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Re: Tube Challenge parkrun league...

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GU gets the kudos this week, running his best time all year at Osterley. Elsewhere 11 more of us also get kudos for getting out there - between all of us we visited 11 different courses, 5 of which no other tube challenger has run at before! Stats here.

Headline Stats for 07 October 2023

There were 12 parkrunners at 11 different courses this week.
New courses this week: Fort William • Quakers Walk • Sandringham • Wilson Botanic • Yarborough Leisure Centre

Congratulations to: Going Underground
- on running their best time in 2023 (41:42).

Congratulations to: Going Underground
- on running their best Age Grading in 2023 (40.21).

33 of us have completed a grand total of 4352 parkruns (a total of 21760km) at 571 different locations.
Together we have a total combined running time of 91d, 20h, 3m and 12s.
The mean finish time at parkrun for a tube challenger is 30:24 (Mode: 26:30, Median: 28:46)
The mean Age Grade at parkrun for a tube challenger is 48.87 (Mode: 50.00, Median: 48.38)
Average tubechallenge parkrunners per week: 7.4 - Average finishes per tubechallenger: 131.9

23 of us have entered the 25 club, 20 are in the 50 club, 14 have made it to the 100 club, 6 can claim the green 250 club t-shirt and 0 have made it to the lofty heights of the 500 club. Volunteering clubs are more difficult to track.

32 of us have toured (2+ locations), 17 are on the parkrun.com 'Most Events Table' (20+), 15 have the 'Quarter Cowell' badge (25+), 11 can call themselves a cow (50+), 8 are at 'Three Quarter Cowell' level (75+), 8 are in the prestigious 'Cowell Club' (100+) and 1 have toured so much they're members of the 'Freyne Club' (250+).
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Re: Tube Challenge parkrun league...

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Exactly a year since the first of the double hamstring tears - taking a long time to heal for sure but slightly easier to move legs now
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Going Underground wrote: 09 Oct 2023, 12:50 Exactly a year since the first of the double hamstring tears - taking a long time to heal for sure but slightly easier to move legs now
I remember that was just before we saw the Packers at Tottenham. You were struggling to walk!
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Only 8 of us out this week, but some notable performances despite the relatively low numbers. Well done to Andi for completing the South-East, geofftech for his best ever recorded Age Grading (and best time this year), and The Raven for running a new course best for Upton House. All the info is here.

Headline Stats for 14 October 2023

There were 8 parkrunners at 7 different courses this week.
New courses this week: East Coast Park • Fulbourn Hospital • Zalew Wrzesiński

Congratulations to: geofftech
- on running their best time in 2023 (23:40).
Congratulations to: The Raven
- on running a new course best (27:31 at Upton House).

Congratulations to: geofftech
- on running a new Age Grade PB! (62.82).
Congratulations to: The Raven
- on running a new course best Age Grade (48.21 at Upton House).

scrxisi ticked off another letter in their alphabet challenge (E)
Andi and Das are one step closer to being a SE Regionnaire
- (ticking off Linford Wood and Linford Wood respectively)
- this means congratulations to Andi for becoming a SE Regionnaire!

33 of us have completed a grand total of 4360 parkruns (a total of 21800km) at 574 different locations.
Together we have a total combined running time of 92d, 0h, 4m and 46s.
The mean finish time at parkrun for a tube challenger is 30:24 (Mode: 26:30, Median: 28:46)
The mean Age Grade at parkrun for a tube challenger is 48.87 (Mode: 50.00, Median: 48.38)
Average tubechallenge parkrunners per week: 7.4 - Average finishes per tubechallenger: 132.1

23 of us have entered the 25 club, 20 are in the 50 club, 14 have made it to the 100 club, 6 can claim the green 250 club t-shirt
and 0 have made it to the lofty heights of the 500 club. Volunteering clubs are more difficult to track.

32 of us have toured (2+ locations), 17 are on the parkrun.com 'Most Events Table' (20+), 15 have the 'Quarter Cowell' badge (25+), 11 can call themselves a cow (50+), 8 are at 'Three Quarter Cowell' level (75+), 8 are in the prestigious 'Cowell Club' (100+) and 1 have toured so much they're members of the 'Freyne Club' (250+).

