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Read more › News - 1st August 2018

How yoga can support running training

We are all guilty of bypassing stretching before or after a run – or at least not doing as much as we probably should. Yoga and running are very good friends, and here at Intersport we’re here to shed light on the benefits that yoga offers to runners. By integrating yoga into your routine, you…

Vhi Roadshow at Dundalk parkrun
Read more › News - 1st August 2018

Join Olympian David Gillick at Longford parkrun on August 18

Vhi ambassador and Olympian, David Gillick, is calling on walkers, joggers and runners to join him at Longford parkrun on Saturday 18 August at the Mall Park when Vhi will host a special event to celebrate their partnership with parkrun Ireland.   In addition to the normal Longford parkrun on Saturday 18 August, David Gillick will be…

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Read more › News - 23rd July 2018

Carlow Town parkrun Co-Event Director named Vhi parkrun Hero

Lisa Kennedy, Co-Event Director at Carlow Town parkrun has been named a Vhi parkrun Hero as she picked up the award for June.   The monthly award recognises and rewards inspirational, hardworking and dedicated members of the parkrun community who embody the ethos of parkrun or have made an outstanding contribution – be they participants or…

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Read more › News - 17th July 2018

All you need to know about ‘runner’s high’

It’s the end of July and here at Intersport we’re feeling pretty good right now after some glorious summer running over recent weeks.   Sometimes the best part of running is not the running itself, but the way you feel both during and afterwards. As a parkrunner, chances are you’ll have experienced ‘runner’s high’ at…

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Read more › News - 17th July 2018

Falling in love with Erris parkrun

When I was a youngster I spent many happy hours camping with my Uncle, Aunt and cousins from England in the sand dunes on the Belmullet Peninsula. So when 50 or so years later Event Director at Lough Key parkrun, Patricia Kelly, suggested doing Erris parkrun on New Year’s Day I was delighted to accept…

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Read more › News - 17th July 2018

Nominate your Vhi parkrun Hero for July

Vhi is encouraging the parkrun community to nominate their Vhi parkrun Hero for the month of July.   The award looks to recognise and reward inspirational, hardworking and dedicated members of the parkrun community who embody the ethos of parkrun or have made an outstanding contribution this month – be they walkers, joggers, runners or…

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Read more › News - 16th July 2018

parkrun profile: Castletown

Castletown parkrun began on 24 October 2015 with 203 walkers, runners and volunteers taking part. The course is set amongst beautiful 18th century parklands in the amazing OPW grounds of Castletown House and parklands. Sharon Ashmore, Co-Event Director alongside Philip Slattery, tells us more…   After falling in love with the concept of parkrun at a very…

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Read more › News - 11th July 2018

parkrun profile: Bushy Dublin

Nestled between the villages of Rathfarnham and Terenure about five miles south of Dublin City Centre lies Bushy Dublin parkrun, which many local people describe as a “hidden gem”. Event Director Niall Coppinger explains why…   The park originated in 1700 and was passed over to the state in 1953. The park is a hive…

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Read more › News - 10th July 2018

Pro tips and tricks from Intersport for washing your workout gear!

It’s certainly the weather for washing – but do you know how to correctly wash your outdoor and workout clothes? At Intersport we’re here to provide expert advice as well as all the gear you need to do the sports you love – and that includes helping you to keep your gear in great condition…

Vhi Special Event at Limerick parkrun
Read more › News - 10th July 2018

Join Olympian David Gillick at Dundalk parkrun this weekend

Vhi ambassador and Olympian, David Gillick, is calling on walkers, joggers and runners to join him at Dundalk parkrun on Saturday 14 July at Dundalk Institute of Technology when Vhi will host a special event to celebrate their partnership with parkrun Ireland.   In addition to the normal Dundalk parkrun on Saturday 14th July, David Gillick…

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