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  
Bedford186
Carlisle128
Chelmsford Central91
Cheltenham234
Conkers216
Coventry426
Edinburgh467
Gorleston180
Gunpowder74
Harrogate280
Pennington Flash136
Preston138
Rushcliffe127
Sheringham109
St Peters234
Telford178
Walsall Arboretum100
Wolverhampton103


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):
Waterworks21523/04/2011

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!):

Event  
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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