Macroom Castle Gates
Read more › News - 15th May 2019

parkrun Profile: Castle Demense

Last Saturday Castle Demense parkrun celebrated their sixth birthday. The event was the first to be set up outside of Dublin and the third in the Republic of Ireland.   Event Director Vincent tells us more…   The course is a mixture of tarmac roadways and gravel pathways. One lap around the perimeter of the…

#parkrunabú! Bushy Park Dublin
Read more › News - 15th May 2019

#parkrunabú! san Fháirche!

D’eascair #parkrunabú! as tionscnamh inar spreag Oireachtas na Gaeilge reathaithe parkrun a raibh Gaeilge acu banda rosta le ‘Tá Gaeilge agam’ air a chaitheamh, ionas go bhféadfaidís cainteoirí eile Gaeilge a aithint agus labhairt leo le linn parkrun. Bhí an oiread sin éilimh ar na bandaí rosta seo gur thug an tOireachtas cuireadh do parkrun…

Read more › News - 14th May 2019

#parkrunabú! in Clonbur!

#parkrunabú! grew out of an initiative where Oireachtas na Gaeilge encouraged Irish speaking parkrunners to wear wristbands with ‘Tá Gaeilge agam’ (I Speak Irish) , so that they could identify other Irish speakers and chat to them during parkrun. Such was the demand for these that Oireachtas invited parkruns to host Irish language friendly events….

Vhi Wall of Support
Read more › News - 14th May 2019

Show your support on the Vhi Wall of Support

The 2019 Vhi Women’s Mini Marathon will take place on Bank Holiday Sunday 2 June at 2pm. Over 30,000 women are expected to walk, jog and run the 10K route starting in Fitzwilliam Square and finishing on Baggot Street in Dublin.   If you know of a loved one or friend taking part, show your support…

Read more › News - 8th May 2019

It’s not the time that matters

Battling with fear and the constant thought that parkrun wasn’t for her, Philomena from Griffeen parkrun takes us through her parkrun journey from spectator, to volunteer and how she went on to complete the full 5k.   parkrun began for me when my husband was introduced to his first event in 2014 and from that he…

Read more › News - 8th May 2019

Join Olympian David Gillick at the Vhi parkrun Roadshows

Vhi ambassador and Olympian, David Gillick, is calling on walkers, joggers and runners to join him at the Vhi Roadshows where Vhi will host a series of special events to celebrate their partnership with parkrun Ireland.   The Vhi parkrun roadshows will be rolling out across the country over the next number of months, helping…

Read more › News - 8th May 2019

Green Ribbon Day

We know that our physical health impacts our mental health, and that if we improve it through diet and exercise it will have a positive effect on our mental health & lift our mood.   We also know that doing things with others has a positive effect, so doing things in groups and with your…

Knocknacarra Park parkrun in partnership with Vhi
Read more › News - 30th April 2019

Nominate your Vhi parkrun Hero!

Vote for your parkrun Hero online or in the Vhi App! With thousands of you walking, jogging, running and volunteering every month there are sure to be many deserving parkrun heroes across the 104 parkruns nationwide. We are looking for an inspirational, hardworking and dedicated member of the parkrun community who embody the ethos of…

Vhi Womenís Mini Marathon
Read more › News - 23rd April 2019

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

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…

Read more › News - 17th April 2019

parkrun Ireland win a Lord Mayor’s Award

Since 1989, the Lord Mayor of Dublin’s Awards has honoured individuals and groups who have made a special contribution to Dublin and its citizens. These Awards are Dublin city’s way of acknowledging and congratulating the extraordinary work they do.   The Lord Mayor’s Awards took place last week and we are delighted that parkrun Ireland was honoured with…

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