More than 300 people have completed the latest Gorleston parkrun.

more than 300 people took part in the Gorleston parkrun at the weekend

more than 300 people took part in the Gorleston parkrun at the weekend - Credit: Archant

Saturday saw the 409th Gorleston parkrun with 310 participants completing the 5km event, which took in scenic clifftop views.

more than 300 people took part in the Gorleston parkrun at the weekend

more than 300 people took part in the Gorleston parkrun at the weekend - Credit: Archant

Parkrun volunter Richard Knibb said: 'There were many new faces here too for this run, 20 of which were here for the first time.

'There were 310 finishers this week, just 10 off our largest field to date.

more than 300 people took part in the Gorleston parkrun at the weekend

more than 300 people took part in the Gorleston parkrun at the weekend - Credit: Archant

'Parkrun isn't a race but a timed run and it showed this week with 63 new best times for the distance and 204 runners completing the 5Km seafront circuit inside 30 minutes.'

The first male to finish was Darren Barnes in 18m 20s and the first woman was Heather Marshall in 21m 27s on her inaugural Gorleston parkrun.

more than 300 people took part in the Gorleston parkrun at the weekend

more than 300 people took part in the Gorleston parkrun at the weekend - Credit: Archant

Celebrating his 70th parkrun on his 70th birthday was John Bound, joined by his sister Linda Phillips on her 250th run. For information visit www.parkrun.org.uk/gorleston/


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