Event #132

It was fabulous to see 51 people participate in our parkrun by running, walking, jogging or simply being pushed along in a stroller. We had 6 first timers today, we hope you enjoyed your parkrun and will be back!
Congratulations to Luke Berry, Maria Freeman and Colin Dumesny on PBs!
A huge congratulations and thanks to Carol Doolan on volunteering a whopping 50 times!
Thanks as always to our awesome volunteers today:
Carol Doolan, Kate Makin, Carol Duynhoven, Glenda Holland, Amy Rosolin, Darren Smith,Beau Snijders and Donna Ellis
Timboon parkrun started on 13th May 2017. Since then 903 participants have completed 5,868 parkruns covering a total distance of 29,340 km, including 883 new Personal Bests.
A total of 177 individuals have volunteered 1,060 times. Now that's a statistic worth repeating!!

50 parkruns! Awesome

50 parkruns! Awesome


Event #131

Gosh, we haven't updated our page here for quite some time, here's our report from today's park run....

The rain held off for a perfect last day of Spring in Timboon. 36 people enjoyed the glorious morning and ran, jogged or walked our magnificent Rail Trail. Congratulations to Jhyce, Kate, Elle, and Alicia who recorded new Personal Bests. A huge congratulations and well done to everyone who participated this morning.

A very, very big thank you to these awesome volunteers: Katherine Gorringe: Marshal & Photographer, Barrie and Jean Giblett: Tail Walkers, Marg Tesselaar: Barcode Scanner, Caitlin Gledhill: Finish Tokens, Ashley Ferguson: Time Keeper and Donna Ellis: Run Director

Thanks to everyone for helping to make our parkrun such a great community event. See you next week for our first parkrun of summer and the start of the last month of the decade....thanks for that interesting fact Amy!



New Year

Timboon parkrun will not be holding events on Christmas Day or New Years Day.


Timboon parkrun Event #99

We had visiting parkrunners, brand new parkrunners, our regular parkrunners, spectators, volunteers and a Koala.... all enjoying a magnificent sunny Easter Saturday morning.

The Easter Bunny left a few tracks and clues on the way to the turnaround where parkrunners were greeted by our Easter Bunny Marshals Mandi and Maria armed with a basket of chocolate eggs! Our other Easter Bunny Judy lefty another basket of eggs at the table. There was chocolate everywhere!

Of the 59 parkrunners today 16 were first timers and we welcomed plenty of visiting parkrunners from Maribyrnong, Berwick Springs, Karkarook, Highlands, Coburg, Torquay, Gardiners Creek, Horseshoe Bay, Hamilton, Mansfield, Adelaide and Warrnambool. We’re glad you chose to spend your Easter parkrun with us, and we wish those of you holidaying in our beautiful part of the world a safe and relaxing break and hope you come back again soon.

The gorgeous sunshine and possibly the chocolate led to 12 new Personal Bests recorded today. Congratulations to:

Rachel Ayres 20:01

Rowan Ferguson 20:48

Ben Berry 20:57

Oscar Johnson 21:00

Charlie Beggs 21:59

Jarrod Ferguson 23:24

Marie O’Connor 27:22

Jayne Brumby 29:46

Sharyn Ferguson 37:45

Elise Nicholls 38:23

Faye Groves 46:02

We are delighted to congratulate Virginia McCormick on setting our brand-new Female Course Record today in a time of 18:02.

We would also like to congratulate Bryce Morden on completing the full 5kms and reaching his goal of doing it under 60 minutes in a time of 51:39. You’re both awesome individuals!

Speaking of awesome….Thanks to todays 7 volunteers:

Maria Freeman and Mandi Poustie the Easter Bunny Marshals, Marg Tesselaar Barcode Scanner and issuer of Easter Eggs, Lorraine Norton Tail Walker and chief encourager on the trail,  Kevin Tesselaar Timekeeper and run commentator, Hannah Knight head of the finish line cheer squad and Finish Tokens and Donna Ellis Bunny Ear wearing Run Director occasional photographer and consumer of too many of those eggs!

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

The male record is held by Jaryd CLIFFORD who recorded a time of 15:33 on 6th October 2018 (event number 72).
The female record is held by Virginia MCCORMICK who recorded a time of 18:02 on 20th April 2019 (event number 99).
The Age Grade course record is held by Jaryd CLIFFORD who recorded 84.78% (15:33) on 6th October 2018 (event number 72).

