parkrunday 14th December 2019

It was “Run for Rolf” parkrunday to commemorate the life of Rolf Neugebauer. One hundred and one Hyde Park Harriers turned out at 23 venues around the parkrun world with sixty-seven at Woodhouse Moor where Rolf was a much loved member of the core team of volunteers that put the parkrun on each week. Everyone was asked to wear their brightest kit and volunteer tee-shirt if they had one and Woodhouse Moor was a multi-coloured sea of running, walking, jogging and volunteering.

Four new venues were added to the Hyde Park Harriers’ list. These were the University of Stirling by Jamie Dobson; Alexandra Park in Moss Side, Manchester by Helen Williams; Sarah Underwood; Tom Williams; Alys Griffiths; Tom Mason and Jaz Bangerh; Byxbee Park in Palo Alto, California by Tami Bond; and a Z for the parkrun alphabet hunters with Zamek w Malborku, Poland by Tom Elcock; Curtis Parker-Milnes; and Poppy & Nicola Forwood. There are some interesting parks there. Alexandra Park was opened in 1870 with the purpose of deterring the working men of Manchester from the alehouses during their day off. Byxbee Park is close to Googleplex the HQ of Google. The parkrun follows an out and back route with a turnaround point at the Pelican Viewing Area. The course in Malbork goes past the spectacular Malbork Castle, constructed by the Teutonic Knights and which is the largest castle in the world by area and a UNESCO World Heritage site.

There was one first finishing Hyde Park Harrier – Amy Young at Sale Water in a time of 20:22. There were five PBs. These were by Laura Hastings with 24:50; James Tarbit with 25:14 and Steve Milne with 26:46 at Woodhouse Moor; George Sullivan with 23:05 at Sherwood Pines and Vicky Houghton with 22:50 at Bakewell.

Ciara Crossan joined the parkrun 100 club and Hilary Lund joined the parkrun 250 club, both running at Woodhouse Moor.

Top Age Grade% by the ladies was 72.75% by Amy Young at Sale Water and for the men was 68.62% by Simon Rogers at Heaton.

Here are the details of all this weekend’s parkrunning Hyde Park Harriers.

Ladies

parkrunnerparkrunCountryTimeAgeGrade%parkrunsPB
Alison HARGREAVESWoodhouse MoorUK28:4352.70%84
Alison PULLANMiddleton WoodsUK31:5046.49%94
Alys GRIFFITHSAlexandraUK29:4049.89%153
Amy YOUNGSale WaterUK20:2272.75%113
Anna STOCKSWoodhouse MoorUK28:3251.87%217
Beverley MILLERWoodhouse MoorUK27:5366.71%295
Cara SASSWoodhouse MoorUK25:1658.71%102
Carol ROGERSHeatonUK27:1864.59%134
Caroline SANDERSWoodhouse MoorUK26:5558.45%212
Caroline YOUNGWoodhouse MoorUK23:1363.89%94
Catherine WALLISWoodhouse MoorUK36:1140.90%55
Ciara CROSSANWoodhouse MoorUK30:1749.20%100
Claire BOOTHWoodhouse MoorUK26:3356.12%150
Claire HOUGHAMWoodhouse MoorUK32:0248.39%232
Clare EVANSWoodhouse MoorUK25:5757.03%205
Clare MASONWoodhouse MoorUK41:0540.81%324
Clare MAXWELLWoodhouse MoorUK28:3060.29%305
Claudia BAUERWoodhouse MoorUK27:5453.41%207
Danni BRYANTBramleyUK28:1052.54%37
Diane AYKROYDWoodhouse MoorUK48:1146.97%439
Faye STRINGERWoodhouse MoorUK29:5350.03%62
Grace ROBERTSWoodhouse MoorUK32:0546.13%51
Heather FULTONRoundhayUK51:2828.82%114
Helen BEDDOWWoodhouse MoorUK28:2652.05%52
Helen WILLIAMSAlexandraUK22:3169.87%281
Hilary M Z LUNDWoodhouse MoorUK33:2859.66%250
Jane-Marie BRACCHIWakefield ThornesUK27:0758.02%129
Jasbir BANGERHAlexandraUK34:0548.61%505
Jo RHODESWoodhouse MoorUK24:5859.28%143
Julie ROBSONWoodhouse MoorUK37:0147.05%138
Karly STRINGERWoodhouse MoorUK29:5449.83%60
Katherine KIRKHAMWoodhouse MoorUK39:4939.22%75
Kay JEFFERIESWoodhouse MoorUK35:5348.54%331
Laura GARRATTWoodhouse MoorUK28:5352.39%24
Laura HASTINGSWoodhouse MoorUK24:5059.87%166PB
Liz JONESEastvilleUK34:1355.92%455
Lizzie COOMBESWoodhouse MoorUK26:2166.10%159
Lorna MIDWOODWoodhouse MoorUK48:4330.52%138
Lorraine BEAVISWoodhouse MoorUK33:2659.72%211
Louise GARDHAMWoodhouse MoorUK32:0451.66%77
Lucy RIDERWoodhouse MoorUK27:0756.05%214
Matilda RHODESWoodhouse MoorUK25:2758.15%147
Naomi ADKINSWoodhouse MoorUK28:1652.36%141
Naomi KELLETTWoodhouse MoorUK28:1652.36%123
Nicola FORWOODZamek w MalborkuPL47:0131.90%504
Poppy FORWOODZamek w MalborkuPL47:0039.93%104
Rachael HOWDENWoodhouse MoorUK41:0937.18%24
Robyn JOHNSONWoodhouse MoorUK32:5745.12%164
Samantha WHITAKERWoodhouse MoorUK35:5047.95%175
Sarah FARNELLCentre ValeUK32:3748.24%182
Sarah NAYLORWoodhouse MoorUK35:5044.74%31
Sarah UNDERWOODAlexandraUK23:0864.05%91
Sharron NEUGEBAUERWoodhouse MoorUK50:4236.19%284
Tami BONDByxbeeUS29:4160.19%30
Tina SINCLAIRWoodhouse MoorUK41:1746.99%71
Vicky HOUGHTONBakewellUK22:5065.91%313PB

