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Read more › News - 8th January 2019

parkrun Profile: Portumna

Tara Byrne from Portumna parkrun in County Galway tells us more about her home event…     Portumna parkrun was created almost one year ago by three ladies who felt that Portumna was missing out on the parkrun fun!   They include Teresa Murray, Eleanor Madden and Tara Byrne. They each had experience of other parkruns…

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Read more › News - 12th December 2018

parkrun Profile: Castlebar parkrun

Castlebar parkrun in Co Mayo launched in March 2014 and since then has welcomed 2,300 walkers, runners and volunteers. Event Director Maggie Heneghan, who has been involved since the beginning, tells us more about this beautiful parkrun.   I have been involved from the start of the event in 2014 and parkrun is my second…

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Read more › News - 25th October 2018

parkrun profile: Lough Key

Patricia Kelly is Event Director at Lough Key parkrun in Boyle, Co. Roscommon. She had set up a group called Boyle Running which was a couch to 5k meet up group. She was aware of parkrun and was very interested to bring it to her adopted county of Roscommon and hometown of Boyle, and the…

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Read more › News - 24th September 2018

parkrun profile: Tymon

Straddling the M50 between Greenhills, Walkinstown, Tallaght, Terenure and Templeogue, Tymon Park boasts many attractions: a fairy forest, a dog park and canine club, a playground bravely bisected by a stream, a rounders club and cricket club, two GAA clubs and a soccer club and kilometre upon kilometre of footpaths that go up hill and…