Thursday, 3 January 2013

parkrun statistics of the week

The parkrun statistics of note for this week (29th December) are:
187 parkrun events run
17,765 runners
The average number of runners per parkrun event run was: 95.

4 events recorded a new record attendance this week, as follows:
Event  Record Attendance  

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 615 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 5 at Vejen parkrun.

6 new male course records set this week (the men winning this week!):
Athlete  Time  
Claisebrook CoveLiam FUERY16:24
CongletonOliver LANGFORD16:17
Darlington South ParkMichael BLEASBY16:29
KawanaGreg SIMPSON17:27
NorwichPiers ARNOLD15:20
TilgateNeil Robert BONIFACE16:08

5 new female course records set this week:

Event  Athlete  Time    
NorwichOlivia WALWYN17:02
Alice HoltSarah HILL19:52
Hilly FieldsClare ELMS19:13
St AndrewsShona ROBERTSON19:35
PrincesJocelyn PAYNE18:49

An impressive 57 runners ran times under 17 minutes this week.
8 of these ran under 16 minutes and 1 under 15 minutes.

The fastest parkrunner in the World this week was Rob Mullett running an incredible 14:35 at Brighton & Hove parkrun.

The top age grade performance this week was by Peter Sandery who ran 19:28 in the VM70-74 category at Torrens parkrun, recording a 91.70% Age Grade in the process. Very impressive!

60 parkrun freedom runs were recorded this week. The fastest freedom run recorded the week was 20:58 by Ian Giggs at Black Park parkrun on 26th December 2012.

1 comment:

  1. I would be happy with 75%.. I'm age 65. But 71.4%. Just fantastic..


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