News - 23rd April 2019

Get a qualifying time for the Vhi Women’s Mini Marathon at parkrun

Vhi Womenís Mini Marathon

The Vhi Women’s Mini Marathon is fast approaching, and we have an important message for any parkrunners taking part. Anyone who has registered and expects to finish the Vhi Women’s Mini Marathon in 75 mins or under will require a qualifying time. If you have completed the race in 2018 or 2017, you will automatically be verified if your expected finish time is the same as 2018 or 2017.


Another way to get a qualifying time is through parkrun. A parkrun time of 30 minutes or under will allow you to qualify for the 61 – 75 minute wave. Results from a chipped 10k race in the last two years are required for the under 60 min wave.


If you want to submit a qualification time, please go to and click on Manage My Booking at the bottom of the page, where you can submit your time. Alternatively, you can email your verification time to The Closing date for runners to enter a qualifying time is 3rd May.


Nominate your Vhi parkrun Hero for April! With thousands participating and volunteering in parkrun this April there are sure to be many deserving parkrun heroes across the 104 parkruns nationwide. Congratulations to Catherine Dempsey from the New Ross parkrun on winning the March parkrun Hero award. Monthly winners receive a €250 One4All voucher and plaque courtesy of Vhi. Nominate your Vhi parkrun Hero for April at

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