Fairview parkrun Run Report #185: 17th of September 2022 – Around the parkrun World in 55minutes

RESULTS LINK 184 Collage_20220917_134047We had a great morning at Fairview parkrun #184 thanks to everyone who visited and participated it was great meeting you all. This week 74 people ran, jogged and walked the course, of whom 15 were first timers and 17 recorded new Personal Bests. Representatives of 8 different clubs took part. Joyce, Tom and Muriel set up the course while Shane welcomed visitors touring from all around the parkrun the globe including - Cecilia from South Africa, Debbie and Hans from Swansey, Jo from Dunstable, Rod and Sue from Glossop (Manchester), Frank from Cellbridge, Steve from Australia, Nuala from Aberdeen, Andrea from Bangor, Matthew from Brixton, and Sue from Newcastle. We welcomed a number of first-time participants to their first parkrun event including Debbie, Claudia and Conor well done to you all.

As the sun rose, we waved our 74 participants down the start path on to the course. Muriel, Tony, Seamus, Angela, Miriam and Muriel eile supported and guided the participants around our 3-loop course. Steve Brown was home first in (19:19) followed by Nuala Wilkinson (27:15) (a first for our first female finisher). Our participants were Timed by Nigel and Emma given their Finish Tokens by Mark and Bar code Scanned by Tom and Shane. Elaine, Catherine and Robert were our tail walkers thanks to you all and to our team of volunteers for their time, help and lovely support they gave each of our participants around the course.

The event was made possible by super 18 volunteers:

Robert CRAWFORD • Shane ROE • Catherine RAYNHAM • Nigel WAKEHAM • Muriel WEEKES • Leonie WEEKES • Edel LEAHY • Muriel Philomena WEEKES • Tom MCKIERNAN • George MCSHEFFREY • Angela LEAHY • Seamus AYLWARD • Joyce MURRAY • Miriam MALONE • Tony O MAHONY • Mark PHILLIPS • Elaine WARD • Emma RYAN

Congratulations to every participant as always but we would like to extend our best wishes this week to 2 Fairview parkrun representatives who completed their 50th event -Trevor Halpin and Marian Kelly we are delighted for you very well done. If you are coming up to a special event, please let the team know on the day we can give you a special call out.

As always, our events only succeed if we have a full complement of people coming forward each week at the event to put themselves forward when it their turn. We have a Future Roster Green Board which is always available with a month in advance notice timetable. We are always looking to extend our core volunteer team, so if you participate regularly or with a group of friends, if you have never volunteered before or it has been a while, please consider coming forward yourself or encouraging your friends as a team to volunteer on the day. We also encourage our participants to OPT IN   to the volunteer email alert. It provides not only a link to the volunteer list roster but also a communication point for any updates for Fairview parkrun.

Volunteer requirements for #185 -Pre-Event Course Set up, Back Up Timekeeper, 2 x Marshals for main Cross Over, 1x Marshal at Left Corner Turn, 1x Marshal at Gallaghers Corner, 1 x Marshal at Annesly bridge.

Full results and a complete event history can be found on the Fairview parkrun Results Page.

Many thanks everyone

Wishing you all a good week ahead

Leonie Run Director #185

Fairview parkrun Volunteer Team

 
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Fairview parkrun Event number 181 27th August 2022 – Last of the Summer Sun!!

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#181 saw 108 people run, jog and walk the course, of whom 34 were first timers and 13 recorded new Personal Bests. Representatives of 15 different clubs took part. It was a lovely sunny event at Fairview parkrun for event #181. We had a number of visitors that joined us for #181 – Christine and Michael from Leicester, Paula from London, Max and James (who has completed 500 plus parkruns!! Maddy and Ben from Canberra, to name but a few, Noel and the crew from the Sanctuary Runners. There was a great vibe at event #181 which saw 108 people participate in the course walking, jogging and running around the three lap course. There was a summery feeling as the sun and the warmth graced the course. The park was nicely warmed when Deirdre and Jack crossed the finish line as tail walkers. The marshals of the day smiled and encouraged the participants around the course – thanks to Joe, Nigel, Eoin and Oisin, Nuala and Muriel. The hint of Autumn could be seen in the park at pre-event and post event as the course was set up and tidied away by – Joyce, Leonie, Muriel, Tom, George, Mary and Aoife. Tom captured the sense of the event with the video and photographs – making sure to mark #181. Orlagh and Jay were on hand to capture each participants time for #181 and Niamh had the pleasure of handing out all the tokens as the participants crossed the line. Tom. Leonie and Shane scanned the barcodes to make sure that all participants had their event and time recorded. Remember we can take digital barcodes and printed barcodes at each event but don’t forget your barcode as no barcode = no result!! Communication at the event and pre-event was completed by Muriel, Leonie and Edel – which help 108 participants and 19 volunteers successfully complete the event with such confidence and reassurance.

