Stats 17/10/2020

parkrun Attendance and Milestone Stats for October 17, 2020

In New Zealand there were 29 parkruns, 3237 (+313) parkrunners and 318 (-2) volunteers, plus any pending results.


238 (+2) people got their parkrun barcode this week

162 (-2) ran their first parkrun this week

28 (-2) people volunteered for their first time

422 (+84) achieved personal bests this week

15 (-1) new age category records were set

11 (+4) runners recorded sub-17 finishes


The average run time in New Zealand is 30:47 (stays the same)

Three new course records were set this week: Christopher Dryden, Hagley, 14:43; Hannah Gapes, Puarenga, 17:37; Simone Ackerman, Whangarei, 17:37.

Christopher Dryden also set a new New Zealand record (previous holder was Luke Scott (14:53 at Palmerston North on March 14, 2020)

The top age graded runner was Christine Adamson at Hobsonville Point with a time of 22:32, 89.94% in the VW60-64 age group.


12 parkrunners joined the Junior 10 club

21 parkrunners joined the 50 club

11 parkrunners joined the 100 club – congratulations to Jamie Thomson (Cornwall Park), Emily Scott (Dunedin), Jocelyn Barnes (Hagley), Karen Hooker, Chris Groenewald (Hamilton Lake), Peter Lamberton (Hobsonville Point), Bill Emmens (Lower Hutt), Carol Beddow (Millwater), Mark Hudson, Stephen Trail (Palmerston North), Richard Marin (Porirua) and Peter Turner (Tauranga).

1 parkrunner joined the 250 club – Congratulations to Frank Wiemann (Cornwall Park).

5 parkrunners joined the V25 club – congratulations to Nigel Milius (Cornwall Park), Erica Perry (East End), Billy Carter, Blake Prattley and Jayden Prattley (Invercargill).


Biggest New Zealand parkruns: Hamilton Lake (217) Cornwall Park (265), Hagley (342).

Smallest NZ parkruns: Whanganui Riverbank (35), Blenheim (32), Flaxmere (32). 


No new attendance records this week.


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

23 parkruns had higher attendance than last week

6 parkruns had lower attendance than last week


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 Blenheim with a change of 357% (last week 7 parkrunners, this week 32).

The biggest drop in attendance (by number of parkrunners) was Anderson, with a change of -20.

The biggest drop in attendance (by percentage change) was Taupo with a change of -24%.


NZ Anniversaries this week:-

Hamilton Lake (7)


NZ Cancellations this week:-

Western Springs cancelled due to part of the park being closed, affecting the course.

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