Monday, 19 November 2012

parkrun stats of the week...17th November 2012

The parkrun statistics of note for this week are:
188 parkrun events run
22,695 runners
The average number of runners per parkrun event run was: 120 (down 3 on last week).

12 events recorded a new record attendance, as follows:
EventRecord Attendance  
Albert Melbourne170
Alice Holt157
Claisebrook Cove84
Cornwall Park59
Nahoon Point266
North Lakes53

Alice Holt parkrun there showing an impressive 157 runners for its inaugural event!

The longest standing parkrun attandance record is:
Amager Faelled  146 28/08/2010

And in the UK its:
Old Deer Park  83 15/01/2011

The highest attandance this week was 809 at Bushy Park. No surprise there. Bushy parkrun still holds the global attendance record for a single event of 1000.

The lowest attandance this week was 6 at  Hillerød.

9 new male course records set this week:
Alice HoltDanny NORMAN17:59
CityparkConnor MAGILL15:48
Cornwall ParkJacson KLUTS17:20
GinninderraMartin DENT14:42
GunnersburyRobert WILSON15:54
HanleyChris DAVIES15:36
Little StokePhilip PARRY16:51
MalahideDavy BYRNE16:30
RoodepoortLuvuyo SILWANA17:04

6 new female course records set this week:

Alice HoltKaren HAZLITT20:47
MalahideMaura KEARNS19:26
RoodepoortAnn BONIWELL21:06
NewyCelia SULLOHERN17:04
GravesStephanie BURNS19:33
Southwick Country ParkOlivia WALWYN17:27

A total of 66 runners (up 6 on last week) ran times under 17 minutes this week.
12 of these (up 2 on last week) run under 16 minutes!

The fastest parkrunner in the World this week was by Martin Dent running 14:42 at Ginninderra parkrun.

The top age grade performance this week was by Ian Reade who ran 15:53 in the VM45-49 category at Swindow parkrun, recording a 91.40% age grade in the process. Very impressive!

The fastest freedom run recorded the week was by:
Olivier Thuong running 20:32 at Black Park parkrun

Also noticed this week, is that one male runner currently holds 6 parkrun course records:
KingstonKevin QUINN15:19:00
NonsuchKevin QUINN15:25:00
RiddlesdownKevin QUINN15:31:00
Roundshaw DownsKevin QUINN15:41:00
BrockwellKevin QUINN15:16:00
Banstead WoodsKevin QUINN15:25:00

And on a similar note, we have a female runner who curently holds 5 course records:
GreenwichClare ELMS17:57:00
OrpingtonClare ELMS18:28:00
RiddlesdownClare ELMS18:20:00
Roundshaw DownsClare ELMS19:00:00
LloydClare ELMS18:56:00

There are a few ohers hot on their tails, so I will try to keep an eye on this now and again.

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