parkrun round-up: Waveney Valley AC’s Samantha Lines smashes new PB as first female at Lowestoft
- Credit: Louy Howes
Run Anglia editor Mark Armstrong rounds up the parkrun events at Lowestoft, King's Lynn, Thetford, Gorleston and Loch Neaton
Waveney Valley AC's Dean Bain was the first of the 427 parkrunners to take a finisher's token at Lowestoft in 17:13.
Stanley Collins (Great Yarmouth & District AC) was second in 17:40 with Carl Prewer (Lowestoft Road Runners) third in 17:46.
Samantha Lines (Waveney Valley AC) set a new personal best as first female in 17:48, taking 11 seconds off her previous PB set back in February. Chloe Cox (Edinburgh AC) was second in 18:57 with Justine Fawcett (Bungay Black Dog RC) third in 21:18 on her first run at the Lowestoft event.
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Matt Pyatt (Renegade Runners) was well ahead of the other 420 runners at King's Lynn as he was first through the finishers' funnel in 16:52.
Club-mate Matthew Thrower was second in 18:03 with Dominic Hughes (Ryston Runners AC) third in 18:05.
Michelle Brown (Three Counties RC) set a new PB of 21:48 as first female with Lisa Pyatt (Renegade Runners) second in 22:11. West Norfolk AC's Debbie Schwarz was third in 22:41.
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Reading Roadrunners' Gary Tuttle enjoyed his first time at Thetford parkrun as he led the 240-strong field home in 18:57.
Laurence Duffy (Stragglers) was second in 19:25 with Daniel Routledge third in 19:33.
Jo Wilkinson (Bedford & County AC) was first female in 19:55 with Elke Hausler (Newmarket Joggers) second in 21:39. Stacey Mockford (Thetford AC) was third in 22:21.
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Great Yarmouth & District AC youngster Daniel Harrison set a new personal best on his way to being first finisher at Gorleston in 18:05.
Shaun Long was second in 18:32 (new PB) whilst Darren Honour (Team Dunerunner) was third in 18:36.
Karen Archbold (Lowestoft Road Runners) was first female in 20:59 with Penny Studley (Great Yarmouth Road Runners) second in 21:31 with club-mate Nicola Baker third in 21:37.
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Kevin Vaughan (Thetford AC) was first finisher at Loch Neaton in 18:58.
Henry Morrison was second in 19:29 with Jamie Howard third in 20:07.
Junior runner Nellie Ong (CoNAC) set a new PB of 21:20 as first female with Libby Ong (CoNAC) second in 23:08. Linda Baxter was third in 23:59.
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