11-14) was graded 77.08% for the time 19:51 (5th overall).
Riley BRAZEL (JM11-14) was graded 76.12% for the time 19:03 (third overall).
Greg BEERLING (VM35-39) was graded 74.93% for the time 18:05 (first overall).

This week there were 182 runners, of whom 12 were first timers and 41 recorded new Personal Bests. Representatives of 13 different athletics clubs took part.

Mitchelton parkrun started on 8th June 2013, and since then 1,987 different runners, including participants from 56 athletics clubs, have completed 8,751 runs covering a total distance of 43,755 km, and there have been 2,111 new Personal Bests.

The women's record is held by Sharyn MADDERS who ran in a time of 00:19:26 on 2013-06-08 (event number 1).
The men's record is held by Ralf HAMANN who ran in a time of 00:17:03 on 2013-10-19 (event number 19).
The Age Grade course record is held by Ron PETERS who recorded a 87.30% run (18:22) on 31st August 2013 (event number 12).

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

 

Mitchelton parkrun Birthday – Sat 14 June 2014

It has almost been 1 year since Mitchelton parkrun launched - so many memories and so many fun times with a few hundred PBs too!!  On the 14 June, we will be celebrating our 1st Birthday and it will be BIG!  Our Event Team is super excited and has been busy planning the event.

The theme is fancy dress and more details will follow very soon.

 

This weekend’s weather

"Runnin’ in the rain

I'm runnin’ in the rain

Just runnin’ in the rain

What a glorious feelin'

I'm sop sop soppy again"

This could be you / us on Saturday! If it is too wet and Kedron Brook breaks it's banks then we may cancel but otherwise see you at 6.50am for the pre-run briefing & please remember to print your barcode and bring it with you - no barcode no time.

 

Rain Hail or Shine

Just a reminder that we run Mitchelton parkrun every Saturday at 7am - rain, hail or shine but we do need to take care and won't run if it is not safe for our runners.

For updates and photos from last week please like our Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/Mitcheltonparkrun You can tag pictures of yourself and your friends.

parkrun is a free event run by volunteers. Our event cannot operate without at least 6 volunteers a week. If you would like to volunteer please check the roster at http://www.parkrun.com.au/mitchelton/futureroster/
and contact us at mitcheltonhelpers@parkrun.com

 

Special Event New Year’s Day parkrun at Mitchelton

Mitchelton parkrun is pleased to announce that we will be staging a special, one off parkrun on New Year's Day at 7am and we would like to invite any interested parkrunners in the Brisbane area and their family and friends to attend if they wish to.

Please note that this will be an official parkrun event and as such will count towards your run count to qualify for 10, 50 and 100 etc club membership.

 

New Years Day at Mitchelton parkrun

We will be running a parkrun on New Year's Day.

More details to follow, but it is likely to be at 7am and yes, this run does count towards your 50 Club shirt!

See you next year (and hopefully before then!).

 

HELP!! We need first timers!!

Boost parkrun

HELP!! We are searching for all parkrunners registered with Mitchelton parkrun who are yet to join us for a run or walk on a Saturday.

We have over 900 people registered with Mitchelton parkrun!! But there are 50-100 of you who haven't actually come and run or walked with us yet. We are searching desperately for you and this Saturday is the day for you! We need as many genuine first timers as we can to win a $1,000 party from adidas!

Get all your family, friends, neighbours & work mates to register then bring them along to Mitchelton parkrun this Saturday at 7am. Friends new to parkrun can register at www.parkrun.com.au

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