Having just had the longest day, we couldn’t help but notice how many people are out running early in the morning as well as late in the evening! It’s fantastic to be able to make the most of the long daylight hours by running at a time that would be most antisocial in winter (but we still do it, right?). For those of us with work, kids, or simply not enough hours in the day, summertime gives us a few more hours to get everything done – and if that means more running as a result, we’re happy!
Of course, your 9am slot on a Saturday is perfect for parkrun in the summer – it’s far easier to get out of bed, the day hasn’t got too hot and our local parks and trails are looking beautiful at this time of year. So, if you have a friend or loved one who you think might #loveparkrun, now’s the time to bring them along!
Wherever you are with you running, we’re always on hand at Intersport with plenty of friendly advice, from tips about running through to gait analysis and finding your perfect shoe. Find your nearest store here
Don’t forget that you can claim 10% off at Intersport as part of our ongoing parkrun partnership price #PPP*. Simply show your parkrun barcode (#DFYB!) to claim 10% off running products in store!
See you at your next parkrun!
*PPP valid at all participating Intersport stores; see our website for details. Not to be used in conjunction with any other offer or promotion.
Name: Lisa Cumiskey Age: 47 Occupation: Dental Nurse Local parkrun: Ardgillan parkrun, Balbriggan How did you get involved in parkrun? I got involved in parkrun in 2013 after my friend and I took up walking to try and obtain some fitness in our lives. My partner was a frequent visitor…
Poppintree parkrun in Dublin 11 celebrated its fourth birthday on Saturday and has welcomed more than 2,500 parkrunners during that time. Natalie Murphy tells us more… I kind of got involved in Poppintree parkrun by accident! My dad, Robert, asked me one evening four years ago to come along to an evening where he…