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Well done to SD and geofftech on their course best times this week, and the other 11 of us who got out there. Info here!

Headline Stats for 21 October 2023

There were 13 parkrunners at 13 different courses this week.

Congratulations to: Soup Dragon and geofftech
- on running a new course best (23:04 and 25:01 at Fort William and Thames Path, Woolwich).

Congratulations to: Soup Dragon and geofftech
- on running a new course best Age Grade (respectively 68.93 and 59.43 at Fort William and Thames Path, Woolwich).

Das and A2 ticked off another letter in their alphabet challenge (J and N respectively)
A2 ticked off another number on their Stopwatch Bingo card (51)
Steeevooo is one closer to being 'Lon-Done'
- (ticking off Greenwich)
A2 and Steeevooo are one closer to being 'Lon-Done +'
- (ticking off Nonsuch and Greenwich respectively)
A2 is one step closer to being a SE Regionnaire
- (ticking off Nonsuch)

33 of us have completed a grand total of 4373 parkruns (a total of 21865km) at 574 different locations.
Together we have a total combined running time of 92d, 7h, 4m and 32s.
The mean finish time at parkrun for a tube challenger is 30:24 (Mode: 26:30, Median: 28:46)
The mean Age Grade at parkrun for a tube challenger is 48.87 (Mode: 50.00, Median: 48.38)
Average tubechallenge parkrunners per week: 7.4 - Average finishes per tubechallenger: 132.5

23 of us have entered the 25 club, 20 are in the 50 club, 14 have made it to the 100 club, 6 can claim the green 250 club t-shirt
and 0 have made it to the lofty heights of the 500 club. Volunteering clubs are more difficult to track.

32 of us have toured (2+ locations), 17 are on the parkrun.com 'Most Events Table' (20+), 15 have the 'Quarter Cowell' badge (25+), 11 can call themselves a cow (50+), 8 are at 'Three Quarter Cowell' level (75+), 8 are in the prestigious 'Cowell Club' (100+) and 1 have toured so much they're members of the 'Freyne Club' (250+).
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I've just noticed the most events page on parkrun.com has changed to only show people who've completed over 50 parkruns rather than 20...
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The Raven wrote: 23 Oct 2023, 20:06 I've just noticed the most events page on parkrun.com has changed to only show people who've completed over 50 parkruns rather than 20...
yes i noticed that i think there was just too many people the website kept crashing so that might be the reason they capped to 50!
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I've amended the wording on the spreadsheet to reflect the higher bar for entry to the parkrun.com 'Most Events Table' as mentioned above, thanks for drawing my attention to that!

This week 10 of us were out and it's another best time this year for Going Underground! Well done everyone. Stats.

Headline Stats for 28 October 2023

There were 10 parkrunners at 10 different courses this week.
New courses this week: Five Arches

Congratulations to: Going Underground
- on running their best time in 2023 (41:42).

Congratulations to: Going Underground
- on running their best Age Grading in 2023 (40.21).

33 of us have completed a grand total of 4383 parkruns (a total of 21915km) at 575 different locations.
Together we have a total combined running time of 92d, 12h, 4m and 35s.
The mean finish time at parkrun for a tube challenger is 30:24 (Mode: 26:30, Median: 28:47)
The mean Age Grade at parkrun for a tube challenger is 48.88 (Mode: 50.00, Median: 48.37)
Average tubechallenge parkrunners per week: 7.4 - Average finishes per tubechallenger: 132.8

23 of us have entered the 25 club, 20 are in the 50 club, 14 have made it to the 100 club, 6 can claim the green 250 club t-shirt and 0 have made it to the lofty heights of the 500 club. Volunteering clubs are more difficult to track.

32 of us have toured (2+ locations), 15 have the 'Quarter Cowell' badge (25+), 11 are on the parkrun.com 'Most Events' table (50+), 8 are at 'Three Quarter Cowell' level (75+), 8 are in the prestigious 'Cowell Club' (100+) and 1 have toured so much they're members of the 'Freyne Club' (250+).
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Well done to GU for yet another year best, and to tpfkar for his best time since parkrun unpaused. In total we had 11 runners and a lot of those will have gotten wet so double kudos! All the info is in the usual place.

