parkrun NZ stats 29/05/2021

parkrun NZ Attendance and Milestone Stats for May 29, 2021

In New Zealand there were 33 parkruns, with 2872 (-992) parkrunners and 398 (+18) volunteers, plus any pending results.


194 (-58) people got their parkrun barcode this week

85 (-101) ran their first parkrun this week

38 (-1) people volunteered for their first time

315 (-232) achieved personal bests this week

15 (+3) new age category records were set

6 (-) runners recorded sub-17 finishes


The average run time in New Zealand remains 30:59.

There were no new course records this week.

The top age graded runner was Paul Martelletti at Palmerston North with a time of 14:53, 92.39% in the VM40-44 age group.


4 parkrunners joined the Junior 10 club

16 parkrunners joined the 50 club

11 parkrunners joined the 100 club – Kate Taiaroa, Helen Collins, Katharine Treves, Connor Aldridge, Gill Lawrence, Ariane Kostan, Neill Mcgowan, Dennis Bloomfield, Kath O’Connor, Tim Dutton and Ed Baggaley.

2 parkrunners joined the 250 club – Congratulations to Giovanni Eslava and Jill Grogan (both Lower Hutt).

8 parkrunners achieved their V25 milestone – congratulations to Amber Thorburn, Doug O’Shea, Megan Todd, Millicent Preston, Michael Pearce, Miringa Bouwman, Shelley Charlton and Brett Carter.


Biggest New Zealand parkruns: Cornwall Park (172), Palmerston North (176) Hagley (314).

Smallest NZ parkruns: East End (28), Balclutha (23), Blenheim (22). 


There were no new attendance records set this week.


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

3 parkruns had higher attendance

30 parkruns had lower attendance than last week


The biggest increase in attendance (by number of parkrunners) were Palmerston North and Greytown Woodside Trail, with a change of 12.

The biggest increase in attendance (by percentage change) was Greytown Woodside Trail with a change of 29%.

The biggest drop in attendance (by number of parkrunners) was Cornwall Park with a change of -109.

The biggest drop in attendance (by percentage change) was East End, with a change of -64%.


NZ Anniversaries this week:-



NZ Cancellations this week:-


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2 replies on “parkrun NZ stats 29/05/2021”

Wow! What a drop from last week. We were at East End in “sub-optimal” conditions but really enjoyed ourselves. My wife Wendy was the only person to record a PB.

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