Event 270 – 11 July 2020

Brrrrrrr……Mother Nature certainly put on a brisk one this morning. Bruce, our race director, informed us it was a 3c set up this morning and it cant have been to much higher by the time we all set off.

The track was still a bit sloppy for the first 600mt but once we cleared out onto the open track it was pretty much smooth passage from there on in. Plenty of dragons breath could be seen ahead as the lead runners tore ahead. It was then a case of settle in, find a pace and then hope that come the half way turnaround there was still enough gas in the tank to have reverse splits on the return back.

Again just settling in, trying to smile to remind yourself it is a fun time you’re having out there…….and you never know where the photographer may be lurking.

Always love the sight of the finishing shute and seeing is there one final little kick in the legs to cut an extra second or two off the time.

Great to see 7 “newbies” this week and 10 PB’s out of 101 total participants. Great effort everyone and as usual big thumbs up to the volunteers. Love yah work.

Terry Morris

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This week 101 people ran, jogged and walked the course, of whom 7 were first timers and 10 recorded new Personal Bests. Representatives of 3 different clubs took part.

The event was made possible by 14 volunteers:

Tania HOLLIS • Andy JENKINS • Jake ROOS • Arend LANSER • Jude WADSWORTH • John GLYNN-BEGBIE • Lucy LAWLOR • Thomas COLLIER • Richard BERBER • Terry B MORRIS • Matt BURDEN • An WELLS • Bruce WILSON • Carolyn MURPHY

Today's full results and a complete event history can be found on the Kapiti Coast parkrun Results Page.

The female record is held by Hannah OLDROYD who recorded a time of 18:19 on 17th February 2018 (event number 157).
The male record is held by Paul MARTELLETTI who recorded a time of 15:30 on 1st January 2020 (event number 257).
The Age Grade course record is held by Paul MARTELLETTI who recorded 88.06% (15:30) on 1st January 2020 (event number 257).

Kapiti Coast parkrun started on 24th January 2015. Since then 2,381 participants have completed 20,605 parkruns covering a total distance of 103,025 km, including 3,298 new Personal Bests. A total of 313 individuals have volunteered 2,630 times.