Durham, NC parkrun Event #118 – October 10, 2015

A two-loop course was run today. The temperature was 65° with a dew point of 61° under overcast skies. Below is a summary of today's event:

Male placings:
Will ERICSON (SM25-29) (Unattached) was first over the line in 18:10 - third time in 6 appearances.
Damarius HAYES (SM25-29) (Unattached) was second over the line in 20:10.
Jason MCMAINS (SM30-34) of Carolina Godiva Track Club, was third over the line in 20:15.

Current standing in the Men's annual points competition:
Gordon KEELER (Carolina Godiva Track Club) 1199 pts.
Kirk BAKER (Unattached) 974 pts.
Eric WARD (Unattached) 936 pts.

Female placings:
Denise LARSON (VW55-59) of Carolina Godiva Track Club, was first (9th overall) over the line in 25:36 - third time in 18 appearances.
Julie Elizabeth MESSINA (VW35-39) of Carolina Godiva Track Club, was second (12th overall) over the line in 28:01 - has been first to finish on 8 previous occasions.
Melinda BEAVER (VW35-39) (Unattached) was third (13th overall) over the line in 28:02 - has been first to finish on 13 previous occasions.

Current standing in the Women's annual points competition:
Melinda BEAVER (Unattached) 1253 pts.
Janet CROMER (Carolina Godiva Track Club) 1057 pts.
Erin HENSEL (Carolina Godiva Track Club) 933 pts.

The following runners recorded the best Age Grade scores:
David CROMER (VM65-69) was graded 72.53% for the time 23:47 (4th overall).
Will ERICSON (SM25-29) was graded 71.01% for the time 18:10 (first overall).
Denise LARSON (VW55-59) was graded 69.79% for the time 25:36 (9th overall).

This week there were 19 runners, of whom 0 were first timers and 5 recorded new Personal Bests. Representatives of 2 different athletics clubs took part.

Durham NC parkrun started on 29th June 2013, and since then 497 different runners, including participants from 33 athletics clubs, have completed 2,001 runs covering a total distance of 10,005 km, and there have been 414 new Personal Bests.

The female record is held by Amanda LOPICCOLO who ran in a time of 00:17:57 on 2014-06-28 (event number 53).
The male record is held by Fred WARD who ran in a time of 00:16:35 on 2014-05-24 (event number 48).
The Age Grade course record is held by Catherine WIDES who recorded a 89.21% run (22:43) on 5th October 2013 (event number 15).

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