parkrun NZ stats 20/02/2021

parkrun NZ Attendance and Milestone Stats for February 20, 2021

In New Zealand there were 27 parkruns, with 3132 parkrunners and 298 volunteers, plus any pending results.


272 (-95) people got their parkrun barcode this week

163 (-108) ran their first parkrun this week

22 (-14) people volunteered for their first time

513 (-247) achieved personal bests this week

25 (+2) new age category records were set

6 (-1) runners recorded sub-17 finishes


The average run time in New Zealand remains 30:55.

There was one new course record. Hannah Oldroyd, 17:46, (Whanganui Riverbank).

The top age graded runner was Colin Thorne at Whangarei with a time of 53:05, 90.99% in the VM95-99 age group.


11 parkrunners joined the Junior 10 club

18 parkrunners joined the 50 club

6 parkrunners joined the 100 club – congratulations to Judy Nicol, Julia Howard, Claire Musson, Shona Humphrey, Margaret Stuart and Duncan O’Neill.

0 parkrunners joined the 250 club

5 parkrunners joined the V25, congratulations to: Julie Cummins (Anderson), Judy Nicol (Balclutha), Andrew Marshall (Hamilton Lake), Tania Bailey (Pegasus) and Isabel Hutcheon (Taupo).


Biggest New Zealand parkruns: Dunedin (233), Hamilton Lake (259), Hagley (352).

Smallest NZ parkruns: Whanganui Riverbank (41), Wanaka (38), Balclutha (33). 


There were no new attendance records set this week.


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

13 parkruns had higher attendance

14 parkruns had lower attendance than last week


The biggest increase in attendance (by number of parkrunners) was Hamilton Lake with a change of 84.

The biggest increase in attendance (by percentage change) was Whanganui Riverbank with a change of 128%.

The biggest drop in attendance (by number of parkrunners) was Invercargill, with a change of -60.

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


NZ Anniversaries this week:-



NZ Cancellations this week:-

Barry Curtis, Cornwall Park, Hobsonville Point, Millwater, Owairaka and Western Springs all cancelled due to Alert Level 2 restrcitions.

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