No rest for the Exmouth Harriers as they compete in Parkruns

Runner in action

Parkruns have grown and grown - Credit: Archant

There wasn’t any races for Exmouth Harriers over the past week but that didn’t stop 18 of them running in six Parkruns on Saturday.

12 participated at Exmouth:

1st     Rob Ellis                         17.12

2nd   Mike Musgrove             18.40

5th    Nathan Sheehy             18.51

6th    Tom Packer                    19.03

11th   Craig Butler                    19.40

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22nd  Regan Meadowcroft    21.05

35th  Jenny Reay                    22.12

86th  Paula Hawkins              24.59

106th Sarah Baldwin              26.07

112th  Alice Kelly                     26.26

150th Amanda McCann        27.44

327th Keith Flack                   41.58


Two ran at Parke (near Bovey Tracey)

16th  Hugh Marsden    23.34

57th  Dawn Teed          29.40


Dave Stone ran at Killerton and finished in 6th place in 20.56


Andy Johnson ran at Exeter Riverside finishing in 31st place in 23.28


Steve Morgan ran at Haldon Forest finishing in 44th position in 25.47


Oli White ran at Llanerchaeron (near Aberystwyth) and was 1st finisher in 17.22

Parkrun started back in 2004 when 13 runners got together on a blustery day in Bushy Park, Teddington. Now 17 years later, it’s an international family of over three million parkrunners (and counting).

The Exmouth Parkrun starts beside The Octagon on the seafront at 9am every Saturday and finishes opposite The Pavilion. 

The first Exmouth Parkrun was on December 23, 2017, it has now been run 130 times and has an average of 357 finishers each week.

Parkruns are free, weekly, timed 5km events across the world, organised by local volunteers. Everyone is welcome at parkrun - whether you walk, jog, run or volunteer.

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