Parkrun in Mansfield Woodhouse attracts 60 runners

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LAST weekend’s Mansfield Parkrun at Mansfield Woodhouse’s Manor Complex attracted 60 runners who undertook the regular 5km race.

This week’s event saw 13 first time runners taking part, while 20 recorded new personal bests.

Representatives from seven different athletics clubs took part and the first runner crossed the finish line in 18 minutes 53 seconds. The last one finished with a time with 44 minutes 51 seconds.

A spokeswoman for the group said: “The sun shone and there was a great atmosphere at the Parkrun.”

Teas and coffees were served afterwards at the leisure centre nearby.