Monday, 3 December 2012

parkrun stats of the week - 1st December 2012

The parkrun statistics of note for this week are:
174 parkrun events run (a few cancellations this week!)
18,324 runners (down 3,558 on last week)

The average number of runners per parkrun event run was: 105 (down 13 on last week - Winter must be here!).

Just 4 events recorded a new record attendance this week, as follows:
Event  
Record Attendance  
Ally Pally59
Cornwall Park66
Gdansk78
Torrens44


Also of note were two parkrun events getting within 1 person of their attendance record:
Event  
Record Attendance  Record Week  This Week  
Northampton17222/09/2012171
Launceston9210/11/201291


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 741 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 Fritton Lake parkrun.

4 new male course records set this week:
Event  
Athlete  Time  
North BeachReece ALLARD17:30
SandgateDavid LEAN16:59
South BankGeoff BERKELEY17:06
TorrensDaniel HARTWIG17:15


10 new female course records set this week (the women win this week!):
Event  Athlete  Time  
North BeachDebbie PERRY18:49
SandgateMelinda DENTON22:05
South BankBritney MCMULLEN18:30
TorrensCherie GAUCI20:52
MalahideAnnette KEALY18:32
CityparkGillian BURNS19:11
SouthendSophie RICHES17:55
WoodleyKatie Louise HENDERSON19:46
BurgessJanet WORSTER20:42
EbotseRobyn Claire KALTENBRUNN20:11


A total of 50 runners (down 12on last week) ran times under 17 minutes this week.
6 of these (down 2 on last week) run under 16 minutes!
Impressively, 4 of those were at Cardiff parkrun, that must have been some sight!):
Event  Athlete  Time  
CardiffOwen WALPOLE15:36
CardiffRhodri BUFFETT15:40
CardiffJoshua GRIFFITHS15:43
CardiffEdward R TAKATA15:47


The fastest parkrunner in the World this week was by Owen Walpole running 15:36 at Cardiff parkrun.

The top age grade performance this week was by Peter Sandery who ran 19:50 in the VM70-74 category at Torrens parkrun, recording a 90.00% Age Grade in the process. Very impressive!

The fastest freedom run recorded the week was:
19:55 by Jake Allen at Brighton & Hove parkrun on 1st December 2012.

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