Wilson Botanic parkrun is cancelled on 8 August 2020: COVID-19 (Coronavirus)

Christmas and New Year at Wilson Botanic parkrun

Please note that there will be no additional Christmas or New Year runs at Wilson Botanic parkrun. Please support our local events at Frog Hollow on Christmas Day and at Pakenham and Berwick Springs on New Years' Day.

See you at Wilson Botanic parkrun for our regular Saturday parkrun on Saturday December 22nd and 29th!

 

Event 27 Run Report

Wilson Botanic parkrun
Event number 27
25th February 2017

A perfect morning for running greeted us on Saturday for our 27th event.

A Big Thanks to this week's volunteers

Caroline HEMINGWAY  •  Hamilton HEMINGWAY  •  Hsien CHIAM  •  Mark BARRETT  •  Simon GILL  •  Wendy HUNTER

We are always looking for volunteers to assist in the running of each weekly event. Volunteering is easy and a great way to meet other like minded people. Look out for our volunteer roster next time you have your barcode scanned or email us via the link here.

Male placings:


Simon KRANZ (VM35-39) (Unattached) was first over the line in 18:32 - 9th time in 20 appearances.
Rod PRIME (VM45-49) of Knox AC, was second over the line in 21:26.
Andrew CRAIG (SM25-29) (Unattached) was third (4th overall) over the line in 22:45.

Current standing in the Men's annual points competition:
Flynn BARRETT (Unattached) 1983 pts.
Simon KRANZ (Unattached) 1944 pts.
Mark BARRETT (Unattached) 1639 pts.

Female placings:


Tanya CRAIG (SW25-29) of TXR Runners, was first (third overall) over the line in 22:24 - 7th time in 8 appearances.
Alison GILL (VW35-39) (Unattached) was second (9th overall) over the line in 24:39 - has been first to finish on 5 previous occasions.
Jacqui QUELCH (SW25-29) (Unattached) was third (14th overall) over the line in 26:03 - was first to finish once before.

Current standing in the Women's annual points competition:
Natalie NELSON (Unattached) 2007 pts.
Lynda MANNING (Unattached) 1808 pts.
Shelley VELLIN (Peninsula Trail Runners) 1765 pts.

The following runners recorded the best Age Grade scores:
Simon KRANZ (VM35-39) was graded 72.57% for the time 18:32 (first overall).
Rod PRIME (VM45-49) was graded 67.73% for the time 21:26 (second overall).
Tanya CRAIG (SW25-29) was graded 66.07% for the time 22:24 (third overall).

This week there were 49 runners, of whom 10 were first timers and 14 recorded new Personal Bests. Representatives of 6 different athletics clubs took part.

Wilson Botanic parkrun started on 27th August 2016, and since then 506 different runners, including participants from 37 athletics clubs, have completed 1,391 runs covering a total distance of 6,955 km, and there have been 298 new Personal Bests.

The female record is held by Sam PRIME who ran in a time of 00:18:41 on 27th August 2016 (event number 1).
The male record is held by Graham BERGROTH who ran in a time of 00:17:49 on 26th November 2016 (event number 14).
The Age Grade course record is held by Jaimee-Lee CODE who recorded a 82.31% run (19:47) on 27th August 2016 (event number 1).

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

 

Wilson Botanic parkrun Event 26 run report

Wilson Botanic parkrun
Event number 26
18th February 2017

A glorious cool morning greeted runners on Saturday for our 26th event. Another solid turn out in numbers.

Thanks to this week's volunteers

Annette LADLOW • Anthony QUINN • Jamie NELSON • Matthew MATIN • Olivia CORKRAN • Wendy HUNTER

We are always looking for volunteers to assist in the running of each weekly event. Volunteering is easy and a great way to meet other like minded people. Look out for our volunteer roster next time you have your barcode scanned or email us via the link here.

