Tuesday, 22 January 2013

parkrun stats of the week...19th January 2013

The parkrun statistics of note for this week are:

155 parkrun events run (down 41 on last week)
12,651 runners (down 16,469 on last week)
The cold and snow got the better of a lot of parkrun events and runners this week in the UK.

The average number of runners per parkrun event run was: 81.6 (down 67 on last week!).

9 events recorded a new record attendance this week, as follows:
Event  Record Attendance  
Chelmsford Central82
Main Beach232
St Peters187

The longest standing parkrun attendance record is:
Amager Faelled  146 28/08/2010

And in the UK it's:
Gorleston    156    19/03/2011

The highest attendance this week was 502 at Bushy Park.

The lowest attendance this week was 2 at Summerfields parkrun.

5 new male course records set this week (2 less than last week):

Athlete  Time  
CarlisleJon FLETCHER16:18
Chelmsford CentralMalcolm MUIR17:50
PlymvalleyJason PASCOE16:47
Sunrise-on-SeaSimon KUMM21:47
WynnumWerner BOTHA16:51

5 new female course records set this week (3 less than last week). A draw between the men and women this week:

Event  Athlete  Time  
CarlisleJoasia ZAKRZEWSKI19:07
Chelmsford CentralSophie RICHES20:29
Harrow LodgeCaroline TUCK23:45
BarnstapleSarah Elizabeth MAY20:28
LauncestonDeborah PAUNA20:28

26 runners (down 19 on last week) ran times under 17 minutes this week.

Just 1 of these 26 runners (down 1 on last week) ran under 16 minutes!
The fastest parkrunner in the World was Steve Way running 15:58 at Poole parkrun.
The top age grade performance this week was by Jani Martin who ran 21:09 in the JM14 category at Sangate parkrun, recording a 93.46% Age Grade in the process. A future Olympian maybe!

The fastest freedom run recorded was 20:39 by Jason Marlow at Conkers parkrun on 17th January 2013.

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