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The latest from this week's parkruns (Week 25 2024)

Newtown parkrun and Hafan yr Afon junior parkrun saw over 200 participants this weekend. Here's some of the results.

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Newtown parkrun and Hafan yr Afon junior parkrun saw over 200 participants this weekend. Here's some of the results.

At the weekly Newtown parkrun, Harry Barrett clinched the top spot with a time of 18:22, setting a new personal best.


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Alex Ballinger, a first-timer, finished in second place with a time of 18:38.

Gwern ap Rhobat set a new PB coming in at 18:52 for the 5k event.

Notably, William Purdy, a junior participant, achieved an impressive time of 19:24, setting a personal best.

At the Hafan yr Afon junior parkrun, Charlie Marriott finished first with a time of 08:19.

Thomas Mann set a new PB, finishing in second place at 08:24.

Morgan Pryce, a first-timer, rounded up the top three with a time of 08:44 and Maisie Love, was the first female finisher with a time of 09:20.

A special mention to all volunteers who made the events possible - thanks to Hazell Arthur, Susan Bonsall, Ivor G. Breeze, Patricia Davies, Paul Dean, Sarah Denton, Andrew Ellis, Anthea Francis, Rob Francis, Jenni Gregory, Caroline Griffiths, Llinos Hughes, Philip Jones, Sarah Sanford, Andrew Sherlock, Catherine Sherlock, Val Stern and Janice Thomas

For full results and to see where participants ranked, click here.

Newtown parkrun and Hafan yr Afon junior parkrun continue to be vibrant and inclusive spaces for individuals of all ages and abilities to come together and enjoy the benefits of physical activity and community spirit.

Join us next weekend for more parkrun fun in Newtown!

Don't forget to lace up your running shoes and join the parkrun community next Saturday morning at Newtown parkrun at 9am or Hafan yr Afon junior parkrun at the same time on Sundays!

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