Male placings:

Simon KRANZ (VM35-39) (Unattached) was first over the line in 20:21 - 8th time in 19 appearances.
Mark BARRETT (VM40-44) (Unattached) was second over the line in 21:19 - was first to finish once before.
William CALDWELL (SM25-29) (Unattached) was third over the line in 23:27.

Current standing in the Men's annual points competition:
Flynn BARRETT (Unattached) 1891 pts.
Simon KRANZ (Unattached) 1844 pts.
Mark BARRETT (Unattached) 1639 pts.

Female placings:


Shelley VELLIN (VW40-44) of Peninsula Trail Runners, was first (9th overall) over the line in 26:27 - third time in 15 appearances.
Cindy ROBINS (VW40-44) of Peninsula Trail Runners, was second (10th overall) over the line in 27:16 - was first to finish once before.
Katherine SMITH (SW30-34) (Unattached) was third (15th overall) over the line in 29:42.

Current standing in the Women's annual points competition:
Natalie NELSON (Unattached) 2007 pts.
Shelley VELLIN (Peninsula Trail Runners) 1765 pts.
Lynda MANNING (Unattached) 1712 pts.

The following runners recorded the best Age Grade scores:
Simon KRANZ (VM35-39) was graded 66.09% for the time 20:21 (first overall).
Mark BARRETT (VM40-44) was graded 65.99% for the time 21:19 (second overall).
Jerry COPESTAKE (VM50-54) was graded 63.04% for the time 23:35 (4th overall).

 

This week there were 50 runners, of whom 11 were first timers and 11 recorded new Personal Bests. Representatives of 5 different athletics clubs took part.

Wilson Botanic parkrun started on 27th August 2016, and since then 496 different runners, including participants from 38 athletics clubs, have completed 1,342 runs covering a total distance of 6,710 km, and there have been 284 new Personal Bests.

The female record is held by Sam PRIME who ran in a time of 00:18:41 on 27th August 2016 (event number 1).
The male record is held by Graham BERGROTH who ran in a time of 00:17:49 on 26th November 2016 (event number 14).
The Age Grade course record is held by Jaimee-Lee CODE who recorded a 82.31% run (19:47) on 27th August 2016 (event number 1).

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

 

Run Report Event number 24

Wilson Botanic parkrun
Event number 24
4th February 2017

An absolutely perfect morning greeted runners on Saturday for our 24th Event.  Having had a record number the week before (with the exception of our launch) we again had great numbers.

As you may be aware we experienced a Barcode Scanner Malfunction which caused a delay to posting your results.  Thanks to everyone who contacted us via email and Facebook with their position and Barcode.  If you still haven't received your results then please email us or message on Facebook.

We are pleased to advise that we now have a replacement Barcode Scanner for this weekend and therefore expect everything to return to normal.

Thanks to this week's volunteers
Anthony BONHAM • James BENNETT • Julie MCKENNA • Lisa WAKELIN • Mark BARRETT • Paul SMITH

We are always looking for volunteers to assist in the running of each weekly event. Volunteering is easy and a great way to meet other like minded people. Look out for our volunteer roster next time you have your barcode scanned or email us via the link here.

Male placings:

Jamie MEYER (SM25-29) (Unattached) was first over the line in 18:48 - first time in 2 appearances.
Simon KRANZ (VM35-39) (Unattached) was second over the line in 20:00 - has been first to finish on 7 previous occasions.
An unknown runner was third.

Current standing in the Men's annual points competition:
Flynn BARRETT (Unattached) 1807 pts.
Simon KRANZ (Unattached) 1645 pts.
Mark BARRETT (Unattached) 1444 pts.

Female placings:


Tanya CRAIG (SW25-29) of TXR Runners, was first (6th overall) over the line in 22:31 - 5th time in 6 appearances.
Jacqui QUELCH (SW25-29) (Unattached) was second (13th overall) over the line in 26:12 - was first to finish once before.
Clare HUTCHINGS (SW30-34) (Unattached) was third (24th overall) over the line in 31:02.

Current standing in the Women's annual points competition:
Natalie NELSON (Unattached) 1929 pts.
Shelley VELLIN (Peninsula Trail Runners) 1665 pts.
Lynda MANNING (Unattached) 1533 pts.

The following runners recorded the best Age Grade scores:
Jamie MEYER (SM25-29) was graded 68.62% for the time 18:48 (first overall).
Simon KRANZ (VM35-39) was graded 67.25% for the time 20:00 (second overall).
Tanya CRAIG (SW25-29) was graded 65.73% for the time 22:31 (6th overall).

This week there were 60 runners, of whom 12 were first timers and 15 recorded new Personal Bests. Representatives of 4 different athletics clubs took part.

Wilson Botanic parkrun started on 27th August 2016, and since then 477 different runners, including participants from 39 athletics clubs, have completed 1,235 runs covering a total distance of 6,175 km, and there have been 252 new Personal Bests.

The female record is held by Sam PRIME who ran in a time of 00:18:41 on 27th August 2016 (event number 1).
The male record is held by Graham BERGROTH who ran in a time of 00:17:49 on 26th November 2016 (event number 14).
The Age Grade course record is held by Jaimee-Lee CODE who recorded a 82.31% run (19:47) on 27th August 2016 (event number 1).

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

 

Wilson Botanic Parkrun #22 Run Report

Wilson Botanic parkrun Event number 22

21st January 2017

Another great turn out on Saturday morning with 58 runners.  There were 12 first timers and 15 PBs set this week.

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Thanks to this week's volunteers

Andrew BREWSTER • Matthew MATIN • Natalie NELSON • Rob SLEMP • Kylie WOOD

We are always looking for volunteers to assist in the running of each weekly event.  Volunteering is easy and a great way to meet other like-minded people.  Look out for our volunteer roster next time you have your barcode scanned or email us via the link here.

Male placings:

 

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Michael BERTALLI (SM30-34) (unattached) was once again first over the line with a time of 20:29. A trifecta! That makes three first placings from three appearances AND a new PB.

Timothy WATKIN (SM20-24) (unattached) had a time of 23:22, placing him second over the line.

Sam GRANT (JM15-17) (unattached) came in third over the line with a time of 24:04.

 

Current standing in the Men's annual points competition:

Flynn BARRETT (Unattached) 1727 pts.

Simon KRANZ (Unattached) 1446 pts.

Mark BARRETT (Unattached) 1348 pts.

 

Female placings:

 

Tanya CRAIG (SW25-29) (TXR Runners) was first over the line with a new PB of 22:37.

Alison GILL (VW35-39) (unattached) crossed the line second with a time of 24:22.

Katrina CLAYTON (VW45-49) (TXR Runners) crossed the line third with a time of 25:22. This was Katrina’s first time at Wilson Botanic parkrun.

 

Current standing in the Women's annual points competition:

Natalie NELSON (Unattached) 1757 pts.
Shelley VELLIN (Peninsula Trail Runners) 1665 pts.
Lynda MANNING (Raring2Run) 1437 pts.

The following runner recorded the best Age Category Record: Tanya CRAIG (SW25-29) was graded 65.44 % for the time 22:37 (second overall).

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This week there were 58 runners, of whom 12 were first timers and 15 recorded new Personal Bests. Representatives of 4 different athletics clubs took part.

 

Wilson Botanic parkrun started on 27th August 2016, and since then 447 different runners, including participants from 40 athletics clubs, have completed 1,104 runs covering a total distance of 5,520 km, and there have been 224 new Personal Bests.

 

The female record is held by Sam PRIME who ran in a time of 00:18:41 on 27th August 2016 (event number 1).

The male record is held by Graham BERGROTH who ran in a time of 00:17:49 on 26th November 2016 (event number 14).

The Age Grade course record is held by Jaimee-Lee CODE who recorded a 82.31% run (19:47) on 27th August 2016 (event number 1).

 

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

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