parkrun report 01.06.24

parkrun report 01.06.24

๐Ÿ’š๐Ÿ–ค Wow – what a sensational start to the new month! We are so close to hitting that 1,000 target! 953 Vegan Runners attended 406 different parkruns on this first event of June. 890 gained a finish token and we had over 63 wonderful volunteers. ๐Ÿƒ๐ŸŽ‰ย 

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Lots of fun and friendly meetups taking place again, such a great opportunity to meet other VRs and get noticed by non-vegan runners at parkrun. Thank you to Su E Savva for this weekโ€™s wonderful photo from the Zuiderpark parkrun meetup in The Netherlands, where there were Vegan Runners from Wales, England & Holland.ย 

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Here are the meetups which hosted the most VRs:ย 

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33 Worcester parkrunย 

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29 Zuiderpark parkrun, Den Haagย 

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21 Peel parkrunย 

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19 Netley Abbey parkrunย 

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14 Ashton Court parkrunย 

14 Ruchill parkrunย 

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12 Hove Promenade parkrunย 

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9 Salcey Forest parkrunย 

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8 Southsea parkrunย 

8 Cannon Hill parkrun, Birminghamย 

8 Catford parkrunย 

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7 Forest Rec parkrunย 

7 Preston Park parkrun, Brightonย 

7 Hunstanton Promenade parkrunย 

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6 Clumber Park parkrunย 

6 Swansea Bay parkrunย 

6 Stratford-upon-Avon parkrunย 

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5 St Albans parkrunย 

5 Shipley Country parkrunย 

5 Huddersfield parkrunย 

5 Eastville parkrunย 

5 Glossop parkrunย 

5 Sittingbourne parkrunย 

5 Worthing parkrunย 

5 Somerdale Pavilion parkrunย 

5 Central parkrun, Plymouthย 

5 Blaise Castle parkrunย 

There were also twenty-five events with four VRs in the results, forty-two events with a trio of Vegan Runners, eighty-eight parkruns with a pair of VRs and two hundred and twenty-four of you were solo repping.ย 

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The number of events in countries outside the UK with VRs in the results were:ย 

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๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ชย ย ย ย  ย ย  6 Germanyย 

๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ชย ย ย ย ย  ย ย  4 Irelandย 

๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บย ย ย ย  ย ย  4 Australiaย 

๐Ÿ‡ฟ๐Ÿ‡ฆย ย ย ย  ย ย  3 South Africaย 

๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฑย ย ย ย  ย ย  3 Netherlandsย 

๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ชย ย ย ย  ย ย  2 Swedenย 

๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ดย ย ย  ย ย  1 Norwayย 

๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆย ย ย  ย ย  1 Canadaย 

๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡นย ย ย ย ย  ย  1 Austriaย 

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Our top ten fastest women this week were:ย 

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๐Ÿฅ‡20:45 Laura Pettitt Bournemouth parkrunย 

๐Ÿฅ‡21:04 Jen Conway Brighton & Hove parkrunย 

๐Ÿฅ‡21:08 Lesley Connors Lister Park parkrun, Bradfordย 

๐Ÿฅ‡21:15 Agata Szczepaniuk Stretford parkrunย 

๐Ÿฅ‡21:26 Millie Wood University Parks parkrunย 

๐Ÿฅ‡21:48 Emma Warren Somerdale Pavilion parkrunย 

๐Ÿฅ‡21:50 Clare Meraz Ashton Court parkrunย 

๐Ÿฅ‡21:54 Kelsey Wiberley Warwick Racecourse parkrunย 

๐Ÿฅ‡21:56 Ilze Fridrihsone Alexandra parkrun, Moss Sideย 

๐Ÿฅ‡22:09 Eleanor Wood Littleport parkrunย 

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Top ten fastest men:ย 

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๐Ÿฅ‡16:27 Philip Nind Mansfield parkrunย 

