Great turnout despite cold

9th August 2017 11:16 AM
STAYING WARM: Volunteer Harriet Morgan at Stanthorpe parkrun on Saturday, August 5. STAYING WARM: Volunteer Harriet Morgan at Stanthorpe parkrun on Saturday, August 5. Contributed

THE turnout at Stanthorpe parkrun has been great through the winter months.

On Saturday, Gleeson Park again had more than 50 runners participate in the 5km run.

Fifty-three runners braved the cold on Saturday morning, with two first-timers and 51 regulars participating.

Male placings: Adrian Jannenga came first over the line with a time of 18:30.

James Fox came second in 21:16. With a time of 22:06, Jonathon Stacey came third over the line, setting a new personal best time.

Female placings: Amanda Gempton was first over the line in 22:10.

With a time of 23:42, Michelle McBurney came second over the line.

Marina Waterworth was third over the line in 24:02.

Milestones: Congratulations to Natasha Blackwood, who completed her 10th parkrun.

The 138th Stanthorpe parkrun had nine personal best times cracked. Congratulations to Jonathon Stacey, Hayden Osbaldeston, Nicola Cobon, Stephen Simon, Lucy Andersen, Mary Roberts, Janice Dunbar, Barry Brunckhorst and Valerie Mackenzie!

Two first-timers participated on Saturday. Welcome to Aline Suter and Isabella Jackson.

We would like to thank the volunteers who made Stanthorpe parkrun happen.

Thank you to Jenny Costanzo, Sav Giammattei, Troy Kemp, Zali Lawer, Bronwyn Martin, Jennifer and Harriet Morgan.