Mark Jessett wins narrow but deserved victory at Conwy parkrun.

*Another deserved parkrun win for Mark Jessett (*above).

Mark Jessett wins narrow victory at Conwy parkrun.

Report by Don Hale. Most photos by Steve Jeffery.


Road Runner Mark Jessett celebrated a deserved victory at the Conwy parkrun last Saturday following his impressive performance on this challenging 5k course and finished just eleven seconds ahead of a very determined rival.

Mark was the first NWRRC member home and he also won his M35-39 age category in 17 minutes 41 seconds to confirm his recent excellent form. And promising teenager Morgan Kendall finished a close 2nd in 17.52. but won his SM18-19 age cat, with Robert Cordle 3rd, and 1st MV40-44 cat in 18.05.

The event attracted two-hundred and twelve finishers, including a team of fifteen Road Runners, who claimed seven cat podium places with three members also winning their respective age cats.

*Pictured (*above left) Gethin Wyn Jones and (*right) John Dalzell.

Gethin Wyn Jones ran his fastest parkrun this year to finish 10th overall and 4th in his age cat in 20.14, and he finished just ahead of John Dalzell 11th in 20.28, and 3rd in his MV45 age cat, with Carla Green the first female finisher in 21st place, and the winner of her VW50 cat in 21.29.

* Carla Green (*above left) with Steve Roberts.

Steve Roberts was 3rd in his MV55 cat in a good time of 22.32, with Cheryl Frost in form again to win her VW55 cat in 39th place overall in 23.11. Jamie Tharme also enjoyed a good workout and finished 47th in 23.45, with veteran runners Rob Fryer and Don Hale finishing well. Rob won his MV65 cat in 73rd place in 25.29, with Don 77th and 2nd in the same age cat as Rob, in 77th place in 25.58.

*Cheryl Frost (*above left) with Mike Hayton.

Master vet Mike Hayton finished in 104th place and 2nd in his MV70 cat in 28.27, with Darren Griss 119th in 29.23, and female vet Sue Smith ran well to claim 124th in 29.46. In addition, Rachel Morris after her great effort in Racing the Train in midweek, also ran her fastest parkrun this year and finished 137th in 31.04, with Ceri Jones 170th in 33.38, and Mike Smith 176th in 34.00.


*This is the link to the provisional results for Conwy parkrun: 


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