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I'm amazed there were that many - I thought it was hurling down across the country?!
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Indeed, the weather last week was ridiculously wet. No such worries this week! 12 of us ran at 9 different parkruns, with Andi joining Soupie's adventure and Das, nozza and GU meeting up too. Nozza's first parkrun of 2023 bags him an automatic year's best! Spreadsheet

Headline Stats for 12 August 2023

There were 12 parkrunners at 9 different courses this week.
New courses this week: Meadowmill • Talkin Tarn Country Park

Congratulations to: nozzacook
- on running their best time in 2023 (30:51).

Congratulations to: nozzacook
- on running their best Age Grading in 2023 (48.57).

nozzacook and Das are one closer to being 'Lon-Done'
- (ticking off Hanworth and Hanworth respectively)
nozzacook and Das are one closer to being 'Lon-Done +'
- (ticking off Hanworth and Hanworth respectively)
Iain and A2 are one step closer to being a SE Regionnaire
- (ticking off Pegwell Bay and Rushmere respectively)

33 of us have completed a grand total of 4261 parkruns (a total of 21305km) at 555 different locations.
Together we have a total combined running time of 89d, 19h, 3m and 43s.
The mean finish time at parkrun for a tube challenger is 30:22 (Mode: 26:30, Median: 28:45)
The mean Age Grade at parkrun for a tube challenger is 48.88 (Mode: 50.00, Median: 48.41)
Average tubechallenge parkrunners per week: 7.3 - Average finishes per tubechallenger: 129.1

23 of us have entered the 25 club, 19 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+), 14 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+).

P.S. many thanks to Soupie for correcting a data issue in the week, inbetween all the walking!
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Twelve out this week, with MarcG and Soup Dragon setting their best time this year. All the details.

Headline Stats for 19 August 2023

There were 12 parkrunners at 10 different courses this week.
New courses this week: Agnew • Telford

Congratulations to: MarcG and Soup Dragon
- on running their best time in 2023 (25:25 and 22:22).

Congratulations to: Soup Dragon and MarcG
- on running their best Age Grading in 2023 (respectively 55.8 and 70.49).

jamesthegill and A2 ticked off another number on their Stopwatch Bingo card (58 and 35 respectively)
Das and A2 are one closer to being 'Lon-Done +'
- (ticking off Hazelwood and Hazelwood respectively)
Das and A2 are one step closer to being a SE Regionnaire
- (ticking off Hazelwood and Hazelwood respectively)

33 of us have completed a grand total of 4273 parkruns (a total of 21365km) at 557 different locations.
Together we have a total combined running time of 90d, 2h, 3m and 10s.
The mean finish time at parkrun for a tube challenger is 30:22 (Mode: 26:30, Median: 28:45)
The mean Age Grade at parkrun for a tube challenger is 48.88 (Mode: 50.00, Median: 48.41)
Average tubechallenge parkrunners per week: 7.3 - Average finishes per tubechallenger: 129.5

23 of us have entered the 25 club, 19 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+), 14 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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10 parkrunners this week, with a new PB for The Raven and GU's best time this year standing out. All the info is in the usual place.

Headline Stats for 26 August 2023

There were 10 parkrunners at 10 different courses this week.
New courses this week: Milton Country • Oriam

Congratulations to: The Raven
- on running a new PB! (26:07).
Congratulations to: Going Underground
- on running their best time in 2023 (41:49).

Congratulations to: The Raven
- on running a new Age Grade PB! (50.48).
Congratulations to: Going Underground
- on running their best Age Grading in 2023 (40.1).

