Stats 04/07/20

parkrun Attendance and Milestone Stats for July 4, 2020

In New Zealand there were 29 parkruns, 3683 parkrunners and 315 volunteers, plus any pending results.


355 people got their parkrun barcode this week

263 ran their first parkrun this week

20 people volunteered for their first time

446 achieved personal bests this week

40 new age category records were set (25 at the new Whanganui Riverbank)

11 runners recorded sub-17 finishes


The average run time in New Zealand is this week 30:45 (30:44 at the last parkrun weekend).

Two new course records were set this week: Whanganui Riverbank, Holly McKinlay 26:21 and Chris Jacques 18:38.


9 parkrunners joined the J10 club

17 parkrunners joined the 50 club

5 parkrunners joined the 100 club

1 parkrunner joined the 250 club – Congratulations to Michael Meakin who ran his 250th at Kapiti Coast parkrun.

3 parkrunners joined the V25 club – congratulations to Andy Langley (Kapiti Coast), Caroline Lister (Palmerston North), Dani Moynes (Queenstown, also 100 runs).

Stats apply to runners registered with New Zealand parkruns. (Michael Meakin is still registered with Rushmoor parkrun in the UK so was a late addition to these stats).


Biggest New Zealand parkruns: Cornwall (297), Hagley (296), Millwater (256).

Smallest NZ parkruns: Greytown Woodside Trail (39) Taupo (35), Balclutha (33). 


One new attendance records were set. Whanganui Riverbank’s inaugural set the attendance record at 76


Of the New Zealand parkruns that took place both March 14 and this week:

3 parkruns had higher attendance than the last parkrunday

24 parkruns had lower attendance than last week

One had the same attendance as the week before – Dunedin on 165.


Attendance changes are in comparison to March 14, the last parkrun before lockdown so could be skewed for a range of reasons.

The biggest increase in attendance (by number of parkrunners) was Whangarei, with a change of 29.

The biggest increase in attendance (by percentage change) was Whangarei with a change of 25%.

The biggest drop in attendance (by number of parkrunners) was Hagley, with a change of -88.

The biggest drop in attendance (by percentage change) was Taupo, with a change of -52%.


NZ Anniversaries this week:-

Porirua (7)


NZ Cancellations this week:-

1 – Hobsonville Point for park maintenance


2 replies on “Stats 04/07/20”

Thanks, yes I understand he is still registered with Rushmoor in the UK, despite having run the vast majority of his parkruns in NZ. I look up each NZ parkrun to view milestones so these are all parkrunners registered to those events.

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