Franschhoek parkrun – Event number 61 – 6th May 2017

This week 67 people ran, jogged and walked the course, of whom 16 were first timers and 14 recorded new Personal Bests. Representatives of 4 different clubs took part.

The event was made possible by 6 volunteers. PLEASE DO NOT GLOSS OVER THIS - parkrun cannot happen without volunteers. If you are a Franschhoek parkrunner, support your parkrun and volunteer.

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

Male placings:
Resley KOUTER (VM35-39) (Unattached) was first over the line in 18:40 - first time in 3 appearances.
Cheswill PETERSEN (SM25-29) of Dwars Rivier Valley AC, was second over the line in 19:28 - has been first to finish on 3 previous occasions.
Dirkie BRITS (SM25-29) (Unattached) was third over the line in 20:01.

Female placings:
Melinda LOUBSER (SW20-24) (Unattached) was first (6th overall) over the line in 22:32 - first appearance.
Ilse LANGHOUT (VW35-39) (Unattached) was second (7th overall) over the line in 24:53.
Lara WESSELS (SW18-19) (Unattached) was third (10th overall) over the line in 25:59 - was first to finish once before.

The three highest age grades were recorded by:
Michael SMIT (VM55-59) – 72.38% for the time 21:47 (4th overall).
Resley KOUTER (VM35-39) – 70.63% for the time 18:40 (first overall).
Neil JACKSON (VM50-54) – 68.05% for the time 22:01 (5th 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 1,799 participants have completed 5,081 parkruns covering a total distance of 25,405 km, including 748 new Personal Bests.