Read more › News - 3rd March 2020

Incredible friendships

Sixteen members of Deirdre Henchy’s family are now parkrunners. She tells us how discovering parkrun has led to incredible friendships and a new, extended family.   My parkrun journey started late 2014 when my brother Justin suggested I join him for a parkrun in Malahide.   That first parkrun floored me, and I had no…

Santa Dash at Poppintree Parkrun 2019
Read more › News - 27th January 2020

Really delighted

Ronald Hogan didn’t even know there was a park in nearby Poppintree, let alone a parkrun.    After discovering his local event, he’s made lots of friends and never looked back.   A colleague in work had mentioned events called parkrun, so I looked it up on the internet to get some information about it…

Read more › News - 7th November 2018

parkrun Profile: Poppintree

Poppintree parkrun in Dublin 11 celebrated its fourth birthday on Saturday and has welcomed more than 2,500 parkrunners during that time. Natalie Murphy tells us more…   I kind of got involved in Poppintree parkrun by accident! My dad, Robert, asked me one evening four years ago to come along to an evening where he…