Tuesday, 12 February 2013

parkrun stats of the week...9th February 2013

The parkrun statistics of note for this week are:

199 parkrun events run (up 3 on last week). This is a new record number of events on a single parkrunday!
26,914 runners (up 618 on last week), pretty consistent numbers!

The average number of runners per parkrun event run was: 135.2 (up 1 on last week!).

10 events recorded a new record attendance this week, as follows:
Event  Record Attendance  
Lake Mac222
Nahoon Point436
South Bank275

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 885 at Bushy Park.

The lowest attendance this week was 8 shared by Livonia and Vejen parkrun.

12 new male course records set this week (4 less than last week!). The men managed to beat the women again this week!:
Athlete  Time  
BarnstapleScott BRAUNTON17:17
Bedfont LakesJack Piran ROWE16:06
Camp BastionLee ATHERSMITH16:39
Chelmsford CentralPaul MOLYNEUX15:52
DewsburyKevin OGDEN16:52
HillsboroughJoseph LANCASTER16:56
Lake MacScott LLEWELLYN16:39
Nahoon PointCraig ALERS21:13
South BankLiam WOOLLETT15:42
SouthendAdam HICKEY15:34
Wimpole EstateKye LIDDLE17:43
WolverhamptonPhil NICHOLLS15:06

8 new female course records set this week (1 more than last week):
Event  Athlete  Time  
Lake MacJenni ASHTON21:26
CongletonOlivia WALWYN16:58
WalthamstowClaire WAGH22:52
Sunrise-on-SeaKaren Louise DAVIS24:30
Harrow LodgeLydia HALLAM20:53
WaterworksTeresa MCGLOIN17:40
CamperdownMorgan MURPHY19:38
SunderlandAly DIXON16:46

71 runners (down 1 on last week) ran times under 17 minutes this week.

8 of these runners (down 1 on last week) ran under 16 minutes!
The fastest parkrunner in the World was Phil Nicholls running 15:06 at Wolverhampton parkrun.

The fastest 8 were as follows:
Event  Athlete  Time  
WolverhamptonPhil NICHOLLS15:06
SouthendAdam HICKEY15:34
AlbertWondiye Fikre INDELBU15:35
South BankLiam WOOLLETT15:42
HuddersfieldRichard ANDERSON15:49
South BankAdam FITZAKERLEY15:51
Chelmsford CentralPaul MOLYNEUX15:52
GinninderraRowan WALKER15:57

The top age grade performance this week was:
Event  Athlete  Time  Age Group  Age Grade  
Finsbury ParkTom WAGSTAFFE21:20             JM1492.66%         

The fastest (valid) freedom run on the "most recent 100" list at the moment is
Runner  Date  Location  Run Time  
Daniel BARBER09/02/2013Wimbledon Common20:30     


  1. Hi Ian,
    Can you elaborate on "valid" freedom run please?


    Kevin Dwyer ( Poole park run)

    1. I tend to ignore dates in the future and world record times!


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