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.