Franschhoek parkrun – Event number 53 – 11th March 2017

Franschhoek parkrun
Event number 53
11th March 2017

HAPPY FIRST BIRTHDAY to Franschhoek parkrun!

This week 77 people ran, jogged and walked the course, of whom 22 were first timers and 14 recorded new Personal Bests. Representatives of 7 different clubs took part.

The event was made possible by 11 volunteers.

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

Male placings:
Ayanda MATSHINI (SM20-24) of Dwars Rivier Valley AC, was first over the line in 17:50 - 28th time in 30 appearances.
Resley KOUTER (VM35-39) (Unattached) was second over the line in 18:57.
Chris VISSER (SM30-34) of Kapa Biosystems, was third over the line in 19:33 - was first to finish once before.

Female placings:
Tania BEYER (VW40-44) of Val de Vie R&W, was first (8th overall) over the line in 23:23 - first time in 5 appearances.
Natashia JANSE VAN RENSBURG (SW25-29) (Unattached) was second (16th overall) over the line in 27:35.
Therese DE FREY (VW55-59) (Unattached) was third (19th overall) over the line in 29:48.

The three highest age grades were recorded by:
Patrick RAWLINS (VM55-59) – 74.30% for the time 21:24 (4th overall).
Ayanda MATSHINI (SM20-24) – 72.34% for the time 17:50 (first overall).
Michael SMIT (VM55-59) – 70.18% for the time 22:28 (6th overall).

The female record is held by Anneliese SHAW who recorded a time of 00:22:09 on 4th March 2017 (event number 52).
The male record is held by Unknown ATHLETE who recorded a time of 00:17:25 on 19th March 2016 (event number 2).
The Age Grade course record is held by Altus SCHREUDER who recorded 78.32% (19:18) on 4th February 2017 (event number 48).

Franschhoek parkrun started on 12th March 2016. Since then 1,608 participants have completed 4,394 parkruns covering a total distance of 21,970 km, including 649 new Personal Bests.