HUNDREDS ran, jogged and walked through the rain this weekend to take part in Barrow, Millom, Ulverston and Newby Bridge’s parkrun.

Despite the summer storms, more than 150 parkrunners turned up to take on the Barrow course this week.

Liam Walker crossed the white line first in 17.55, with Tom Brophy not far behind in a new personal best time of 18.04.

Whilst Stuart Garnett landed the third spot in a time of 18.47.

Amy Singleton was the first woman home this week, finishing in a commendable 21.31.

Sandra Garnett secured the second spot in 22.07, followed by Louise Tidbury in 24.37.

The tumultuous weather failed to stop 62 participants from taking on the Ford parkrun this week, of which twenty runners were first timers and five people recorded new personal bests.

This week, the group welcomed Ford Parkrun tourist, Kevin Imbush, who completed his 256th parkrun in a respectable 26.06.

Coming in first for the men’s race was Andrew Dorrian, who finished in 18.39, closely followed by Duncan Eley in 20.05 and Charlie Rossington in 20.15.

Finishing first in the women’s race was Laura Bassett in 21:58, followed by Rebecca Gledhill in 23.19 and Joanne McLeod in 25.58.

Millom parkrun was treated to a brief window of sunshine after a week of torrential rain.

Finishing first was Michael Thompsett who completed the race in 21.55, closely followed by Lee Thompsett in 22.42 and Simon Everard in 22.53.

Amy Kingston was the first woman home in 28.46 with parkrunner Ashleigh Kerr not far behind in a time of 29.05.

Holly Singleton secured the third spot in 29.34.

Fell foot parkrun saw 240 partakers run, jog and walk the course this week.

Landing the top spot was Alex Staniforth in 19.08, closely followed by Daniel James Orrell in 19.14 and Sam Porritt who finished in 19.28.

Alice Curtin was the first woman to win in a time of 22.01, followed by Helen Woodley in 22.32 and Caroline Holmes in 23.06.

All four parkruns thanked their dedicated team of volunteers who give up their time to turn up each week.