As in previous years, attendances at many parkruns on the Spring Bank Holiday weekend were down compared to previous weeks. This included the larger local parkruns at Ashton Court, Pomphrey Hill and Chipping Sodbury.
At Ashton Court, Jarlath MCKENNA was the first finisher for the fourth successive week, in a time of 16:36. Peter GANDON was in third place with a PB time of 18:22. Other PBs were achieved by Krzysztof WANAT in 19:39, Joseph HULL in 20:53 and Helen CLARK in 24:50. There were excellent performances from the Club’s younger runners including Nathan MARCHANT and Lizzie PLEWS, both first finishers in their respective Age Categories.
There were just three Club runners at Chipping Sodbury; Bruce SELLERS, Jonathan GOODLAND and Emma JOLLIFFE, with Jonathan finishing as first VM60-64 in 21:17. Pomphrey Hill was more popular, where Jonathan BENNETT was in eighth place in 19:43 and second SM30-34 and Steve GRANT was the first VM50-54 in a time of 21:39.
Further afield, David AWDE was the first finisher at Wotton in a time of 15:57, the Club’s fastest time this week. Not for the first time in recent weeks, Maciej BIALOGONSKI and Helen NEWBERRY were first finishers at the same event. This time they were at Newport, with times of 16:32 and 18:35 respectively, both of which were PBs. Jay and Debbie HUNT also ran at Newport with Debbie finishing as first VW40-44 in 24:52.
Anthony HALL was second at Minehead in 18:31 and there were two third finishers; Daryl PHILLIPS at Siittingbourne in 18:22 with a thirteen second PB; and Nicola OLDROYD, third female at Harcourt Hill in 22:41, A PB by seventy-two seconds.
The Performance of the Week was achieved by Alice DOGGRELL, first female at Gorleston in 20:187, her fastest ever parkrun.
|Position||Gender Position||parkrunner||Run Time||Comments|
|Gorleston Cliffs parkrun|
|23||1||Alice DOGGRELL||00:20:18||1st female. 1st VW35-39.|
|Ashton Court parkrun|
|1||1||Jarlath MCKENNA||00:16:36||1st overall. 1st VM35-39.|
|3||3||Peter GANDON||00:18:22||PB by 9 seconds. 1st SM30-34.|
|8||8||Krzysztof WANAT||00:19:39||PB by 15 seconds.|
|10||10||Pete MOUNTAIN||00:19:48||1st VM60-64.|
|18||17||Nathan MARCHANT||00:20:14||1st JM15-17.|
|27||26||Bill HULL||00:20:47||2nd VM45-49.|
|28||27||Joseph HULL||00:20:53||PB by 54 seconds. 1st JM11-14.|
|44||41||Robert KIEKUTH||00:21:44||2nd JM15-17.|
|46||4||Lizzie PLEWS||00:21:46||1st JW15-17.|
|82||7||Tanya CHOWDHURY||00:23:03||2nd VW40-44.|
|122||18||Helen CLARK||00:24:50||PB by 11 seconds.|
|215||48||Alison ENGLEDEW||00:27:35||2nd VW55-59.|
|2||2||Anthony HALL||00:18:31||2nd overall. 1st VM35-39.|
|1||1||Maciej BIALOGONSKI||00:16:32||PB by 21 seconds. 1st overall. 1st SM30-34.|
|7||1||Helen NEWBERRY||00:18:35||PB by 25 seconds. 1st female. 1st SW30-34.|
|123||10||Debbie HUNT||00:24:52||1st VW40-44.|
|Princes parkrun, Liverpool|
|1||1||David AWDE||00:15:57||PB by 2mins 37 seconds. 1st overall. 1st SM30-34. Age Grade 81.30%.|
|Chipping Sodbury parkrun|
|25||22||Jonathan GOODLAND||00:21:17||1st VM60-64.|
|Yeovil Montacute parkrun|
|Pomphrey Hill parkrun|
|8||8||Jonathan BENNETT||00:19:43||2nd SM30-34.|
|35||33||Steven GRANT||00:21:39||1st VM50-54.|
|Portobello parkrun, Edinburgh|
|Harcourt Hill parkrun|
|16||3||Nicola OLDROYD||00:22:41||PB by 72 seconds. 1st SW20-24.|
|3||3||Daryl PHILLIPS||00:18:22||PB by 13 seconds. 2nd SM25-29.|