parkrun focus: Holkham parkrun celebrates its second anniversary

Holkham parkrun's 2nd birthday run on Saturday 9th December where attendees came in fancy dress. Pho

Holkham parkrun's 2nd birthday run on Saturday 9th December where attendees came in fancy dress. Photo: Paula Harrison - Credit: Paula Harrison

Ninety-six runners took part in the 96th running of Holkham parkrun on Saturday as the event celebrated its two-year anniversary.

Holkham parkrun's 2nd birthday run on Saturday 9th December where attendees came in fancy dress. Pho

Holkham parkrun's 2nd birthday run on Saturday 9th December where attendees came in fancy dress. Photo: Paula Harrison - Credit: Paula Harrison

Many runners took part in the event in fancy dress to honour the occasion but first across the line was Anthony Cude in 19:09 with Phil Wakeman setting a new personal best of 19:53 in second place. David Black (20:16) was just outside the 20-minute mark in third.

Lorraine Hunt was first female across the line in 24:10 as she set a new personal best in the process. Julia Sudbury was just one second behind her whilst Lori Brackley was third in 25:02.

Thomas Kelly was the first junior with a new PB of 22:42.

Overall 12 first timers took part whilst there were nine personal bests.

Holkham parkrun's 2nd birthday run on Saturday 9th December where attendees came in fancy dress. Pho

Holkham parkrun's 2nd birthday run on Saturday 9th December where attendees came in fancy dress. Photo: Paula Harrison - Credit: Paula Harrison

There are vacancies for volunteers in the coming weeks - anyone who is interested in taking part can email holkhamhelpers@parkrun.com.

This week's volunteers: Teresa ABEL, Fran ALLEN, Dave BARBER, Shirley BROWELL, Ellie DUNCAN, Paul DUNCAN, Kieran DUNCAN, Marie J DUNCAN, Rebecca FOWLE, Lucy HARRISON, Kay KING, Susan RISEBOROUGH, Gail SKINNER, Paula SMITH, Helen TIMSON, Eva-Lily TIMSON

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Holkham parkrun's 2nd birthday run on Saturday 9th December where attendees came in fancy dress. Pho

Holkham parkrun's 2nd birthday run on Saturday 9th December where attendees came in fancy dress. Photo: Paula Harrison - Credit: Paula Harrison

Holkham parkrun's second birthday run on Saturday saw many runners take part in fancy dress. Photo:

Holkham parkrun's second birthday run on Saturday saw many runners take part in fancy dress. Photo: Paula Harrison - Credit: Paula Harrison

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