Timboon parkrun started on 13th May 2017. Since then 792 participants have completed 4,653 parkruns covering a total distance of 23,265 km, including 779 new Personal Bests. A total of 165 individuals have volunteered 807 times.

A Happy and Safe Easter from all of us a Timboon parkrun.

See you next week when we turn 100!



Timboon parkrun Event #98

Wow, we're getting closer to 100 AND to our 2nd birthday!

This week 31 people ran, jogged and walked our magnificent course, we welcomed our first timer Bec. We're glad you finally made it! Another highlight of our morning was seeing parkrunnner Timboon CFA captain and all round super bloke Bruce Morden stretching his legs on the track. We're so glad to see him recovering well and we reckon before long he'll be back to trying to out run his daughter Emily!

Congratulation to the 5 parkrunners who recorded new Personal Bests today:

Rachel Ayres 20:15

Andrew Deroon 21:47

Sam Stewart 23:07

Joy Morden 23:23

and our visitor and her faithful dog from Chelsea Bicentennial parkrun Loretta Johnston 23:55. Was that an assisted run?...that dog is pretty quick!

Thankyou to the awesome volunteers who made our event possible today:

Judith BOYLE • Katherine GORRINGE • Carolyn DOOLAN • Keith BROWN • Josie MCINERNEY • Amelia HANDSCOMBE

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

Timboon parkrun started on 13th May 2017. Since then 776 participants have completed 4,594 parkruns covering a total distance of 22,970 km, including 767 new Personal Bests. A total of 165 individuals have volunteered 800 times. Now that really is awesome.

Join us next week for our Easter parkrun...there may even be chocolate!

Don't forget April 27 is Timboon parkruns 100th Event. There will definitely be cake!

And mark in your diary our 2nd Birthday on May 11th...where there'll be cake, Timboon Scouts bacon and egg rolls and hopefully hot coffee! Life is full of celebrations at Timboon parkrun!


Timboon parkrun Event #94

We love Autumn in Timboon! Perfect parkrunning weather. This week 8 awesome volunteers manned the various posts to create yet another fantastic Timboon parkrun: First time volunteers our Tail Walkers Jayne, Grace, Eli and Noah Brumby, Time Keeper Judy Boyle, Finish Tokens Hannah Knight, Photographer Carol Doolan, Barcode Scanner Marg Tesselaar, Marshals Mandi Poustie and Maria Freeman and Run Director Donna Ellis. Because of these wonderful people 42 people ran, jogged and walked our course. Of the 42, 10 were first timers both local and from Brunswick, Sunbury, Geelong, Sale, and Shellharbour and Port Macquarie NSW. Welcome one and all.

PBs were recorded today by:

Jo Groves 27:03

Kevin Tesselaar and his shorts 29:47

Tracey Ozanne 38:40

Nathan Foster 39:19

Trish Taylor 40:11

Jean Giblett   who also set a new Age category Record 42:20 VW75-79 53.27%

Barrie Giblett 49:52

Catherine Marr 50:27

We had quite a few milestones achieved. Congratulations to:

Our newest Junior 10 Club member is Rowan Ferguson

Joining the ranks of the 25 Volunteer Club are: Kate Makin and Hannah Knight

Our brand new 50 Club members are: Faye Groves and Barrie Giblett.

Join us again next week for Timboon parkrun 95!

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


Timboon parkrun Event #93

Mist settling in the valleys, clear blue sky, clean crisp air, 59 parkrunners, 8 volunteers, 7 first timers, 15 Personal Bests, visitors from the UK, Melbourne, Warrnambool, a 4th birthday, a 14th birthday, post parkrun breakfast at The Fat Cow Food Co. and the Timboon Provedore…...a perfect autumn morning in Timboon, why would you want to be anywhere else?

Thank you to everyone who helps make our parkrun so special. A special thank you to our awesome hi-vis wearing volunteers:

Judith BOYLE • Donna ELLIS • Kate MAKIN • Barrie GIBLETT • Jean GIBLETT • Margaret TESSELAAR • Carol DUYNHOVEN • Joy MORDEN

Regan, Andrew, Sam, Sarah, Jo, Marie, Peter, Kevin, Bridgett, Samuel. Kim, Melissa, Mim, Sharyn, Trish all recorded new PBs today. Check out their times and all our results on the Timboon parkrun Results Page.

Timboon parkrun started on 13th May 2017. Since then 762 participants have completed 4,417 parkruns covering a total distance of 22,085 km, including 743 new Personal Bests. A total of 160 individuals have volunteered 759 times, 487 people have registered Timboon as their home parkrun. Awesome!

