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Celine Buckley
Read more › News - 7th August 2019

People of parkrun brought to you by Vhi

Name: Celine Buckley Age: 48 Occupation: Teacher Local parkrun: Castlehaven Number of parkruns completed: 151     How did you get involved in parkrun? A meeting was held at Castlehaven GAA Club, discussing the possibility of starting a parkrun. I had never heard of parkrun before this. I was drawn in immediately when the ethos…

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Read more › News - 9th July 2019

People of parkrun brought to you by Vhi

Name: Paul Richardson Age: 52 Occupation: Technology Programme Manager Local parkrun: Griffeen parkrun, Lucan, Co. Lucan Number of parkruns completed: 119     How did you get involved in parkrun? I heard about parkrun in a business blog article in 2012. I thought it was a great idea, and that it would be fantastic to…

Vhi roadshow at Templemore parkrun
Read more › News - 2nd July 2019

People of parkrun brought to you by Vhi

Name: Kenny Franks Age: 37 Occupation: Operations Manager Local parkrun: Templemore Number of parkruns completed: 18 How did you get involved in parkrun? I lived in Kildare for a number of years and moved back home in 2014. Having attended parkruns in Marlay Park, Naas and Clarisford I was keen to setup a parkrun in…

Patricia Kelly McGarry (1)
Read more › News - 29th May 2019

People of parkrun brought to you by Vhi

Name: Patricia Kelly McGarry Age: 42 Occupation: Teacher Local parkrun: Lough Key parkrun Number of parkruns completed: 29 volunteers: 149   How did you get involved in parkrun? I had heard about parkrun through friends and after moving to my husband’s home town of Boyle and discovering the beautiful Lough Key, I got in touch…

Shona Ní Fhloinn (O'Flynn) parkrun Hero December
Read more › News - 4th March 2019

People of parkrun brought to you by Vhi

Name: Shona Ní Fhloinn Age: 25 Local parkrun: Limerick parkrun Number of parkruns completed: I have run 111 parkruns and volunteered 67 times.   How did you get involved in parkrun? I was living in the UK and heard about parkrun through a running group that I joined.   What do you love about parkrun? What’s…

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Read more › News - 13th February 2019

People of parkrun brought to you by Vhi

Name: Barry Hurley Age: 36 Occupation: Global Demand Planner Local parkrun: Avondale Forest Number of parkruns completed: six   How did you get involved in parkrun? Once we heard a parkrun was going to be set up in Avondale my family and myself – have immediately started attending. It’s a lovely way to start a…

Maire Kinsella High Res
Read more › News - 5th February 2019

People of parkrun brought to you by Vhi

Name: Máire Kinsella Age: 42 Occupation: Occupational Health Advisor Local parkrun: St Anne’s parkrun Number of parkruns completed: 15 parkruns – 13 St Anne’s & 2 Kilkenny   How did you get involved in parkrun? I initially commenced the parkrun when Operation Transformation highlighted the event in 2016. I took a break for maternity reasons and…

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Read more › News - 23rd October 2018

People of parkrun brought to you by Vhi

Name: Garrett Hynes Age: 41 Occupation: Software Developer Local parkrun: Kilkenny   Number of parkruns completed: I have completed 65, 63 in Kilkenny and two in Cabinteely (Although I forgot my barcode once in Cabinteely so the official record is only 64. Lesson learnt, don’t forget your barcode!). I’ve volunteered 12 times.   How did…

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Read more › News - 21st February 2018

People of parkrun brought to you by Vhi

Name:Rachel Phelan  Age:25 Local parkrun: I’m quite the well-travelled parkrunner – having attended the likes of Wexford, Ennis and Galway before, however Kilkenny and Dublin are my local and most frequent courses.  Number of parkruns completed:12 How did you get involved in parkrun? My boyfriend has always had a passion for running and suggested it…

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