Bryony Gunn-Haines and James Pettersson ran the quickest parkrun occasions within the UK this week (eleventh September).
Bryony Gunn-Haines jumped from fourth final week to first this week with a superb 16:48 at Cannon Hill parkrun in Birmingham. A good six second parkrun PB, but in addition not one million miles away from the Birchfield Harrier’s 5000m better of 16:39.88.
That’s 4 weeks on the trot at parkrun too, with these the one occasions in 2021 listed on Energy of 10, so we’re excited for what occurs subsequent week!
James Pettersson, Ipswich Harriers, was our quickest male and solely athlete underneath quarter-hour this week. The U23 took three seconds off his parkrun greatest and it’s truly faster than he’s gone over 5000m on the observe too. Up to now in 2021 each race (or parkrun) Pettersson has completed has led to a private greatest, with 3000m Steeplechase, 5000m and 10k all seeing new marks.
Not solely was Lauren Cooper second feminine on this week’s rankings, she was additionally first Lauren Cooper as effectively. The Bryn Bach runner clocked 16:52, becoming a member of Haines underneath 17 minutes, and was faster than Lauren Cooper of Shrewsbury AC, who ran 17:30 for seventh at East Park parkrun.
William Strangeway was second quickest male with 15:09 and the Lincoln Wellington member is an everyday within the prime ten rankings. One other athlete overloaded with PBs in 2021, the V35 ran 2:22:45 to win Boston Marathon (the UK one) in Could this 12 months.
Georgina Weston was third by only one second this week, with 17:22 at Hull parkrun. This 12 months Weston has ran seven 5k races, profitable two of them, and 7 parkruns, first feminine finisher in any respect of these. Clearly a well-liked distance for the Rotherham star.
Third and fourth quickest males had been Joe Armstrong (15:10) and Andy Coley-Maud (15:11) and it’s significantly good to see Coley-Maud’s identify crop up, seeing as his existence was referred to as into query on a Fb group not way back. Fortunately the GB XC, observe and street runner continues to be going sturdy and has been near each his 5 and 10k PBs this 12 months.
Wish to know the place to go if you’d like a little bit of competitors to get a brand new private greatest? Each Cannon Hill and Woodhouse Moor function twice, however Bryony Gunn-Haines’ prime of the rostrum efficiency clinches it this week. The imaginary trophy for quickest parkrun of the week shall be making it’s strategy to Birmingham.
Males’s prime 10
1) parkrun: Felixstowe
James Pettersson, 14:45, Ipswich Harriers
2) parkrun: Doddington Corridor
William Strangeway, 15:09, Lincoln Wellington AC
3) parkrun: Albert, Middlesbrough
Joe Armstrong, 15:10, Morpeth Harriers & AC
4) parkrun: Worthing
Andy Coley-Maud, 15:11, Guildford & Godalming AC
5) parkrun: Edinburgh
Peter Avent, 15:17, Shettleston Harriers
6) parkrun: Cannon Hill, Birmingham
Adam Peacock, 15:18, B.R.A.T.
7) parkrun: Lengthy Eaton
Patrick Townsend, 15:20, Notts AC
8) parkrun: Selby
Joshua Paul Dickinson, 15:27, Metropolis of York AC
9) parkrun: Cardiff
Morgan James, 15:30, Cardiff AC
10) parkrun: Woodhouse Moor
Mark Bostock, 15:31. Wakefield District Harriers AC
Ladies’s prime 10
1) parkrun: Cannon Hill, Birmingham
Bryony Gunn-Haines, 16:48, Birchfield Harriers
2) parkrun: Bryn Bach
Lauren Cooper, 16:52, Parc Bryn Bach Working Membership
3) parkrun: Hull
Georgina Weston, 17:22, Rotherham
4) parkrun: Barrow
Jessica Bailey, 17:23, Leven Valley Athletics Membership
5) parkrun: Woodhouse Moor
Katy Wooden, 17:26, Metropolis of York AC
6) parkrun: Rothay Park
Scout Adkin, 17:28, Ambleside AC
7) parkrun: East Park
Lauren Cooper, 17:29, Shrewsbury AC
8=) parkrun: Congleton
Louise Hackett, 17:39, Wolverhampton & Bilston AC
8=) parkrun: Telford
Zoe Gilbody, 17:39, Chiltern Harriers AC
8=) parkrun: Wyecombe Rye
Alice Crane, 17:39
8=) parkrun: Didcot
Sonka Reimers, 17:39, Didcot Runners
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