Reaching parkrun Milestones - Frances Post, Ricky Castro, Kay Barnes

submitted by Bill Post

It is beginning to feel a little more like Winter here at the Clermont Waterfront parkrun and along with that came ideal running conditions for a total of 100 participants who ran, jogged and walked the course This week we had 9 first timers join us and there were 20 new Personal Bests recorded.

One of our local runners, Jeremy Arguilles took first place this weekend with a very impressive time of 17:18. He was followed closely by Brian Sexton, a visitor from Ireland with another great time of 17:40. Alexander Croy, another Clermont parkrun regular finished with at 18:52 rounding out the top three.

The Petrick Family

On the female side, Alexis Hill took first with a strong time of 23:52. One of our international visitors, Claire Mitchell finished second at 24:09 and first-timer, Glorianna Echevarria, one of our Junior runners took third with a great time of 24:39. A great job today by all of our participants!

Frances Post celebrated her milestone 100thparkrun along with Kay Barnes and Ricky Castro who reached their 50thparkuns!  Keep an eye out for them sporting their milestone running shirts along the trail.

This week’s event was made possible by 13 volunteers:

pictured: a few of parkrun’s volunteers- Joanne Legros-Kelly, Sharon Johnson, Brianna Hiers

Rissie THIELER • Bill POST • Sally SCHADE • Timothy ETTRIDGE • Butch HOLT • Carolyn HARMON • Alexis HILL • Mackenzie HILL • Kay MELVIN-BARNES • Joanne LEGROS-KELLY • Sharon JOHNSON • Brianna HIERS • Dieter GRUBE

Please come out and join us for this FREE 5k every Saturday morning at 7:30 AM. Just register at parkrun, bring your barcode and away you go!

Today’s full results and a complete event history can be found on the Clermont Waterfront parkrun Results Page.

The female record is held by Kate BAZELEY who recorded a time of 17:17 on 20th February 2016 (event number 124), and by Ani VELTCHEVA who also recorded a time of 17:17 on 18th March 2017 (event number 173).

The male record is held by Ollie GARROD who recorded a time of 15:39 on 18th August 2018 (event number 245). The Age Grade course record is held by Ani VELTCHEVA who recorded 94.21% (17:17) on 18th March 2017 (event number 173).

Clermont Waterfront parkrun started on 27th April 2013. Since then 7,024 participants have completed 21,981 parkruns covering a total distance of 109,905 km, including 3,511 new Personal Bests. A total of 320 individuals have volunteered 2,318 times.

Photos courtesy of parkrun

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