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- Bretts Parkrun Roundup

Parkrun review Saturday 5th January 2019

by Brett Rumfitt

Parkrun review Saturday 5th January 2019

Parkrun review from Saturday 5th January 2019. The first regular one on a Saturday in the New Year brought out some huge crowds at many venues.
Firstly a total of 620 runners (a record) took part Swindon parkrun event #432. Ben Ellwood ran his 2nd fastest here.
Position ↓ Gender Position ↓ parkrunner ↓ Club ↓ Run Time ↓1 1 Juan Angel GONZÁLEZ DIAZ Swindon Triathlon Club 00:17:4722 1 Leah BAKER Unattached 00:19:50158 140 Ben ELLWOOD Baffins Fitclub 00:24:51
A total of 118 runners took part at Queen Elizabeth parkrun event #301. A great time for Carol Carberry here, a QE PB by a whopping 5:29 and better than many of her Southsea runs.

Position ↓ Gender Position ↓ parkrunner ↓ Club ↓ Run Time ↓1 1 Roland HILL Denmead Striders 00:19:5139 1 Natalie BOSCH Unattached 00:26:5090 32 Carol CARBERRY Baffins Fitclub 00:35:49
A total of 506 runners (3rd most) took part at Birkenhead parkrun event #178 and Emily Spencer 's 3rd best anywhere and 1st on the Wirral.

Position ↓ Gender Position ↓ parkrunner ↓ Club ↓ Run Time ↓1 1 Jordan DONNELLY Unattached 00:16:0121 1 Zoe RICHARDSON Unattached 00:20:24309 90 Emily SPENCER Baffins Fitclub 00:30:32
A total of 187 runners took part at Hogmoor Inclosure parkrun event #46 a good debut here for Olivia Scammell

Position ↓ Gender Position ↓ parkrunner ↓ Club ↓ Run Time ↓1 1 Stephen MASTERSON Unattached 00:18:137 1 Alice HIBBERD Unattached 00:19:57101 31 Olivia SCAMMELL Baffins Fitclub 00:30:47
A total of 357 runners took part at Portsmouth Lakeside (a record) parkrun event #140
Many Baffins (31) and many debuts here and Lakeside PBs for Jason Forbes 0:48, Gemma Green 0:13, Chris Mathews 0:15 and this is an All-parkrun PB too. Kim Biggs improved her time here by 0:39, Zoe Fitzgerald by 1:19, Paul Griffin 0:02, Amy Hedley 2:02 and Matthew Hedley 1:46. Amy and Matt have now both smashed their PBs at 3 different parkruns in a row! Awesome. Many here ran their 3rd or 4th fastest time at any parkrun too. Colin Edwards was a volunteer too. Martin Biddle ッ ran an All-parkrun PB. There may be a couple more I haven't noticed.

Position ↓ Gender Position ↓ parkrunner ↓ Club ↓ Run Time ↓1 1 Julian MANNING Denmead Striders 00:16:4626 1 Rowena BARKER Unattached 00:21:0335 33 Matthew HEDLEY Baffins Fitclub 00:21:4636 34 Paul GRIFFIN Baffins Fitclub 00:21:4751 47 Matthew MCLEAN Baffins Fitclub 00:22:4152 48 Michael RAE 22:43 VM55-5957 52 Chris MATHEWS Baffins Fitclub 00:22:5858 53 Kevin ROWSELL Baffins Fitclub 00:23:0059 54 Gary COOK Baffins Fitclub 00:23:0367 62 Dave OLIVER Baffins Fitclub 00:24:0384 9 Barbara HATHAWAY 25:05 Clanfield92 81 Steve CROSS Baffins Fitclub 00:25:38113 97 Lee COLLIER-WILLIAMS Baffins Fitclub 00:26:24133 111 Matt HUME Baffins Fitclub 00:27:04134 23 Lisa CROSS Baffins Fitclub 00:27:10142 26 Helen MAYHEAD Baffins Fitclub 00:27:26146 29 Nikki WRIGHT Baffins Fitclub 00:27:39155 32 Amy HEDLEY Baffins Fitclub 00:28:02156 33 Kim STROUD Baffins Fitclub 00:28:07165 36 Clare RUTTER Baffins Fitclub 00:28:29174 40 Camelia BIGGS Baffins Fitclub 00:28:52195 51 Zoe FITZGERALD Baffins Fitclub 00:29:42196 145 Gary SEAMAN Baffins Fitclub 00:29:43198 146 Neil PRIDDLE Baffins Fitclub 00:29:45199 53 Maria ROWSELL Baffins Fitclub 00:29:46211 62 Tina MATHEWS Baffins Fitclub 00:30:27230 157 Martin BIDDLE Baffins Fitclub 00:31:25240 81 Alex YORKE Baffins Fitclub 00:31:52242 161 James YORKE Baffins Fitclub 00:31:56267 168 Jason FORBES Baffins Fitclub 00:33:38270 101 Gemma GREEN Baffins Fitclub 00:33:40309 126 Wendy DUFF Baffins Fitclub 00:37:01317 133 Susan LAMB Baffins Fitclub 00:38:17
A total of 493 runners (only 4 below the record) took part at Southsea parkrun event #278. Volunteers included Katherine Newell and Andy Seek (Run Director). There was a welcome return for Rob Scammell and PBs for Jason Smith 0:07, Vanessa Williams 0:38, Karen Dale 0:35, Bob Platts 0:38 in a reare parkrun appearance. Billy Jules Bilton ran his fastest since May 2018 and Daniel Bailey also his best since then. Simon Boreham ran his 3rd best time.Steven Parker, Simon Boreham and myself had a titanic battle for 1st Baffineer but I consoled myself with 4th best age-graded time! Alison Southwell was her fastest for a year. Natasha Jackson was our 1st lady with a 0:24 PB but I nearly missed you as you haven't put Baffins on your parkrun profile yet. Thanks Denyse King for the Vegan cakes. They tasted like.....cakes of course!

