Submitted by Bill Post
A beautiful sunrise and perfect Spring temperatures greeted 98 runners, walkers and joggers at this week’s Clermont parkrun. This week our entire group was extremely motivated, and that showed all 98 participants finished the course in under 50 minutes! Of our total parkrunners there were 11 first timers and 36 recorded new Personal Bests.
This week Doug Guthrie took first place overall with a strong time of 19:14. Chris Wedge followed closely behind finishing in second place with a great time of 19:17 and Daniel Whitehouse rounded out the top 3 with a Personal Best time of 19:41.
On the ladies side, Alexis Hill who celebrated her 50th parkrun and Mackenzie Hill who set a Personal Best finished in first and second spot pretty much even with times of 22:33 and 22:34 respectively. Karah White another of our Junior runners took third spot by setting a Personal Best of 22:50. Great job by all!
The free 5k event was made possible by our 10 volunteers:
Frances POST • Larry HEVNER • Yolimar BOLIVAR • Sally SCHADE • Daniel WHITEHOUSE • Shelly LINDER • Dottie HARDING • Anne BENINGHOF • Joe BENINGHOF • Bill POST •
Today’s full results and a complete event history can be found on the Clermont Waterfront parkrun Results Page.
The Clermont Waterfront parkrun takes place every Saturday morning at 7:30 A.M. starting at Lake Hiawatha Preserve, 450 12th St, Clermont, FL 34711.
Please come out to join us as parkrun is open to all levels of runners and walkers, so if you are starting out or if you are an accomplished runner there is always room for you. To get started go to our homepage!
Please follow the link http://www.parkrun.us/clermontwaterfront/ to register for parkrun and get your personal barcode that you must bring each week and then we will keep track of all your free runs.
Clermont Waterfront parkrun started on 27th April 2013. Since then 5,728 participants have completed 17,131 parkruns covering a total distance of 85,655 km, including 2,856 new Personal Bests.
The female record is held jointly by Kate BAZELEY who recorded a time of 17:17 on 20th February 2016 (event number 124). Ani VELTCHEVA who recorded a time of 17:17 on 18th March 2017 (event number 173). The male record is held by Jonathan GLEN who recorded a time of 15:43 on 6th August 2016 (event number 144).