Stats 14/03/2020

parkrun Attendance and Milestone Stats for 14 March 2020

In New Zealand there were 28 parkruns, 4348 parkrunners and 307 volunteers, plus any pending results.


357 people got their parkrun barcode this week

220 ran their first parkrun this week

24 people volunteered for their first time

765 achieved personal bests this week

15 new age category records were set

2 runners recorded sub-17 finishes


The average run time in New Zealand is 30:44 (last week 30:43)

Two new course records were set this week: Balclutha, Hannah Oldroyd, 17:54 and Palmerston North, Luke Scott, 14:53 (also a new countrywide record).


12 parkrunners joined the J10 club

15 parkrunners joined the 50 club

5 parkrunners joined the 100 club

4 parkrunners joined the 250 club – congratulations to Gail Sharp, Matthew Hall, Kent Stead and  Michael Glenday

2 parkrunners joined the V25 club – congratulations to Caleb Arrowsmith and Benjamin Powley,  


Biggest New Zealand parkruns: Hagley (384), Cornwall Park (357), Lower Hutt (301).

Smallest NZ parkruns: Taupo (59), Blenheim (57), Balclutha (42). 


0 new attendance records were set.


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

14 parkruns had higher attendance than last week

14 parkruns had lower attendance than last week

None had the same attendance as the week before.


The biggest increase in attendance (by number of parkrunners) was Cornwall Park, with a change of 66.

The biggest increase in attendance (by percentage change) was Flaxmere with a change of 52%.

The biggest drop in attendance (by number of parkrunners) was Hagley, with a change of -105.

The biggest drop in attendance (by percentage change) was Balclutha, with a change of -47%.


NZ Anniversaries this week:-



NZ Cancellations this week:-

1 – Western Springs


Editor’s note: The planned cancellation of Western Springs probably led to the increase at Cornwall Park.

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