parkrun NZ Stats 05/11/2022

parkrun NZ Attendance and Milestone Stats for November 5, 2022.

In New Zealand there were 39 parkruns with 4686 (+495) parkrunners and 511 (-14) volunteers, plus any pending results.

In brief

385 (+23) people got their parkrun barcode this week

313 (+69) ran their first parkrun this week

623 (+224) achieved personal bests this week

44 (+8) volunteered for the first time

31 (+12) new age category records were set

13 (+1) runners recorded sub-17 finishes

The average finish time in New Zealand increased to 31:15.

There was one new course record this week. Emilie Cutler ran 19:24 at Lake2Lake Trail.

The top age graded runner was Michele Allison at Porirua with a time of 22:00, 96.44 in the VW65-69 age group.


12 parkrunners joined the J10 club

32 parkrunners joined the 25 club

19 parkrunners joined the 50 club

13 parkrunners joined the 100 club:

  • Blenheim: Sally Higgins
  • Cornwall Park: Sue Bielby
  • Dunedin: Gregor Watts
  • Gisborne: Glenn Brown
  • Hamilton Lake: Ludwig Du Preez
  • Hobsonville Point: Margaret Underhay, Nigel Le Sueur
  • Invercargill: Carl Johnstone
  • Millwater: Alexander James
  • Sherwood Reserve: Debbie Urquhart
  • Western Springs: Charles Nannestad
  • Whangarei: Katrina Holder, Richard Collecutt

0 parkrunners joined the 250 club.

7 parkrunners joined the V25 club: Sue Hargest, Jordan Lobjoit, Noel Whiteside, Robyn Perkins, Rod Gill, Nicola Clayden, Katrina Holder.

Paul Gordon achieved his v100 milestone at Russell Park parkrun.

* V50, V100 and V250 milestones aren’t recorded in the same way, so if you know of others please let me know.


Biggest New Zealand parkruns: Lower Hutt, Millwater (221), Cornwall Park (272), Hagley (406).

Smallest NZ parkruns: Russell Park (22), Balclutha (19), Ōtaki River (19).

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

27 parkruns had higher attendance

12 parkruns had lower attendance

The biggest increase in attendance (by number of parkrunners) was Lower Hutt, with a change of 101.

The biggest increase in attendance (by percentage change) was Porirua with a change of 104%.

The biggest drop in attendance (by number of parkrunners) was Invercargill with a change of -88.

The biggest drop in attendance (by percentage change) was Invercargill with a change of -57%.

NZ Anniversaries

University of Waikato (2)

Greytown Woodside Trail (4)


Anderson (another event in the park)

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