Event number 27 – 5th August 2017

This week 270 people ran, jogged and walked the course, of whom 62 were first timers and 68 recorded new Personal Bests. Representatives of 14 different clubs took part.

The event was made possible by 18 volunteers:

Thea-Mari FRANKEN • Laura NOAKES • Anita MAARTENS • Jeannette VAN DER MERWE • Jacques ODENDAAL • Kayla ODENDAAL • Mike YULE • Trevor BRAND • Pieter VROLIJK • Maartin BARAC • Paulien BARAC • Richard DE BEER • Allanah BARAC • Darian BARAC • Yolanda SCOTT-WILSON • Gavin SCOTT-WILSON • Martinique HAVINGA • Natasha VAN GHENT

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

Male placings:
Wiehan Jnr VAN NOORDWYK (JM15-17) (Unattached) was first over the line in 19:05 - third time in 10 appearances.
Iain MORSHEAD (VM50-54) of The Goons, was second over the line in 19:05.
Wilhelm STEYN (VM35-39) of KPMG, was third over the line in 19:16 - was first to finish once before.

Female placings:
Marie CROUS (SW20-24) (Unattached) was first (17th overall) over the line in 23:55 - first appearance.
Thea-Mari FRANKEN (SW30-34) (Unattached) was second (24th overall) over the line in 24:50.
Beatrix KENNEDY (SW30-34) (Unattached) was third (27th overall) over the line in 25:11.

The three highest age grades were recorded by:
Iain MORSHEAD (VM50-54) – 78.52% for the time 19:05 (second overall).
Zander KALTWASSER (JM10) – 75.21% for the time 23:40 (16th overall).
Johnie JONKER (VM55-59) – 72.27% for the time 22:00 (10th overall).

The male record is held by Brett VAN STADEN who recorded a time of 17:10 on 1st April 2017 (event number 9).
The female record is held by Nadia POTGIETER who recorded a time of 18:13 on 8th July 2017 (event number 23).
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 4,012 participants have completed 10,975 parkruns covering a total distance of 54,875 km, including 2,629 new Personal Bests.