Killarney parkrun #210 – 13th July 2019

The final parkrun at Muckross saw our 3rd highest attendance of 133 people who ran, jogged or walked our two lap, undulating course for the last time. We welcomed 57 first timers and representatives of 16 different clubs took part. Special praise goes to the group from Malahide who left Dublin at 5am this morning to help celebrate our last Muckross run!

Congratulations to the 15 who recorded new Personal Bests and to Tim Long of An Riocht AC who led the field home for the 17th time pulling Shane O'Callaghan and Josh Moore to new PB's in 2nd and 3rd place.
Tim is seen below leading from the start with Ray Smith alongside him:

Muckross final start 13 July 2019

The ladies were led home by first time visitor Ciara Cummins from Templemore parkrun who set a new parkrun PB. Ciara is striding out at the start below:

Ciara Cummins 13 July 2019

Well done to Core Volunteer Ray Smith who beat both First Finishers on Age Grade scoring and was top of Age Grading for the 41st time!

Well done to Leonie Hussey O'Brien and Dermot Griffin who joined the 100 Club today with Leonie getting the loyalty award for her 99 runs in Killarney:

Leonie 100th parkrun

Our final Muckross run was celebrated with very special cakes:

Muckross farewell and cake

Thank you Jennie Smith for your wonderful creations:

Jennie Smith cakes 13 July 2019

Many thanks to the 12 volunteers who made our last Muckross run possible:

Tom BYRNE, Ray SMITH, Mike RIORDAN, Tim O'LEARY, Siobhán DALY, Frances ROWLAND, Stella MALONEY, Eileen HAYES, Jake SMITH, Daniel SMITH, Jacek ZAKRZEWSKI, Mick ANGLIM

Today's full results and a complete event history can be found on the Killarney parkrun Results Page.

The female record is held by Carol FINN who recorded a time of 18:09 on 5th November 2016 (event number 72).
The male record is held by Matthieu MARSHALL who recorded a time of 15:48 on 8th July 2017 (event number 107).
The Age Grade course record is held by Niamh O'SULLIVAN who recorded 93.46% (19:22) on 16th March 2019 (event number 193).

Killarney parkrun started on 6th June 2015. Since then 3,200 participants have completed 10,863 parkruns covering a total distance of 54,315 km, including 1,674 new Personal Bests. A total of 185 individuals have volunteered 1,487 times.

 

Killarney parkrun #209 – 06th July 2019

This week 67 people ran, jogged or walked the course, of whom 31 were first timers and representatives of 13 different clubs took part.

Well done to the 5 who recorded new Personal Bests and to James Daley from Tralee parkrun who led the field home for the 2nd time and to Rachel Cohen of Bull City Track Club, Durham, North Carolina who led the ladies home on her first ever parkrun. James has done 48 parkruns, all but 3 in Tralee, but set a new outright PB today being chased by one of Rachel's clubmates, Ryan Laytham, who has a parkrun PB of 16:53.

James also set the highest Age Grade score.

Congratulations to Mary Casey who broke her own W75 Record.

Congratulations also to Killarney stalwart Vincent Hussey who ran his 150th parkrun today and truly deserves a loyalty award having done them all in Killarney!

Vincent Hussey 150 Killarney parkruns

Our thanks go to the 9 volunteers who made today's event possible:

Mary GRIFFIN • Philip GAMMELL • Eileen HAYES • Brid STACK • Jim HEALY • Jacek ZAKRZEWSKI • Ray SMITH • Mike O'DONOGHUE • Mick ANGLIM

Today's full results and a complete event history can be found on the Killarney parkrun Results Page.

The female record is held by Carol FINN who recorded a time of 18:09 on 5th November 2016 (event number 72).
The male record is held by Matthieu MARSHALL who recorded a time of 15:48 on 8th July 2017 (event number 107).
The Age Grade course record is held by Niamh O'SULLIVAN who recorded 93.46% (19:22) on 16th March 2019 (event number 193).

Killarney parkrun started on 6th June 2015. Since then 3,143 participants have completed 10,730 parkruns covering a total distance of 53,650 km, including 1,659 new Personal Bests. A total of 185 individuals have volunteered 1,487 times.

 

Killarney parkrun #208 – 29th June 2019

This week we welcomed 56 people who ran, jogged or walked the course, of whom 19 were first timers and representatives of 7 different clubs took part.

Congratulations to the 4 who recorded new Personal Bests and to Matt Cutler, a first time visitor from London, who led the field home and to young Ailbhe Gammell who led the ladies home for the 6th time.

Both First Finishers were beaten however on Age Grade scoring by super consistent Ray Smith who warmed up by setting out the course and then set the highest Age Grade score for the 40th time!

We were treated to a new Age Grade record today as Mary Casey celebrated her first run in Killarney for almost 2 years by smashing our W75 Record by over 4 minutes! Well done Mary.

Our thanks go to the 8 volunteers who made this morning’s event possible:

Mike RIORDAN • Eileen HAYES • Sinead FAGAN • Brid STACK • Caroline CLIFFORD • Ray SMITH • Dj O'SULLIVAN • Mick ANGLIM

Today's full results and a complete event history can be found on the Killarney parkrun Results Page.

