parkrun round-up: Thetford celebrates 300th event with record turnout

Thetford's 300th parkrun on Saturday 15 September 2018. Pictures: Ann Elrick and Jean Stewart

Thetford's 300th parkrun on Saturday 15 September 2018. Pictures: Ann Elrick and Jean Stewart - Credit: Ann Elrick and Jean Stewart

Thetford

Thetford's 300th parkrun on Saturday 15 September 2018. Pictures: Ann Elrick and Jean Stewart

Thetford's 300th parkrun on Saturday 15 September 2018. Pictures: Ann Elrick and Jean Stewart - Credit: Ann Elrick and Jean Stewart

Thetford celebrated their 300th event on Saturday and enjoyed their highest turnout so far of 321 runners.

Kevin Vaughan (Thetford AC) gained a age grade of 82.91 percent on his way to taking the first finisher's token at Thetford in 18:32.

Rui Veia set a new personal best of 19:18 in second with Daniel Routledge third in 19:41 (new PB) on his 100th parkrun.

Donna Finney was first female in 22:03 with Eike Hausler (Eastern Veterans AC) second in 22:12. Carri Vendy was third in 25:06.

Thetford's 300th parkrun on Saturday 15 September 2018. Pictures: Ann Elrick and Jean Stewart

Thetford's 300th parkrun on Saturday 15 September 2018. Pictures: Ann Elrick and Jean Stewart - Credit: Ann Elrick and Jean Stewart


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Lowestoft

Dominic Oliver was first through the finishers' funnel at Lowestoft on Saturday, leading the 290 runners home in a time of 17:14.

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The City of Norwich athlete was 10 seconds ahead of Sam Stevens (Ipswich Harriers) with Carl Prewer (Lowestoft Road Runners) third in 18:15.

Zoe Chase (Waveney Valley AC) set a new personal best of 21:10 as first female with Tracey Prewer (Lowestoft Road Runners) second in 22:05. Katy Dickinson was third in 22:21.

Thetford's 300th parkrun on Saturday 15 September 2018. Pictures: Ann Elrick and Jean Stewart

Thetford's 300th parkrun on Saturday 15 September 2018. Pictures: Ann Elrick and Jean Stewart - Credit: Ann Elrick and Jean Stewart

Colin Oldman celebrated his 100th parkrun in a time of 19:29 whilst Jason Chong (21:53) and John Beamish (26:53) notched up their 50th events.

Gorleston

Dean Bain (Waveney Valley AC) equalled his personal best with an impressive time of 16:55 at Gorleston as the first runner home.

Junior runner Tyler Bilyard (Great Yarmouth & District AC) was second in 17:30 with Jim Burgess (Waveney Valley AC) third in 17:43.

Thetford's 300th parkrun on Saturday 15 September 2018. Pictures: Ann Elrick and Jean Stewart

Thetford's 300th parkrun on Saturday 15 September 2018. Pictures: Ann Elrick and Jean Stewart - Credit: Ann Elrick and Jean Stewart

Colleen Mukuya (Great Yarmouth & District AC) was first female in 17:58 with youngster Holly Bunn (Bungay Black Dog RC) second in 21:29. Junior Allyna Mukuya (Great Yarmouth & District AC) was third in 22:27.

King's Lynn

Matt Pyatt (Renegade Runners) blitzed the field at King's Lynn as the first runner home in 16:32.

John Scoggins (City of Norwich AC) was second in 17:16 with Toby Hayton (Ryston Runners) third in 18:07.

Thetford's 300th parkrun on Saturday 15 September 2018. Pictures: Ann Elrick and Jean Stewart

Thetford's 300th parkrun on Saturday 15 September 2018. Pictures: Ann Elrick and Jean Stewart - Credit: Ann Elrick and Jean Stewart

Sally Lynn Hurst was first female in 20:21 with Emma Wood second in 20:45 (new PB). Ieva Klavina (Huntingdonshire AC) was third in 20:46.

Holkham

Matthew Thrower was the first runner home at Holkham in a new personal best of 18:24.

Anthony Crude was second in 18:47 with Simon Able third in 18:58.