Andi and Das are one step closer to being a SE Regionnaire
- (ticking off Banbury and Newbury respectively)

33 of us have completed a grand total of 4283 parkruns (a total of 21415km) at 559 different locations.
Together we have a total combined running time of 90d, 7h, 3m and 45s.
The mean finish time at parkrun for a tube challenger is 30:22 (Mode: 26:30, Median: 28:45)
The mean Age Grade at parkrun for a tube challenger is 48.88 (Mode: 50.00, Median: 48.40)
Average tubechallenge parkrunners per week: 7.3 - Average finishes per tubechallenger: 129.8

23 of us have entered the 25 club, 19 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+), 14 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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What is the "real life" position with dogs at Parkrun? I ask because there was a runner today using a waist harness with a fixed lead for her spaniel. The help page on the website seems quite clear that the harness itself is not allowed. She is a very experienced (green milestone shirt) runner for which this is her home course. None of the marshalls commented on it (we ran at about the same pace), and when I asked the RD at the end, she seemed to me to not want any trouble, saying that we can't police what people do. I know at least one ED who would strongly disagree with that statement (from a nearby parkrun), but do individual parkuns turn blind eyes to things like this?
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I can't recall one where they haven't made the announcement, but I have seen the occasional person running with a harness. A fair few hold the lead in their hand too. No idea what the team's view is at each of the events
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All lines: 46:11 (6th equal)
Zone One 2:52:51 (thanks Glen)
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parkrun is for people - full stop - have no idea whey they even allow dogs
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Bumper turnout this weekend, with 14 of us running in total. Well done everyone, and congratulations to Steeevooo who joined the 50 club, SD who ran his fastest time this year and al who went round Telford faster than ever! Full details.

Headline Stats for 02 September 2023

There were 14 parkrunners at 14 different courses this week.
New courses this week: Erskine Waterfront

Congratulations to Steeevooo on joining the 50 club this week.
Congratulations to: Soup Dragon
- on running their best time in 2023 (22:00).
Congratulations to: al
- on running a new course best (30:41 at Telford).

Congratulations to: Soup Dragon
- on running their best Age Grading in 2023 (71.67).
Congratulations to: al
- on running a new course best Age Grade (46.55 at Telford).

The Raven ticked off another letter in their alphabet challenge (T)
Crunchy Saviour and A2 ticked off another number on their Stopwatch Bingo card (6 and 30 respectively)
Steeevooo is one closer to being 'Lon-Done'
- (ticking off Foots Cray Meadows)
Steeevooo is one closer to being 'Lon-Done +'
- (ticking off Foots Cray Meadows)
Andi is one step closer to being a SE Regionnaire
- (ticking off Chipping Norton School)

33 of us have completed a grand total of 4297 parkruns (a total of 21485km) at 560 different locations.
Together we have a total combined running time of 90d, 14h, 3m and 58s.
The mean finish time at parkrun for a tube challenger is 30:22 (Mode: 26:30, Median: 28:46)
The mean Age Grade at parkrun for a tube challenger is 48.88 (Mode: 50.00, Median: 48.39)
Average tubechallenge parkrunners per week: 7.4 - Average finishes per tubechallenger: 130.2

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), 17 are on the parkrun.com 'Most Events Table' (20+), 14 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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11 of us took on the heat this week, kudos to Steeevooo for his 25th different and SD for his best time this year. Info here.

Headline Stats for 09 September 2023

There were 11 parkrunners at 11 different courses this week.
New courses this week: University of Northampton

Congratulations to Steeevooo who reached 25 different locations, also known as a 'Quarter Cowell'
Congratulations to: Soup Dragon
- on running their best time in 2023 (21:02).

Congratulations to: Soup Dragon
- on running their best Age Grading in 2023 (74.96).

