Week 249 – Kilkenny parkrun – Saturday 17th August 2019

This week 168 people ran, jogged and walked the course, of whom 17 were first timers and 13 recorded new Personal Bests. Representatives of 14 different clubs took part.

The event was made possible by 19 volunteers and we need you all to take your turn #every10runsVolunteer. See upcoming rosters and please get involved. parkrun cannot happen without volunteers and we need to rotate the roles weekly!

 https://www.parkrun.ie/kilkenny/futureroster/

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Gráinne KELLY • Liam LALOR • Statia O'CARROLL • Patricia COSTELLO • Noel KERR • Michelle POWER • Garrett HYNES • Joy COX • Roselle HOYNE • Paula HYNES • Jill CALLANAN • Alex SURIANO • Eugene KENNY • Louise O REILLY • Andrew SMITH • Kathleen O NEILL • Louise O NEILL • Aisling SYNDICAS • Luán SYNDICAS

Congratulations to Brendan Phelan on his 100th parkrun milestone this morning!

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Welcome to all our first timers and visitors from Austrailia, London, Middleton, Tralee, Macroom, and the brave parkrun tourists from Tipperary!!

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Upcoming Events:

Medieval Marathon on Saturday 14th September 2019 ( Free to volunteer? get in touch with them!)

Have a great weekend everyone! and don 't forget to volunteer or bring your Barcode Id!

Gráinne Kelly

Run Director

 

Wear your county colors with pride tomorrow at parkrun

 

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Calling all #gaa #hurling fans coming to#kilkennyparkrun this Saturday (#allirelandhurlingfinal weekend).

We would love to see as many of you coming to #kilkennycastle wearing your county (or club) colours in support of the boys in #blackandamber on Sunday.

So get your jersey, hat, scarves and headbands out and show your support to the minor and senior#kilkennyhurlers in the 2019 All-Ireland Hurling Finals. #lovehurling #loveparkrun

 

Week 248 – Kilkenny parkrun – Saturday 10th August 2019

This week 159 people ran, jogged and walked the course, of whom 11 were first timers and 15 recorded new Personal Bests. Representatives of 15 different clubs took part.

Token 42 did not make it home today?! please get in touch and return  Saturday :)

The event was made possible by 18 volunteers and we need you all to take your turn #every10runsVolunteer. See upcoming rosters and please get involved. parkrun cannot happen without volunteers and we need to rotate the roles weekly!

 https://www.parkrun.ie/kilkenny/futureroster/

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Gráinne KELLY • Howard TRIGGS • Regina DOOLEY • Angela LALOR • Ian COMERFORD • Imelda DOOLEY • Sean BUTLER • Martina MCGRATH • Julie DAGG • Gerald FOGARTY • Maria CASEY • Patricia O'KEEFFE • Alan MITCHELL • Louise O REILLY • Edie SMYTH • Andrew SMITH • Clare BOLAND • Tj FITZPATRICK

Welcome to all our first timers and visitors from Armagh , Templemore and Edinburagh.

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Upcoming Events:-

Family Walk/Run  in Castlewarren   on Sunday 11th August 2019

( 5 Miles - Walk is at 12 noon,  ( Run is at 1pm, 3km @1pm)

Medieval Marathon on Saturday 14th September 2019 ( Free to volunteer? get in touch with them!)

Have a great weekend everyone! and don 't forget to volunteer or bring your Barcode Id!

Séan Butler

Run Director

 

Week 247 – Kilkenny parkrun -Saturday 3rd August 2019

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This week 170 people ran, jogged and walked the course, of whom 14 were first timers and 18 recorded new Personal Bests. Representatives of 11 different clubs took part.

The event was made possible by 24 volunteers:

Gráinne KELLY • Tony PARKER • Padraic FLAHERTY • Ailis GOREY • Statia O'CARROLL • Liz NOLAN • Caitríona CORR • Angela LALOR • Pat LENNON • Graham BOURNE • Rita MC GUINNESS • Olivia SELMON • Sean BUTLER   Emily BUTLER • JD FLYNN • Julie DAGG • Paula HYNES • Eimear LAWLOR • Louise O REILLY • Andrew SMITH • Geraldine MURPHY • Ellie LARKIN • Aine MURPHY • Mary DOHENY.

Welcome to all our first timers and visitors from California, Southampton, Livingston Liverpool, Malahide,  Cork, Tramore, and Templemore.

Upcoming Events:-

Family  Fun  Duathlon in Ballyhale on Saturday 10th August 2019

Family Walk/Run  in Castlewarren   on Sunday 11th August 2019

( 5 Miles - Walk is at 12 noon, Run is at 1pm, 3km @1pm)

Have a great bank holiday everyone! and don 't forget to volunteer or bring your Barcode Id!

