parkrun NZ stats 17/04/2021

parkrun NZ Attendance and Milestone Stats for April 17, 2021

In New Zealand there were 33 parkruns, with 3608 (+720) parkrunners and 362 (-2) volunteers, plus any pending results.


236 (-18) people got their parkrun barcode this week

147 (+15) ran their first parkrun this week

38 (+8) people volunteered for their first time

429 (+131) achieved personal bests this week

9 (+1) new age category records were set

3 (-1) runners recorded sub-17 finishes


The average run time in New Zealand has increased to 30:57.

There was one new course record this week: Charli Miller, 18:53 (University of Waikato). This is the third week in a row Charli has broken the course record at this parkrun.

The top age graded runner was Loris Reed at Tauranga with a time of 25:21, 92.37% in the VW70-74 age group.


14 parkrunners joined the Junior 10 club

13 parkrunners joined the 50 club

10 parkrunners joined the 100 club – congratulations to Jenny Pearson, Maria Whitehead, Jeremy Duggan, Mark Bennetts, Brent Mitchell, Brian Smart, Bruce Clark, Joanne Fukuda, Andrew Coster and Phillip Curtis.

2 parkrunners joined the 250 club – congratulations to Jasmine Cooper (Kapiti Coast) and Warwick Smith (Porirua).

There were six parkrunners who achieved their V25 milestone – congratulations to Daniela Salzmann (Anderson), Mark Olsen-Vetland (Balclutha), Jacqueline Thomas (East End), Sandy McIntyre (Gisborne), Dick Breukink (Hamilton Lake) and Geoff Tomkins (Wanaka).


Biggest New Zealand parkruns: Lower Hutt (220), Dunedin (226), Hagley (286).

Smallest NZ parkruns: Wanaka (30), Blenheim (30), Whanganui Riverbank (28). 


There were no new attendance records set this week.


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

26 parkruns had higher attendance

7 parkruns had lower attendance than last week


The biggest increase in attendance (by number of parkrunners) was Palmerston North with a change of 99.

The biggest increase in attendance (by percentage change) was Whanganui Riverbank with a change of 155%.

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

The biggest drop in attendance (by percentage change) was Hamilton Lake, with a change of -40%.


NZ Anniversaries this week:-



NZ Cancellations this week:-


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