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Read more › News - 28th February 2018

People of parkrun

Name:                     Liam Acheson   Age:                          83   Local parkrun:     If you are looking for me on Saturday morning I can be found at the first corner of Marlay parkrun in all weather conditions. Despite having never run at parkrun, those that know such things tell me I have volunteered over 130 times. I am normally…

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Read more › News - 22nd February 2018

Mother and daughter time

In October 2014 posters advertising a ‘parkrun’ began to appear around our local town and on social media. Not having any running experience prior to this, running wasn’t something we ever saw ourselves doing and definitely not getting out of bed on a Saturday morning to do! However, curiosity got the better of us and…

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Read more › News - 21st February 2018

People of parkrun brought to you by Vhi

Name:Rachel Phelan  Age:25 Local parkrun: I’m quite the well-travelled parkrunner – having attended the likes of Wexford, Ennis and Galway before, however Kilkenny and Dublin are my local and most frequent courses.  Number of parkruns completed:12 How did you get involved in parkrun? My boyfriend has always had a passion for running and suggested it…

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Read more › News - 20th February 2018

WIN the latest TomTom Bandit Action Camera with Intersport!

What’s your favourite place to run? Share your favourite run view with us and you will be in with a chance of winning the latest TomTom Bandit Action camera! All you have to do is post a short video or photo of your #runwithaview and you could be one of 10 (yes, TEN!) lucky winners…

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Read more › News - 16th February 2018

The importance of staying involved

I recently passed the 50 mark for volunteer roles performed at parkrun. A half century, to use a cricket analogy. I’m not a huge cricket fan but having Malahide as my home parkrun has meant cricket has been unavoidable on occasions over the years whenever the Ireland bandwagon has rolled into Malahide Castle, requiring us…

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Read more › News - 15th February 2018

Vhi competition winner Stella O’Shea visits Bushy parkrun

Our ‘spot the difference’ competition winner, Stella O’Shea, tells us about her trip to London’s Bushy parkrun which she won via the Vhi competition hosted on parkrun Ireland’s Facebook page.   It all began with the Vhi ‘parkrun spot the difference’ competition. It was special as I won a weekend trip, which included flights and…

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Read more › News - 14th February 2018

Spreading a little parkrun love this week

With love in the air this week, there’s no better time to spread a little parkrun love! Here at Intersport we don’t mind admitting that we #loveparkrun…it’s always there for us no matter what, it never stands us up and it makes us feel all warm inside. For these reasons and more, we’re so proud…

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Read more › News - 8th February 2018

Ponderings of a parkrun pooch

I’m Isaac, and I love parkrun. I am a Golden Retriever, three and a half years old, and I started parkrunning in 2016. The rules of parkrun state that I must be attached by a short lead to a two-legged parkrunner, so I bring Teresa along every week.   I trained with Teresa when she…

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Read more › News - 7th February 2018

Melissa’s magic milestone

Saturday, 20 January marked a big celebration for me this year: it was the date that I finally completed my 100th parkrun and become the first parkrunner at Lough Key parkrun to join the parkrun 100 Club.   Reaching the 100th parkrun is a big milestone. It even comes with its own special black t-shirt…

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Read more › News - 6th February 2018

Introducing the first parkrun in Shetland

Kate Wills has lived on the island of Bressay nearly all her life, and recently became the Event Director of Bressay parkrun. The 29-year-old married mother of two, who works as a Social Worker and Retained Fire Fighter, tells us what it was like to set up one of the most remote parkruns in the…

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