Pakrkrun to celebrate second anniversary
Gorleston Cliffs parkrun 104, April 16
GLORIOUS sunshine welcomed another great 100-plus turnout.
Many visitors took part and enjoyed the experience. Paul and Susan Freyne came from London (Bushy Park) and Susan volunteered whilst Paul ran. Others were from Hull and Woodbridge, Suffolk.
Thanks goes to those who have volunteered to help in the future.
Howard Wilcox was congratulated on being the first to achieve 100 Gorleston parkruns and Dave Girling was resplendent in his Big 50 birthday balloons!
This week, Easter Saturday, is the second anniversary and all are welcome to come along and mix fitness with fun on the run.
The new timing system, and the absence of the leader, has meant that those without barcodes have only featured in the results as “unknown”. Organisers are sorry for this but will try to update records manually. All the more reason, though, for everyone to bring good-quality barcodes with them.
- 1 Green light for new Sainsbury's store on 850-home estate
- 2 Drone shots show British warship anchored off Yarmouth ahead of Jubilee
- 3 Work begins on £3m Great Yarmouth council flats development
- 4 Hero boxer rescues man who plunged into river to save dog
- 5 Mixed feelings for traders as they move into Great Yarmouth's new market
- 6 M&S to close 32 stores as part of move away from town centres
- 7 Man stopped by police while driving day after admitting he had no licence
- 8 Pleasure Beach to hold fireworks spectacular for Queen's Platinum Jubilee
- 9 Vets expanding to garage site amid surge in new animal owners
- 10 'Spectacular' parade of horses to celebrate Queen's Jubilee on Golden Mile
In the race it was great to see two young athletes from GYDAC leading the way.
In his first run, Dominic Oliver was first in 18:20. Just a few seconds behind was regular Keelan Pyewell. Jonathon Meadows of Lowestoft Road Runners was third in 19:04.
In the ladies’ race, Cheryl Holder of Purple Patch Runners was first in 21:26 with Robyn Ollington and Elayne Ellington second and third in 24:16 and 24:21 respectively.
Brian Tate is regularly a best-performing runner. This week he was sixth overall and recorded an amazing 86 per cent, making him one of the very best parkrunners anywhere.
Thanks go to everyone who has taken part over the past two years, for firmly establishing the Gorleston Cliffs parkrun as one of the events in a very successful, county-wide fitness campaign.
Results: 1 Dominic Oliver M 18:20 JM15-19 (Great Yarmouth & District AC), 2 Keelan Pyewell M, 3 Jonathan Meadows M 19:04 SM30-34 (Lowestoft Road Runners), 4 Matthew Frary M 19:11 SM35-39 (Norwich Road Runners), 5 Richard Lesslie M 19:18 SM20-24, 6 Brian Tate M 19:22 VM60-64, 7 Adam Overy M 19:38 VM40-44, 8 Vinny Jones M 19:42 SM30-34, 9 Unknown Athlete, 10 Darren Cains M 20:13 SM30-34, 11 Adrian Grand M 20:17 VM45-49 (Norwich Road Runners), 12 Josh Clark M 20:27 JM14 (Great Yarmouth & District AC), 13 Matt Ellis M 20:59 SM35-39 (Lowestoft Road Runners), 14 Steve R James M 21:16 VM45-49 (Ampthill & Flitwick Flyers RC), 15 Nick Overy M 21:20 VM40-44, 16 Cheryl Holder F 21:26 VW40-44 (Purple Patch Runners), 17 Chris Tye M 21:27 VM40-44 (Ipswich Triathlon Club), 18 Mike King M 21:28 VM60-64 (Coltishall Jaguars), 19 Unknown Athlete, 20 Kane Simmonds M 22:09 JM14 (Great Yarmouth & District AC), 21 James Donnelly M 22:25 VM40-44, 22 Martin Hazell M 22:31 VM40-44, 23 Matt Beckett M 22:33 SM30-34, 24 Peter Smith M 22:38 VM50-54, 25 Steve Stringer M 22:39 VM40-44 (Great Yarmouth Road Runners), 26 Martin Simpson M 22:47 SM30-34, 27 Unknown Athlete, 28 Sam Harvey M 23:06 JM15-19, 29 Unknown Athlete, 30 Steven Rees M 23:57 SM35-39.