See you next week for Timboon parkrun 94….getting closer to our 100, hope that means cake!




Timboon parkrun Event#92

This week among the 52 participants were members of the Timboon Heart Foundation Walking Group. These fine folk walk on the rail trail or around town every Monday morning  at 10:30am rain, hail or shine. Check them out at  https://walking.heartfoundation.org.au/walking/group/timboon-walking-group

We welcomed 6 first timers today and 15 parkrunners recorded new Personal Bests...a magnificent effort.

We had two new age category records set today! Congratulations to Shane Thiele 16:56 VM40-44 81.79%


Jean Giblett 48:09 VW75-79 50.36%

 Kate Makin and Hannah Knight joined the 25 volunteer club. Awesome work!

and finally our event was made possible by 8 volunteers:

Katherine GORRINGE • Kate MAKIN • Joanne GLEDHILL • Lisa SAVAGE • Bronte GORRINGE • Bobbie FRENCH • Caitlin GLEDHILL • Andrew DEROON

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


Timboon parkrun Event #91

We had 49 runners, joggers, walkers and 8 volunteers on our magnificent rail trail enjoying the exercise, fresh air and community of our parkrun. We had 1 official first timer and a few others who forgot their barcodes or forgot to register so were unofficial! Plus we welcomed back visitors from Berwick Springs and Point Cook. It was great to see you all and look forward to seeing you again.

This week 12 parkrunners achieved a new Personal Bests.

Morgan Nelson 23:09

Paul Groves 23:42

Troy Groves  25:22

Molly Jones 26:42

Jo Groves 27:42

Kevin Tesselaar 30:30

Samuel O'Flynn 33:22

Anne Rosolin 33:32

Maggie Rowlands 33:51

Mim Wilson 39:22

Marg Tesselaar 40:40

Megan Le Riche 41:20

A huge congratulations to Lachie Berry on joining the parkrun 50 milestone club today. Our first Junior at Timboon to reach 50 parkruns! Awesome!

Thanks as always to our brilliant volunteers who make our parkrun happen.

Kate MAKIN • Barrie GIBLETT • Jean GIBLETT • Camille NICHOLLS • Maria VAN RIJTHOVEN • Carol DUYNHOVEN • Geoffrey CLOVER • Hannah KNIGHT • Andrew DEROON

If you see any of these wonderful people around town, make sure you thank them for being such awesome parkrun volunteers. If you haven't yet been one of the 160 people who have volunteered at Timboon parkrun, or you ARE one of the 160, but haven't volunteered for awhile, there's plenty of room on the roster in the coming weeks. No experience needed, we'll show you what to do, it's easy and fun! Just go to  http://www.parkrun.com.au/timboon/futureroster/, find a vacancy in a role you'd like to have a go at, and email us or message us on Facebook and we'll put you on. Simple.

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

See you next week.


Timboon parkrun Event # 89

Another glorious summers morning at Timboon parkrun saw 55 people run, jog and walk our course. We welcomed visitors from Sunbury and Berwick and had quite a few first timers from the Timboon Demons. Great to see you all!

Congratulations to Molly Jones who was awarded her Junior 10 Club milestone certificate today. Congratulations also to our 13 parkrunners who achieved PBs:

Regan Nelson 20:13

Morgan Nelson 23:38

Rachel Morden 27:01

Brendan Hickey 27:45

Michael Emerson 32:18

Debbie Ward 32:49

Samuel O’Flynn 34:11

Carol Duynhoven 34:41

Trish Taylor 41:12

Faye Groves 46:25

Mon Easterbrook 46:25

Joe Clover 46:26

Congratulations to our two parkrunners who set new age category records today:

Joe Clover 46:26 VM80-84 46.41% and

Faye Groves 46:25 VW70-74 47.97%

Our parkrun today was made possible by 10 awesome volunteers:
Thanks to Run Director, Judy Boyle – Marshall's, Stacey Clarke and Linda Whiting – Timekeeper, Jarrod Woff - Tail walkers, Simon and Alison Buccheri - Finish Tokens Tiff and Ruby Jones and Photographer, Mark Cuthell.

We all had a great time taking selfies with our frame and our Corangamite Shire Australia Day achievement award. The coffee and brekkie and both The Fat Cow and the Timboon Provedore were awesome!

It's not how fast you go, how old you are, how fit you are, whether you volunteer, walk, run or jog... it's getting out and having a go. Congratulations to everyone today who had a go!

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

See you next week.

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