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Read more › Uncategorized - 29th July 2020

People of parkrun brought to you by Vhi

Name: Aoife Kelly Age: F40 category Occupation: Bank Official Local parkrun: St Anne’s, Dublin Number of parkruns completed: 102, I was lucky to complete my 100th just before Covid-19. Volunteered 58 times to date. 1 Freedom run.   How did you get involved in parkrun? I did my first parkrun in Malahide in 2013. 2014…

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Read more › News - 1st July 2020

People of parkrun brought to you by Vhi

Name: Darina Hynes Age: 40 Occupation: Scientist Local parkrun: Tymon Number of parkruns completed: 102   How did you get involved in parkrun? My friend recommended her local parkrun but was a little far away for me so I decided to check out Tymon parkrun on my own one Saturday morning in October 2017 and…

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Read more › News - 15th April 2020

People of parkrun brought to you by Vhi

Name: Shane O Doherty Age: 18 Occupation:  StudentNurse Local parkrun: Sligo Number of parkruns completed: 46   How did you get involved in parkrun? I started from couch to 5K and parkrun was one of the first 5Ks I ever ran. I ran the Dublin City Marathon last year at 18.   What do you…

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Read more › News - 8th April 2020

People of parkrun brought to you by Vhi

Name:  Murt Ó Séaghdha (aka O’Shea) Age: 70 Occupation: Retired IT professional and college lecturer Local parkrun: Dundalk Number of parkruns completed: 104   How did you get involved in parkrun? Shortly after parkrun began in Dundalk in June 2015, my wife heard about it, tried it out and persuaded me to give it a…

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Read more › News - 31st March 2020

People of parkrun brought to you by Vhi

Name: Darina Hynes Age: 40 Occupation: Scientist Local parkrun: Tymon Number of parkruns completed: 102   How did you get involved in parkrun? My friend recommended her local parkrun but was a little far away for me so I decided to check out Tymon parkrun on my own one Saturday morning in October 2017 and…

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Read more › News - 17th February 2020

People of parkrun brought to you by Vhi

Name: Claire Ryan Age: 30 Occupation: Trainee Solicitor Local parkrun: Waterstown Number of parkruns completed: 14   How did you get involved in parkrun? My running guide, Nanda, first alerted me to parkrun a few years ago. She thought it would be a good way for me to incorporate another training session into the week…

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Read more › News - 4th February 2020

People of parkrun brought to you by Vhi

Name: Brendan Branigan Age: 53 Occupation: Nurse Local parkrun: Oldbridge, Drogheda. Number of parkruns completed: 53   How did you get involved in parkrun?   parkrun was mentioned by a few of my friends and neighbours over a time. I was slow to try it because I knew nothing about it. Now, we all do…

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Read more › News - 12th December 2019

People of parkrun brought to you by Vhi

Name: Lucy Lambe Age: 61 Occupation: Foster Carer Local parkrun: Marlay, Cabinteely, Bushy Number of parkruns completed: 90   How did you get involved in parkrun? I did my 1st parkrun in Marlay on 9th March 2013 after having breast cancer and needed to try and lose the weight that I had put on during…

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Read more › News - 6th November 2019

People of parkrun brought to you by Vhi

Name: Olaf Dennison Age: 41 Occupation: Retail assistant Local parkrun: Navan Number of parkruns completed: 125   How did you get involved in parkrun? I had been running for a while and a friend told me about parkrun. I attended Oldbridge parkrun to see how it was, really enjoyed it there and afterwards I got…

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Read more › News - 24th September 2019

People of parkrun brought to you by Vhi

Name: Ken Landy Age: 50 Occupation: Driver Local parkrun: Navan parkrun Number of parkruns completed: 40   How did you get involved in parkrun? My wife, who works in health promotion, was asked by a work colleague if she would be interested in starting up a parkrun in Navan. After a meeting was held in Navan…

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