parkrun NZ stats 27/02/2021

parkrun NZ Attendance and Milestone Stats for February 27, 2021

In New Zealand there were 32 parkruns, with 3991 (+859) parkrunners and 370 (+72) volunteers, plus any pending results.


338 (+66) people got their parkrun barcode this week

260 (+97) ran their first parkrun this week

58 (+36) people volunteered for their first time

554 (+41) achieved personal bests this week

15 (-10) new age category records were set

4 (-2) runners recorded sub-17 finishes


The average run time in New Zealand has increased by one second to 30:56.

There was one new course record. Paul Martelletti, 14:57 (Hamilton Lake).

The top age graded runner was Colin Thorne at Whangarei with a time of 52:30, 92.00% in the VM95-99 age group.


9 parkrunners joined the Junior 10 club

16 parkrunners joined the 50 club

9 parkrunners joined the 100 club – congratulations to Matthew Shallard, Margie Peat, Laura Osborn, Angela Buchanan, Reg Vautier, Jenny Drummond, David O’Sullivan, Nigel Brereton and Adrian Earl.

1 parkrunner joined the 250 club – congratulations to Danie La Grange (Barry Curtis)

4 parkrunners joined the V25, congratulations to: Jessica Smith (Anderson), Mike O’Connor (Porirua), Dave Pearson (Queenstown) and Ricardo Zucchetto (Whangarei).


Biggest New Zealand parkruns: Hamilton Lake (220), Lower Hutt (272), Hagley (373).

Smallest NZ parkruns: Wanaka, Flaxmere, Greytown Woodside Trail (41), Whanganui Riverbank (38), Balclutha (35). 


There were no new attendance records set this week.


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

12 parkruns had higher attendance

12 parkruns had lower attendance than last week

There were two parkruns with the same attendance as last week, Foster (102) and Tauranga (145).


The biggest increase in attendance (by number of parkrunners) was Lower Hutt with a change of 82.

The biggest increase in attendance (by percentage change) was Lower Hutt with a change of 43%.

The biggest drop in attendance (by number of parkrunners) was Dunedin, with a change of -46.

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


NZ Anniversaries this week:-

Wanaka (3)


NZ Cancellations this week:-

Taupo – Across The Lake Swim

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