Christmas ParkRun Results

7 months 2 weeks ago - 7 months 2 weeks ago #3579 by Jan Forrester
John Thorpe reports - 
Christmas Day started with a Parkrun at Bakewell for 9 hardy Mac's, near perfect conditions for a mornings run! 1st was Jarlath McKenna 15:52 Bristol and West AC first Mac home in 6th place was John Thorpe in 17:50 Oliver Brocklehurst was 11th improving his PB by 1 second to 18:15, 13th Matt Nichols 18:34 14th Karl Webster 18:36, 32nd Lizzie Webster 20:10, Jon Curtis 41st 20:47, 59th Christine Howard 22:20, Martin Lea on his return 63rd 22:58 and Dennis Holmes wrapped up 70th in 23:08. There were 260 people who took part to make room for Christmas Dinner!!Whilst at Penrose Parkrun in Cornwall Les Thurston was 1st MV65 from a field of 248. The winner was Jason Pascoe (and dog) 14.39 and 1st lady Phoebe Connolly 20.41.

300 runners took part in Bakewell Parkrun 5k on Saturday 29th to possibly shift some Christmas over-indulgence. 
MACs Elsbeth Grant was 1st lady 18.30, Oliver Brocklehurst 1st 20-24, 20th 19.09, Hayley Gill 19.37 (PB), Jon Curtis 20.20 (PB), Alaina Bond 21.32, John Thorpe 21.38, Martin Lea 22.12, Mark Jackson 29.34 and Ann Armistead 3rd LV65-69 30.19. 1st place Martyn James, Porter Valley Plodders 17.21.Whilst still on holiday in Cornwall, Les Thurston took part in the Penrose Parkrun again and finished in 25.30, a bit slower than on Christmas Day but still good enough to take 1st MV65-69 category win. 1st Sam Goodchild 16.20 and 1st lady Grace Brock 16.32 (both U18). 279 runners.

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