181 parkrun events run
18,504 runners (up 180 on last week)
The average number of runners per parkrun event run was: 102 (down 3 on last week).
Just 3 events recorded a new record attendance this week, as follows:
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 696 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 6 at Pymmes parkrun.
5 new male course records set this week (1 more than last week):
|Little Stoke||Scott CAMPBELL||16:45:00|
6 new female course records set this week (4 less than last week, but again, the women won this week!):
A total of 53 runners (up 3 on last week) ran times under 17 minutes this week.
Just 4 of these (down 2 on last week) run under 16 minutes!
|St Albans||Kevin SKINNER||15:12:00|
|Albert||Wondiye Fikre INDELBU||15:53:00|
The fastest parkrunner in the World this week was by Alastair Watson running 15:07 at Rushcliffe parkrun.
The top age grade performance this week was by Jane Davies who ran 21:06 in the VW60-64 category at Bushy Park parkrun, recording a 96.05% Age Grade in the process. Not that is an amazing age grading!
36 parkrun freedom runs were recorded this week. The fastest freedom run recorded the week was a ridiculous 16:56 by Werner Botha at Wynnum parkrun on 8th December 2012.
Other facts and figures:
- Last weekend saw the 15,000th parkrun event run, taking the total up to 15,077.
- 11 new clubs were represented at parkrun for the first time this week.
- 248,958 different people have now completed at least one parkrun. We should pass through the 250,000 mark this coming weekend!