A2 ticked off another number on their Stopwatch Bingo card (26)
Das and A2 are one closer to being 'Lon-Done +'
- (ticking off Aldenham and Leavesden Country respectively)
Andi and Steeevooo are one step closer to being a SE Regionnaire
- (ticking off Buckingham and Cyclopark respectively)

33 of us have completed a grand total of 4308 parkruns (a total of 21540km) at 561 different locations.
Together we have a total combined running time of 90d, 21h, 3m and 12s.
The mean finish time at parkrun for a tube challenger is 30:23 (Mode: 26:30, Median: 28:46)
The mean Age Grade at parkrun for a tube challenger is 48.87 (Mode: 50.00, Median: 48.39)
Average tubechallenge parkrunners per week: 7.4 - Average finishes per tubechallenger: 130.5

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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Well done everyone who was out this week, and congratulations to The Raven for running a shiny new PB! Spreadsheet.

Headline Stats for 16 September 2023

There were 11 parkrunners at 9 different courses this week.

Congratulations to: The Raven
- on running a new PB! (25:49).
Congratulations to: Iain
- on running a new course best (28:06 at Thames Path, Woolwich).

Congratulations to: The Raven
- on running a new Age Grade PB! (51.39).
Congratulations to: Iain
- on running a new course best Age Grade (57.06 at Thames Path, Woolwich).

al ticked off another number on their Stopwatch Bingo card (47)
tractakid and A2 are one closer to being 'Lon-Done'
- (ticking off Foots Cray Meadows and Foots Cray Meadows respectively)
tractakid and A2 are one closer to being 'Lon-Done +'
- (ticking off Foots Cray Meadows and Foots Cray Meadows respectively)

33 of us have completed a grand total of 4319 parkruns (a total of 21595km) at 561 different locations.
Together we have a total combined running time of 91d, 3h, 3m and 57s.
The mean finish time at parkrun for a tube challenger is 30:23 (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: 130.9

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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Two PBs in two weeks for The Raven and Iain reaches 200 venues were just two of the things that happened this week. More here!

Headline Stats for 23 September 2023

There were 11 parkrunners at 10 different courses this week.
New courses this week: Dandenong • Dover Waterfront • Queen’s, Belfast

Congratulations to: The Raven
- on running a new PB! (24:47).

Congratulations to: The Raven
- on running a new Age Grade PB! (53.53).

Steeevooo is one closer to being 'Lon-Done'
- (ticking off Bushy Park)
Steeevooo is one closer to being 'Lon-Done +'
- (ticking off Bushy Park)
Andi, geofftech and Going Underground are one step closer to being a SE Regionnaire
- (ticking off Dover Waterfront, Dover Waterfront and Abingdon respectively)

33 of us have completed a grand total of 4330 parkruns (a total of 21650km) at 564 different locations.
Together we have a total combined running time of 91d, 9h, 3m and 34s.
The mean finish time at parkrun for a tube challenger is 30:23 (Mode: 26:30, Median: 28:45)
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: 131.2

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), 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 can't see my run at Queen's, Belfast for some reason
Full Network: Three completions, Best time: 17:18:18 - thanks Glen, Andrew and Rhys!
Former DLR 45 station record holder (with Glen, Andi and Stevo) - 2h:08m:57s
All lines: 46:11 (6th equal)
Zone One 2:52:51 (thanks Glen)
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@Iain - worked out what I think you meant in the end. It should be there now. As much detail as possible when reporting bugs is the way to go!

This week 9 of us ran. Details here!

Headline Stats for 30 September 2023

There were 9 parkrunners at 8 different courses this week.
New courses this week: Berwick Waters • Ganavan Sands

Congratulations to: scrxisi
- on running their best time in 2023 (29:43).

Congratulations to: scrxisi
- on running their best Age Grading in 2023 (45.93).

A2 ticked off another letter in their alphabet challenge (J)

33 of us have completed a grand total of 4339 parkruns (a total of 21695km) at 565 different locations.
Together we have a total combined running time of 91d, 13h, 3m and 29s.
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: 131.5

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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Only tractakid ventured over to Germany to enjoy their extra parkrun on Tuesday. He ran around Alstervorland and his data has been loaded into the spreadsheet.
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It was fantastic :)

i also visited the largest model railway in the world!
*insert boasting about notable tube accomplishments here*
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