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- Bretts Parkrun Roundup

Parkrun report 15th December 2018

by Brett Rumfitt

Parkrun report 15th December 2018

Parkrun summary from 15th December 2018 and I assume the weather was cold, wet and windy at all venues around our area.

Beginning at QE Country Park for a change where Fiona Cfb made her debut in what must have been very muddy conditions. A total of 72 runners took part at Queen Elizabeth parkrun event #296 Local legend James Baker won- of course.

Position ↓ Gender Position ↓ parkrunner ↓ Club ↓ Run Time ↓
1 1 James BAKER Chichester Runners & AC 00:17:21
2 1 Emily HUTCHINSON Arena 80 AC 00:20:15
54 16 Fiona BUCK Baffins Fitclub 00:33:19

A total of 226 runners took part at Winchester parkrun event #287 Louise Griffin made her debut and a great debut it was as 2nd lady in one of her best times and only 0:10 off first place. Only Alex Millham of BFC has run here before. We should do some parkrun tourism again sometime and this could be one to do.

Position ↓ Gender Position ↓ parkrunner ↓ Club ↓ Run Time ↓
1 1 James FULCHER Unattached 00:17:24
32 1 Jane GANDEE Winchester and District AC 00:21:28
34 2 Louise GRIFFIN Baffins Fitclub 00:21:38

A total of 187 runners took part at Portsmouth Lakeside parkrun event #137, where Katie Rowsell and Maria Rowsell were not far off their best times in wet conditions. The male winner is the 3rd fastest at this course, and the lady also 3rd best.

Position ↓ Gender Position ↓ parkrunner ↓ Club ↓ Run Time ↓
1 1 Jonnie WHITE Unattached 00:15:57
10 1 Rhiannon DUNLOP City of Portsmouth AC 00:18:37
55 49 Kevin ROWSELL Baffins Fitclub 00:23:57
60 53 Steve CROSS Baffins Fitclub 00:24:12
106 16 Lisa CROSS Baffins Fitclub 00:28:14
123 25 Katie ROWSELL Baffins Fitclub 00:29:47
126 27 Maria ROWSELL Baffins Fitclub 00:29:50
128 100 Gary SEAMAN Baffins Fitclub 00:29:58
133 32 Tina MATHEWS Baffins Fitclub 00:30:36
149 110 Colin EDWARDS Baffins Fitclub 00:32:46

A total of 151 runners took part at Havant parkrun event #343 where Lee Collier-Williams ran a Havant PB by 1:03 and Matthew McLean a PB here by 1:42. Well done both.

Position ↓ Gender Position ↓ parkrunner ↓ Club ↓ Run Time ↓
1 1 Paul MITCHINSON Victory AC 00:18:25
10 1 Marjorie HUET-MARTIN EMSWORTH JOGGERS 00:21:43
53 43 Matthew MCLEAN Baffins Fitclub 00:25:55
61 50 Lee COLLIER-WILLIAMS Baffins Fitclub 00:26:56

A total of 183 runners took part at Southsea parkrun event #273. Southsea's reputation for being a fast, flat course is matched by its reputation for being exposed to high winds and the strong easterly (the opposite of last week) with cold rain stinging your face certainly did not change the perception. We had many volunteers who must have been freezing. Katherine NewellKevin AylwardDaniel WaltonDenyse KingMike DrainKate EnglishKev Buddas Run Director, Nikki ToutVerity-Jayne WaltonSarina Collis were our volunteers.
The occasion was Dan Slayford 's 200th parkrun (with a Pop Star theme) and he ran it (and won it) in a white mini wedding dress held together on his back by sellotape! It was also the 50th run for Laura Hyman who along with Alex Yorke was dressed as the ABBA girls. Incredibly, in the conditions Martin Biddle ッ and even more unbelievably Amy Hedley ran PBs by 0:42 and 0:05 respectively.
So we had first male and female runners today! Anyone within 90 seconds of their PB did well I reckon. In the age-graded times, Emma Jolley (hampered by her Geri Halliwell Union Flag Dress) was 4th, I was 6th and Dan 10th.

Position ↓ Gender Position ↓ parkrunner ↓ Club ↓ Run Time ↓
1 1 Dan SLAYFORD Flyers Southend 00:18:16
7 1 Emma JOLLEY Baffins Fitclub 00:20:20
25 22 Brett RUMFITT Baffins Fitclub 00:22:05
34 30 Michael RAE 22:59 
55 48 Jason SMITH Baffins Fitclub 00:24:35
56 49 Jon OLSEN Baffins Fitclub 00:24:37
67 59 Dan BAILEY Baffins Fitclub 00:25:32
71 60 Keith CAUNT Baffins Fitclub 00:25:41
74 62 Matthew HEDLEY Baffins Fitclub 00:25:47
99 83 Kam FAN Baffins Fitclub 00:27:04
102 18 Cat UNDERWOOD Baffins Fitclub 00:27:29
104 20 Amy HEDLEY Baffins Fitclub 00:27:36
111 21 Rebecca NILES Baffins Fitclub 00:27:51
114 91 Matt STANDEN Baffins Fitclub 00:28:09
115 24 Helen MAYHEAD Baffins Fitclub 00:28:11
116 92 Alex MILLHAM Baffins Fitclub 00:28:28
126 100 Dean SCHUBERT Baffins Fitclub 00:29:04
130 28 Camelia BIGGS Baffins Fitclub 00:29:20
131 103 James YORKE Baffins Fitclub 00:29:22
138 108 Neil PRIDDLE Baffins Fitclub 00:29:58
143 32 Zoe FITZGERALD Baffins Fitclub 00:31:19
153 116 Martin BIDDLE Baffins Fitclub 00:32:49
160 41 Laura HYMAN Baffins Fitclub 00:33:50
161 42 Alex YORKE Baffins Fitclub 00:33:57
163 43 Mirinda BAILEY Baffins Fitclub 00:34:06
179 56 Katherine NEWELL Baffins Fitclub 00:43:00

I must also mention the Victory 5 mile which was on 2nd December where Emma Jolley was 52nd (5th lady) in 29:27, Michael Rae 270th in 35:39 and Richard Stevens 447th in 40:55. This was a top class race in which many of the top local speedies ran PBs. Chichester's James Baker was only 15th so that shows tha class of the field and Great Britain athlete Charlotte Purdue was only 2nd lady! The full results are at www.fullonsport.com/event/victory-5-mile-results/results

Not many Baffineers were there as many were marathon training, But Nicola Carlile Chinnery was marshalling.

This report will also be on our website at http://baffinsfitclub.co.uk/