Parkrun enthusiast James Thomson from the Gade Valley Harriers chalked up his 100th parkrun this week as he competed in the St Albans event.
Joined by nine club-mates, Thomson put on a fine show and finished in 20:23, just 3s behind Steve Newing.
Next back for the Harriers was Andy Cook in 21:28, followed by Andy Watt in 23:47, Paula Cook in 26:14, James Birnie in 31:16, Milla Walsh in 31:35, Shelley Walsh in 31:35, Claire Newing in 33:39 (PB) and Helen Cook in 33:40.
The ever popular Black Park saw Mark Crabtree on top form, storming home in first place in a time of 17:18
Simon Wallis flew the GVH colours at Watford’s Cassiobury Park where he set a new PB of 19:55.
Mikey Ferris and Sian Hibbs braved the heat of the St Peters parkrun in Sydney, Australia – Ferris claiming third overall place in 19:11 and Hibbs crossing the line in 22:22.
Anthony Willcox was the lone Harrier at Kesgrave parkrun in Ipswich, Suffolk where he powered home in 21:06.
Elsewhere, men’s team captain Ed Price represented the club at Rushmere parkrun in Leighton Buzzard, claiming fourth place in 21:52.