#181's full results and a complete event history can be found on the Fairview parkrun Results Page.
The female record is held by Catriona Frances MACDONALD who recorded a time of 19:23 on 5th August 2017 (event number 4).
The male record is held by Graham RUSH who recorded a time of 15:50 on 27th July 2019 (event number 104).
The Age Grade course record is held by Bobby BEDFORD who recorded 85.30% (18:29) on 14th September 2019 (event number 111).
Fairview parkrun started on 15th July 2017. Since then 4,598 participants have completed 16,462 parkruns covering a total distance of 82,310 km, including 2,772 new Personal Bests. A total of 390 individuals have volunteered 2,731 times.
Please Join Leonie who is run director for event #182 next week – 9.20 for the first time visitors and tourists and 9.30 sharp for the start!!

 

Fairview parkrun Run Report 20/08/2022-Welcome Sanctuary Runners to Fairview parkrun event #180 

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This week at Fairview parkrun  80  people walked, ran and jogged the course, of whom 23 were first timers and 10 recorded new Personal Bests. Representatives of 13 different clubs took part. We welcomed many visiting and touring parkrunners including a super new group from Sanctuary Runners completing their inaugural Fairview parkrun event congratulations and well done to everyone .

At #180 we had a great morning in really good weather our pre event set up was completed by Joyce, Tom and Muriel . At our welcome briefs we met visiting tourists and friends from our neighbouring parkruns and touring parkruns including  Durham, Donabate ,St.Annes, Salisbury, Malahide, Waterstown, Musa Cookstown, Marlay, Deerpark Forest, Poolsbrook, Bushyparkrun, Hilly Fields, Navan, Monaghan Town, and Basingstoke parkruns. To our regular participants and our touring participants many thanks for visiting and participating at Fairview parkrun. This event was only made possible by our volunteers on the day thank you all for your help and time . As we cheered all of our participants down the start path our Marshals Jennifer, Angela, Tony, Noel , Nigel and Muriel guided and supported the participants around the course .

Karl and Siobhan our Time keepers greeted our first male finisher over the line -Adam Walker in (18:33), our first female finisher over the line was Susan Conroy in (19:33) form Lambay Sports Athletic club . Patricia gave out the finish tokens and Muriel  scanned our Barcodes . Mary and Margaret our Tail Walkers supported and encouraged all of our participants around the course .

This week our event was made possible by all of our volunteers , thank you very much for your help and time :Karl HEARTY • Nigel WAKEHAM • Muriel WEEKES • Leonie WEEKES • Siobhan NI RIAIN • Edel LEAHY • Muriel Philomena WEEKES • Tom MCKIERNAN • Margaret HANNICK • Mary RUSSELL • Noel KELLY • George MCSHEFFREY • Angela LEAHY • Jennifer MULHALL • Joyce MURRAY • Patricia CLOSE • Tony O MAHONY

Fairview results and a complete event history can be found on the Fairview parkrun Results Page.

I hope you all have a great week ahead , please consider OPTING IN to our volunteer emails when you get your results to keep connected and to keep updated regarding our weekly volunteer requirements each week.

Many thanks everyone

Leonie

RD#180

Fairview parkrun Volunteer Team

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Fairview parkrun Event number 178 and 179 6th and 13th August 2022- Summer Fun

Fairview parkrun
Event number 178 and 179
6th and 13th August 2022
#178

# 178 saw 84 people run, jog and walk the course, of whom 19 were first timers and 14 recorded new Personal Bests. Representatives of 13 different clubs took part. We had an international feel to parkrun #178 – we had Malene from Denmark, Denis from the Netherlands, Eugenie from Buncranna (who extended a warm welcome to all to come and visit Buncranna parkrun –Eugenie even promised to do her best to provide good weather!!), Kai from Germany and Tom and Jake from St. Albans. There was a nice summer vibe at parkrun #178 with participants chatting and chilling pre and post event. This was helped greatly by the lovely warm, sunny weather that we had for the duration of the event. Participants had a great time completing the 3 lap course – in which many smiles and laughs were had. Our first male finishers were – Jake Butterfield in a time of 17:44, Thomas Toyer in a time of 18:16 and Frederik Bakels in a time of 19.06. The first three female finishers were – Aisling Kirby in a time of 23.22, Malene Dissing in a time of 23:27 and Mary Heavey in a time of 25:28. Well done to all participants on a great event on a great summers day!!

