parkrun NZ stats 01/05/2021

parkrun NZ Attendance and Milestone Stats for May 1, 2021

In New Zealand there were 33 parkruns, with 4031 (-226) parkrunners and 376 (+8) volunteers, plus any pending results.


269 (-11) people got their parkrun barcode this week

190 (-48) ran their first parkrun this week

34 (+5) people volunteered for their first time

581 (+73) achieved personal bests this week

18 (+5) new age category records were set

6 (-2) runners recorded sub-17 finishes


The average run time in New Zealand remains 30:58.

There was one new course record this week: Charli Miller, 18:21 (University of Waikato, this is the fifth week in a row Charli has broken the course record at this parkrun).

The top age graded runner was Margi Peat at Cornwall Park with a time of 21:46, 93.11% in the VW60-64 age group.


6 parkrunners joined the Junior 10 club

17 parkrunners joined the 50 club

10 parkrunners joined the 100 club – congratulations to Chanpen Kanaboot, Ava Gatie, Regan Hellyer, Karyn Bainbridge, Matthew Young, Matt Harkness, Stephen Rawles, Marcus Bristol, Jo Speary and Jackie Gartell.

2 parkrunners joined the 250 club – congratulations to Tyler Bain and Sue Walker (Lower Hutt).

Nine parkrunners achieved their V25 milestone – congratulations to Robyn Richards (Blenheim), Lincoln Baty (Hagley), Alice Howard, Annette Hermans, Lynda Brahne (Hamilton Lake), Robyn Smith (Invercargill), Vatau Sagaga (Lower Hutt), Ilona Faasen (Palmerston North) and Judy Mellsop (Whanganui Riverbank).


Biggest New Zealand parkruns: Hamilton Lake (224), Cornwall Park (268), Hagley (306).

Smallest NZ parkruns: Blenheim (47), Whanganui Riverbank (44), Balclutha (27). 


There were no new attendance records set this week.


Of the New Zealand parkruns that took place both last week and this week:

11 parkruns had higher attendance

21 parkruns had lower attendance than last week

Hobsonville Point had the same with 159 parkrunners


The biggest increase in attendance (by number of parkrunners) was Western Springs with a change of 37.

The biggest increase in attendance (by percentage change) was Western Springs with a change of 32%.

The biggest drop in attendance (by number of parkrunners) was Dunedin, with a change of -69.

The biggest drop in attendance (by percentage change) was Balclutha, with a change of -46%.


NZ Anniversaries this week:-

Balclutha (3)

Lower Hutt (9)


NZ Cancellations this week:-


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