New Years Day parkrun

On 1st Jan 2020 the Jock trail parkrun will be holding a special new years day run. Come join us for a run into the new year.

 

Jock Trail parkrun event #5 23rd March 2019

This week 36 people ran, jogged and walked the course, of whom 20 were first timers and 6 recorded new Personal Bests. Representatives of 3 different clubs took part.

The event was made possible by 8 volunteers:

Jo-Anne CARTON-BARBER • Belinda BOSMAN • Patsy VAN DER MERWE • Nick VAN DER MERWE • Marthie KOSTER • Esme KÖPKE • Erich KÖPKE • Ernest BOWER

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

The male record is held by Unknown ATHLETE who recorded a time of 22:20 on 23rd February 2019 (event number 1).
The female record is held by Wytske CHAMBERLAIN who recorded a time of 30:24 on 23rd March 2019 (event number 5).
The Age Grade course record is held by Devon JACOBS who recorded 65.85% (23:14) on 23rd March 2019 (event number 5).

Jock Trail parkrun started on 23rd February 2019. Since then 111 participants have completed 203 parkruns covering a total distance of 1,015 km, including 33 new Personal Bests. A total of 19 individuals have volunteered 51 times.

 

Sunshine and freshly cut grass

Saturday 9th March saw the Jock Trail parkrunners greeted with sunshine and the smell of freshly cut grass with the first 700m of the route having been given a trim on the Friday. It was great to see an increase in participants from 26 the previous Saturday to 46 on this day. We had 22 first timers with 12 personal bests being recorded.

It was a pleasure to have a few visitors from Gauteng that were on holiday at Kruger Park and decided to come check out our route. They were amazed at the full view of the Graskop gorge that met them halfway through the course. It was also great to be visited by Charmaine Adendorff from White River that ran her 179th parkrun at our venue and completed it by setting a new age group record for her category. Go Charmaine!

Another noteworthy participant and 1st timer was Deane de Swardt who ran her 1st parkrun 6 months into her pregnancy with her very proud partner Reinart.

All in all a great morning had by all with the ever faithful volunteers notching up another successful incident free event.

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