๐Ÿฅ‡16:35 Andy Gardiner Cardiff parkrunย 

๐Ÿฅ‡16:56 Christopher Pearson Watermead Country Park parkrunย 

๐Ÿฅ‡17:19 Alex Hinchcliffe Newark parkrunย 

๐Ÿฅ‡17:41 Al Robertson Peel parkrunย 

๐Ÿฅ‡17:48 Gareth Pritchard Sedgefield parkrunย 

๐Ÿฅ‡17:54 Joseph Brown Haverfordwest parkrunย 

๐Ÿฅ‡17:54 Gareth Thomas Aberdare parkrunย 

๐Ÿฅ‡18:03 Richard Davis Eastbourne parkrunย 

๐Ÿฅ‡18:05 Alastair Stables Eglinton parkrunย 

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Congratulations, speedies! ๐ŸŽŠ๐Ÿƒย 

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Just eight VRs came first in their gender position at their parkrun, well done to:ย 

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๐Ÿ†16:27 Philip Nind Mansfield parkrunย 

๐Ÿ†16:35 Andy Gardiner Cardiff parkrunย 

๐Ÿ†17:48 Gareth Pritchard Sedgefield parkrunย 

๐Ÿ†18:03 Richard Davis Eastbourne parkrunย 

๐Ÿ†18:05 Geoffrey Gregory Forest Rec parkrunย 

๐Ÿ†19:20 Ciar Nixon Fort William parkrunย 

๐Ÿ†22:26 Alice Wood Dishley parkrun, Loughboroughย 

๐Ÿ†22:28 Emily Axford Blaise Castle parkrunย 

๐Ÿ†25:19 Stephanie Hughes Hadleigh parkrun, Essexย 

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Marvellous milestones last week were achieved by:ย 

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๐ŸŽŠ50 Ryanย 

๐ŸŽŠ 100 Clive Buck โ€“ after 10 years and 5 months!ย ย 

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And marvellous milestones this week:ย 

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๐ŸŽŠ 100 Emily Pintoย 

๐ŸŽŠ 300 Luis Goncalvesย 

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Fabulous repping โ€“ 300 parkruns is amazing! Let me know of any milestones Iโ€™ve missed.ย 

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The average time for all Vegan Runners to complete the course on this first event of June 2024 was 30:12 โฑ๐Ÿฎย 

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One hundred and eighty-nine of you gained a new Personal Best for 2024! ๐Ÿฅณ๐Ÿ•บย 

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Shoutouts to twenty-five Vegan Runners who finished their parkrun in a multiple of fifty position:ย 

๐Ÿ“ฃ50 24:35 Katie Bonnerย 

๐Ÿ“ฃ50 23:41 Debbie Jonesย 

๐Ÿ“ฃ50 30:12 Ruth Mountstevensย 

๐Ÿ“ฃ50 26:58 Florence Blackbournย 

๐Ÿ“ฃ50 29:55 Caroline Laitย 

๐Ÿ“ฃ50 26:55 Carl Rabeyย 

๐Ÿ“ฃ50 20:33 Alex Edenย 

๐Ÿ“ฃ50 24:58 Gary Beestonย 

๐Ÿ“ฃ50 20:54 Jacob Butlerย 

๐Ÿ“ฃ100 22:42 Eloise Kate Billingtonย 

๐Ÿ“ฃ100 22:19 John Andrewsย 

๐Ÿ“ฃ150 27:12 Peter Bunyanย 

๐Ÿ“ฃ150 23:56 Steven Walshย 

๐Ÿ“ฃ200 28:18 Emily Evansย 

๐Ÿ“ฃ250 32:08 Theresa Robinsonย 

๐Ÿ“ฃ250 34:32 Dushy Pillaiย 

๐Ÿ“ฃ250 39:28 Wendy Brigstockย 

๐Ÿ“ฃ300 25:39 Lucy Pauwย 

๐Ÿ“ฃ300 41:09 Katy Thorpeย 

๐Ÿ“ฃ300 31:51 George Murrayย 

๐Ÿ“ฃ400 36:11 Katy Mathersย 

๐Ÿ“ฃ400 44:04 Hortencia McKechnieย 

๐Ÿ“ฃ400 33:27 Colin Bexleyย 

๐Ÿ“ฃ450 32:36 Donna Lukesย 

๐Ÿ“ฃ550 28:32 David Bakerย 

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Yay! ๐Ÿฅณ๐Ÿ•บย 

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Only eleven of you landed on the elusive noughty step this week. Jumping into June with contumacious aplomb we have:ย ย 

