parkrun NZ stats 09/01/2021

parkrun NZ Attendance and Milestone Stats for January 9, 2021

In New Zealand there were 32 parkruns, with 4006 parkrunners and 371 volunteers, plus any pending results.


375 (+122) people got their parkrun barcode this week

250 (+80) ran their first parkrun this week

39 (-1) people volunteered for their first time

423 (+25) achieved personal bests this week

15 (-2) new age category records were set

12 (+3) runners recorded sub-17 finishes


The average run time in New Zealand increased one second to 30:51

One new course record was set this parkrunday: Nicole Van Der Kaay, Gisborne, 16:53.

The top age graded runner was Michelle Allison at Lower Hutt with a time of 20:53, 98.56% in the VW65-69 age group.


10 parkrunners joined the Junior 10 club

14 parkrunners joined the 50 club

14 parkrunners joined the 100 club – congratulations to Dwaine Faletanoai, Rowan Keane, Lionel Page, Christine Munro, Sarah Baird, Sharon Patterson, Warren Patterson, Graeme Fountain, Carolyn Marshall, Brian Nelson, Paul Brouwers, Joseph Matthews, Andrew Milne, Wendy Milne and Blandine Chilese.

3 parkrunners joined the 250 club – congratulations to Alfred Kuiper, Nancy Smith and David Sinkins.

2 parkrunners joined the V25 club – Congratulations to Linda Te Au (Invercargill) and Ann King (Lower Hutt).


Biggest New Zealand parkruns: Lower Hutt (247), Cornwall Park (266), Hagley (347).

Smallest NZ parkruns: Whanganui Riverbank (49), Blenheim (42), Balclutha (23). 


There were no new attendance records set this week.


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

28 parkruns had higher attendance

4 parkruns had lower attendance than last week


The biggest increase in attendance (by number of parkrunners) was Hagley, with a change of 108.

The biggest increase in attendance (by percentage change) was Western Springs with a change of 100%.

The biggest drop in attendance (by number of parkrunners) was Puarenga, with a change of -28.

The biggest drop in attendance (by percentage change) was Balclutha, with a change of -42%.


NZ Anniversaries this week:-

Dunedin (7)


NZ Cancellations this week:-



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