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Read more › News - 2nd May 2017

Streets of Dublin

Following on from the success of last year’s Dublin Remembers 1916 5k, Athletics Ireland in partnership with Dublin City Council will host the Streets of Dublin on Sunday 21 May 2017.   This 5k route will take participants through the streets of Dublin starting outside the CHQ Building and finishing on City Quay.   When:…

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Read more › News - 27th April 2017

Philip Lee Sport Report

parkrunners across Ireland receive free results and volunteering text messages each weekend thanks to our friends at Philip Lee.    Following on from the success of their first Sport Report in 2014, a second report has now been published, which provides a comprehensive snapshot of sport in Ireland.   This latest Philip Lee Sport Report looks at…

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Read more › News - 26th April 2017

Intersport celebrates parkrun anniversaries

While some parkruns have been running for years, new parkruns are popping up all the time, and all of us at Intersport Ireland would like to wish Guernsey parkrun a very happy first birthday! The sun shone for the anniversary celebrations earlier this month, and Intersport Guernsey was there to provide cakes, enjoy the stunning sea…

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Read more › News - 25th April 2017

parkrunner of the Week – Philip Slattery

Name: Philip Slattery Age: 30 Home parkrun: Castletown Occupation: Junior Tax Consultant Number of runs: 52 Favourite volunteer role: Processing the results (mixes my love for IT and numbers) How has parkrun changed your running: It has led me to be less shy and more outgoing. It has also taught me how to pace myself…

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Read more › News - 21st April 2017

A warm welcome awaits

There isn’t another parkrun in Ireland that can claim to cross county borders on their route, but that’s not where the uniqueness of Cootehill parkrun ends. Nestled in the drumlin counties of Cavan and Monaghan, and set amongst the scenic woodland parks of Bellamount and Dartry estate, Cootehill parkrun offers participants one of the most…

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Read more › News - 21st April 2017

parkrunner of the week – Catherine Gillanders

Name: Catherine Gillanders   Age: 68   Home parkrun: St Anne’s   Occupation: Retired   Number of runs: 67   Favourite Volunteer Role:  Marshall, I just love encouraging everyone especially those who like myself take longer to get around . It’s great to see runners of all ages and abilities taking part. It is all…

Amanda Byram and David Gillick 28/2/2017
Read more › News - 20th April 2017

Six reasons to join us at parkrun this weekend

#1 It’s more fun to run together! Training on your own can be tough going so grab a running buddy, get sociable and visit your local parkrun.   #2 Give your motivation levels a boost by upping the distance. The Vhi Women’s Mini Marathon takes place on June 5th and parkrun is the perfect way to prepare…

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Read more › News - 19th April 2017

Your chance to win a TomTom Bandit camera with ASICS and Intersport!

As proud partners of parkrun and keen runners ourselves, here at Intersport we’re excited to have launched the new ASICS fuzeX Rush footwear and apparel, and a great competition where you are in with a chance of winning a fabulous TomTom Bandit Action Camera!*   Exclusive to Intersport, the contest captures the spirit of running,…

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Read more › News - 14th April 2017

That weekly “Rocky” moment

Putting pen to paper on what parkrun means to me is a useful exercise (no pun intended!), as it makes me look back on my life and take stock – something we should all do occasionally!   I was never sporty as a kid and discovered a love of rugby way too late in life…

Amanda Byram and David Gillick 28/2/2017
Read more › News - 13th April 2017

Kickstart your Vhi Women’s Mini Marathon preparation on 22 April

Vhi Support Team member, David Gillick, is encouraging women preparing for the Vhi Women’s Mini Marathon to get down to their local parkrun and kick start their training on 22 April.   parkrun in partnership with Vhi are extending a warm welcome to women training for the Vhi Women’s Mini Marathon with just over six…

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