Perfect 10 for Jake and Katie at Fareham parkrun

JAKE FARMER and Katie Brooks achieved milestones at Fareham parkrun on Saturday completing their 10th run.

Tuesday, 19th July 2016, 7:00 am
Left to right: Daniel Farmer, Sarah Moulding, Jake Farmer, Oliver Moulding and Jessica Moulding enjoy their Saturday morning parkrun at Fareham on Saturday. Picture: Peter Stoddard

It was a warm summer morning and Jake ran with his dad, Daniel, and Sarah Moulding, Jessica Moulding and Oliver Moulding.

A total of 153 runners completed the 5k course and many went back to the Cams Mill pub for a coffee and a social chat with the volunteers after the run.

In warm conditions it was tough to chase the personal bests but 22 runners achieved their fastest time for the Fareham parkrun course.

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It was also great to see 60 of the runners doing the Fareham event for the first time.

The flat course is good for fast running. It is also in a lovely setting, ideal for those who enjoy a leisurely morning 5k.

Matthew Brown, of Erme Valley Harriers, was first over the line in 18min 03sec – the second time in three appearances.

Stubbington Green’s Will Feline was second over the line in 18.59.

Jonathan Isherwood, who runs for Fareham Crusaders, finished next in 19.32.

Kelley Haniver, of Stubbington Green, finished first lady and fourth overall with a time of 20.06.

It was her third first place in four appearances at Fareham.

Tina Al-Romaithi, of British Military Fitness, was second lady in 21.08 and has also been first to finish on three occasions.

Jane Adlard, of Stubbington Green Runners, was third lady with a time of 23.27.

The current standing in the women’s annual points competition has Margaret McGilp leading with 1,062 points and Alison Lawrence next with 1,058 points.

In the men’s annual points competition David Mallard is leading with 1,156 points and Fareham Crusaders’ Mike Gilmour is second on 1,015 points.

Fareham parkrun started on April 9, 2016, and since then 966 different runners, including participants from 88 athletics clubs, have completed 2,078 runs.

The course is at Cams Hall Estate, Fareham.

It is run on a mixture of tarmac paths, trail paths and grass.

It takes place every Saturday at 9am and is a free to enter for all.

If you haven’t done a parkrun before you can register your details on the website to get a barcode and have this scanned at the end of your run.

You must return your position token to the volunteers.

When all the results are uploaded you will get a time and a finishing position. All parkruns are great social events and inclusive for all.

For more information about running or volunteering at Fareham parkrun see the website