parkrun NZ stats 19/12/2020

parkrun NZ Attendance and Milestone Stats for December 19, 2020

In New Zealand there were 32 parkruns, 3475 (+348) parkrunners and 370 (+8) volunteers, plus any pending results.


204 (+25) people got their parkrun barcode this week

134 (+13) ran their first parkrun this week

34 (+2) people volunteered for their first time

344 (-30) achieved personal bests this week

17 (+3) new age category records were set

2 (-2) runners recorded sub-17 finishes


The average run time in New Zealand remains 30:49

One new course records were set this week: Dean Chiplin, University of Waikato, 17:32.

The top age graded runner was Margie Peat at Cornwall Park with a time of 21:35, 93.90% in the VW60-64 age group.


8 parkrunners joined the Junior 10 club

21 parkrunners joined the 50 club

11 parkrunners joined the 100 club – congratulations to Jon Culley (Barry Curtis), Jeff Greenwood (Cornwall Park), Garry Butler (East End), James Wong, Jude Connochie, Margaret Fisher (Hagley), Ian McHale (Millwater), Julie Bowe (Palmerston North), Diane Aynsley, Sakae Moriwaki (Western Springs) and Rosalind Kelly (Whangarei).

1 parkrunner joined the 250 club – congratulations to Jo O’Sullivan (Lower Hutt).

3 parkrunners joined the V25 club – Congratulations to Cheryl Dahms, Michelle Carter (Invercargill) and Jo Buchanan (Tauranga).


Biggest New Zealand parkruns: Lower Hutt (197), Cornwall Park (219), Hagley (311).

Smallest NZ parkruns: Blenheim (40), Whanganui Riverbank (37), Balclutha (24). 


There were no new attendance records set this week.


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

20 parkruns had higher attendance

9 parkruns had lower attendance than last week

Taupo and Pegasus had the same attendance as the week before with 55 and 97 finishers respectively.


The biggest increase in attendance (by number of parkrunners) was Invercargill, with a change of 65.

The biggest increase in attendance (by percentage change) was Invercargill with a change of 93%.

The biggest drop in attendance (by number of parkrunners) was Hobsonville Point, with a change of -34.

The biggest drop in attendance (by percentage change) was Hobsonville Point with a change of -23%.


NZ Anniversaries this week:-



NZ Cancellations this week:-



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