Gráinne Kelly

Run Director

 

Week 246 – Kilkenny parkrun – Saturday 27th July 2019

This week 170 people ran, jogged and walked the course, of whom 23 were first timers and 15 recorded new Personal Bests. Representatives of 7 different clubs took part.

The event was made possible by 20 volunteers:

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Ciaran KEATING • Gráinne KELLY • Statia O'CARROLL • Dor KEANE • Angela LALOR • Pat LENNON • John MOLLOY  • Joy COX • Sandra WHELAN • John LAWTON • Mary DELEHANTY • Margo DOWLING • Edwin HARPER • Patricia O'KEEFFE • Victor RYAN • Brian HARRIS • Roger RYAN • Simon THOMPSON • Michael POWER • Kevin CAHILL

Congratulations to our milestone runners today, Andrew Smith, Niall Morrissey, Mairead Lacey and Geraldine Lacey who all did their 50th run today. And a special congratulations to John Molloy who completed his 200th parkrun today. Well done to all!

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Welcome to all our first timers and visitors from Paris, Celbridge, Marley, Roscommon and the UK.

A special thank you to our volunteers today (especially Victor!!). We all love parkrun, we all love to walk and run and chase our PB's, but it cannot happen without volunteers. Someone has to marshal, time keep, hand out tokens,  barcode scan etc, so please, please take your turn every 10 runs.

Upcoming events - Family Fun Duathlon in Ballyhale on Saturday 10th August 2019

Have a great week everyone!

And don't forget to volunteer!

Angela Lalor

Run Director

 

Week 245 – Kilkenny parkrun – Saturday 21st July 2019

This week 177 people ran, jogged and walked the course, of whom 30 were first timers and 20 recorded new Personal Bests. Representatives of 14 different clubs took part.

The event was made possible by 16 volunteers. Special thanks to the Harper family and co for holding the fort while the majority of the Kilkenny parkrun core team enjoyed a break as 'parkrun tourists' in Rostrevor!

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Éadaoin PURCELL • Padraic FLAHERTY • Billy CULLETON • Pat LENNON • Pat CARROLL • Noel KERR • Michelle POWER • Graham BOURNE • Fergus KEANE • Grainne PARKER • Jill CALLANAN • Edwin HARPER • Colin HARPER • Joy HARPER • Andy STAFECKIS • Trevor SPILLANE

Congrats to Una Flynn on her 50th parkrun and visitor Tom Matthews who completed his 50th parkrun with us! Also congrats to James Bourne on his 10th parkrun milestone!

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Believe Graham will be returning token number two on Saturday!

Please try volunteer #every 10 runs!!! None of the volunteer roles are difficult, and by us all taking our turn, it strengthens our volunteering community and we are always delighted to see new people joining in to help.

All you have to do is email kilkenny@parkrun.com.

Welcome to our parkrun tourists from Belfast,  Dublin and Tipperary. Also welcome to the ladies from "Forget the Gym"  who visited from Dublin.

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Thanks again to all volunteers and participants for another fabulous parkrun this morning!

Edwin Harper

Run Director

 

Week 244 – Kilkenny parkrun – Saturday 13th July 2019

This week 171 people ran, jogged and walked the course, of whom 14 were first timers and 27 recorded new Personal Bests. Representatives of 11 different clubs took part.

The event was made possible by 26 volunteers, mainly from Kilkenny Triathlon Club who did a 'Volunteer Takeover' today. We wish you every success with your annual Kilkenny Triathlon on Sunday week the 22nd July.

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John MULCAHY • Gráinne KELLY • Lesley BARKER • Seán Ó HARGÁIN • Pat CARROLL • Robert CUNNINGHAM • Martyn WALSH • Michelle TREACY • Alan MAHON • Joy COX • Graham BOURNE • Martina MCGRATH • Mary HARRINGTON • Ellinor CORR • Jill CALLANAN • Edwin HARPER • Tom ENGLISH • Trish CAMPION • Stephen FINN • Louise O REILLY • Andrew SMITH • Lisa SHORTALL • Trevor SPILLANE • Erika DOWLING • Paddy SHORTALL • Mike CAHILL

Congrats to Victor Ryan on his 100th and Eimear Lawlor on her 50th parkrun milestone today!

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Please try volunteer #every 10 runs!!! None of the volunteer roles are difficult, and by us all taking our turn, it strengthens our volunteering community and we are always delighted to see new people joining in to help.

All you have to do is email kilkenny@parkrun.com.