Position ↓ Gender Position ↓ parkrunner ↓ Club ↓ Run Time ↓1 1 Paul MITCHINSON Victory AC 00:17:3229 29 Steven PARKER Baffins Fitclub 00:20:3432 32 Simon BOREHAM Baffins Fitclub 00:20:4033 33 Brett RUMFITT Baffins Fitclub 00:20:4239 1 Jo PAYZE Unattached 00:20:5171 64 Robert SCAMMELL Baffins Fitclub 00:22:1672 65 Jason SMITH Baffins Fitclub 00:22:1674 67 Daniel WALTON Baffins Fitclub 00:22:1882 75 Bob PLATTS Baffins Fitclub 00:22:3896 87 Dan BAILEY Baffins Fitclub 00:23:13138 15 Natasha JACKSON 24:38 15 New PB!157 139 Jon OLSEN Baffins Fitclub 00:25:13163 145 Keith CAUNT Baffins Fitclub 00:25:18191 29 Nikki TOUT Baffins Fitclub 00:25:58198 168 Kevin AYLWARD Baffins Fitclub 00:26:10200 170 Kam FAN Baffins Fitclub 00:26:16206 174 Kev BUDD Baffins Fitclub 00:26:30209 177 Colin SOUTHWELL Baffins Fitclub 00:26:40215 34 Sarina COLLIS Baffins Fitclub 00:26:52222 37 Rebecca NILES Baffins Fitclub 00:27:05244 199 Dean SCHUBERT Baffins Fitclub 00:27:42245 46 Fiona BUCK Baffins Fitclub 00:27:45251 50 Kirsty DAVIDSON Baffins Fitclub 00:27:48262 56 Louise WHITEHEAD Baffins Fitclub 00:28:06297 68 Laura HYMAN Baffins Fitclub 00:28:55301 71 Lucy HUNT Baffins Fitclub 00:28:59314 239 Darren LININGTON Baffins Fitclub 00:29:31347 87 Alison SOUTHWELL Baffins Fitclub 00:30:31351 262 Steve O'SHEA Baffins Fitclub 00:30:39381 274 Kevin FRIERY Baffins Fitclub 00:31:45395 277 Luke LININGTON Baffins Fitclub 00:32:26396 119 Andrea LININGTON Baffins Fitclub 00:32:29405 124 Denyse KING 32:50 Vegan RunnersGreat cakes too!427 136 Rachel LOWE Baffins Fitclub 00:34:31451 146 Mirinda BAILEY Baffins Fitclub 00:36:12452 147 Karen DALE Baffins Fitclub 00:36:13453 148 Janet SAMPSON Baffins Fitclub 00:36:14462 155 Vanessa WILLIAMS Baffins Fitclub 00:37:05465 310 Robert BILTON Baffins Fitclub 00:37:25
What a terrific turnout and great performances form everyone!