Headline Stats for 04 November 2023
There were 11 parkrunners at 11 different courses this week.
New courses this week: Greenfield Valley

Congratulations to: tpfkar
- who ran their best time since parkrun resumed (24:59).
Congratulations to: Going Underground
- on running their best time in 2023 (41:27).

Congratulations to: tpfkar
- who recorded their best Age Grading since parkrun resumed (55.04).
Congratulations to: Going Underground
- on running their best Age Grading in 2023 (40.45).

Das and Steeevooo are one closer to being 'Lon-Done'
- (ticking off Barking and Charlton respectively)
Das and Steeevooo are one closer to being 'Lon-Done +'
- (ticking off Barking and Charlton respectively)
Iain is one step closer to being a SE Regionnaire
- (ticking off Hogmoor Inclosure)

33 of us have completed a grand total of 4394 parkruns (a total of 21970km) at 576 different locations.
Together we have a total combined running time of 92d, 18h, 4m and 59s.
The mean finish time at parkrun for a tube challenger is 30:24 (Mode: 26:30, Median: 28:47)
The mean Age Grade at parkrun for a tube challenger is 48.88 (Mode: 50.00, Median: 48.37)
Average tubechallenge parkrunners per week: 7.4 - Average finishes per tubechallenger: 133.2

23 of us have entered the 25 club, 20 are in the 50 club, 14 have made it to the 100 club, 6 can claim the green 250 club t-shirt and 0 have made it to the lofty heights of the 500 club. Volunteering clubs are more difficult to track.

32 of us have toured (2+ locations), 15 have the 'Quarter Cowell' badge (25+), 11 are on the parkrun.com 'Most Events' table (50+), 8 are at 'Three Quarter Cowell' level (75+), 8 are in the prestigious 'Cowell Club' (100+) and 1 have toured so much they're members of the 'Freyne Club' (250+).
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GU continues his great recent form with another best time this year, and inspires Beer Baron to his best time ever at the same venue! All the info is on the spreadsheet.

Headline Stats for 11 November 2023

There were 12 parkrunners at 9 different courses this week.
New courses this week: Gorleston Cliffs

Congratulations to: Beer Baron
- on running a new PB! (40:41).
Congratulations to: Going Underground
- on running their best time in 2023 (41:19).

Congratulations to: Beer Baron
- on running a new Age Grade PB! (31.75).
Congratulations to: Going Underground
- on running their best Age Grading in 2023 (40.58).

Beer Baron ticked off another letter in their alphabet challenge (G)
tpfkar and Beer Baron ticked off another number on their Stopwatch Bingo card (26 and 41 respectively)
Iain and scrxisi are one step closer to being a SE Regionnaire
- (ticking off Linford Wood and Squerryes Winery respectively)

33 of us have completed a grand total of 4406 parkruns (a total of 22030km) at 577 different locations.
Together we have a total combined running time of 93d, 1h, 4m and 17s.
The mean finish time at parkrun for a tube challenger is 30:25 (Mode: 26:30, Median: 28:48)
The mean Age Grade at parkrun for a tube challenger is 48.86 (Mode: 50.00, Median: 48.37)
Average tubechallenge parkrunners per week: 7.4 - Average finishes per tubechallenger: 133.5

23 of us have entered the 25 club, 20 are in the 50 club, 14 have made it to the 100 club, 6 can claim the green 250 club t-shirt and 0 have made it to the lofty heights of the 500 club. Volunteering clubs are more difficult to track.

32 of us have toured (2+ locations), 15 have the 'Quarter Cowell' badge (25+), 11 are on the parkrun.com 'Most Events' table (50+), 8 are at 'Three Quarter Cowell' level (75+), 8 are in the prestigious 'Cowell Club' (100+) and 1 have toured so much they're members of the 'Freyne Club' (250+).
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im a 3 regionnaire now very close to 4 but south west will have to wait a little while next up is newport and will be my slowest time this year as im guide running.
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Well, nice work on your region collecting. I dread to think what your travel and accomodation bills look like. These free weekly runs can get expensive! Well done to all 11 runners this week, especially A2 who re-qualifies for the "Most Events Table" with his 50th different at Northala Fields.

