Tuesday, 19 March 2013

parkrun status of the week...16th March 2013

The parkrun statistics of note for this week are:

215 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 every week at the moment!
24,682 runners, down 3,238 on last week.
The average number of runners per parkrun event run was: 114.8 (down 16.2 on last week).

Just 7 events recorded new record attendances, as follows:
Event  Record Attendance  
Amager Strandpark39

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 536 at Bushy Park, far lower than their usual turnout these days.

The lowest attendance this week was just 4 Vejen parkrun.

6 new male course records set this week:
Athlete  Time  
CheltenhamDavid ROPER16:20
DewsburyJack HALLAS15:55
EglintonWilliam (Jamie) FINDLAY17:30
MarpleMichael COOKE16:32
Modderfontein ReserveGustav ROOS19:20
MulbartonAdam C CRASKE19:39

9 new female course records set this week:

Event  Athlete  Time  
CheltenhamCatherine TAYLOR19:45
EglintonKaren CONNAL23:12
MulbartonRowena LEARY24:01
Claisebrook CoveMelissa LLOYD18:47
HackworthElizabeth WOOD21:59
MarlayClare SULLIVAN18:42
WallaceJulie MURPHY20:04
Camp BastionLucy ANDERSON20:38
HavantJessica CHEN19:09

60 runners ran times under 17 minutes this week. 5 of these runners ran under 16 minutes.
The fastest parkrunner in the World this Week was Rob Bugden, running 15:25 at Cardiff parkrun.

The fastest 5 were as follows:
Event  Athlete  Time  
CardiffRob BUGDEN15:25
NewyScott WESTCOTT15:40
DewsburyJack HALLAS15:55
PrincesDouglas ROBERTS15:57
NorwichPiers ARNOLD15:58

242 new category records were set across all parkrun events this weekend.

The top age grade performance this week was:
Event  Athlete  Time  Age Group  Age Grade  
SouthamptonLucy ELLIOTT18:05       VW45-4989.59%

The fastest freedom run on the "most recent 100" list at the moment is:
Runner  Date  Location  Run Time  
Phil ABBOTT17/03/2013Colwick00:19:12

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