Men

parkrunnerparkrunCountryTimeAgeGrade%parkrunsPB
Adam LOMASRoundhayUK21:3359.94%29
Andrew P NICHOLLSFirenzeIT25:4362.93%405
Andy JUDDWoodhouse MoorUK37:0141.15%245
Bartosz LEWANDOWSKIWoodhouse MoorUK32:1841.95%254
Charlie JACKETTWoodhouse MoorUK22:2360.54%134
Chris BRACCHIWakefield ThornesUK29:2152.81%120
Chris JONESEastvilleUK24:1467.95%535
Chris WORFOLKWoodhouse MoorUK29:2044.49%226
Conor GOOLDClapham CommonUK29:3743.67%51
Curtis PARKER-MILNESZamek w MalborkuPL22:4956.54%158
Daniel WAASPeckham RyeUK28:1847.53%302
Gary GRANTBallincolligIE21:3360.56%113
George SULLIVANSherwood PinesUK23:0556.46%119PB
Graeme MILESWoodhouse MoorUK26:3349.97%106
Jack ROSEWoodhouse MoorUK26:3548.59%116
James BOOTHWoodhouse MoorUK27:1548.69%188
James TARBITWoodhouse MoorUK25:1451.98%9PB
Jamie DOBSONUniversity of StirlingUK24:4652.69%226
Joe BYRDWoodhouse MoorUK48:4226.69%62
John BLATHERWICKWoodhouse MoorUK21:4959.59%230
Jonathan SPAINWoodhouse MoorUK20:2663.30%46
Lee TAYLORWoodhouse MoorUK24:2756.65%47
Mark HADDRILLWoodhouse MoorUK27:5547.82%217
Michael GARTSIDEWoodhouse MoorUK20:3963.84%6
Mike WEBBWoodhouse MoorUK27:0852.27%240
Mohammed ASLAMWoodhouse MoorUK27:0655.78%140
Nick PAYNEWoodhouse MoorUK23:1856.94%63
Paul FARMERYWoodhouse MoorUK33:3939.67%112
Paul SAWYERWoodhouse MoorUK20:2764.87%145
Phil LINDSAYRichmondUK30:2056.32%334
Philip FISHERWoodhouse MoorUK19:5265.02%157
Richard NEALWoodhouse MoorUK25:5559.29%92
Richard PULLANMillhousesUK24:2066.51%263
Robert BUTLERWetherbyUK26:2851.95%5
Sam DOOLEYWoodhouse MoorUK32:1948.38%219
Simon MCGRATHStretfordUK22:1558.65%153
Simon ROGERSHeatonUK22:4768.62%137
Steve BROWNWoodhouse MoorUK32:2546.63%158
Steve MILNEWoodhouse MoorUK26:4649.56%240PB
Steve RHODESWoodhouse MoorUK25:2861.39%97
Tobias ADKINSWoodhouse MoorUK20:2363.37%133
Tom ELCOCKZamek w MalborkuPL21:3862.17%283
Tom MASONAlexandraUK31:4440.65%180
Tom WILLIAMSAlexandraUK23:1161.18%279
Trevor RADDINGSWoodhouse MoorUK34:3448.51%88

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Mathematician, traffic modeller, wildlife and action photographer and Boston United historian. Also known to do a little bit of running.

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