Tuesday, 19 February 2013

parkrun stats of the week...16th February 2013

The parkrun statistics of note for this week are:

205 parkrun events run (up 6 on last week). This is a new record number of events on a single parkrunday!
And the first time over 200!
28,642 runners, up 1728 on last week!
The average number of runners per parkrun event run was: 139.7 (up 4.5 on last week!).

18 events recorded a new record attendance this week, as follows:
Event  Record Attendance  
Chelmsford Central91
Pennington Flash136
St Peters234
Walsall Arboretum100

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

And in the UK it's no longer Gorleston after they broke their record this week (see above):

The highest attendance this week was 883 at Bushy Park (just 2 less than last week).

The lowest attendance this week was 7 at Nibe parkrun.

9 new male course records set this week (3 less than last week!):

Athlete  Time  
AberystwythSam CRUCHLEY16:55:00
CheltenhamStuart CAMPBELL17:10:00
DewsburyMatthew PIERSON16:10:00
LivoniaThomas PREISS17:31:00
PlymvalleyJason PASCOE16:17:00
QueensEoin MULLAN17:07:00
SouthamptonGavin SMITH15:40:00
Sunrise-on-SeaSimon KUMM21:07:00
TelfordWayne DASHPER16:56:00

12 new female course records set this week (4 more than last week). The women set the most course records this week:

Event  Athlete  Time  
CheltenhamSheree MOLENAAR20:26:00
DewsburyHannah OLDROYD19:28:00
TelfordKate WILLIAMS20:11:00
Chelmsford CentralSophie RICHES18:35:00
Lake MacSteph AUSTON18:34:00
South BankBritney MCMULLEN18:05:00
SandgateEmma COMAN-JEFFRIES19:09:00
WalthamstowDeborah Anne NICCOL19:22:00
Modderfontein ReserveMarilise VERMAAK22:10:00
PortrushGemma TURLEY20:06:00
Darlington South ParkZoe HEWITSON19:57:00
BarkingAmanda Jane HESLEGRAVE21:31:00

90 runners (up 19 on last week) ran times under 17 minutes this week.

5 of these runners (down 3 on last week) ran under 16 minutes!
The fastest parkrunner in the World was Nathan White running 15:18 at Black Park parkrun.

The fastest 5 were as follows:
Event  Athlete  Time  
Black ParkNathan WHITE15:18
AlbertWondiye Fikre INDELBU15:25
DulwichJames CONNOR15:32
RushcliffeDaniel WOODGATE15:32
SouthamptonGavin SMITH15:40

The top age grade performance this week was:
Event  Athlete  Time  Age Group  Age Grade  
Bushy ParkJane DAVIES20:52       VW60-6497.12%

Now that is a pretty incredible age grading!

The fastest (valid) freedom run on the "most recent 100" list at the moment is
Runner  Date  Location  Run Time  
Peter WOODWARD17/02/2013Forest of Dean18:57

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