#178 was made possible by 18 volunteers:

Malene DISSING • Monica FLANAGAN • Muriel WEEKES • Leonie WEEKES • Edel LEAHY • Muriel Philomena WEEKES • Tom MCKIERNAN • Mary Ellen HARNEDY • Deirdre SHEEHAN • Noel KELLY • Helen KIRK • Angela LEAHY • Joyce MURRAY • Patricia CLOSE • Tony O MAHONY • Emma RYAN • Harry J RYAN • Jack SHEEHAN

Many thanks to each and every one of the volunteers who came forward to make #178 happen. All at Fairview parkrun are very thankful.

#179
#179 saw 83 people run, jog and walk the course, of whom 22 were first timers and 12 recorded new Personal Bests. Representatives of 15 different clubs took part. We had the pleasure of meeting Anette from Luton who came on a day visit to Dublin and joined us for Fairview parkrun. Anette soon put herself forward to help with the course set-up as well as completing some pre event litter picking!! A big team of litter pickers were in place at Fairview parkrun at event #179 – Helen, Leonie, Annette, Tom and Muriel who collectively did a great job of gathering litter left in the park in the areas of the playground benches, the skate park area, the grass area from Gallahgers corner, the finish area and the train track area. If this is a role that you would like to volunteer in please drop us an email at fairview@parkrun.com. This is role which is completed each and every week to make sure that our course is safe and it’s our way of maintaining Fairview Park’s lovely grounds. Many hands can make a big difference.
#179 was made possible by 19 volunteers:

Shane ROE • Nigel WAKEHAM • Muriel WEEKES • Leonie WEEKES • Edel LEAHY • Muriel Philomena WEEKES • Tom MCKIERNAN • Margaret HANNICK • Mary RUSSELL • Marie FAY • George MCSHEFFREY • Helen KIRK • Ciaran QUINN • Angela LEAHY • Tony O MAHONY • Anette DAVID • Laura WAKEHAM • Emma RYAN • Harry J RYAN
Many thanks to all the volunteers in making #179 possible. Each and every week we need volunteers – if you haven’t volunteerd in a while or have never volunteer’d please reach out at the event or by email – fairview@parkrun.com to find out more or to put your name down on the roster. If every participant completed one volunteer event in every 10 it would mean that the regular volunteers would have the chance to participate themselves at an event. Volunteering is a good way of getting to know other people at parkrun, of learning new skills and of completing a different role at Fairview parkrun.
#178 and #179’s results can be found on the Fairview parkrun Results Page.
Please join Leonie at 9.20 for the pre-run brief and 9.30 sharp for the start of #180
Muriel

 

Fairview parkrun Event number 176 23rd July 2022-Fun in the sun.

Fairview parkrun
Event number 176
23rd July 2022-Fun in the sun.
#176 saw 63 people run, jog and walk the course, of whom 16 were first timers and 4 recorded new Personal Bests. Representatives of 9 different clubs took part. Well done to Luke Pettit in a time of 17.54 who was our first male finisher and Caitriona Costello who was the first female finisher in a time of 24.40. We had visitors from London, Bristol, Peterborough, Donabate, Newcastle, Kent and other neighbouring parkruns. We got lovely feedback from our participants at #176 about our volunteers. Out hi-viz hero's as always were supportive welcoming and friendly. Many thanks to the following 21 volunteers wgo made #176 such a success:Joe DELANEY • Shane ROE • Paul CONLON • Nigel WAKEHAM • Muriel WEEKES • Leonie WEEKES • Edel LEAHY • Muriel Philomena WEEKES • Tom MCKIERNAN • Emma BRODERICK • Margaret HANNICK • Mary RUSSELL • Mary Ellen HARNEDY • Deirdre SHEEHAN • Joyce MURRAY • Tony O MAHONY • Louise FOLEY • David FOLEY • Laura WAKEHAM • Emma RYAN • Harry J RYAN

#175's full results and a complete event history can be found on the Fairview parkrun Results Page.

The female record is held by Catriona Frances MACDONALD who recorded a time of 19:23 on 5th August 2017 (event number 4).
The male record is held by Graham RUSH who recorded a time of 15:50 on 27th July 2019 (event number 104).
The Age Grade course record is held by Bobby BEDFORD who recorded 85.30% (18:29) on 14th September 2019 (event number 111).

Fairview parkrun started on 15th July 2017. Since then 4,489 participants have completed 16,057 parkruns covering a total distance of 80,285 km, including 2,715 new Personal Bests. A total of 378 individuals have volunteered 2,637 times.

See you all at #177 for the welcome brief at 9.20 and for a 9.30 start at the bunting at the start area at Fairview parkrun.

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