UK and Global Attendance Stats - 15th September 2018

Biggest parkruns: Bushy Park (1392), Southampton (874), Poole (801), Coventry (678), Cardiff (678), Nonsuch (673), Chelmsford Central (670), Newcastle (661), Brueton (649), Sheffield Hallam (648),

Median parkrun: Citypark (204),

Smallest parkruns: Drumchapel (44), Cotsford Fields (42), Millom (40), Bevendean Down (39), Windy Nook (38), Whinlatter Forest (38), Bressay (38), Mount Edgcumbe (36), Gainsborough (30), Rostrevor (27), Lower Drummans* (23), Hilltop* (20), Black Combe* (20), Springhill* (15), Keppel* (8),

There were 12 new attendance records set: Barnsley (343), Billericay (358), Brueton (649), Crosby (211), Fleetwood Promenade (192), Heartwood Forest (218), Henstridge Airfield (116), Keppel (8), New Earswick (130), Tees Barrage (337), Thetford (321), Whitehaven (103),

There were 3 new parkruns: Cliffe Castle (453), Walmer and Deal Seafront (248), Wendover Woods (198),

In the UK there were 553 parkruns, 129582 parkrunners and 11957 volunteers (plus a pending result from Wayland).

Of the parkruns that took place both last week and this week:

301 parkruns had higher attendance than last week,

226 parkruns had lower attendance than last week,

Alness, Armagh, Bodelwyddan Castle, Ashton Court, Finsbury Park, had precisely the same as last week,

The biggest increase in attendance (by number of parkrunners) was Cardiff, with a change of 177,

The biggest increase in attendance (by percentage change) was Nant y Pandy, with a change of 115%,

The biggest drop in attendance (by number of parkrunners) was Cannon Hill, with a change of -161,

The biggest drop in attendance (by percentage change) was Hoblingwell, with a change of -56%.


Biggest parkruns worldwide: North Beach, South Africa (1787), Rietvlei, South Africa (1677), Bushy Park, UK (1392), Delta, South Africa (1197), Ruimsig (inaugural), South Africa (1100), Bryanston, South Africa (1044), Botanical Garden, South Africa (942), Gilloolys, South Africa (920), Southampton, UK (874), Bellville, South Africa (862).

Outside the biggest ten (52nd biggest in the world in fact) but worth a mention, is Hasenheide parkrun in Germany. Typically fewer than 100 finishers but this week, they had 517 this week, the Berlin Marathon weekend.

There were new national record attendances in Germany (905 up from 579, largely due to Hasenheide), New Zealand (2873, up from 2583) and Singapore (262, up from 254).

Worldwide there were 1303 parkruns, and the total worldwide 5K parkrun population was 225437 parkrunners and 19400 volunteers (plus a few pending results).