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๐Ÿ˜ˆ21:00 Andy Walshย 

๐Ÿ˜ˆ22:00 Simon Englishย 

๐Ÿ˜ˆ27:00 Susan Hardyย 

๐Ÿ˜ˆ28:00 Morag Fergusonย 

๐Ÿ˜ˆ28:00 Rosalie Hoskinsย 

๐Ÿ˜ˆ29:00 Emily Nurdenย 

๐Ÿ˜ˆ30:00 Damien Walshย 

๐Ÿ˜ˆ36:00 Richard Woodsย 

๐Ÿ˜ˆ39:00 Carol Jarvisย 

๐Ÿ˜ˆ45:00 Marcine Hammondย 

๐Ÿ˜ˆ52:00 Karen Brownย 

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And collecting a repdigit finish token we have thirty-one bodacious buddies; bells and bicycles for:๐Ÿ””๐Ÿšฒ11 Hester Hill
๐Ÿ””๐Ÿšฒ11 Jon Forbes
๐Ÿ””๐Ÿšฒ11 Pete Colwellย 

๐Ÿ””๐Ÿšฒ11 Simon Quinย 

๐Ÿ””๐Ÿšฒ11 Stephanie Hughesย 

๐Ÿ””๐Ÿšฒ22 Bev Dennisย 

๐Ÿ””๐Ÿšฒ22 Chris Hamannย 

๐Ÿ””๐Ÿšฒ22 Lesley Connorsย 

๐Ÿ””๐Ÿšฒ22 Michael Shawย 

๐Ÿ””๐Ÿšฒ22 Nigel Barnesย 

๐Ÿ””๐Ÿšฒ33 Michael Jefferysย 

๐Ÿ””๐Ÿšฒ33 Rob Wishartย 

๐Ÿ””๐Ÿšฒ44 Kate Dunbarย 

๐Ÿ””๐Ÿšฒ44 Lesley Ashtonย 

๐Ÿ””๐Ÿšฒ44 Mark Myerย 

๐Ÿ””๐Ÿšฒ66 Matthew Oxbyย 

๐Ÿ””๐Ÿšฒ66 Rosie Brownย 

๐Ÿ””๐Ÿšฒ66 Sally Jonesย 

๐Ÿ””๐Ÿšฒ77 David Mclaughlinย 

๐Ÿ””๐Ÿšฒ77 Elaine Murrayย 

๐Ÿ””๐Ÿšฒ77 Justin Parkย 

๐Ÿ””๐Ÿšฒ77 Matt Salisburyย 

๐Ÿ””๐Ÿšฒ88 Justin Bowenย 

๐Ÿ””๐Ÿšฒ88 Kae Johnsonย 

๐Ÿ””๐Ÿšฒ88 Mici Oliverย 

๐Ÿ””๐Ÿšฒ99 Mark Pipraniย 

๐Ÿ””๐Ÿšฒ99 Sue Savvaย 

๐Ÿ””๐Ÿšฒ111 Sarah Lawsย 

๐Ÿ””๐Ÿšฒ222 Layna Thompsonย 

๐Ÿ””๐Ÿšฒ333 Carol Sweetingย 

๐Ÿ””๐Ÿšฒ333 Penny Humbleย 

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Thatโ€™s it for this weekโ€™s report! Iโ€™ll post the PBs tomorrow. Enjoy the sunshine! Check our mid-week poll on our facebook page so you can see where meetups will be happening next week. Can we hit the thousand-mark next Saturday? Of course we can! See you there โ€“ even if you canโ€™t run due to an accident with a bicycle or whatever your reason โ€“ volunteering will still get you scanned. Remember to bring a buff if youโ€™ll be wearing a volunteerโ€™s tabard (which will hide your t-shirt). Have a great week!ย 

๐Ÿ–ค๐Ÿ„๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿค๐Ÿ’šย 

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