News - 18th May 2022

People of parkrun brought to you by Vhi

People of parkrun brought to you by Vhi - Bosco Reid

In this week’s people of parkrun entry, we hear from Bosco Reid from Buncrana parkrun. He gives us his advice to anyone who hasn’t been to parkrun before and tells us what he loves about parkrun!


Name: Bosco Reid


Occupation: Osteopath


Local parkrun: Buncrana in Co Donegal


How did you get involved in parkrun?

Following a heart event in 2019, I started jogging and walking as part of rehab and got involved in parkrun in March that year.


What do you love about parkrun?

Friendliness and social interaction.


Who do you participate with?

Sometimes my wife and children join me.


Any parkrun milestones / achievements you would like to share?

I recently completed 40 parkruns!


How has parkrun impacted positively on you?

It gives me the motivation to exercise during week.


What have you missed most about parkrun?

I have missed meeting up with fellow parkrunners each week.


Who is your dream parkrun running buddy?

My wife, Sheila.


What was your best parkrun experience?



What was the funniest parkrun moment?

Fancy costumes at Halloween!


What advice would you give to someone who’s never been to parkrun?

Try it out, take it easy and enjoy.



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