Durham, NC parkrun Event #127 – December 12, 2015

Highlights from today's parkrun are below. Thanks to volunteers Gordon Keeler, Julie Messina, Martin Warters, and William Schmitz for helping today!

Congratulations to Cameron Kelly, Luca Schira, and Richard Weinberg on your PRs today! And a big Durham, NC welcome to brand new parkrun finishers Jacob Sternfeld and Stephanie Susann, along with parkrun tourist Hunter Dodds. Thanks for making us a part of your Saturday morning.

Male placings:
Will ERICSON (SM25-29) (Unattached) was first over the line in 18:44 - 7th time in 11 appearances.
Robert FITAK (SM30-34) (Unattached) was second over the line in 18:50 - has been first to finish on 5 previous occasions.
Hunter DODDS (VM35-39) of Secret Rocky Runners, was third over the line in 19:44.

Current standing in the Men's annual points competition:
Gordon KEELER (Carolina Godiva Track Club) 1916 pts.
David CROMER (Carolina Godiva Track Club) 1666 pts.
Kirk BAKER (Unattached) 1507 pts.

Female placings:
Kendra STUMPF (VW45-49) (Unattached) was first (7th overall) over the line in 23:37 - second time in 12 appearances.
Denise LARSON (VW55-59) of Carolina Godiva Track Club, was second (13th overall) over the line in 27:27 - has been first to finish on 3 previous occasions.
Kim DONICA (VW40-44) (Unattached) was third (15th overall) over the line in 28:02.

Current standing in the Women's annual points competition:
Melinda BEAVER (Unattached) 1833 pts.
Anne VAIL (Unattached) 1654 pts.
Janet CROMER (Carolina Godiva Track Club) 1634 pts.

The following runners recorded the best Age Grade scores:
David CROMER (VM65-69) was graded 70.60% for the time 24:26 (8th overall).
Kendra STUMPF (VW45-49) was graded 69.30% for the time 23:37 (7th overall).
Robert FITAK (SM30-34) was graded 69.03% for the time 18:50 (second overall).

This week there were 27 runners, of whom 3 were first timers and 3 recorded new Personal Bests. Representatives of 2 different athletics clubs took part.

Durham NC parkrun started on 29th June 2013, and since then 536 different runners, including participants from 40 athletics clubs, have completed 2,274 runs covering a total distance of 11,370 km, and there have been 456 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.