parkrun NZ stats 7/11/2020

parkrun NZ Attendance and Milestone Stats for November 7, 2020

In New Zealand there were 31 parkruns, 3333 (+100) parkrunners and 342 (-5) volunteers, plus any pending results.


239 (+28) people got their parkrun barcode this week

156 (+7)) ran their first parkrun this week

37 (+6) people volunteered for their first time

356 (+45) achieved personal bests this week

42 (+21) new age category records were set (including 29 at the inaugural University of Waikato parkrun)

4 (-5) runners recorded sub-17 finishes


The average run time in New Zealand is 30:48 (was 30:47)

Three new course records were set this week: Jonathan Jackson, Owairaka, 15:55; Kalib Guy, University of Waikato, 18:56; Frances Stringfellow, University of Waikato, 19:59.

The top age graded runner was Margie Peat at Cornwall Park with a time of 21:54, 92.54% in the VW60-64 age group.


10 parkrunners joined the Junior 10 club

23 parkrunners joined the 50 club

8 parkrunners joined the 100 club – congratulations to Alan Cracknell (Dunedin), Alex Stones, Sharon Pollock (Hagley), Darren Luckin (Hamilton Lake), Jaki Dwight (Hobsonville Point), Ann King, Dennis Yuile and Alesha Sergent (Lower Hutt)

2 parkrunners joined the 250 club – Congratulations to Simon Brown Haysom (Cornwall Park) and Geoff Clarke (Hamilton Lake).

2 parkrunners joined the V25 club – Congratulations to Martin Dodge (Balclutha) and Michael Meakin (Kapiti Coast).


Biggest New Zealand parkruns: University of Waikato (190), Cornwall Park (236), Hagley (307).

Smallest NZ parkruns: Greytown Woodside Trail (35), Taupo (31), Whanganui Riverbank (18). 


One new attendance record was set this week: University of Waikato parkrun, 190


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

13 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 Porirua, with a change of 38.

The biggest increase in attendance (by percentage change) was Wanaka with a change of 96%.

The biggest drop in attendance (by number of parkrunners) was Hamilton Lake, with a change of -60.

The biggest drop in attendance (by percentage change) was East End with a change of -29%.


NZ Anniversaries this week:-

Greytown Woodside Trail parkrun (2)


NZ Cancellations this week:-

Queenstown – tree climbing competition in the park


There were a number of events on today that may have affected parkrun numbers, plus the launch of University of Waikato drew a number of runners from across the North Island.

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