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Yamba parkrun – April 16

Male placings: Jack Robinson (JM15-17) of Newcastle Cross Country Club, was first over the line in 20:04 – first appearance. David Fleming (VM40-44) was second over the line in 20:13. Jay Adams (JM11-14) was third (4th overall) over the line in 21:01 – was first to finish once before. Current standing in the Men’s annual points competition: Rick Lindsay 477 pts. Tom Barnsley 387 pts. Nathan White 318 pts. Female placings: Kate Kingston (SW20-24) was first (third overall) over the line in 20:39 – 5th time in 5 appearances. Elisha Gavin (JW11-14) was second (6th overall) over the line in 22:48 – has been first to finish on 7 previous occasions. Rachel Cleary (VW35-39) was third (7th overall) over the line in 23:09 – has been first to finish on 3 previous occasions. Current standing in the Women’s annual points competition: Jess Causley (Running Mums Australia) 484 pts. Ding Cassidy 448 pts. Dale Lindsay 373 pts. The following runners recorded the best Age Grade scores: Kate Kingston (SW20-24) was graded 71.67% for the time 20:39 (third overall). Elisha Gavin (JW11-14) was graded 71.42% for the time 22:48 (6th overall). Jay Adams (JM11-14) was graded 70.74% for the time 21:01 (4th overall). This week there were 39 runners, of whom 12 were first timers and 6 recorded new Personal Bests. Representatives of 5 different athletics clubs took part. Yamba parkrun started on 21st March 2015, and since then 648 different runners, including participants from 50 athletics clubs, have completed 1,991 runs covering a total distance of 9,955 km, and there have been 387 new Personal Bests. The female record is held by Meg Dougherty who ran in a time of 00:18:48 on 2015-09-19 (event number 25). The male record is held by Hamish Hamilton who ran in a time of 00:16:34 on 2015-04-04 (event number 3). The Age Grade course record is held by Jim Woodruff who recorded a 84.91% run (20:19) on 21st March 2015 (event number 1). Full results and a complete event history can be found on the Yamba parkrun Results Page (