parkrun NZ stats 23/01/2021

parkrun NZ Attendance and Milestone Stats for January 23, 2021

In New Zealand there were 32 parkruns, with 4279 parkrunners and 351 volunteers, plus any pending results.


399 (-24) people got their parkrun barcode this week

307 (-1) ran their first parkrun this week

27 (-4) people volunteered for their first time

566 (+97) achieved personal bests this week

10 (-8) new age category records were set

8 (-1) runners recorded sub-17 finishes


The average run time in New Zealand has increased to 30:53

There were no new course records.

The top age graded runner was Margie Peat at Cornwall Park with a time of 21:37, 93.75% in the VW60-64 age group.


12 parkrunners joined the Junior 10 club

22 parkrunners joined the 50 club

8 parkrunners joined the 100 club – congratulations to Denise Hamilton, Doug O’Shea, Andrew Perry, Liam Gibson, Callum Templeton, Tanja Miller, Peter Graham and Keith Burrows.

1 parkrunners joined the 250 club – congratulations to Hayley Robinson (Hamilton Lake)

5 parkrunners joined the V25 club – Congratulations to Suzanne Schofield (Balclutha), Teresa Whiteside (Foster), Regan Hellyer (Hagley), James Bond (Porirua) and Wendy Banks (Queenstown)


Biggest New Zealand parkruns: Millwater (239), Cornwall Park (309), Hagley (355).

Smallest NZ parkruns: Wanaka (47), Whanganui Riverbank (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:

17 parkruns had higher attendance

15 parkruns had lower attendance than last week

Barry Curtis had the same with 179 parkrunners.


The biggest increase in attendance (by number of parkrunners) was Anderson, with a change of 36.

The biggest increase in attendance (by percentage change) was East End with a change of 47%.

The biggest drop in attendance (by number of parkrunners) was Lower Hutt, with a change of -72.

The biggest drop in attendance (by percentage change) was Invercargill, with a change of -30%.


NZ Anniversaries this week:-

Kapiti Coast (6)


NZ Cancellations this week:-



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