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.
The Vhi volunteer staff takeover at St Anne’s parkrun last Saturday morning was a huge success with 547 participants walking, jogging and running their way around the 5k course. 49 first timers rocked up to try out parkrun and an incredible 94 people set new personal best times! Maybe having Olympian David Gillick leading a warm-up…
Regular parkrunner Ann Lynch can usually be found enjoying a 5k walk at Tralee parkrun on a Saturday morning. However this wasn’t always the case, 18 months ago Ann didn’t think parkrun was a place for her, until one morning she plucked up the courage to join the Tail Walker and tackle her first ever 5k. …