Gorleston Parkrun attracts visitors from Ireland

Siobhan and Kevin Kearney, visiting from their home parkrun in Ireland with some volunteers after th

Siobhan and Kevin Kearney, visiting from their home parkrun in Ireland with some volunteers after the latest Gorleston Parkrun. Picture: RW Knibb - Credit: Archant

The latest Gorleston Cliffs Parkrun attracted a field of 263 runners.

Amongst them were Siobhan and Kevin Kearney, visiting from their home parkrun in Ireland. Siobhan ran the course in 24.11.

There was a first finish for local runner Marc Evans in 17.52 with Billy Heseltine second in 18.05 and Bernard Mukuya in his highest recorded finishing position of third in a new personal best time of 19.08.

Colleen N Mukuya just pipped Jo Anverali at the finish to be first woman home. Colleen was pacing a friend to finish in 21.05 with Jo setting a new personal best in 21.06. Nadine Heseltine was third woman in 22.14.

One of the 22 personal bests was achieved by Diane Pamplin. Diane has done 128 parkruns and clocked a new best time of 23.37. This gave her the highest age-graded performance of the week (89.84pc) which is exceptional running. Joel Fernandez reached his 50th parkrun milestone in a time of 24.10.