50. 50. 50.
50 years since Apollo 11 landed humans on the Moon.
50 years since Sharon Ashmore, Castletown parkrun's first event director graced Earth with her presence ."Happy Birthday Sharon" and thanks for the sweet treats.
50 parkruns for Cara Moriarty, well done young lady ,don't forget to claim your milestone tee shirt.
A fine summer morning greeted 193 runners, joggers and walkers to Event 184 with visitors travelling from Darlington, Kilkenny and Cabinteely. 12 joined us for their first parkrun, and thanks to our pacers, 30 of you recorded new personal bests.
First 3 men home were Michael Hannon, Michael Comer and Trevor McDonald (new pb)
The two Michaels going head to head on the first lap.
Aisling Byrne was first lady ,first timer Claire McDonald was second, and third was Shauna Dunne.
Thanks as always to our volunteers and OPW staff who each week enable us to hold a safe timed and free 5k. Don't forget to put your name forward to volunteer if you haven't done so in a while.
PS, Don't forget your bar code.