After the recent spell of mild weather, cooler autumnal conditions greeted parkrunners on Saturday morning. David AWDE was the first finisher at Ashton Court in a time of 16:57, with Peter GANDON, another top ten finisher in eighth place in 18:37. The ladies achieved some excellent Age Category finishing positions Alice DOGGRELL was the first VW35-39 in 22:36; Francesca KNAPPER was the first SW25-29 in 24:07; Henrietta ANSTEY was the first VW45-49 in 26:02 and Christine ROSE was the first VW60-64 in 26:13. Andrea GOUDE and Felicity RUISSELL both had PBs with a twenty-three second improvement. Andrea recorded 24:55 and Felicity’s time was 27:32.
Rob COLMAN and Jonathan GOODLAND made the short trip to Wotton-under-Edge. Jonathan was the first VM60-64 in 19:41 and Rob was the second VM55-59 min 26:14. Bill HULL was in sixth place at Chipping Sodbury with a PB time of 18:45. Bruce SELLERS was the first VM50-54 at the same venue in 20:15.
The Performance of the Week goes to Julie ILOGU with a time of 25:18 at Pomphrey Hill, a PB by five seconds. Also at Pomphrey Hill, Anna FORD was the first SW25-29 in 22:53 and Helen CLARK was the first VW40-44 in 23:54. Graham GROUT recorded 20:30 as first VM60-64 at Bath Skyline, a PB by twenty-three seconds.
Further afield; Kurt TAYLOR was second at Cardiff in 16:14 with Andrew DEAN-YOUNG in twelfth place in 17:46. Also in Wales, Mike CHIPPING was the first VM65-69 at Llanelli Coast in 22:04.
There were visitors to parkruns, not normally on club members’ itineraries. Andrew and Marie MALLOY went to Drumchapel in Glasgow; Craig YOUNG was at Nonsuch in Cheam, Surrey; Pete MOUNTAIN was at Queen Elizabeth parkrun, near Horndean in Hampshire; and Graham CRUMP was at Belton House near Grantham in Lincolnshire.
|Position||Gender Position||parkrunner||Run Time||Comments|
|2||2||Kurt TAYLOR||00:16:14||2nd overall. 1st SM20-24.|
|12||12||Andrew DEAN-YOUNG||00:17:46||2nd SM30-34.|
|Ashton Court parkrun|
|1||1||David AWDE||00:16:57||1st overall. 1st SM30-34.|
|53||3||Alice DOGGRELL||00:22:36||1st VW35-39.|
|55||4||Tanya CHOWDHURY||00:22:37||2nd VW40-44.|
|92||11||Liz HILL||00:24:07||2nd VW35-39.|
|100||12||Francesca KNAPPER||00:24:21||1st SW25-29.|
|120||17||Andrea GOUDE||00:24:55||PB by 23 seconds.|
|139||24||Christine BURREN||00:25:24||2nd VW50-54.|
|155||28||Henrietta ANSTEY||00:26:02||1st VW45-49.|
|164||31||Christine ROSE||00:26:13||1st VW60-64.|
|200||46||Felicity RUSSELL||00:27:32||PB by 23 seconds.
|Llanelli Coast parkrun|
|22||22||Mike CHIPPING||00:22:04||1st VM65-69.|
|Bath Skyline parkrun|
|14||14||Graham GROUT||00:20:30||PB by 23 seconds.
|Shepton Mallet parkrun|
|Cannon Hill parkrun, Birmingham|
|3||3||Jonathan GOODLAND||00:19:41||1st VM60-64.|
|29||25||Robert COLMAN||00:26:14||2nd VM55-59.|
|Chelmsford Central parkrun|
|7||6||Rob ELLIS||00:18:45||1st SM20-24.|
|Chipping Sodbury parkrun|
|6||6||Bill HULL||00:18:45||PB by 5 seconds.
|17||17||Bruce SELLERS||00:20:15||1st VM50-54.|
|Queen Elizabeth parkrun|
|10||9||Pete MOUNTAIN||00:22:27||1st VM60-64.|
|Pomphrey Hill parkrun|
|45||40||Nick CREW||00:22:20||2nd VM50-54.|
|57||6||Anna FORD||00:22:53||1st SW25-29.|
|69||10||Helen CLARK||00:23:54||1st VW40-44.|
|95||13||Julie ILOGU||00:25:18||PB by 5 seconds.
|123||20||Grace CLARIDGE||00:26:51||2nd JW11-14.|
|Croxteth Hall parkrun|
|Belton House parkrun|
|30||25||Graham CRUMP||00:23:16||2nd VM55-59.|
|7||5||Andrew MALLOY||00:23:10||1st VM40-44.|
|12||4||Marie MALLOY||00:24:41||1st SW30-34.|
|17||16||Bob COX||00:23:03||1st VM60-64.|