31 Philip Harvey M 24:12 VM40-44, 32 Robyn Ollington F 24:16 VW45-49, 33 Elayne Hilton F 24:21 VW40-44 (Lowestoft Road Runners), 34 Tim Amphlett M 24:30 VM50-54, 35 Michael Dean Dale M 24:36 VM40-44, 36 Kevin Blackwell M 24:43 VM50-54 (Norfolk Gazelles AC), 37 Paul Freyne M 24:47 VM40-44 (Stragglers), 38 Nichola Seeley F 24:56 SW20-24, 39 Matthew John Harrison M 25:02 SM30-34, 40 Donna Suzanne Jones F 25:10 SW30-34, 41 Howard Wilcox M 25:12 VM50-54, 42 Daniel Blackwell M 25:24 SM25-29, 43 Sidney Overy M 25:25 JM14, 44 Paul Ferrow M 25:28 VM50-54, 45 Maria Ball F 25:29 VW40-44, 46 Unknown Athlete, 47 Victoria Swanston F 25:51 SW30-34, 48 Pauline Richardson F 26:11 VW50-54 (Great Yarmouth Road Runners), 49 Nathan Clark M 26:17 SM35-39, 50 Michael Paul Swann M 26:19 VM45-49, 51 Faye Ellis F 26:21 SW30-34 (Lowestoft Road Runners), 52 Lisa Dale F 26:32 VW35-39, 53 Paul Spandler M 26:33 VM40-44 (Great Yarmouth Road Runners), 54 Alwyn Davies M 26:38 VM60-64, 55 Dave Girling M 26:40 VM50-54 (Great Yarmouth Road Runners), 56 Andy Peck M 26:41 VM40-44 (Great Yarmouth Road Runners), 57 William Delf M 26:56 VM50-54, 58 Sam Bonzo James M 27:13 JM14 (Ampthill & Flitwick Flyers RC), 59 Paula J James F 27:14 VW45-49 (Ampthill & Flitwick Flyers RC), 60 Kevin Lake M 27:15 SM35-39.
61 Dave Lines M 27:19 VM40-44 (Bungay Black Dog RC), 62 Amy Shearing F 27:20 SW30-34, 63 Graeme Kidd M 27:27 VM40-44, 64 Michelle Rodwell F 27:45 VW40-44, 65 Gary David Newman M 27:54 VM40-44, 66 Mark Barber M 27:55 VM40-44, 67 Shaun Taylor M 28:08 VM50-54, 68 Louise Penn F 28:18 VW45-49, 69 Ross Stringer M 28:42 JM14, 70 Sarah E Brown F 28:52 VW35-39, 71 Janet Sanderson F 28:55 VW55-59, 72 Unknown Athlete, 73 Niki Davies F 29:09 SW25-29, 74 Rachel Acamon-Carbonelli F 29:11 SW30-34, 75 Elaine Stone F 29:16 VW50-54, 76 Louise Farrar F 29:45 VW40-44, 77 Liz Battle F 29:51 VW45-49, 78 Sallyann Protheroe F 29:52 VW50-54 (Lowestoft Road Runners), 79 David Bound M 30:01 VM55-59, 80 Claire Margaret Dunnett F 30:20 VW35-39 (North Norfolk Beach Runners), 81 Karen Haughton F 30:28 VW50-54, 82 Tony Ellis M 30:55 VM45-49, 83 Pat Kimpton F 31:08 VW50-54 (Lincoln Wellington AC), 84 Unknown Athlete, 85 Lynn Stringer F 32:10 VW45-49, 86 Brenda Williams F 32:20 VW55-59, 87 Unknown Athlete, 88 Sally Davies F 33:00 VW55-59, 89 Nicholas Dyer M 33:29 VM45-49, 90 Matthew Sutton M 33:44 SM20-24 (Great Yarmouth Road Runners).
91 Wendy Sutton F 33:45 VW50-54, 92 Jean Withington F 35:51 VW55-59, 93 Brenda Bennett F 35:51 VW55-59 (Bungay Black Dog RC), 94 Anthony Harris M 36:09 VM55-59, 95 Rebecca Turner F 36:18 VW45-49, 96 Karen Mcgovern F 36:37 VW55-59, 97 Unknown Athlete, 98 Simon Kimpton M 37:18 VM55-59 (Lincoln Wellington AC), 99 Unknown Athlete, 100 Charlotte Nicholls F 38:43 JW14, 101 Helen Louise Swann F 39:57 VW35-39, 102 Jay Farrar M 41:20 JM14, 103 Janice Hopwood F 41:30 VW45-49, 104 Bernadette Coleman F 44:14 VW45-49, 105 Pandy Buck F 45:30 VW45-49, 106 Christina Burgess F 45:31 VW50-54.