191 parkrun events run (up 10 on last week)
17,966 runners (down 538 on last week)
The colder weather in the UK is certainly having an effect on attendance fugures.
The average number of runners per parkrun event run was: 94 (down 8 on last week).
7 events recorded a new record attendance this week, as follows:
|Darlington South Park||137|
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 attendance this week was 714 at Bushy Park. No surprise there. Bushy parkrun still holds the global attendance record for a single event of 1000.
The lowest attendance this week was 4 at Nibe parkrun.
6 new male course records set this week (1 more than last week):
|Ashton Court||Dan RODGERS||16:37|
|Cornwall Park||Hayden Lloyd SHEARMAN||17:09|
|Darlington South Park||Dean NEWTON||16:47|
|North Lakes||Greg WEBSTER||16:57|
10 new female course records set this week (4 more than last week, the women won yet again this week!):
An impressive 71 runners (up 18 on last week) ran times under 17 minutes this week.
11 of these (up 7 on last week) run under 16 minutes! 5 of those fastest 11 coming at Poole parkrun.
|Bushy Park||Bradley GOATER||15:29|
|Albert||Wondiye Fikre INDELBU||15:33|
|Bushy Park||Nathan WHITE||15:40|
The fastest parkrunner in the World this week was by Chris Powner running 14:58 at Poole parkrun.
The top age grade performance this week was by Lucy Elliott who ran 17:30 in the VW45-49 category at Poole parkrun, recording a 91.62% Age Grade in the process. Very impressive!
42 parkrun freedom runs were recorded this week. The fastest freedom run recorded the week was 18:38 by Ian Wilkinson (that's me!) at Coventry parkrun on 13th December 2012.
Other facts and figures:
- 10 new clubs were represented at parkrun for the first time this week.
- 250,393 different people have now completed at least one parkrun. Breaking through the 250,000 mark at the weekend!
- 195 different parkrun venues have been run. The 200th should happen early in the new year.