Hermanus parkrun Event #222, 25th January 2020

In a nutshell: this week 352 people ran, jogged and walked the course, of whom 40 were first timers and 41 recorded new Personal Bests. Representatives of 14 different clubs took part.

Following a week of rain and high winds, the Hemel and Aarde Valley was dresses with beautiful weather this morning: partly sunny, temperature 21 degrees, a light breeze of 7km/h, humidity of 78% and UV index of 3.

International visitors amongst the participants include runners from Southwark, Richmond Park, St Albans and Bexly, UK. We welcomed a total of 84 visitors in our midst. You are always welcome and we appreciate your participation.

Congratulations to our first finishers Leon Brandon DUBE and Sue KUMLEBEN. Brandon recorded 5 runs of which 2 in the first position. Sue is also no stranger to the leading lady position: 3 out of 4 runs in Hermanus completed as first female finisher. Sue is one of our international visitors with her roots at Richmond Park, UK.

Kudos to Danie Alwyn GOUW and Jana PRINS the respective male and female junior age category athletes across the finish line.

We celebrated the joining of the 50 Club by Karin BACHRODT and Mark LANE-JONES. Well done!

Congratulations to the following participants with some personal achievements:
• Marianna OLIVIER – done her 100 parkrun in Hermanus (total runs of 104) and
• Wepener VAN DER WALT – completed 50 volunteer days in Hermanus.

Thank you to run director Mick FYNN and the awesome team who assisted him to make the event possible -

Diane HUNTER • Wepener VAN DER WALT • Hugh FYNN • Jan SMUTS • Ingrid SMUTS • Pat DIEDERICHS • Rodney ACKERMANN • Clint FOUCHE • Willie LOEDOLFF • Sue UPTON • Annette DU TOIT • Basil CUMMING • Dudley MEYER • Alan PAULICK • Francois HOFMEYR • Jonathan JONKER • Retha POTGIETER • Eddie LÖTTER • Wilna VAN EMMENIS • Karin BACHRODT • Karen RUDNICK • Gert KOK • John J RABIE • Johnathon SWINDON • Neil ARCHIBALD • Mercia ROBERTSON • Hennie GROENEWALD

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

parkrun greetings

Hermanus parkrun team