parkrun NZ Stats 23/04/2022

parkrun NZ Attendance and Milestone Stats for April 23, 2022.

In New Zealand there were 35 parkruns, with 3403 (-92) parkrunners and 405 (-3) volunteers, plus any pending results.

In brief

260 (-34) people got their parkrun barcode this week

197 (-15) ran their first parkrun this week

455 (+28) achieved personal bests this week

37 (-13) volunteered for the first time

29 (-) new age category records were set

12 (-5) runners recorded sub-17 finishes

The average run time in New Zealand remains 31:04.

There were two new course records this week: Madison Wos (18:42 at Trentham Memorial).

The top age graded runner was Sally Gibbs at Whanganui Riverbank with a time of 18:42, 99.47% in the VW55-59 age group.


5 parkrunners joined the J10 club

23 parkrunners joined the 25 club

9 parkrunners joined the 50 club

16 parkrunners joined the 100 club – Elaine Struthers, Sarah Renwick, Peter Hammington, Pauline Stone, Sarah Lei, Wayne Sangster, Richard Lawrence, Kathy Harding, Graham Jenson, Yuliya Bozhko, Louise Shave, James Gilbert, Colin Jeffries, Graham Luckin and Russell Clarke.

2 parkrunners joined the 250 club – congratulations to Samuel Harris and Sickan Derbyshire.

5 parkrunners joined the V25 club – Kat Parlane, Alex Buckley, Destry Gourlay, Clare Crawshaw and Janet Dale.


Biggest New Zealand parkruns: Millwater (186), Hamilton Lake (208), Hagley (274).

Smallest NZ parkruns: Ōtaki River (34), Hamilton Park (29), Balclutha (11).

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

22 parkruns had higher attendance

13 parkruns had lower attendance

The biggest increase in attendance (by number of parkrunners) was Hamilton Lake, with a change of 70.

The biggest increase in attendance (by percentage change) was Hamilton Lake with a change of 61%.

The biggest drop in attendance (by number of parkrunners) was Wanaka with a change of -39.

The biggest drop in attendance (by percentage change) was Balclutha with a change of -56%.

NZ Anniversaries

Tauranga (4)


Invercargill (Serious car crash has closed access to the park.)

Sherwood Reserve (alternate course being approved)

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