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Read more › News - 30th January 2018

Freshen up your running wardrobe with new season styles

We’re now into February and have to admit that with January behind us and the days stretching out ever so slightly, we’re feeling all fired up for a great month of running! New kit has started to arrive in Intersport stores across Ireland, and it’s just what we need to get us out there when…

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Read more › News - 25th January 2018

Intersport kit update: Susie Chan sporting Pro Touch

It was a busy weekend again in the running world, including the launch of the new Pro Touch range that our ambassador Susie Chan was wearing.    Brought to you by Intersport, Pro Touch is made for everyone and is a reliable product for your own best performances with a top to toe outfit price…

Vhi Special Event at Bushy Park parkrun
Read more › News - 23rd January 2018

People of parkrun brought to you by Vhi

Name: Niall Coppinger Age: 56 Occupation: Insurance sector Local parkrun: Bushy Dublin parkrun Number of parkruns completed: 62 How did you get involved in parkrun: I turned up out of curiosity with no expectation whatsoever. What do you love about parkrun: Its welcoming friendly inclusive vibe. Who do you participate with: I generally turn up to run alone…

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Read more › News - 17th January 2018

Don’t measure yourself with someone else’s ruler

Right from when I was young, I was always the chubby kid, and I was always on the receiving end of torment from other kids through my school years up until college. It didn’t help being in some schools that were either very close-knit where I was an outsider kid, or all-boys schools where sport…

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Read more › News - 16th January 2018

Top tips for making your winter runs safe and enjoyable

It may be cold and dark outside, but will that stop us running? Of course not, we hear you cry! As a leading retailer for running gear, here at Intersport we know that your drive to get out there doesn’t stop just because the mercury drops or the sun goes down. We realise that outside…

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Read more › News - 10th January 2018

Kit yourself out for your best winter of running with Intersport

Here at Intersport we understand that it’s hard to get moving when it’s cold, wet and dark – which January usually is! But this is also the time of year when it’s most important to get out and feel the endorphins, and to make sure that your new year goals stay intact from the outset!…

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Read more › News - 10th January 2018

Vhi to visit Bushy Dublin parkrun

Whether you’re a regular runner, jogger, walker or complete newbie we want to help you get the New Year off to a great start with parkrun in partnership with Vhi. That’s why we’re continuing our Vhi Roadshow with the first event of 2018 taking place at the Bushy Dublin parkrun on Saturday, January 13th.  …

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Read more › News - 10th January 2018

It was never really about the run

When Paul Sinton-Hewitt created parkrun back in 2004 he thought he was developing a running time-trial that would enable keen runners to measure their ‘progress’ and get faster. In reality, he was building a stunningly-effective yet wonderfully-simple health-and-happiness intervention, with himself as the first targeted recipient.   For a few years Bushy parkrun rolled along…

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Read more › News - 10th January 2018

Why I love being the final finisher

I’m not always the final finisher at parkrun, although I am usually second to last. If Mary is running then she will have the honour of bringing up the rear – and it is an honour.   It’s an honour just to be running, on as many Saturday mornings as I can manage, in whatever kind…

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Read more › News - 10th January 2018

Eight and a half parkruns on ice

28-year-old Emer Buckley from Malahide parkrun loves combining running with travel. As well as taking part in 31 different parkruns in Ireland, Emer has travelled far and wide to run in marathons, with her most recent adventure being the gruelling Antarctic Ice Marathon.   My aunt first told me about parkrun. She believed that my…

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