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Holkham parkrun's 2nd birthday run on Saturday 9th December where attendees came in fancy dress. Photo: Paula Harrison

Holkham parkrun's 2nd birthday run on Saturday 9th December where attendees came in fancy dress. Photo: Paula Harrison

Paula Harrison

Ninety-six runners took part in the 96th running of Holkham parkrun on Saturday as the event celebrated its two-year anniversary.

Holkham parkrun's 2nd birthday run on Saturday 9th December where attendees came in fancy dress. Photo: Paula Harrison Holkham parkrun's 2nd birthday run on Saturday 9th December where attendees came in fancy dress. Photo: Paula Harrison

Many runners took part in the event in fancy dress to honour the occasion but first across the line was Anthony Cude in 19:09 with Phil Wakeman setting a new personal best of 19:53 in second place. David Black (20:16) was just outside the 20-minute mark in third.

Lorraine Hunt was first female across the line in 24:10 as she set a new personal best in the process. Julia Sudbury was just one second behind her whilst Lori Brackley was third in 25:02.

Thomas Kelly was the first junior with a new PB of 22:42.

Overall 12 first timers took part whilst there were nine personal bests.

Holkham parkrun's 2nd birthday run on Saturday 9th December where attendees came in fancy dress. Photo: Paula Harrison Holkham parkrun's 2nd birthday run on Saturday 9th December where attendees came in fancy dress. Photo: Paula Harrison

There are vacancies for volunteers in the coming weeks - anyone who is interested in taking part can email holkhamhelpers@parkrun.com.

This week’s volunteers: Teresa ABEL, Fran ALLEN, Dave BARBER, Shirley BROWELL, Ellie DUNCAN, Paul DUNCAN, Kieran DUNCAN, Marie J DUNCAN, Rebecca FOWLE, Lucy HARRISON, Kay KING, Susan RISEBOROUGH, Gail SKINNER, Paula SMITH, Helen TIMSON, Eva-Lily TIMSON

Got a parkrun picture? Email it to is at norfolkparkruns@archant.co.uk

Holkham parkrun's 2nd birthday run on Saturday 9th December where attendees came in fancy dress. Photo: Paula Harrison Holkham parkrun's 2nd birthday run on Saturday 9th December where attendees came in fancy dress. Photo: Paula Harrison

Holkham parkrun's second birthday run on Saturday saw many runners take part in fancy dress.  Photo: Paula Harrison Holkham parkrun's second birthday run on Saturday saw many runners take part in fancy dress. Photo: Paula Harrison

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