Monday, 12 November 2012

parkrun stats this week...10th November 2012

The parkrun statistics of note for this week are:

184 parkrun events run
22,666 runners
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:
Claisebrook Cove78
Cornwall Park56
Highbury Fields72
Lower Hutt103

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:
Amager Faelled14628/08/2010

And in the UK its:
Old Deer Park8315/01/2011

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:
LauncestonOscar PHILLIPS18:43
MalahideMichael MCSWIGGAN18:19
North BeachGrant Matthew MACKAY19:14
SummerfieldsAndre VAN HEERDEN21:34
RushcliffeAlastair WATSON15:05
Claisebrook CoveLiam FUERY16:45
Albert MelbourneGraham HOGG15:40

15 new female course records set this week:
Balyang SanctuaryAmy CARRIG18:18
BurgessJanet WORSTER21:11
LauncestonKate RODRIGUE20:47
Little StokeDeborah Anne NICCOL18:09
Lower HuttNicola Corinne HANDLEY19:01
MalahideRachael BECK20:27
NewburySandra BOWERS16:03
North BeachSarah KING19:42
North LakesHelen STANTON18:55
PooleLouise DAMEN16:22
PortrushGemma TURLEY21:15
SheringhamEleanor MATTHEWS19:44
South BankGlenda BANAGHAN19:26
SouthendSophie RICHES18:09
StewartLucy JEFFERIES20:04

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 SULLIVAN08/11/2012Albert Melbourne00:17:56

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