parkrun NZ stats 08/05/2021

parkrun NZ Attendance and Milestone Stats for May 8, 2021

In New Zealand there were 32 parkruns, with 3735 (-296) parkrunners and 386 (+10) volunteers, plus any pending results.


255 (-14) people got their parkrun barcode this week

163 (-27) ran their first parkrun this week

35 (+1) people volunteered for their first time

562 (-19) achieved personal bests this week

24 (+6) new age category records were set

8 (+2) runners recorded sub-17 finishes


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

There was one new course record this week: Fabian Downs, 15:38 (Millwater).

The top age graded runner was Paul Martelletti at Palmerston North with a time of 14:58, 91.87% in the VM40-44 age group.


14 parkrunners joined the Junior 10 club

18 parkrunners joined the 50 club

9 parkrunners joined the 100 club – congratulations to Hans Peter Rombouts, Warren Willis, Terry Homer, Andrew Bosworth, Roland Pinches, Yvonne Berry, Destry Gourlay, Nathan Waters and Henry Gray.

0 parkrunners joined the 250 club

Six parkrunners achieved their V25 milestone – congratulations to Jono Willis (Barry Curtis), Paul McElhone (Dunedin), Kay Hammond (Hobsonville Point), Yvonne Tse (Lower Hutt), Margaret Stuart (Palmerston North) and Joe Munro (Porirua).


Biggest New Zealand parkruns: Lower Hutt (226), Cornwall Park (264), Hagley (330).

Smallest NZ parkruns: Wanaka (32), Blenheim (29), Balclutha (29). 


There were no new attendance records set this week.


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

8 parkruns had higher attendance

23 parkruns had lower attendance than last week

Cambridge NZ had the same with 57 parkrunners


The biggest increase in attendance (by number of parkrunners) was Dunedin with a change of 47.

The biggest increase in attendance (by percentage change) was Dunedin with a change of 27%.

The biggest drop in attendance (by number of parkrunners) was Western Springs, with a change of -40.

The biggest drop in attendance (by percentage change) was Blenheim, with a change of -38%.


NZ Anniversaries this week:-

Gisborne (3)


NZ Cancellations this week:-

Puarenga – Rotorua Marathon using the course

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