Event number 29 – 19th August 2017

This week 196 people ran, jogged and walked the course, of whom 25 were first timers and 47 recorded new Personal Bests. Representatives of 12 different clubs took part.

The event was made possible by 14 volunteers:

Simon YATES • Wendy YATES • Thea-Mari FRANKEN • Giverny YATES • Laura NOAKES • Lynn TAYLOR • Mike YULE • Mano REDDY-YULE • Sean BRAND • Mandy BROWN • Robert BROWN • Janneke HEYDENRYCH • 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:
Bertus MOUTON (VM35-39) (Unattached) was first over the line in 21:52 - first appearance.
Niki KRUSE (SM25-29) (Unattached) was second over the line in 22:44.
Carl SANDROCK (VM35-39) of Nedbank RC CG, was third over the line in 22:47.

Female placings:
Thea-Mari FRANKEN (SW30-34) (Unattached) was first (6th overall) over the line in 25:05 - first time in 14 appearances.
Elizabeth FOURIE (VW35-39) (Unattached) was second (10th overall) over the line in 25:57.
Ruanne SANDROCK (VW35-39) of Nedbank RC Gauteng North (Pretoria), was third (14th overall) over the line in 26:40.

The three highest age grades were recorded by:
Heleen BESTER (VW55-59) – 64.57% for the time 28:02 (23rd overall).
Qhama MAHALA (JW10) – 63.70% for the time 27:33 (18th overall).
Lavz TOURING (VM45-49) – 61.13% for the time 23:22 (5th 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 4,100 participants have completed 11,492 parkruns covering a total distance of 57,460 km, including 2,733 new Personal Bests.