Thetford's 300th parkrun on Saturday 15 September 2018. Pictures: Ann Elrick and Jean Stewart

Thetford's 300th parkrun on Saturday 15 September 2018. Pictures: Ann Elrick and Jean Stewart - Credit: Ann Elrick and Jean Stewart

Debbie James was the first female in 23:44 with Victoria Ferrar second in a new personal best of 24:07. Linsey Wilcox was third in 24:12 (new PB).

Thetford's 300th parkrun on Saturday 15 September 2018. Pictures: Ann Elrick and Jean Stewart

Thetford's 300th parkrun on Saturday 15 September 2018. Pictures: Ann Elrick and Jean Stewart - Credit: Ann Elrick and Jean Stewart

Thetford's 300th parkrun on Saturday 15 September 2018. Pictures: Ann Elrick and Jean Stewart

Thetford's 300th parkrun on Saturday 15 September 2018. Pictures: Ann Elrick and Jean Stewart - Credit: Ann Elrick and Jean Stewart

Thetford's 300th parkrun on Saturday 15 September 2018. Pictures: Ann Elrick and Jean Stewart

Thetford's 300th parkrun on Saturday 15 September 2018. Pictures: Ann Elrick and Jean Stewart - Credit: Ann Elrick and Jean Stewart

Thetford's 300th parkrun on Saturday 15 September 2018. Pictures: Ann Elrick and Jean Stewart

Thetford's 300th parkrun on Saturday 15 September 2018. Pictures: Ann Elrick and Jean Stewart - Credit: Ann Elrick and Jean Stewart

Gorleston Cliffs parkrun on Saturday 15 September 2018. Picture: Richard Knibb

Gorleston Cliffs parkrun on Saturday 15 September 2018. Picture: Richard Knibb - Credit: Richard Knibb

Gorleston Cliffs parkrun on Saturday 15 September 2018. Picture: Richard Knibb

Gorleston Cliffs parkrun on Saturday 15 September 2018. Picture: Richard Knibb - Credit: Richard Knibb

Gorleston Cliffs parkrun on Saturday 15 September 2018. Picture: Richard Knibb

Gorleston Cliffs parkrun on Saturday 15 September 2018. Picture: Richard Knibb - Credit: Richard Knibb

Gorleston Cliffs parkrun on Saturday 15 September 2018. Picture: Richard Knibb

Gorleston Cliffs parkrun on Saturday 15 September 2018. Picture: Richard Knibb - Credit: Richard Knibb

Gorleston Cliffs parkrun on Saturday 15 September 2018. Picture: Richard Knibb

Gorleston Cliffs parkrun on Saturday 15 September 2018. Picture: Richard Knibb - Credit: Richard Knibb

Gorleston Cliffs parkrun on Saturday 15 September 2018. Picture: Richard Knibb

Gorleston Cliffs parkrun on Saturday 15 September 2018. Picture: Richard Knibb - Credit: Richard Knibb

Lowestoft parkrun on on Saturday 15 September 2018. Picture: Daren Coulter

Lowestoft parkrun on on Saturday 15 September 2018. Picture: Daren Coulter - Credit: Daren Coulter

Lowestoft parkrun on on Saturday 15 September 2018. Picture: Daren Coulter

Lowestoft parkrun on on Saturday 15 September 2018. Picture: Daren Coulter - Credit: Daren Coulter

Lowestoft parkrun on on Saturday 15 September 2018. Picture: Daren Coulter

Lowestoft parkrun on on Saturday 15 September 2018. Picture: Daren Coulter - Credit: Daren Coulter

Holkham parkrun on Saturday 15 September 2018. Picture: Mark Riseborough

Holkham parkrun on Saturday 15 September 2018. Picture: Mark Riseborough - Credit: Mark Riseborough

Holkham parkrun on Saturday 15 September 2018. Picture: Mark Riseborough

Holkham parkrun on Saturday 15 September 2018. Picture: Mark Riseborough - Credit: Mark Riseborough

Holkham parkrun on Saturday 15 September 2018. Picture: Mark Riseborough

Holkham parkrun on Saturday 15 September 2018. Picture: Mark Riseborough - Credit: Mark Riseborough

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