Christmas and New Year runs

In order to give our hard working volunteers a well earned rest, we have decided not to hold the extra parkrun events on Christmas day and New Year's day. We will however be holding our regular Saturday morning parkruns on 23rd and 30th December. We'd love to see you there for a festive parkrun.

 

Join Us

C’mon everybody where have you gone?? We had nearly 200 people at the start of Gorey parkrun. Now we have in and around 50ish. Don’t get me wrong. Parkrun is for one or more people. We treat everyone the same. With winter here it is much harder for people to get up and get out. But remember, getting out during the daylight hours is good for your mood and include exercise into the mix. Well it’s gotta be good. So see you Saturday?

 

Have a Gorey time this Hallowe’en

As it is the ghoulish hallowe’en time of year. Come and have a Gorey time with us. Prizes for the best costume. Will you get a Frankenstein PB or start your ghostly parkrun journey with us. Bring the kids along. Let’s make it a family day. We look forward to seeing you all.

 

Results

‪Sorry everyone- Due to a glitch with our results processor (me) I have been unable to process them. I'll try again tomorrow. Bare with me‬

 

Urgent appeal

Hi All,

I'm here appealing to our Gorey parkrun base. If you look at the volunteer roster for the next month it is empty. I know you don't want our parkrun to fail. So I'm asking you to take some responsibility for your parkrun, for your community and for your town. Please volunteer and please tell your friends about our parkrun. We need to spread the word about parkrun. parkrun is a great thing to do. So let's keep it going.

 

No Barcode No Time

Please note from this Saturday. No barcode - No time. We have been known in certain circumstances to manually put in barcodes. But our volunteers spend enough time processing results without the time it takes to manually put in barcodes. So from now on No barcode - No time - No exceptions. We also do not accept barcodes on mobile phones. It may seem harsh but I'm only looking after our volunteers.

 

LBD

Well our LBD (Laminating Barcode Day) has gotten off to a good start. If you would like to get your barcode laminated then please bring, after the run, an A4 sheet with your barcode clearly printed next Saturday and the fallowing few Saturdays to Insomnia Cafe in Dunnes Stores shopping centre, Gorey. Please do not pre-cut your A4 barcode page as it makes it very difficult to laminate.

 

Thank You

Thank You! You have completely turned it around. We have enough volunteers!!! Gorey parkrun survives another week. We, the core team, received a newsletter from parkrun reporting how difficult this time of year is to recruit volunteers. So I'm sorry for being so dramatic but when panic mode sets in lol I have to act. So as Event Director I personally thank you.

 

*** URGENT APPEAL ***

We have a shortfall of volunteers for Saturday. If we don't fill them then we can't go ahead. Please don't let this happen. We've worked too hard to let this fail. We need a scanner. We need someone to hand out finish tokens. We really need four marshals. If we get these, then we're sorted. Your parkrun needs you.

Thanks
Elaine

 

Zero to 5k

Hi everyone. When I started up parkrun in Gorey it was partly for selfish reasons. I wanted to meet people with similar interests A-and somewhere I could run. Well I'm back to running after a year of injury from a broken ankle. I've finally been given the all clear. So I did my first 5k with Gorey parkrun last Saturday. I was chuffed with my time 39:49. How's about that??

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