Former World Champion and Olympic Silver Medallist, Sonia O’Sullivan will complete her 100th parkrun at the Cabinteely parkrun, Dublin on Saturday, 28 April.
Vhi, Presenting Partner of parkrun, will host a special event to celebrate the achievement and is calling on walkers, joggers and runners of all ages and abilities to join Sonia and kickstart their weekend on a healthy note at parkrun.
Vhi will be helping newcomers and regular parkrun participants refuel after their morning exercise and will be providing refreshments in the Vhi Relaxation Area at the finish line. Free massage balls will be given out on a first come first served basis and a qualified physiotherapist will also be on hand to guide participants through a post-event stretching routine.
Sonia O’Sullivan tells us why she loves parkrun;
“I’ve been a parkrunner for almost 13 years now and the events are a huge part of my weekly routine. Reaching the 100-parkrun milestone will make me immensely proud as I think back on the various runs, jogs, and walks which have got me to this point. The beauty of parkrun in partnership with Vhi is that they’re so welcoming and accessible and no matter how fit or unfit you may be on that particular Saturday morning, you’re cheered home and get a real physical and mental boost once you’ve completed the distance and caught up with friends. For those who have never done a parkrun before I’d encourage you to give it a go and for lapsed or regular parkrunners, I’m looking forward to seeing you at the Cabinteely parkrun on 28 April for the special Vhi Roadshow.”
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