196 parkrun events run (up 5 on last week)
29,120 runners (up 1,337 on last week) NEW parkrun weekly record attendance for the second week running (pun intended)!
The average number of runners per parkrun event run was: 148.5 (up 3 on last week).
An utterly ridiculous 41 events recorded a new record attendance this week, as follows:
|Old Deer Park||86|
The longest standing parkrun attandance record is:
Amager Faelled 146 28/08/2010
And in the UK it has finally changed, with Old Deer Park getting a new record attendance this week. So it is now:
Gorleston 156 19/03/2011
The highest attendance this week was 1027 at Bushy Park, the second highest attendance ever at a parkun event and only 24 short of the attendance record set at Bushy park last week.
The lowest attendance this week was 3 at Hillerod parkrun, one higher than the same venue last week
7 new male course records set this week (1 less than last week):
|Harrow Lodge||Danny NORMAN||18:48|
|Modderfontein Reserve||Anrich ZIMMERMANN||20:10|
|Summerfields||Johardt VAN HEERDEN||17:36|
|Wimpole Estate||Paul MAKOWSKI||18:46|
8 new female course records set this week (4 less than last week). The women win yet again this week:
45 runners (down 8 on last week) ran times under 17 minutes this week.
For the second week running, the fastest parkrunner in the World was Wondiye Fikre INDELBU running 15:46 at Albert parkrun.
Just 2 of these 45 runners (down 8 on last week) run under 16 minutes!
|Albert||Wondiye Fikre INDELBU||15:46:00|
The top age grade performance this week was by Hayley Haining who ran 16:49 in the VM40-44 category at Strathclyde parkrun, recording a 90.98% Age Grade in the process. Very impressive!
Only two runners in the 90%+ Age Grade bracket this week:
|Event||Athlete||Time||Age Group||Age Grade||Club|
|Strathclyde||Hayley HAINING||16:49||VW40-44||90.98%||Kilbarchan AAC|
63 parkrun freedom runs were recorded last week. The fastest freedom run recorded was 18:53 by James Slade at Newcastle parkrun on 5th January 2013.