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- Bretts Parkrun Roundup

Parkrun Report 29th June 2019

by Brett Rumfitt

Parkrun Report 29th June 2019

We begin in the USA where a total of 36 runners took part at Des Moines (birthplace of the great writer Bill Bryson) Creek, Iowa parkrun event #55. A small field of runners does not detract from the highly-placed finishes by our runners.Position ↓ Gender Position ↓ parkrunner ↓ Club ↓ Run Time ↓1 1 Brian HANSEN Unattached 00:21:155 5 Dave OLIVER Baffins Fitclub 00:23:196 1 Anastasiia IHUSH Unattached 00:26:3817 14 Martin BIDDLE Baffins Fitclub 00:31:36There were also Baffineers at one in the Midlands and one in the North-WestA total of 272 runners took part at Pitchcroft parkrun event #101Position ↓ Gender Position ↓ parkrunner ↓ Club ↓ Run Time ↓1 1 Mike JEAVONS Worcester AC 00:17:0714 1 Sophie BOOTH Black Pear Joggers 00:19:15119 99 Ben ELLWOOD Baffins Fitclub 00:26:20
A total of 116 runners took part at Ellesmere Port parkrun event #243Position ↓ Gender Position ↓ parkrunner ↓ Club ↓ Run Time ↓1 1 Matthew GIBBS Ellesmere Port RC 00:17:3424 1 Philippa TOOMS Unattached 00:23:26111 45 Kirsty-Jo WILLIAMS Baffins Fitclub 00:45:08112 46 Gemma HOARE Baffins Fitclub 00:45:09
Southsea parkrun being cancelled due to the Rowing Regatta meant that many (22 of us) went to the north of the city where a total of 429 runners (beating their previous best of 383) took part at Portsmouth Lakeside parkrun event #165There were Lakeside bests for Sonny Locke 0:35 in 6th place continuing his great sequence of times. This was also an All-parkrun PB by 0:06. Another PB was by Rob Cooke 1:34. 6 Baffineers made their 1st parkrun here. Bella Sanderson is now our 4th fastest lady on this course.
Position ↓ Gender Position ↓ parkrunner ↓ Club ↓ Run Time ↓1 1 Jenny BANNERMAN Inverness Harriers AAC 00:17:402 1 Oliver BRADFORD Haslemere Border AC 00:17:446 5 Sonny LOCKE Baffins Fitclub 00:19:2443 39 Warren BARKER Baffins Fitclub 00:23:3147 6 Bella SANDERSON Baffins Fitclub 00:23:4453 45 Rob COOKE Baffins Fitclub 00:24:1056 9 Julie ALLAN Baffins Fitclub 00:24:2064 54 Matthew MCLEAN Baffins Fitclub 00:24:3769 59 Jon OLSEN Baffins Fitclub 00:24:4684 70 Michael Rae 25:35141 111 Kam FAN Baffins Fitclub 00:28:08142 31 Rebecca NILES Baffins Fitclub 00:28:10145 113 Kevin ROWSELL Baffins Fitclub 00:28:31158 38 Olivia SCAMMELL Baffins Fitclub 00:29:12184 137 Gary SEAMAN Baffins Fitclub 00:30:20185 48 Katie ROWSELL Baffins Fitclub 00:30:20201 55 Maria ROWSELL Baffins Fitclub 00:31:23202 56 Laura HYMAN Baffins Fitclub 00:31:25260 166 Neil PRIDDLE Baffins Fitclub 00:34:29266 99 Wendy DUFF Baffins Fitclub 00:34:42284 175 Robert Turner-Diamond 35:51326 193 Colin EDWARDS Baffins Fitclub 00:37:55391 212 Robert BILTON Baffins Fitclub 00:43:49423 204 Maxine Kim PRIDDLE Baffins Fitclub 00:50:56
Finally a total of 130 runners took part at Queen Elizabeth parkrun event #325. Even more BFC (32) were here after the club held a vote on where to go instead of the usual Southsea. The run was won by a 13 year-old I used to try to pace to under 21:00 only a couple of years ago!. He was using it as a tempo run! Daniel Walton ran a superb PB 7:55 and one of his best anywhere given the hills and heat. Run Britain graded the run as 6.0 the most difficult that I have seen on their website! There were also many running for the first time here and QE PBs for James Alex Millham 0:05, Mathew Hume 1:57, Helen Mayhead 0:03, Kev Budd 1:42, Vicky Anderson a massive 8:02 and Richard Stevens 2:35. Louise Griffin was 1st female finisher too, our fastest lady here now!
Position ↓ Gender Position ↓ parkrunner ↓ Club ↓ Run Time ↓1 1 Cameron WALKER-POWELL Portsmouth 00:19:097 7 Daniel WALTON Baffins Fitclub 00:21:5014 14 Brett RUMFITT Baffins Fitclub 00:22:3823 23 James MILLHAM Baffins Fitclub 00:23:2824 1 Louise GRIFFIN Baffins Fitclub 00:23:3232 30 Steve CROSS Baffins Fitclub 00:24:3639 34 Jason SMITH Baffins Fitclub 00:25:5640 35 Richard STEVENS Baffins Fitclub 00:25:5841 36 Ian BRISCOE Baffins Fitclub 00:25:5943 38 Colin SOUTHWELL Baffins Fitclub 00:26:4852 44 Matt HUME Baffins Fitclub 00:27:2154 46 Alex MILLHAM Baffins Fitclub 00:27:3859 11 Alanna BURCHETT Baffins Fitclub 00:28:0360 12 Helen MAYHEAD Baffins Fitclub 00:28:0470 56 Dan BAILEY Baffins Fitclub 00:29:1073 58 Kevin AYLWARD Baffins Fitclub 00:29:2175 60 Liam BRADSHAW Baffins Fitclub 00:29:2876 16 Barbara Hathaway 29:4177 17 Janice WELLSTEAD Baffins Fitclub 00:29:5278 61 Dave RODRIGUES Baffins Fitclub 00:29:5680 18 Nikki TOUT Baffins Fitclub 00:30:1291 24 Fiona BUCK Baffins Fitclub 00:31:2092 68 David SHARP Baffins Fitclub 00:31:2495 70 Kev BUDD Baffins Fitclub 00:32:0696 26 Vicky ANDERSON Baffins Fitclub 00:32:0899 73 Paul ALLAND Baffins Fitclub 00:32:45100 74 Paul GRIFFIN Baffins Fitclub 00:32:46101 27 Louise WHITEHEAD Baffins Fitclub 00:33:44107 33 Alison SOUTHWELL Baffins Fitclub 00:35:48108 34 Jan SULLIVAN Baffins Fitclub 00:35:58111 36 Brenda BRADSHAW Baffins Fitclub 00:36:55116 38 Carol CARBERRY Baffins Fitclub 00:40:40121 81 Chase Collis-Thorpe 41:05122 41 Sarina COLLIS Baffins Fitclub 00:44:06