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Read more › News - 7th January 2019

The parkrunning Mayor!

Growing up in Ballybough, we played football on the streets, football in the schoolyard (Canice’s and O’Connell’s) and in Fairview Park. After playing Gaelic football and hurling as well as soccer I also tried my hand at rugby and ended up playing all of these sports in DCU – mainly because this was when the…

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Read more › News - 8th May 2018

Guides for Visually Impaired parkrunners

In my last article for the newsletter I spoke about how we are becoming far more proactive at bringing parkrun to those who are often the least likely to engage with physical activity and volunteering, and therefore potentially have the most to benefit. This covers many different initiatives, one of which is starting to bear…

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Read more › News - 18th December 2017

People of parkrun: Louise Heraghty

Name:  Louise Heraghty  Age: 35 Occupation: RTE Weather Presenter  Local parkrun: Fairview  Number of parkruns completed: 10 How did you get involved in parkrun? I was helping a few ladies to complete a ‘Couch to 5k’ programme a few years ago and we finished the course by taking part in parkrun. I’ve also completed a…