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- Bretts Parkrun Roundup

Brett's parkrun review 2nd December 2023

by Brett Rumfitt

Great Salterns parkrun event #100

A total of 96 runners took part at the 100th event (just needed 4 more for symmetry) Cakes and Mince Pies were had!

It was RD Janice Wellstead's 50th volunteering too.

There were top 10 finishes for Alex Gannon (near his fastest here), Jack Ingleby, Ian Briscoe and Craig Lunn.

Carrie Richardson Haunstrup ran a 36 sec PB and sons Ethan and Isaac also PB'd by 23 & 44 secs respectively. Nephew Ryan Bendell also joined in with a best run by 1:31

In the Age-Graded Percentages, John Bucketsofrain was 3rd and Isaac 7th

Thanks to the volunteers

We are very grateful to the volunteers who made this event happen: Julie ALLAN, Stefanie ARNOLD, Dave BARTY, Susan BARTY, Lysanne BROOMFIELD, Oliver GIBBONS, Ian GREGORY, Louise GRIFFIN, Thomas JELLIFF, Lynne JOLLEY, Tim LEHOTA, Jen LITTLE, Dayle MORGAN, Rachel MORGAN, Edward MORRIS, David PHIZACKERLEY, Nicola PHIZACKERLEY, Brett RUMFITT, Sally RUMFITT, Janice WELLSTEAD

Why not get involved and volunteer? This week we could do with a timekeeper, and some marshals.

Position ↓ Gender Position ↓ parkrunner ↓ Club ↓ Run Time ↓

1 1 Andrew MILCHARD Unattached 00:19:38

6 6 Alex GANNON Baffins Fitclub 00:22:43

8 8 Ian BRISCOE Baffins Fitclub 00:23:08

9 9 Craig LUNN Baffins Fitclub 00:23:14

10 10 Jack INGLEBY Baffins Fitclub 00:23:19

12 12 Isaac HAUNSTRUP Baffins Fitclub 00:23:50

13 13 Ethan HAUNSTRUP Baffins Fitclub 00:23:51

14 14 Ian SAYNOR Baffins Fitclub 00:23:58

16 16 Ryan BENDELL Baffins Fitclub 00:24:02

18 1 Jo GILHOLM Unattached 00:24:21

24 23 Robert MARSH Baffins Fitclub 00:25:16

26 25 John BURCHETT Baffins Fitclub 00:25:38

32 29 Paul INGLEBY Baffins Fitclub 00:26:46

38 33 Clive TUCKER Baffins Fitclub 00:27:55

40 35 Keith CAUNT Baffins Fitclub 00:28:09

53 12 Carrie HAUNSTRUP Baffins Fitclub 00:29:59

61 44 Darren LININGTON Baffins Fitclub 00:32:18

62 45 Stephen HOPES Baffins Fitclub 00:32:22

67 19 Tracy STRYDOM Baffins Fitclub 00:32:55

69 21 Maria TUCKER Baffins Fitclub 00:33:23

74 51 Kev BUDD Baffins Fitclub 00:34:17

Southsea parkrun event #461

A total of 254 runners took part.

Steven Parker in a now rare parkrun was 9th, and 4th in the Age Grades.

Position ↓ Gender Position ↓ parkrunner ↓ Club ↓ Run Time ↓

1 1 Ally JONES Unattached 00:17:33

9 8 Steven PARKER Baffins Fitclub 00:19:55

33 1 Elisha TASSANO-SMITH Unattached 00:22:20

45 38 Neil Dyer PJC/BFC 00:23:01

105 76 Ian OSBORNE Baffins Fitclub 00:26:07

124 24 Rebecca KNOWLES Baffins Fitclub 00:27:14

180 115 Kam FAN Baffins Fitclub 00:31:57

230 131 Robert TURNER-DIAMOND Baffins Fitclub 00:38:59

York parkrun event #482

A total of 498 runners took part.

Eric De Greef is still our 2nd fastest here behind Gordon Scruton

Course Description (at York racecourse)

1.5 laps (approximately) of the tarmac service road around the inside of the racecourse. Very flat, with few turns, making it a very fast course. On course map, start at green pin and head anti-clockwise round service road. Complete 1 full lap, then continue on round approximately another 1/2 lap to red Finish pin

Position ↓ Gender Position ↓ parkrunner ↓ Club ↓ Run Time ↓

1 1 Marcus BENNETTO Unattached 00:17:01

24 1 Becky PENTY Unattached 00:20:24

210 160 Eric DE GREEF Baffins Fitclub 00:27:14

Bath Skyline parkrun event #400

A total of 252 runners took part.

Helen Mayhead and Nikki Wright debuted here. Jo Wilkins is our fastest here.

Course Description (a much longer one is on the webpage!)

This is a multi-terrain course through beautiful woodland and fields which contains a challenging uphill flight of 37 steps.

The course starts and finishes on Claverton Down approximately 700 metres from the end of Quarry Farm Road just off the top of Widcombe Hill. Quarry Farm is a private road and can be accessed on foot only.

Position ↓ Gender Position ↓ parkrunner ↓ Club ↓ Run Time ↓

1 1 George KNIGHT Unattached 00:17:57

24 1 Anna MORRIS Unattached 00:20:46

208 53 Helen MAYHEAD Baffins Fitclub 00:33:39

244 75 Nikki WRIGHT Baffins Fitclub 00:47:38

Homewood parkrun event #304

A total of 90 runners took part.

Course Description (Ottershaw, Surrey. Again a much longer description is on their webpage)

The route passes through the beautiful woodland trails of Ether Hill. Starting on the playing fields by the pavillion and cricket nets, the course follows half a lap of the field and enters the woods close to Foxhills Road. The route is undulating with views over Queenswood Golf Course and covers 3 laps of the woodland trail. After the third lap, you will exit the woods and run clockwise around the fields to finish between the car parks, parallel to the road. The course is mostly woodland trail and so there are some exposed tree roots and may be fallen leaves and mud.

Jason is our only runner here.

Position ↓ Gender Position ↓ parkrunner ↓ Club ↓ Run Time ↓

1 1 Paul GREEN Unattached 00:20:12

16 16 Jason SMITH Baffins Fitclub 00:24:41

20 1 Robin LAUNDER Unattached 00:25:27

Portsmouth Lakeside parkrun event #322

A total of 224 runners took part.

Here Jo Parry debuted in what was her 2nd fastest parkrun.

Position ↓ Gender Position ↓ parkrunner ↓ Club ↓ Run Time ↓

1 1 Lewis HOPE Unattached 00:18:12

11 1 Alabama PIRIE Unattached 00:20:48

76 64 Liam BRADSHAW Baffins Fitclub 00:26:36

136 34 Joanna PARRY Baffins Fitclub 00:30:41

160 45 Brenda BRADSHAW Baffins Fitclub 00:33:06

188 61 Alison NEWMAN Baffins Fitclub 00:36:59