Saturday morning dawned bright and warm for the regular Kingsbury Water Park parkrun.
The first Peeler home was Mark Webster who finished in 13th place overall in an impressive time of 19.18 mins. He was followed by Darren O’Leary in 23.12 mins, Tim Mudd (25.24), Stuart Hatton (25.36), Alison Upton (28.25), Michael Stevenson (28.32), Ann Hill (30.25) and Wendy Bowyer who finished in a new personal best time of 32.27 mins. Ash Goodman came home in a time of 34.27 mins. Peelers were well represented amongst the parkrun volunteers with Mark Boffey, Richie Bunn, Tricia Bunn and Darren Truman helping make the event possible.
Away from Kingsbury, Andrew Pickard completed the Sheffield Concord event in 23.06 mins and Jackie Tierney finished the Alvaston parkrun in 27.10 mins.
Sunday found a couple of hardy Peelers braving the rain of the Peak District for the notoriously hilly Buxton Half Marathon, which included the climb of Axe Edge. Congratulations to Richie and Tricia Bunn who finished the event in times of 1:46.49 hrs and 1:55.51 hrs respectively.
Peel Road Runners meet every Tuesday and Thursday at 7pm at the Snowdome, new members are always welcome. For further details or to get in touch please see the club’s website or Facebook page.
Picture: A soggy Tricia Bunn finishing the Buxton Half Marathon: