184 parkrun events run
The average number of runners per parkrun event run was: 123 (down 10 on last week).
8 events recorded a new record attendance, as follows:
Malahide parkrun there showing an impressive 159 runners for its inaugural event.
Also of note was Shernigham parkrun, which was run for the second time this week and exactly matched its attandance of 85 runners from the previous week.
Also a special mention for Preston parkrun who came within 1 runner of equalling their attendance record.
The longest standing parkrun attandance record is:
And in the UK its:
|Old Deer Park||83||15/01/2011|
The highest attandance this week was 783 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 1 at Kawana, with just 6 at Livonia.
7 new male course records set this week:
|North Beach||Grant Matthew MACKAY||19:14|
|Summerfields||Andre VAN HEERDEN||21:34|
|Claisebrook Cove||Liam FUERY||16:45|
|Albert Melbourne||Graham HOGG||15:40|
15 new female course records set this week:
|Balyang Sanctuary||Amy CARRIG||18:18|
|Little Stoke||Deborah Anne NICCOL||18:09|
|Lower Hutt||Nicola Corinne HANDLEY||19:01|
|North Beach||Sarah KING||19:42|
|North Lakes||Helen STANTON||18:55|
|South Bank||Glenda BANAGHAN||19:26|
A total of 60 runners (down 9 on last week) ran times under 17 minutes this week.
10 of these (up 2 on last week) run under 16 minutes!
The fastest parkrunner in the World this week was by Alastair Watson running 15:05 at Rushcliffe parkrun.
The top age grade performance this week was by Sandra Bowers who ran 16:03 in the SW35-39 category at Newbury parkrun, recording a 94.29% age grade in the process. Very impressive!
The fastest freedom run recorded the week was:
|Christopher SULLIVAN||08/11/2012||Albert Melbourne||00:17:56|