Sandgate Parkrun – #59 – 4 January 2013

Sandgate parkrun
Event number 59
4th January 2014

Welcome to Sandgate Parkrun for 2014. 157 brave runners decided to battle the record breaking Brisbane Heatwave, at 6:30am the mercury recorded around 29 degrees; by 8:00am this had reached well above 30. As always this event wouldn’t function without the support of our dedicated team of volunteers – this week’s amazing team were: Lisa, Ross, Raquel, Samantha, Diane, Cliff, Bernadette and Tracey. Thanks again to Daragh for the post-run drinks and to Rob for the warmup.

Men's placings:
An unknown runner was first
An unknown runner was second.
Aidan DINEEN (SM25-29) (Unattached) was third over the line in 19:12.

Current standing in the Men's annual points competition:
Francis CHUNG (Unattached) 579 pts.
Phil RORKE (Unattached) 532 pts.
Dean Murray SPRAGG (Unattached) 516 pts.

Women's placings:
Jill GARDINER (VW45-49) of Brisbane Road Runners, was first (15th overall) over the line in 21:28 - 11th time in 32 appearances.
Suzy MCLUCAS (VW35-39) (Unattached) was second (19th overall) over the line in 22:15 - was first to finish once before.
Jodie RIDDELL (SW25-29) (Unattached) was third (23rd overall) over the line in 22:35.

Current standing in the Women's annual points competition:
Jill GARDINER (Brisbane Road Runners) 696 pts.
Amanda BROOKS (Unattached) 651 pts.
Lisa WILLIAMS (Awesome Runners) 529 pts.

The following runners recorded the best Age Grade scores:
Gail SINGLETON (VW50-54) was graded 75.89% for the time 22:57 (26th overall).
Jill GARDINER (VW45-49) was graded 75.47% for the time 21:28 (15th overall).
Ian MUIR (VM60-64) was graded 75.21% for the time 21:31 (16th overall).

This week there were 157 runners, of whom 29 were first timers and 6 recorded new Personal Bests. Representatives of 9 different athletics clubs took part.

Sandgate parkrun started on 24th November 2012, and since then 2,087 different runners, including participants from 36 athletics clubs, have completed 10,293 runs covering a total distance of 51,465 km, and there have been 2,965 new Personal Bests.

The women's record is held by Holly GRICE who ran in a time of 00:18:21 on 2013-06-15 (event number 30).

The men's record is held by Nick TOOHEY who ran in a time of 00:15:48 on 2013-09-21 (event number 44).

The Age Grade course record is held by David SWEENEY who recorded a 92.68% run (16:10) on 26th October 2013 (event number 49)