Read more › News - 9th June 2017

Be very proud

I deliberated long and hard in the week leading up to last Saturday as to which parkrun I would do that weekend. Having completed 119 parkruns, 67 at Griffeen and 36 at Castletown, I’m trying out a bit of parkrun tourism at the moment.   I’ve run a total of 10 different venues (all of them…

Club pic
Read more › News - 6th June 2017

Mutual benefits

St. Brendan’s Athletic Club members are very committed to both Tralee parkrun and Tralee junior parkrun. Pat Sheehy and myself are both members who are also on the parkrun and junior parkrun core teams, with Pat playing a pivotal role on both parkruns. 75 of its members (both youth and adults) are registered with parkrun…

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Read more › News - 6th June 2017

A little summer love from Intersport

We don’t know about you but here at Intersport we can’t quite believe it’s June, it’s nearly the longest day and summer holidays are just around the corner! It doesn’t seem very long ago that we were advising you what to wear for your winter runs, whereas we’re most definitely into our summer gear now…

Niall credit Paul OConnor
Read more › News - 1st June 2017

Worth the wait

Our son Niall was born prematurely and was very slow to stand and take his first steps. His speech was also delayed.   Being a premature baby, Niall suffered some brain damage that resulted in learning difficulties and poor coordination. When he was three we took him to see a consultant and he was diagnosed…

Clonmel parkrun in partnership with Vhi
Read more › News - 1st June 2017

People of parkrun brought to you by Vhi 

Name: Mary Gavigan  Age:  52 Occupation: Self employed Local parkrun: Clonmel  Number of parkruns completed: 6  How did you get involved in parkrun?  I had done some locally when holidaying in local areas e.g. Wexford/Galway– starting as an unregistered participant and then registering.     What do you love about parkrun?  I love the interaction…

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Read more › News - 1st June 2017

Thanks to the parkrun community from Intersport

Recently we asked for your help at Intersport for a little research into park gyms. We wanted to know who had a gym in their local park, and who used it! A big thanks to those in the parkrun community who snapped a pic of their #parkgym for us, including Heather Harper who sent in the…

Read more › News - 29th May 2017

Don’t forget your barcode!

Who doesn’t love being a parkrun tourist? I always pack my barcode and runners when I am going on a trip and recently I had an opportunity to visit Falcarragh parkrun in Donegal along with five other regulars from Tralee parkrun as we were visiting that part of the world for a mountaineering weekend.  …

ABACAS parkrun 20th May
Read more › News - 23rd May 2017

ABACAS Special School running club graduates at Father Collins parkrun

ABACAS Kilbarrack Special School is an evidence based school for children with a diagnosis of autism and complex needs.   Each student follows an individualised education programme that encompasses curriculum based learning, behaviour support and the acquisition of life skills.   Anna Wright, a tutor at the school, explains how the life skills strand of…

Read more › News - 23rd May 2017

Inclusive parkrun Programme launched at Castle Demense parkrun

Last Saturday at Castle Demense parkrun in Macroom, an Inclusive parkrun Programme was launched.   Event Director Vincent Cronin explains.   This is a partnership between the Special Olympics and Castle Demense parkrun, which aims to highlight local Special Olympics athletes and their clubs and encourage them to take part in parkrun.   A similar…

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Read more › News - 23rd May 2017

Intersport and parkrun helping to bring the community together through running 

At Intersport we are a big believer in grassroots sports and we are hugely proud to be a partner of parkrun, bringing the community together through running. In addition to parkrun, there are events all over the UK and Ireland which show communities coming together thanks to a shared love of sport.   The Intersport…

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