No April Fools

It was refreshing to see the hills all still there on Saturday morning after the rangers had mentioned on April 1st about making Nambour a flat course. However a few people were disappointed with no flying fox or catapult at the creek crossing.
Before we headed to the starting line we got to congratulate our parkrunner of the Month - Mick Brauns. Thanks to Majestic Cinemas Nambour for donating the POTM prize of a double pass to the movies. One of our run directors Sarah King finally completed her 50th run, after being so close in December before injury.
It was a close race to be the first across the line with Edward Langley running a pb of 23:29 to cross the line only 5 seconds in front of Jason Collette 23:34
Helen Greenfield also ran a pb to be first female finisher in 27:17
We had 68 runners with 27 pb's and 23 first timers and visitors to Nambour parkrun with a couple all the way from the UK.


Run Report 21 November 2015 Launch Day

A hugely successful launch day with 210 total finishers and 12 volunteers.  32 participants were first timers to parkrun and we had over 50 visitors from out of town and even interstate.

The overwhelming feedback from our visitors shows Nambour parkrun is Australias toughest parkrun course.  Here are the stats:

Male placings:
John PEARSON (VM40-44) of Intraining, was first over the line in 20:27 - first appearance.
Benjamin PERSKE (SM25-29) (Unattached) was second over the line in 20:44.
Trevor ALLEN (VM35-39) of Intraining, was third over the line in 21:03.

Current standing in the Men's annual points competition:
John PEARSON (Intraining) 100 pts.
Eddie PEARSON (Intraining) 100 pts.
Adam ERBACHER (Derek Zoolander Centre for Kids Who Can't Run Good) 100 pts.

Female placings:
Tina KIRWAN (VW35-39) of Running Mums Australia, was first (19th overall) over the line in 26:02 - first appearance.
Sarah ELLIS (SW30-34) (Unattached) was second (24th overall) over the line in 26:36.
Cheryl LANAGAN (VW50-54) (Unattached) was third (29th overall) over the line in 28:03.

Current standing in the Women's annual points competition:
Dorothy DEVLIN (Unattached) 100 pts.
Alyson WEBSTER (Sunshine Coast Running Chicks) 100 pts.
Melissa TAYLOR (Derek Zoolander Centre for Kids Who Can't Run Good) 100 pts.

The following runners recorded the best Age Grade scores:
John PEARSON (VM40-44) was graded 68.30% for the time 20:27 (first overall).
Rosie SINKORA (VW60-64) was graded 67.22% for the time 30:09 (46th overall).
Trevor ALLEN (VM35-39) was graded 64.37% for the time 21:03 (third overall).

This week there were 210 runners, of whom 193 were first timers and 0 recorded new Personal Bests. Representatives of 22 different athletics clubs took part. 
Nambour parkrun started on 21st November 2015, and since then 194 different runners, including participants from 22 athletics clubs, have completed 210 runs covering a total distance of 1,050 km, and there have been 0 new Personal Bests. 
The female record is held by Tina KIRWAN who ran in a time of 00:26:02 on 2015-11-21 (event number 1).
The male record is held by John PEARSON who ran in a time of 00:20:27 on 2015-11-21 (event number 1).
The Age Grade course record is held by John PEARSON who recorded a 68.30% run (20:27) on 21st November 2015 (event number 1)

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