Event number 23 – 8th July 2017

This week 265 people ran, jogged and walked the course, of whom 58 were first timers and 57 recorded new Personal Bests. Representatives of 16 different clubs took part.

The event was made possible by 25 volunteers:

Thea-Mari FRANKEN • Ann HODGE • Lynn TAYLOR • Thea IDING • Naome SWANEPOEL • Adri SWANEPOEL • Christine SWANEPOEL • Trevor BRAND • Sharon WILLEMSE • Danielle SWANEPOEL • Wayne VAN ZYL • Mandy BROWN • Maartin BARAC • Paulien BARAC • Stephen BARNARD • Robert BROWN • Allanah BARAC • Darian BARAC • Yolanda SCOTT-WILSON • Gavin SCOTT-WILSON • Frikkie BEZUIDENHOUT • Marietha ERASMUS • Martinique HAVINGA • Natasha VAN GHENT • Wilhelm THOM

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

Male placings:
Brett VAN STADEN (SM18-19) (Unattached) was first over the line in 17:11 - 8th time in 9 appearances.
Wayne LABUSCHAGNE (SM20-24) (Unattached) was second over the line in 17:57 - was first to finish once before.
Justin ROWLES (SM25-29) (Unattached) was third over the line in 17:59.

Female placings:
Nadia POTGIETER (JW11-14) (Unattached) was first (5th overall) over the line in 18:13 - second time in 2 appearances.
Heletje Maria BOTHA (SW18-19) of Athletics Gauteng North, was second (19th overall) over the line in 23:35.
Thea-Mari FRANKEN (SW30-34) (Unattached) was third (22nd overall) over the line in 23:44.

The three highest age grades were recorded by:
Nadia POTGIETER (JW11-14) – 87.65% for the time 18:13 (5th overall).
Brett VAN STADEN (SM18-19) – 77.59% for the time 17:11 (first overall).
Stix DE JAGER (VM60-64) – 77.21% for the time 20:46 (9th overall).

The female record is held by Nadia POTGIETER who recorded a time of 00:18:13 on 8th July 2017 (event number 23).
The male record is held by Brett VAN STADEN who recorded a time of 00:17:10 on 1st April 2017 (event number 9).
The Age Grade course record is held by Nadia POTGIETER who recorded 87.65% (18:13) on 8th July 2017 (event number 23).

Valhalla parkrun started on 4th February 2017. Since then 3,760 participants have completed 9,826 parkruns covering a total distance of 49,130 km, including 2,361 new Personal Bests.