Headline Stats for 18 November 2023

There were 11 parkrunners at 8 different courses this week.

Congratulations to A2 who reached 50 different locations and now qualifies for the parkrun.com 'Most Events Table'
al ticked off another number on their Stopwatch Bingo card (3)
tractakid, The Raven and A2 are one closer to being 'Lon-Done'
- (ticking off Thames Path, Woolwich and Northala Fields, Northala Fields respectively)
tractakid, The Raven and A2 are one closer to being 'Lon-Done +'
- (ticking off Thames Path, Woolwich and Northala Fields, Northala Fields respectively)

34 of us have completed a grand total of 4420 parkruns (a total of 22100km) at 578 different locations.
Together we have a total combined running time of 93d, 9h, 4m and 57s.
The mean finish time at parkrun for a tube challenger is 30:26 (Mode: 26:30, Median: 28:48)
The mean Age Grade at parkrun for a tube challenger is 48.85 (Mode: 50.00, Median: 48.36)
Average tubechallenge parkrunners per week: 7.4 - Average finishes per tubechallenger: 130.0

23 of us have entered the 25 club, 20 are in the 50 club, 14 have made it to the 100 club, 6 can claim the green 250 club t-shirt and 0 have made it to the lofty heights of the 500 club. Volunteering clubs are more difficult to track.

32 of us have toured (2+ locations), 15 have the 'Quarter Cowell' badge (25+), 12 are on the parkrun.com 'Most Events' table (50+), 8 are at 'Three Quarter Cowell' level (75+), 8 are in the prestigious 'Cowell Club' (100+) and 1 have toured so much they're members of the 'Freyne Club' (250+).

The spreadsheet, as ever, can be found here.
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9 of us out this week. GU continues his great form and shaves more time off his year's best, and SD does the same thing up in Scotland. Congratulations also to Iain for his new fastest time since the pause. Well done to all our runners this week! Stats

Headline Stats for 25 November 2023

There were 9 parkrunners at 9 different courses this week.

Congratulations to: Iain
- who ran their best time since parkrun resumed (25:08).
Congratulations to: Soup Dragon and Going Underground
- on running their best time in 2023 (20:50 and 41:15).

Congratulations to: Iain
- on running a new Age Grade PB! (63.79).
Congratulations to: Soup Dragon and Going Underground
- on running their best Age Grading in 2023 (respectively 76.32 and 40.65).

Steeevooo ticked off another letter in their alphabet challenge (E)
Steeevooo ticked off another number on their Stopwatch Bingo card (8)
Iain and geofftech are one step closer to being a SE Regionnaire
- (ticking off Portsmouth Lakeside and Lymington Woodside respectively)

34 of us have completed a grand total of 4429 parkruns (a total of 22145km) at 578 different locations.
Together we have a total combined running time of 93d, 14h, 4m and 49s.
The mean finish time at parkrun for a tube challenger is 30:26 (Mode: 26:30, Median: 28:48)
The mean Age Grade at parkrun for a tube challenger is 48.85 (Mode: 50.00, Median: 48.36)
Average tubechallenge parkrunners per week: 7.4 - Average finishes per tubechallenger: 130.3

23 of us have entered the 25 club, 20 are in the 50 club, 14 have made it to the 100 club, 6 can claim the green 250 club t-shirt and 0 have made it to the lofty heights of the 500 club. Volunteering clubs are more difficult to track.

32 of us have toured (2+ locations), 15 have the 'Quarter Cowell' badge (25+), 12 are on the parkrun.com 'Most Events' table (50+), 8 are at 'Three Quarter Cowell' level (75+), 8 are in the prestigious 'Cowell Club' (100+) and 1 have toured so much they're members of the 'Freyne Club' (250+).
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