Biggest parkruns: Bushy Park (957), Poole (660), Southampton (577), Coventry (506), Bromley (502), Huddersfield (498), Cardiff (492), Newcastle (482), Cannon Hill (469), Sheffield Hallam (466).
Median parkrun: Blandford (141).
Smallest parkruns: Pymmes (31), Mount Edgcumbe (31), Ellesmere Port (29), Colin Glen (29), Drumchapel (26), Lullingstone (24), Bevendean Down (24), Chadderton Hall (22), Hackworth (21), Dolgellau (16), Limavady (9).
New records / new parkruns: Gorleston (299), Mersea Island (195), Millom (48).
There were 432 parkruns, 4 cancellations, and the total UK senior parkrun population was 74147.
Of the parkruns that took place both last week and this week:
221 parkruns had higher attendance than last week,
198 parkruns had lower attendance than last week,
Tamar Lakes, Queen Elizabeth, Pegwell Bay, Doncaster, Gladstone, Dartford, Congleton, had precisely the same as last week,
The biggest increase in attendance (in terms of absolute numbers) was Poole, with a change of 128,
The biggest increase in attendance (in terms of percentages) was South Oxhey, with a change of 162%,
The biggest drop in attendance (in terms of absolute numbers) was Bushy Park, with a change of -200,
The biggest drop in attendance (in terms of percentages) was Colin Glen, with a change of -71%.
Colin Glen, Knowsley, Sheffield Castle, Hackworth and Rugby had less than half the attendance of last week.
South Oxhey had more than double the attendance of last week.
Cross Flatts failed to make it four 99s in a row, falling 16 short.
If you’ve ever wanted a top ten finish at a parkrun, well, you should have gone to Limavady!
My Attendance Stats will be taking a brief hiatus over the Christmas break and will return in the new year. Thanks for reading, and Merry Christmas!