Amanzimtoti parkrun will not be hosting a special event on Monday 25 December 2017, Christmas Day, or Monday 1 January 2018, New Years Day.
A special parkrun event will be run on Christmas morning at 9am in addition to the usual parkrun event which will take place the next morning at 8am. Don't forget your barcode!!
We are excited to announce that we will be hosting a special edition event on Christmas morning. The time of the event will be announced closer to the date. Remember to pack your barcodes if you are planning to attend while on holiday!! Looking forward to welcoming you to a fun-filled morning!
Kevin RAINIER (VM50-54) (Unattached) was first over the line in 22:06 - first time in 4 appearances.
Nigel TONKIN (SM20-24) (Unattached) was second over the line in 22:17.
Robert VAN THIEL (VM40-44) (Unattached) was third over the line in 24:09 - has been first to finish on 5 previous occasions.
Current standing in the Men's annual points competition:
Marc NEL (Unattached) 1241 pts.
Shane FARRIMOND (Unattached) 1021 pts.
Rob SYMONS (Unattached) 948 pts.
Judy COUSINS (SW30-34) of Twini AC, was first (12th overall) over the line in 29:09 - first time in 10 appearances.
Mandy WILLEMSE (SW30-34) of Run/Walk for Life (KZN), was second (13th overall) over the line in 29:25.
Leigh ZEILER (SW30-34) (Unattached) was third (14th overall) over the line in 29:54.
Current standing in the Women's annual points competition:
Claire FARRIMOND (Unattached) 1083 pts.
Mandy WILLEMSE (Run/Walk for Life (KZN)) 999 pts.
Judy COUSINS (Twini AC) 951 pts.
The following runners recorded the best Age Grade scores:
Kevin RAINIER (VM50-54) was graded 68.40% for the time 22:06 (first overall).
Etienne HIBBERT (VM80-84) was graded 60.25% for the time 34:53 (32nd overall).
Robert VAN THIEL (VM40-44) was graded 58.25% for the time 24:09 (third overall).
This week there were 122 runners, of whom 29 were first timers and 10 recorded new Personal Bests. Representatives of 8 different athletics clubs took part.
Amanzimtoti parkrun started on 2nd August 2014, and since then 699 different runners, including participants from 28 athletics clubs, have completed 1,988 runs covering a total distance of 9,940 km, and there have been 483 new Personal Bests.
The women's record is held by Sabrina WARD who ran in a time of 00:23:35 on 2014-09-06 (event number 6), and by Sabrina WARD who also ran 00:23:35 on 2014-09-20 (event number 8).
The men's record is held by Stuart MC COLL who ran in a time of 00:18:24 on 2014-10-11 (event number 11).
The Age Grade course record is held by Stuart MC COLL who recorded a 82.79% run (18:24) on 11th October 2014 (event number 11).
Today's full results and a complete event history can be found on the Results page
Robert VAN THIEL was first over the line in 23:16 - second time in 3 appearances.
Warren GIBSON (SM30-34) of Run/Walk for Life (KZN), was second over the line in 24:14.
Cameron TURNER was third over the line in 24:34.
Claire FARRIMOND was first (13th overall) over the line in 29:15 - second time in 3 appearances.
Judy COUSINS of Twini AC, was second (16th overall) over the line in 31:52.
Elani MARITZ was third (17th overall) over the line in 31:52.
106 people took part in this week's event, 36 of whom were first timers and 21 recorded new Personal Bests! Representatives of 6 different athletics clubs took part.
Well done to all who participated despite the threat of rain...to the rest of you...WE MISSED YOU!! Hope to see you all next week!!