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We ask all participants, volunteers and spectators to register their details by scanning this QR code before or after each parkrun event.

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New Years Day 2018

Weipa parkrun has decided not to host a New Years Day parkrun in 2018. We look forward to seeing photos from other parkruns and hearing from our locals about their parkrun adventures from out of town. Have a happy and safe New Year.

 

 

Christmas 2017

Weipa parkrun has decided not to host a Christmas day parkrun this year. We look forward to seeing photos from other parkruns and hearing from our locals about their parkrun adventures from out of town. Have a merry and safe Christmas.

 

 

 

 

International Parkrun Day! 7th Oct 2017

13 years ago 2 October, 2004, 13 people gathered in a park in Southwest London and completed a 5km time trial. Little did they know they were making history and became the first ever parkrunners! 

13 years later and parkrun is now the biggest running event int he world, taking place in 17 countries, with more than 200,000 people walking, jogging, running or volunteering every week across over 1,200 events- and its still free, for everyone.

To celebrate how the international parkrun community has grown over the last 13 years, we want to collect a photograph of a personalized apricot top from every event in the world.

Simply post your photo on social media with the hashtag #parkrun13 and we'll do the rest.

More #parkrun13 news and stats coming soon. #loveparkrun

 

 

Weipa parkrun Event number 62

23rd September 2017

This week 30 people ran, jogged and walked the course, of whom 4 were first timers and 3 recorded a new Personal Best.

The event was made possible by 7 volunteers: Howard KWAN • Troy MCNAMARA • Yinzhu QUAN • Ross DAWSON • Stephen ADELEKE • Andrea WIDDISON. You did an amazing job and thank you Andrea WIDDISON who stepped in at the last moment to cover for others who were not there today. We really appreciate it.

Thank you to everyone who signed up to volunteer next week. Because of this we WILL be able to run next week. It was looking pretty dismal for a while there! Please remember that many of our regular volunteers leave town during the holidays so if you are still around and can help out, we are looking for someone to hand out finish tokens for next week and still have 6 positions to fill on 7th Oct- International Parkrun Day. If we do not fulfill certain integral positions we cannot run the event for safety reasons. Please comment if you can fill any of these spots :)

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

Male placings:
Scott MCCAHON (VM45-49) of Western Cape College - DUYFKEN, was first over the line in 20:37 - 22nd time in 38 appearances.
Tom MCCAHON (JM11-14) of Western Cape College - DUYFKEN, was second over the line in 23:16 - was first to finish once before.
Matt SHELTON (VM35-39) of Gladstone Road Runners, was third over the line in 23:23.

Female placings:
Hayley HYYTINEN (VW35-39) (Unattached) was first (4th overall) over the line in 23:28 - 6th time in 36 appearances.
Jacki GOODWIN (VW35-39) (Unattached) was second (5th overall) over the line in 25:18.
Siobhan HOGAN (JW11-14) (Unattached) was third (7th overall) over the line in 27:30.

The three highest age grades were recorded by:
Scott MCCAHON (VM45-49) – 69.85% for the time 20:37 (first overall).
Hayley HYYTINEN (VW35-39) – 64.49% for the time 23:28 (4th overall).
Tom MCCAHON (JM11-14) – 60.96% for the time 23:16 (second overall).

The female record is held by Molly TOOMEY who recorded a time of 20:54 on 8th October 2016 (event number 12).
The male record is held by Scott MCCAHON who recorded a time of 18:25 on 17th June 2017 (event number 48).
The Age Grade course record is held by Scott MCCAHON who recorded 78.19% (18:25) on 17th June 2017 (event number 48).

Weipa parkrun started on 23rd July 2016. Since then 624 participants have completed 3,328 parkruns covering a total distance of 16,640 km, including 685 new Personal Bests.

 

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