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Harry's Hundred
Read more › News - 8th June 2022

Harry’s Hundred

In 2018, a number of Dundalk parkrunners were trained, by Joan Ryan, as guides to help those with visual impairment. We ended up with a trained team of 11 VI guide volunteers. Soon after that, we met Harry.   Harry never misses a week. He loves getting out to meet and chat with everyone and keeping track…

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Read more › News - 17th March 2021

Changes to milestone t-shirts

Ever since January 2007, when Darren Wood became the first individual to complete 100 parkruns, milestone t-shirts (actually it was a fleece to begin with) have been awarded to recognise individual participation at parkrun.   Celebrating persistence and consistency, milestone t-shirts have become immensely popular, and are an important motivating force, encouraging parkrunners to return…

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Read more › News - 14th November 2018

250 and counting: the gift that keeps on giving

parkrun is a gift that keeps on giving, and over 250 weekends has offered me significantly enhanced wellbeing in an increasingly connected community. As I pass a parkrun milestone – or should I say kilometre stone(?!) – the chance of some modest reflection cannot be missed. This is a potted history of the seven-year journey humps, bumps and…