Welcome to our parkrun tourists from Belfast,  Fairview parkrun, Gorey, Templemore, and Thurles 

Thanks again to all volunteers and participants for another fabulous parkrun this morning!

Joy Cox

Run Director

 

Week 243 – Kilkenny parkrun – Saturday 6th July 2019

This week 177 people ran, jogged and walked the course, of whom 26 were first timers and 25 recorded new Personal Bests. Representatives of 10 different clubs took part.

The event was made possible by 22 volunteers-

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Gráinne KELLY • Kay PHELAN • Padraic FLAHERTY • Deirdre FOLEY • Billy CULLETON • Statia O'CARROLL • Orla HENDERSON • Pat LENNON • Pat CARROLL •  Patricia O'Keeffe •  Joy COX • Mary HARRINGTON • Kevin MCCARTAN • Elizabeth JOYCE • Saoirse DRAGO • Tom ENGLISH  • Gerry O'KEEFFE • Louise O REILLY • Tom BRITTON • Michael POWER • David MURPHY • Mary MANNING HOLDEN

Special mention to Kevin Mc Cartan who made time to volunteer on his Daughters Wedding Day! Congratulations to the Bride and Groom to be!

Congrats to John Mulcahy on his 100th and Dor Lanigan on her 50th parkrun milestone today!

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Please try volunteer #every 10 runs!!! None of the volunteer roles are difficult, and by us all taking our turn, it strengthens our volunteering community and we are always delighted to see new people joining in to help.

All you have to do is email kilkenny@parkrun.com.

Welcome to our parkrun tourists from South Africa, California, Galway and Dublin

Thanks again to all volunteers and participants for another fabulous parkrun this morning!

Gráinne Kelly

Run Director

 

Week 242 – Kilkenny parkrun – Saturday 29th June 2019

This week 136 people ran, jogged and walked the course, of whom 30 were first timers and 9 recorded new Personal Bests. Representatives of 13 different clubs took part.

The event was made possible by 22 volunteers-

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Triona RYAN • Gráinne KELLY • Linda MAHER • Sheila OCALLAGHAN • Statia O'CARROLL • Angela LALOR • James DELEHANTY • Jim MILLER • Pat CARROLL • Ian COMERFORD • Grace FENNELLY • Julie DAGG • Jill CALLANAN • Tom ENGLISH • Heather PEPPARD • Mag KIRWAN • Louise O REILLY • Andrew SMITH • Ellen COSTELLOE • Caimin BROWNE • Adrian MAHER • Paddy O'Ceallaigh

See Roster for upcoming weeks! https://www.parkrun.ie/kilkenny/futureroster/ Please try volunteer #every 10 runs!!! None of the volunteer roles are difficult, and by us all taking our turn, it strengthens our volunteering community and we are always delighted to see new people joining in to help.

All you have to do is email kilkenny@parkrun.com.

Welcome to our parkrun tourists from South Africa, Austraila, New Zealand, Russborough parkrun, Belfast, Athlone, Cork and Balbriggan parkrun.

Thanks again to all volunteers and participants for another fabulous parkrun this morning!

Gráinne Kelly

Run Director

 

Week 241 – Kilkenny parkrun – Saturday 22nd June 2019

This week 158 people ran, jogged and walked the course, of whom 15 were first timers and 21 recorded new Personal Bests. Representatives of 10 different clubs took part.

The event was made possible by 20 volunteers-

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Padraic FLAHERTY • Statia O'CARROLL • Angela LALOR • Pat LENNON • Pat CARROLL • Joy COX • Sophy MOLLOY • Kevin MCCARTAN • Mary MANNING • Elizabeth JOYCE • Tomas MCCLUSKEY • Brian SMYTH • Gerry O'KEEFFE • Louise O REILLY • Edie SMYTH • Andrew SMITH • Valerie DUNCAN • Cornelis HUIBERS • Grace HAMILTON • Adrian MAHER

A very special mention and thanks to Louise O'Reilly who ran the course, then multi-tasked between photographing and barcode scanning !!

Congrats to Barry Lynch who completed his 100th parkrun today!

See Roster for upcoming weeks!  Please try volunteer every 10 runs!!! None of the volunteer roles are difficult, and by us all taking our turn, it strengthens our volunteering community and we are always delighted to see new people joining in to help.

All you have to do is email kilkenny@parkrun.com.

Sean Lynch spoke about the John Needs Pembro 5k Paced Track Run on Sunday 23rd June at Scanlon Park Athletic Track. The various paced runs start from 10am until 12.25pm.

Welcome to our parkrun tourists from South Africa and Marley.

Thanks again to all volunteers and participants for another fabulous parkrun this morning!

Andrew Smith

Run Director

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