parkrun NZ Stats 24/10/20

parkrun NZ Attendance and Milestone Stats for October 24, 2020

In New Zealand there were 30 parkruns, 3355 (+118) parkrunners and 311 (-7) volunteers, plus any pending results.


248 (+10) people got their parkrun barcode this week

157 (-5) ran their first parkrun this week

24 (-4) people volunteered for their first time

385 (-37) achieved personal bests this week

38 (+23) new age category records were set (26 at the new Owairaka parkrun)

10 (-1) runners recorded sub-17 finishes


The average run time in New Zealand is 30:47 (stays the same)

Three new course records were set this week: Tom Moulai, Hagley, 14:35; Catherine Delaporte, Owairaka, 19:48; Jon Turner, Owairaka, 16:22.

Tom Moulai also set a new New Zealand record (previous holder was Christopher Dryden, 14:43 at Hagley last week, October 17, 2020)

The top age graded runner was Bernadette Jago at Hagley with a time of 21:45, 93.18% in the VW60-64 age group.


5 parkrunners joined the Junior 10 club

13 parkrunners joined the 50 club

5 parkrunners joined the 100 club – congratulations to Louise Shambrook (Flaxmere), Barry Harrison (Hobsonville Point), Donna Leigh (Kapiti Coast), Anne Vruink and Helen Watson (Owairaka).

2 parkrunners joined the 250 club – Congratulations to Darren Little (Hamilton Lake) and Zoe Cooper (Kapiti Coast).

2 parkrunners joined the V25 club – congratulations to Kyra Tuffery (Cambridge NZ) and David Lloyd (Hagley).


Biggest New Zealand parkruns: Owairaka (209) Lower Hutt (229), Hagley (318).

Smallest NZ parkruns: Whanganui Riverbank (34), Blenheim (33), Flaxmere (31). 


One new attendance record was set this week: Owairaka 209


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

12 parkruns had higher attendance than last week

17 parkruns had lower attendance than last week


The biggest increase in attendance (by number of parkrunners) was Anderson, with a change of 24.

The biggest increase in attendance (by percentage change) was Taupo with a change of 45%.

The biggest drop in attendance (by number of parkrunners) was Cornwall Park, with a change of -63.

The biggest drop in attendance (by percentage change) was Hobsonville Point a change of -29%.


NZ Anniversaries this week:-

Foster (2), Palmerston North (3). Palmerston North will celebrate next week due to this week being Labour Weekend.


NZ Cancellations this week:-

Western Springs cancelled due to part of the park being closed, affecting the course.

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