parkrun NZ stats 02/01/2021

parkrun NZ Attendance and Milestone Stats for January 2, 2021

In New Zealand there were 32 parkruns. Over January 1 and January 2 there were 4520 parkrunners and 492 volunteers, plus any pending results.


253 (-5) people got their parkrun barcode this week

170 (-9) ran their first parkrun this week

40 (-11) people volunteered for their first time

397 (-5) achieved personal bests this week

17 (+1) new age category records were set

9 (+2) runners recorded sub-17 finishes


The average run time in New Zealand remains 30:50

Two new course records were set this Saturday: Gus Marfell, Blenheim, 15:59 and Ronan Lee, Gisborne, 15:32.

The top age graded runner was Bernadette Jago at Hagley with a time of 21:54, 92.54% in the VW60-64 age group.


7 parkrunners joined the Junior 10 club

8 parkrunners joined the 50 club

7 parkrunners joined the 100 club – congratulations to Julie Cummins (Anderson), Jeff Hill (Hagley), Marcelo Amaga, Ross Wells, Kara Leigh (Kapiti Coast), Olivia Fountain (Porirua), Austin Hutcheon, Isabel Hutcheon (Taupo) and James Mclennan (Cornwall Park).

0 parkrunners joined the 250 club

5 parkrunners joined the V25 club over January 1 and 2 – Congratulations to Margaret Bluett (Hamilton Lake), Linda Barker (Hobsonville Point), Heather Leslie (Lower Hutt), Clint Ramoo (Porirua), Helen Boston (Taupo),


Biggest New Zealand parkruns: Cornwall (158), Lower Hutt (162), Hagley (256).

Smallest NZ parkruns: Greytown Woodside Trail (39), Cambridge NZ (36), Whanganui Riverbank (34). 


There were no new attendance records set this week.


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

19 parkruns had higher attendance

11 parkruns had lower attendance than last week

Dunedin had the same attendance with 117.


The biggest increase in attendance (by number of parkrunners) was Hagley, with a change of 66.

The biggest increase in attendance (by percentage change) was Foster with a change of 107%.

The biggest drop in attendance (by number of parkrunners) was East End, with a change of -50.

The biggest drop in attendance (by percentage change) was East End, with a change of -47%.


NZ Anniversaries this week:-



NZ Cancellations this week:-



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