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- Bretts Parkrun Roundup

Brett's parkrun review 27th January 2024

by Brett Rumfitt

A total of 103 runners took part at Great Salterns parkrun event #110. We had a few from Lakeside (cancelled again)

Thanks to the volunteers including the 3 Duke of Edinburgh Award lads and the GoodGym ladies.

We are very grateful to the volunteers who made this event happen: Guy BLAIN, Jane DI DINO, Oliver GIBBONS, Ian GREGORY, Yvonne HAWLEY, Thomas JELLIFF, Judy KNAPP, Tim LEHOTA, Alisdair LITTLE, Jen LITTLE, Helen MAYHEAD, David MOORE, Edward MORRIS, Michael RAE, Sally RUMFITT, Alice STONEHAM, Jen STONEHAM, Janice WELLSTEAD, Samuel WINTON

Why not get involved and volunteer? We are in a pretty good posotion this coming Saturday (3rd Feb) but have a look at future weeks if you can spare some time.

Highlights here were Jack Ingleby coming 1st in another PB (14 secs) in his 3rd fastest 5k parkrun. He has also come 1st at Lakeside, which incidentally is also off again on 3rd.

Sam Winton was 6th and Richard Jones 9th. Julie Allan Fuller was 5th female. In the Age-Graded Percentages, Jack was 7th, Richard 9th and Julie 10th.

1st female was Emma Montiel who ran in the Commonwealth games for Gibraltar in Glasgow in 2014.

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

1 1 Jack INGLEBY Baffins Fitclub 00:19:40

2 1 Emma MONTIEL Unattached 00:20:02

6 5 Samuel WINTON Baffins Fitclub 00:21:58

9 8 Richard JONES Baffins Fitclub 00:23:10

20 5 Julie ALLAN Baffins Fitclub 00:25:36

22 17 Geoffrey NEWMAN Baffins Fitclub 00:26:03

36 31 Neil GRIFFITHS Baffins Fitclub 00:27:13

37 32 Paul INGLEBY Baffins Fitclub 00:27:14

47 40 Clive TUCKER Baffins Fitclub 00:29:01

57 10 Maria TUCKER Baffins Fitclub 00:30:44

85 27 Kim STROUD Baffins Fitclub 00:35:51 (ran with son Brandon)

94 35 Linda TURNER Baffins Fitclub 00:41:01

A total of 482 runners took part at Southsea parkrun event #471

In the Age Grades, Fiona McKnight was 5th and Amanda Simpson 9th. Louise Griffin and Ashleigh Moira volunteered as tailwalkers. Eric De Greef ran with Kam Fan

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

1 1 David JARRETT Unattached 00:16:28

29 1 Marietta KEANE Unattached 00:19:58

76 66 Paul GRIFFIN Baffins Fitclub 00:22:21

122 12 Laura RICHARDSON Baffins Fitclub 00:24:21

141 17 Fiona SHAW Baffins Fitclub 00:24:59

157 129 James YORKE Baffins Fitclub 00:25:43

194 152 Keith CAUNT Baffins Fitclub 00:26:39

195 34 Amanda SIMPSON Baffins Fitclub 00:26:41

346 87 Hayley MCMAHON Baffins Fitclub 00:32:17

354 92 Becky JOHNS Baffins Fitclub 00:32:33

379 251 Kam FAN Baffins Fitclub 00:33:25

380 252 Eric DE GREEF Baffins Fitclub 00:33:25

481 172 Louise GRIFFIN Baffins Fitclub 00:58:00

482 173 Ashleigh BERRYMAN Baffins Fitclub 00:58:01

A total of 311 runners took part. at Havant parkrun event #540

Ryan Bendell and Robert Marsh made their Havant debuts.

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

1 1 Flynn POWELL Unattached 00:17:30

8 1 Kirsty AKED Unattached 00:20:41

48 42 Gordon SCRUTON Baffins Fitclub 00:24:17

58 51 Ryan BENDELL Baffins Fitclub 00:24:48

72 62 Robert MARSH Baffins Fitclub 00:25:50

90 77 John BURCHETT Baffins Fitclub 00:27:04

A total of 120 runners took part at Eastleigh parkrun#621

Course Description

The course is mainly flat (haha!) with an undulating section and is run on grass. There is actually one big hill run 3 times and it is also on a camber! Also springs come out of the hill on the up and down secstions making some very boggy patches. Jason Smith and I made our debuts and it is my slowest 'flat out' parkrun but I was happy with the time, especially as I was 3rd in the Age Grades.

Louise Griffin and Alex Gannon are our 2 fastest here.

We chated afterwards to a few of the core team in the Blackbird Cafe. They seemed familiar and it seems many are involved in the set up of the Eastleigh 10k, thankfully on tarmac, which still has places (24th March).

Follow the route north in an anti-clockwise direction until you reach the green pin again.

Repeat this for a further two laps (the course is three laps in total).

At the end of the final lap branch right to continue south until you reach the finish

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

1 1 Nick CRAIG Unattached 00:20:26

3 1 Elodie GILL Unattached 00:20:33

19 18 Brett RUMFITT Baffins Fitclub 00:23:45

23 21 Jason SMITH Baffins Fitclub 00:24:17

A total of 251 runners took part at Netley Abbey parkrun event #567

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

1 1 Harry NOKE Unattached 00:18:54

18 1 Sharon ARDLEY Unattached 00:22:43

72 12 Rebecca KNOWLES Baffins Fitclub 00:26:42

A total of 172 runners took part at Brockenhurst parkrun event #463

Alex Gannon ran a 45 sec PB here, a 27 sec All parkrun PB and, is our fastest at this event.

Course Description (gravel forest tracks)

A single lap clockwise course around the main undulating gravel track through Wilverley Inclosure with a marshalled out and back section at 3kms.

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

1 1 Robert SPENCER Unattached 00:17:35

16 1 Gemma RUSSHARD Unattached 00:20:56

22 19 Alex GANNON Baffins Fitclub 00:21:35

A total of 168 runners took part at Hartlepool parkrun event #437

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

1 1 Joseph HOOK Unattached 00:17:13

5 1 Dawn Patricia RICHARDSON Unattached 00:20:17

164 92 Robert BILTON Baffins Fitclub 00:48:38

A total of 533 runners (looks like they need another event around here. Alver Valley possibly at some stage?) took part at Lee-on-the-Solent parkrun event #388

Robert Turner-diamond was near his best here and Kirsty Williams made her debut.

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

1 1 Sam JACKSON Unattached 00:16:43

9 1 Katie SLATER Unattached 00:18:38

464 267 Robert TURNER-DIAMOND Baffins Fitclub 00:39:21

498 210 Kirsty-Jo WILLIAMS Baffins Fitclub 00:42:36

A total of 192 runners took part at Ballina Coast (New South Wales) parkrun event #285

Ian was near his best here.

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

1 1 Toby ADKINS Unattached 00:18:24

3 1 Erin WALLACE Unattached 00:19:25

46 37 Ian OSBORNE Baffins Fitclub 00:26:15