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Read more › News - 24th November 2021

People of parkrun brought to you by Vhi

Name: Greg Start   Occupation: Engineer   Local parkrun: Borrisokane Town parkrun   How did you get involved in parkrun? I got involved through my brother, he was the one that encouraged me to join.   What do you love about parkrun? The thing that I love most about parkrun, has to the community that…

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Read more › News - 27th October 2021

People of parkrun brought to you by Vhi

Vhi are thrilled that parkrun events have returned around Ireland, meaning parkrunners have been able to return to their Saturday morning 5km walk, jog or run. We have been chatting to parkrunners who have been sharing their parkrun stories with us, in People of parkrun brought to you by Vhi.   Name: Sarah McEneaney Occupation:…

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Read more › News - 13th October 2021

People of parkrun brought to you by Vhi – we want to hear from you!

Calling all parkrunners! Delighted to be back at parkrun? We are too and to mark the return we want to hear from you!     Vhi are thrilled that parkrun events have returned around Ireland, meaning parkrunners have been able to return to their Saturday morning 5k walk, jog, run or volunteer. parkrun is such…

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Read more › News - 20th January 2021

People of parkrun brought to you by Vhi

Name: John & Liz O’Dwyer Age: 52 & 53 Occupation: Airport Security & Housewife Local parkrun: Father Collins Number of parkruns completed:  51 & 57   How did you get involved in parkrun? I’ve been doing them on and off for years since Malahide Parkrun started and did a few in St Anne’s. I got…

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Read more › News - 28th October 2020

People of parkrun brought to you by Vhi

Name: Pádraig O’Sullivan Age: 57 Occupation: Retired teacher Local parkrun: Glengarriff Number of parkruns completed: 111   How did you get involved in parkrun? I had heard about the parkrun phenomenon, so when parkrun started in Glengarriff, I got involved.   What do you love about parkrun? The community spirit that it brings every week. I love meeting the…

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Read more › News - 14th October 2020

People of parkrun brought to you by Vhi

Name: Connor Jennings Age: 50 Occupation: Commercial Insurance Underwriter Local parkrun: St Anne’s Park Number of parkruns completed: 327     How did you get involved in parkrun? I did my first parkrun  in 2012 when the first parkrun in the Republic of Ireland started in Malahide. It became a habit on a Saturday morning…

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Read more › News - 23rd September 2020

People of parkrun brought to you by Vhi

Name: Clare Noone Age:  37 Occupation: Secondary School Teacher Local parkrun: Lough Key parkrun Number of parkruns completed:   89 plus a few!     How did you get involved in parkrun? I went for the first time with my Dad, Anthony – he used to be faster than me! I had been running around my…

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Read more › News - 26th August 2020

People of parkrun brought to you by Vhi

Name: Marian Fagan Age: 54 Occupation:  Running my busy household! Local parkrun: Castletown, Co. Kildare Number of parkruns completed: 121   How did you get involved in parkrun? I did my first parkrun in Griffeen in April 2015 but it wasn’t until November that year that I did my next one. At that stage I…

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Read more › News - 19th August 2020

People of parkrun brought to you by Vhi

Name: Jason Le Masurier   Occupation: Professional speaker and civil engineer   Local parkrun: Buncrana, Co Donegal   Number of parkruns completed: I have taken part in 21 different parkruns locations all over the world. A great experience!   How did you get involved in parkrun? My wife and I were involved in setting up…

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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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