Tuesday, 12 March 2013

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

The parkrun statistics of note for this week are:

213 parkrun events run (up 2 on last week). This is yet another new record number of events on a single parkrunday - we are breaking the record most weeks at the moment!
27,920 runners, down 525 on last week.
The average number of runners per parkrun event run was: 131 (down 3.8 on last week).
12 events recorded new record attendances, as follows:
Event  Record Attendance  
Brandon Country Park57
Walsall Arboretum152

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

And in the UK it's:

The highest attendance this week was 842 at Bushy Park.

The lowest attendance this week was 9 at both Fritton Lake parkrun and Vejen parkrun.

9 new male course records set this week:
Athlete  Time  
Brandon Country ParkSteven ROBINSON17:09
Claisebrook CoveDean MENZIES15:49
DelamereMatthew SHEEN16:27
HackworthJason Conrad ALLISON17:38
MarlayDes KENNEDY16:26
Nahoon PointLuthando HEJANA19:16
NewentSteve MILLWARD18:14
ParramattaThomas DO CANTO14:49
TelfordWayne DASHPER16:39

14 new female course records set this week:
Event  Athlete  Time  
Balyang SanctuaryNatalie MENSCH18:10
BrabrandKatrine Louise SVANE19:22
Brandon Country ParkBryony SMITH23:07
CheltenhamVictoria Jane WILKINSON20:01
DelamereJocelyn PAYNE19:24
HackworthElizabeth WOOD22:49
HarrogateCaroline Louise LAMBERT18:49
HavantAngela CARPENTER20:14
MarlayJustine O'CONNELL URELL19:04
NewentJackie ASHMAN22:19
ParramattaAnita DOIG20:55
SouthamptonCeri MITCHELL16:55
TuggeranongKerry Leanne SMITH20:51
WallaceKatherine SMITH22:21

74 runners ran times under 17 minutes this week. 10 of these runners ran under 16 minutes. And just 1 of those ran under 15 minutes!

The fastest parkrunner in the World this Week was Thomas Do Canto, running 14:49 at Parramatta parkrun. Not bad for an inaugural event - it sounds like a fast course!

The fastest 5 were as follows:
Event  Athlete  Time  
ParramattaThomas DO CANTO14:49
CardiffOwen WALPOLE15:21
NewcastleIan HUDSPITH15:39
Cannon HillPhilip HINCH15:42
NonsuchKevin QUINN15:44

The top age grade performance this week was:
Event  Athlete  Time  Age Group  Age Grade  
CheltenhamMartin Christopher FORD19:18             VM65-6990.33%        

The fastest (valid) freedom run on the "most recent 100" list at the moment is:
Runner  Date  Location  Run Time  
Alex BALL09/03/2013     Sheffield Hallam19:48

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