parkrun NZ stats 26/12/2020

parkrun NZ Attendance and Milestone Stats for December 26, 2020

In New Zealand there were 31 parkruns. Over Christmas and Boxing Day there were 4464 parkrunners and 490 volunteers, plus any pending results.


258 (+44) people got their parkrun barcode this week

179 (+45) ran their first parkrun this week

51 (+17) people volunteered for their first time

402 (+58) achieved personal bests this week

16 (-1) new age category records were set

7 (+5) runners recorded sub-17 finishes


The average run time in New Zealand is now 30:50

One new course record was set this Saturday: Luke Clements, Whangarei, 15:55.

The top age graded runner was Margie Peat at Cambridge NZ with a time of 21:42, 93.39% in the VW60-64 age group.


6 parkrunners joined the Junior 10 club

20 parkrunners joined the 50 club

9 parkrunners joined the 100 club – congratulations to Matthew Harrison (Porirua), Phil Wyman (Anderson), Rob Hammington (Hamilton Lake), Alan Carman (Lower Hutt), Paul Turnbull, Teresa Turnbull (Western Springs), Annie Van Herck (Porirua), Nyree Grigsby (Puarenga) and Martin Harrap (Whangarei).

5 parkrunners joined the 250 club – congratulations to Peter Rout (Barry Curtis), Mark Bouwman, Peter Murmu, Brian Thomson (Lower Hutt) and Peter Mcfarlane (Porirua).

2 parkrunners joined the V25 club – Congratulations to Mark Ridge (Foster) and Fiona McCardle (Lower Hutt).


Biggest New Zealand parkruns: Hamilton Lake (141), Millwater (150), Hagley (190).

Smallest NZ parkruns: Balclutha (33), Blenheim (31), Foster (27). 


There were no new attendance records set this week.


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

6 parkruns had higher attendance

25 parkruns had lower attendance than last week


The biggest increase in attendance (by number of parkrunners) was East End, with a change of 20.

The biggest increase in attendance (by percentage change) was Balclutha with a change of 37%.

The biggest drop in attendance (by number of parkrunners) was Hagley, with a change of -121.

The biggest drop in attendance (by percentage change) was Foster, with a change of -59.7%.


NZ Anniversaries this week:-



NZ Cancellations this week:-

1 – Whanganui Riverbank due to Cemetery Circuit Motorcycle Race


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