Barrow Parkrun, Event 32, May 5
Last updated at 15:53, Friday, 11 May 2012
IAN Jones, acting as run director, gave a sunny bank holiday welcome to the 43 runners, including 15 first timers and two tourists, and gave a special mention of the group training sessions for the Walney 5.1k fun run in June.
WE hope you enjoyed the challenge and look forward to seeing you all again.
Well done to Sarah Grisdale on winning the monthly set of running trainers from our park sponsors.
A big thank you to all the volunteers for Saturday’s event, which couldn’t happen without you, and a massive thank you to the supporters for clapping and encouraging everybody around the undulating course.
This week’s personal best times were achieved by Karen Ann Maggio-Poyntz; Paul Anthony Holmes; Josh Smith; Kelly Bowness; Joe Dennett; Donna Kay Speirs; Fiona Gilmour and Molly Mather.
First man home on Saturday was Stephen Makin (SM30-34) of Wigan Phoenix, in 16:47. In second was Dominic Howell (SM35-39) of Clayton-le-Moors Harriers, in 17:56, and third was Greg Hull (VM45-49) of Leeds City AC, in 18:09.
Karen Ann Maggio-Poyntz (VW40-44) (unattached) came first (11th overall) in 22:53, her second win in 18 appearances; Sarah Grisdale (SW30-34) (unattached) was second (12th overall) in 23:51 and Melissa Smith (VW35-39) (unattached) came third (20th overall) in 28:50.
STANDING IN THE MEN'S ANNUAL POINTS COMPETITION:
David Harker (unattached) – 2,047 points.
Dave Parker (Barrow & Furness Striders AC) – 1,921 points.
Michael Cook (unattached) - 1,799 points.
STANDING IN THE WOMEN'S ANNUAL POINTS COMPETITION:
Fiona Wilson (unattached) – 2,483 points.
Donna Kay Speirs (unattached) – 2,301 points.
Jacqui Armstrong (unattached) – 1,995 points.
This week there were 43 runners, of whom 15 were first timers and eight recorded new personal bests. Representatives of six different athletics clubs took part.
Barrow Parkrun started on September 24 2011 and since then 297 different runners, including participants from 36 athletics clubs, have completed 1,148 runs covering a total distance of 5,740 km.
Barrow Parkrun is open to all ages genders, and even certain pets, and it’s one of the fastest growing events in the UK with Parkruns all over the country. All start at the same time every Saturday, at 9am.
Barrow Parkrun is run by volunteers. If you would like to volunteer, please email BarrowHelpers@parkrun.com, with the date and role you would like.
There are many different roles to be filled which are all easy to do, please help if you can.
If you would like to run, jog or walk next Saturday please remember to register at www.parkrun.org.uk/register/barcode and arrive at the bandstand at 8.45am for the pre run briefing.
After the run, we meet for a drink at the park cafe. Everyone is welcome to come along and have a drink and chat.
See you next Saturday,
First published at 13:26, Wednesday, 09 May 2012
Published by http://www.nwemail.co.uk
- Police investigating collision at Barrow taxi firm
- Pupils hit a high note at South Cumbria Musical Festival
- Concerns over increase in violence at Cumbria prison
- Electric barriers result in outrage among Haverigg residents
- Otter found in South Cumbria puddle is now doing swimmingly
- Barrow sports club’s future secured by a new long-term lease
- Askam dad killed by mix of drugs and alcohol
- Record day for young musicians at Ulverston contest
- Race against time to Cumbria and Lancashire save maternity units
- Staff moved to tears by damning report into Barrow maternity failures
- Casson confident over Barrow AFC title bid
- Wilson hails Barrow AFC squad strength
- Barrow AFC boss facing selection headaches
- The Weekly Meeks: Bradford clash will be no walk in the Park
- Walney Cents' Finch back for top-of-the-table clash
- Hawcoat Park aim to produce another big home display
- Kirkby look to steer cup treble chasers off course
- Barrow AFC keeper seeks new contract
- Fylde striker and ex-Barrow AFC player warns - title race not over yet
- Aussie ace out to impress for Barrow Raiders
Visit our websites for...
Great Daffodil appeal 2015
Homes and gardens 21
Power to switch
Walk to remember
Choosing a secondary school
To save our contact details direct to your smartphone simply scan this QR code
|Evening Mail Going Out|