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Read more › News - 2nd January 2019

A look back at 2018

As we enter 2019, I thought it would be a good time to look back over the past year and also take a glimpse our plans in 2019.   With the support of Vhi our presenting partner and the HSE we have achieved a lot in 2018.   In January we said we wanted to…

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Read more › News - 24th September 2018

Vhi launches parkrun Rewards Programme

Vhi is launching a brand-new parkrun Rewards Programme. Vhi customers can earn free rewards when they take part in 5k parkruns across Ireland. Customers can claim their first reward after completing just one parkrun and as they accumulate parkruns they will unlock a variety of different rewards. Rewards include sports towels, LED running lights, phone…

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Read more › News - 18th September 2018

Vhi launches junior parkrun roadshows

Following on from the success of the Vhi roadshow at 5k parkruns across Ireland, Vhi is calling on families to experience junior parkrun as it launches a series of special junior parkrun roadshows to celebrate their partnership with parkrun Ireland.   junior parkruns are 2k timed runs for for 4-14 year-old walkers and runners, and their…

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Read more › News - 17th July 2018

Nominate your Vhi parkrun Hero for July

Vhi is encouraging the parkrun community to nominate their Vhi parkrun Hero for the month of July.   The award looks to recognise and reward inspirational, hardworking and dedicated members of the parkrun community who embody the ethos of parkrun or have made an outstanding contribution this month – be they walkers, joggers, runners or…

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Read more › News - 7th March 2018

Amanda Byram Launches 2018 Vhi Women’s Mini Marathon

Amanda Byram and David Gillick, members of the Vhi Support Team, today launched the 2018 Vhi Women’s Mini Marathon. Entries are now open at www.vhiwomensminimarathon.ie.   The event, now in its 36th year, will be moving to Sunday this year, taking place on Bank Holiday Sunday 3rd June 2018 at 2pm.  Over 35,000 women are…

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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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Read more › News - 15th February 2018

Vhi competition winner Stella O’Shea visits Bushy parkrun

Our ‘spot the difference’ competition winner, Stella O’Shea, tells us about her trip to London’s Bushy parkrun which she won via the Vhi competition hosted on parkrun Ireland’s Facebook page.   It all began with the Vhi ‘parkrun spot the difference’ competition. It was special as I won a weekend trip, which included flights and…

Vhi Special Event at Limerick parkrun
Read more › News - 5th February 2018

Vhi special event at Marlay parkrun

Whether you’re a regular runner, jogger, walker or complete newbie we want to help you stay on track this year with parkrun. That’s why we’re continuing our Vhi Roadshow with the fourth event of 2018 taking place at Marlay Park, Grange Road, Rathfarnham, Co. Dublin this Saturday, 10 February.   Vhi Ambassador, Olympian and Marlay…

Vhi Special Event at Bushy Park parkrun
Read more › News - 31st January 2018

Join Vhi and David Gillick at Limerick parkrun this Saturday

Whether you’re a regular runner, jogger, walker, volunteer or complete newbie we want to help you stay on track this year with parkrun. That’s why we’re continuing our Vhi Roadshow with the third event of 2018 taking place at Limerick parkrun this Saturday 3 February.   Vhi Ambassador and Olympian, David Gillick will be on…

Vhi Special Event at Bushy Park parkrun
Read more › News - 23rd January 2018

People of parkrun brought to you by Vhi

Name: Niall Coppinger Age: 56 Occupation: Insurance sector Local parkrun: Bushy Dublin parkrun Number of parkruns completed: 62 How did you get involved in parkrun: I turned up out of curiosity with no expectation whatsoever. What do you love about parkrun: Its welcoming friendly inclusive vibe. Who do you participate with: I generally turn up to run alone…

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