Manjimup parkrun welcomed 5 first timers with a total of 28 participants.
It was Annabel Sewell's 4th birthday and first official parkrun today (after 10 unofficial runs), so we all enjoyed cake to mark the occasion. Thanks to Willah. It was a very excited Annabelle who obtained her finish token from best buddy Taylor Pearce who particularly wanted to volunteer so she could do this. Taylor also handed out all the other tokens as well.
We start our volunteers young at Manjimup! We had lots of volunteers today, so thanks to Carolyn MacNeall, Daniel and Mark MacNeall, Taylor Pearce, Rick Wheatley and joint RD's Finn Sundahl with Mark Sewell.
The other four first timers were Albert Thomas, Unknown Unknown, Simon MacNeall and Wayne Newton. Can you guess the pseudonyms here? A clue is that both these first timers to King Jarrah have completed over 100 parkruns!
Only one PB today. Congratulations to Julia Green taking almost 2 minutes off previous best.
Ambrose FOLEY (JM15-17) continued his good form being first over the line in 19:38 - 8th time in 23 appearances.
Cameron WHELAN (SM20-24) of Derek Zoolander Centre for Kids Who Can't Run Good, was second over the line in 20:27 - has been first to finish on 31 previous occasions.
Albert THOMAS (VM45-49) of Derek Zoolander Centre for Kids Who Can't Run Good, was third over the line in 23:03.
Current standing in the Men's annual points competition show it is very close contest:
Finn SUNDAHL 2529 pts.
John KEOGH 2462 pts.
Cameron WHELAN (Derek Zoolander Centre for Kids Who Can't Run Good) 2269 pts.
Brooke PHILLIPS (SW20-24) was first (5th overall) over the line in 26:24 - first time in 3 appearances.
Anonymous runner Unknown UNKNOWN (VW45-49) with first name of Robyn was second (6th overall) over the line in 27:40.
Julia GREEN (SW30-34) was third (7th overall) over the line in 27:48.
Current standing in the Women's annual points competition has Jodie Pearce taking a handy lead:
Jodie PEARCE 2718 pts.
Jenna OLIVER 2660 pts.
Willah SEWELL 2585 pts.
The following runners recorded the best Age Grade scores:
Ambrose FOLEY (JM15-17) was graded 69.78% for the time 19:38 (first overall).
Kathryn ROSINSKI (VW65-69) was graded 67.97% for the time 30:45 (13th overall).
Robert GRAIEG (VM60-64) was graded 66.57% for the time 24:05 (4th overall).
This week there were 28 runners, of whom 5 were first timers and 1 recorded new Personal Bests. Representatives of 3 different athletics clubs took part.
Manjimup parkrun started on 29th March 2014, and since then 457 different runners, including participants from 30 athletics clubs, have completed 2,819 runs covering a total distance of 14,095 km, and there have been 531 new Personal Bests.
The female record is held by Carolyn BOOSEY who ran in a time of 00:19:09 on 21st June 2014 (event number 13).
The male record is held by Clancy PASCO who ran in a time of 00:17:18 on 30th January 2016 (event number 96).
The Age Grade course record is held by Trevor SCOTT who recorded a 87.01% run (17:58) on 8th October 2016 (event number 132).
Today's full results and a complete event history can be found on the Manjimup parkrun Results Page.