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Well done to everyone today who came out for parkrun number 2 in Castleblayney this morning. A few new faces which is always great to see. Thank you of course to all of our awesome volunteers.

Due to the Blayney Rockets 10 mile road race taking place next Saturday there will be no parkrun as this event will be starting in Lough Muckno. This will be our last break and we will run every Saturday from the 1st of August.

Male placings:
Martin FLEMING (VM40-44) (Unattached) was first over the line in 21:10 – first time in 2 appearances.
Carl SMYTH (VM35-39) (Unattached) was second over the line in 21:54.
Sean MAGUIRE (VM40-44) of Blayney Rockets, was third over the line in 21:56.

Current standing in the Men’s annual points competition:
Dermot MCGUIGAN (Unattached) 200 pts.
Pat MERRICK (Unattached) 200 pts.
Aidan CAMPBELL (Blayney Rockets) 200 pts.

Female placings:
Orla DUFFY (JW15-17) (Unattached) was first (4th overall) over the line in 21:57 – first appearance.
Niamh MCCARTHY (SW25-29) (Unattached) was second (8th overall) over the line in 23:04.
Sarah MCKENNA (VW40-44) of monaghan phoenix ac, was third (10th overall) over the line in 24:35.

Current standing in the Women’s annual points competition:
Lucia DENNY (Blayney Rockets) 200 pts.
Sinead MCGUIGAN (Unattached) 200 pts.
Maeve CONROY (Unattached) 200 pts.

The following runners recorded the best Age Grade scores:
Orla DUFFY (JW15-17) was graded 68.87% for the time 21:57 (4th overall).
Olive MURPHY (VW50-54) was graded 66.90% for the time 25:41 (15th overall).
Shea AGNEW (JM10) was graded 66.69% for the time 25:31 (13th overall).

This week there were 50 runners, of whom 30 were first timers and 11 recorded new Personal Bests. Representatives of 4 different athletics clubs took part.

Castleblayney parkrun started on 4th July 2015, and since then 96 different runners, including participants from 12 athletics clubs, have completed 124 runs covering a total distance of 620 km, and there have been 11 new Personal Bests.

The female record is held by Orla DUFFY who ran in a time of 00:21:57 on 2015-07-18 (event number 2).
The male record is held by Alan CLARKE who ran in a time of 00:18:34 on 2015-07-04 (event number 1).
The Age Grade course record is held by Matt SHIELDS who recorded a 84.61% run (18:57) on 4th July 2015 (event number 1).

Today’s full results and a complete event history can be found on the Castleblayney parkrun Results Page.

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