parkrun NZ stats 20/03/2021

parkrun NZ Attendance and Milestone Stats for March 20, 2021

In New Zealand there were 33 parkruns, with 3665 (-52) parkrunners and 368 (same as last week) volunteers, plus any pending results.


237 (-5) people got their parkrun barcode this week

163 (-27) ran their first parkrun this week

38 (+2) people volunteered for their first time

632 (+24) achieved personal bests this week

13 (-11) new age category records were set

5 (-2) runners recorded sub-17 finishes


The average run time in New Zealand remains 30:56.

There was one new course record. Kimberley Iversen, 18:43 (Invercargill).

The top age graded runner was Colin Thorne at Whangarei with a time of 53:47, 89.80% in the VM95-99 age group.


14 parkrunners joined the Junior 10 club

19 parkrunners joined the 50 club

8 parkrunners joined the 100 club – congratulations to Steven Olsen, James Pascoe, Graham Richardson, John Murphy, Andrew Ruherdale, Caroline Williamson, John Marshall, and Tommy Earl.

1 parkrunner joined the 250 club – congratulations to Alastair Fear (Millwater)

6 parkrunners joined the V25, congratulations to: Oscar Hadley (East End), Paul Martelletti (Hackney Marshes, but at Palmerston North), Liam Prattley (Invercargill), Angela Lamont (Pegasus) and Julia Ramsay (Wanaka).


Biggest New Zealand parkruns: Lower Hutt (222), Cornwall Park (243), Hagley (272).

Smallest NZ parkruns: Balclutha (39), Wanaka (33), Whanganui Riverbank (31). 


There were no new attendance records set this week.


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

18 parkruns had higher attendance

14 parkruns had lower attendance than last week

There was one parkrun with the same attendance as last week, Cornwall Park with 243.


The biggest increase in attendance (by number of parkrunners) was Hobsonville Point with a change of 58.

The biggest increase in attendance (by percentage change) was University of Waikato with a change of 98%.

The biggest drop in attendance (by number of parkrunners) was Hamilton Lake, with a change of -114.

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


NZ Anniversaries this week:-



NZ Cancellations this week:-


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