UK parkrun Attendance - 1st September 2018

Biggest parkruns: Bushy Park (1273), Southampton (879), Heaton Park (815), Poole (765), Chelmsford Central (731), Bromley (718), Nonsuch (686), Sheffield Hallam (682), Cannon Hill (677), Black Park (668),

Median parkrun: Bakewell (215),

Smallest parkruns: Maesteg (43), Ganavan Sands (42), Flatts Lane (36), Merthyr (33), Gainsborough (32), Bevendean Down (32), Wayland* (31), Hilltop* (29), Cotsford Fields (27), Bressay (27), Windy Nook (22), Lower Drummans* (22), Black Combe* (20), Springhill* (11), Keppel* (6),

There were 7 new attendance records set: Cleethorpes (267), Dishley, Loughborough (347), Ford (143), Girvan Prom (62), Harrow Lodge (217), Lancing Beach Green (148), Sixfields Upton (301),

There was 1 new parkrun: Hilltop* (29),

In the UK there were 544 parkruns, 132422 parkrunners and 11990 volunteers (plus pending results from Rostrevor and Ipswich).

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

314 parkruns had higher attendance than last week,

212 parkruns had lower attendance than last week,

Bevendean Down, Beckton, Clare Castle, Fritton Lake, Sittingbourne, had precisely the same as last week,

The biggest increase in attendance (by number of parkrunners) was Black Park, with a change of 191,

The biggest increase in attendance (by percentage change) was Clifton, with a change of 148%,

The biggest drop in attendance (by number of parkrunners) was Rising Sun, with a change of -159,

The biggest drop in attendance (by percentage change) was Alness, with a change of -69%.


Biggest parkruns worldwide: North Beach, South Africa (1828), Rietvlei, South Africa (1329), Bushy Park, UK (1273), Botanical Garden, South Africa (1101), Delta, South Africa (1096), Golden Harvest, South Africa (1000), Bryanston, South Africa (917), Southampton, UK (879), Gilloolys, South Africa (826), Heaton Park, UK (815).

Worldwide there were 1307 parkruns, and the total worldwide 5K parkrun population was 225712 parkrunners and 19673 volunteers (plus a few pending results).