parkruns prominent in weekend results

Emily Hosker T
Two of the biggest events, this weekend, were the Bushy Park parkrun (1203 finishers) and the Southampton parkrun (819 finishers), while 49 sub 31 minute performances kept the Telford 10k as one of the best 10ks, for depth, in the UK. 


Jonny Hay (handicap -5.1) was in 14:33 form at Bushy Park to record the men’s fastest parkrun time across the UK on Saturday. He was running at the Bushy event for the first time, although he has a 5k road personal best 14:12 from Armagh (which had almost 100 runners under 15 minutes in February).

14:36 5k runner, Tommy Horton (handicap -3.5) took the men’s number two spot after running a parkrun best 15:28 at the Rother Valley parkrun on Saturday before taking the South Yourkshire cross country title on Sunday at Graves Park. 

Georgia Hayes (handicap 1.1) was quickest with 17:43 at the Newbury parkrun. The Reading AC athlete was running in her 37th parkrun.

Some of the biggest events over the weekend were: 

Tatton Yule Yomp 10K

- 1,498

Bushy parkrun

- 1,203

Telford 10K  

- 1,188*

South of England Masters' & Inter Counties Championships

- 1,118

Stockport 10

- 988?

Southampton parkrun

- 819

* Provisional results 

Telford boasted 49 sub 31 minute chip times over the 10k on Sunday. 

Both Callan Moody and  Jack Gray (handicap -5.1) were credited with a chip time of 29:31 at the front with Emily Hosker-Thornhill (handicap -1.6) running 32:52. 

Results are available via the following links:

Road Trail

Cross country (XC)


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