parkrun NZ stats 5/12/2020

parkrun NZ Attendance and Milestone Stats for December 5, 2020

In New Zealand there were 32 parkruns, 3225 (+5) parkrunners and 361 (-10) volunteers, plus any pending results.


194 (0) people got their parkrun barcode this week

128 (+16) ran their first parkrun this week

37 (-2) people volunteered for their first time

434 (+18) achieved personal bests this week

24 (+7) new age category records were set

10 (+3) runners recorded sub-17 finishes


The average run time in New Zealand remains 30:49

Two new course records were set this week: Oska Baynes, Hagley, 14:29; Luke Scott, 14:37, Palmerston North.

Oska Baynes’ time is now a new New Zealand record.

The top age graded runner was Margie Peat at Cornwall Park with a time of 21:37, 93.75% in the VW60-64 age group.


0 parkrunners joined the Junior 10 club

22 parkrunners joined the 50 club

8 parkrunners joined the 100 club – congratulations to Nick Somerville (Cornwall Park), Gary Mikkelsen (Invercargill), Anthony T Bus (Owairaka), Jessica Barnett (Porirua), Dee Horne (Puarenga), Andrew Hilton (Taupo), Hendrik Joubert, Sarel Joubert (Whangarei).

0 parkrunners joined the 250 club

4 parkrunners joined the V25 club – Congratulations to Lucy Lawlor (Kapiti Coast), Kerry Atwood (Millwater), Kathy Morton (Palmerston North, Kath O’Connor (Porirua).


Biggest New Zealand parkruns: Cornwall Park (197), Lower Hutt (207), Hagley (311).

Smallest NZ parkruns: Balclutha (32), Wanaka (28), Whanganui Riverbank (27). 


There were no new attendance records set this week.


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

15 parkruns had higher attendance

15 parkruns had lower attendance than last week

Cambridge NZ and Dunedin had the same attendance as the week before with 53 and 154 finishers respectively.


The biggest increase in attendance (by number of parkrunners) was Western Springs, with a change of 30.

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

The biggest drop in attendance (by number of parkrunners) was Millwater, with a change of -43.

The biggest drop in attendance (by percentage change) was Queenstown with a change of -30%.


NZ Anniversaries this week:-



NZ Cancellations this week:-



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