The female record is held by Carol FINN who recorded a time of 18:09 on 5th November 2016 (event number 72).
The male record is held by Matthieu MARSHALL who recorded a time of 15:48 on 8th July 2017 (event number 107).
The Age Grade course record is held by Niamh O'SULLIVAN who recorded 93.46% (19:22) on 16th March 2019 (event number 193).

Killarney parkrun started on 6th June 2015. Since then 3,112 participants have completed 10,663 parkruns covering a total distance of 53,315 km, including 1,653 new Personal Bests. A total of 185 individuals have volunteered 1,478 times.

 

Killarney parkrun #207 – 22nd June 2019

This week 41 people ran, jogged or walked the course, of whom 9 were first timers and representatives of 7 different clubs took part.

Well done to the 9 who recorded new Personal Bests and to Geoffrey Gregory of Vegan Runners who led the field home for the second time and to first time visitor Claire Hallissey of Dacorum & Tring AC who led the ladies home.

Congratulations also to Caroline Murphy of Gneeveguilla AC who was only 3 seconds behind Claire to set a new PB and an impressive highest Age Grade score of 83.24%.

Our thanks go to the 9 volunteers who made today's event possible:

Stephen GRIFFIN • Tom BYRNE • Eileen HAYES • Caroline CLIFFORD • Sinead BYRNE • Brian MURPHY • Jacek ZAKRZEWSKI • Ray SMITH • Mick Anglim

Today's full results and a complete event history can be found on the Killarney parkrun Results Page.

The female record is held by Carol FINN who recorded a time of 18:09 on 5th November 2016 (event number 72).
The male record is held by Matthieu MARSHALL who recorded a time of 15:48 on 8th July 2017 (event number 107).
The Age Grade course record is held by Niamh O'SULLIVAN who recorded 93.46% (19:22) on 16th March 2019 (event number 193).

Killarney parkrun started on 6th June 2015. Since then 3,093 participants have completed 10,607 parkruns covering a total distance of 53,035 km, including 1,649 new Personal Bests. A total of 185 individuals have volunteered 1,470 times.

 

Killarney parkrun #206 – 15th June 2019

This week 52 people ran or jogged the course, of whom 14 were first timers and representatives of 7 different clubs took part.

Well done to the 4 who recorded new Personal Bests and to Pa Sheehan, a first time visitor from Ennis, who led the field home and to Hannah Collins who led the ladies home for the second time.

Congratulations also to Core Volunteer Ray Smith who set the highest Age Grade score for the 39th time and to first time visitor Richard Gibson from Antrim parkrun who joined the 100 Club today.

Thank you to the 11 volunteers who made today's event possible:

Mike RIORDAN • Tim LONG • Leonie HUSSEY-O'BRIEN • Philip GAMMELL • Eileen HAYES • Siobhán DALY • Barbara DINEEN • Ray SMITH • Frances ROWLAND • Josh MOORE • Mick Anglim

Today's full results and a complete event history can be found on the Killarney parkrun Results Page.

The female record is held by Carol FINN who recorded a time of 18:09 on 5th November 2016 (event number 72).
The male record is held by Matthieu MARSHALL who recorded a time of 15:48 on 8th July 2017 (event number 107).
The Age Grade course record is held by Niamh O'SULLIVAN who recorded 93.46% (19:22) on 16th March 2019 (event number 193).

Killarney parkrun started on 6th June 2015. Since then 3,084 participants have completed 10,566 parkruns covering a total distance of 52,830 km, including 1,640 new Personal Bests. A total of 185 individuals have volunteered 1,462 times.

 

Killarney parkrun #205 – 08th June 2019

This week 86 people ran, jogged or walked the course, of whom 42 were first timers and representatives of 8 different clubs took part. Star of the Laune AC topped the Club numbers with 16 of whom 13 were having their first run in Killarney.

Over a quarter of the field were first time ever to parkrun and we hope those 23 will continue to take part.

Congratulations to the 5 who recorded new Personal Bests and to Niamh Clifford of Star of the Laune AC who led the field home for the 6th time in a superb new outright parkrun PB of 18:19, over a minute faster than her previous best in Killarney. Amazingly Niamh's great Age Grade score of 80.80% was soundly beaten by Majella Diskin who scored 87.13%, the 4th highest Age Grade score in Ireland today!

The men were led home by first time visitor from Dublin, Barry Mulvihill of Rathfarnham WSAF who also set an all time parkrun PB of 19:15, testament to how fast the Killarney course is.

Our thanks go to the 9 volunteers who made this morning's event possible:

Caitriona SHANAHAN • Tim LONG • Philip GAMMELL • Eileen HAYES • Siobhán DALY • Ann Margaret FINN • Dj O'SULLIVAN • Esther MURPHY • Mick ANGLIM

Today's full results and a complete event history can be found on the Killarney parkrun Results Page.

The female record is held by Carol FINN who recorded a time of 18:09 on 5th November 2016 (event number 72).
The male record is held by Matthieu MARSHALL who recorded a time of 15:48 on 8th July 2017 (event number 107).
The Age Grade course record is held by Niamh O'SULLIVAN who recorded 93.46% (19:22) on 16th March 2019 (event number 193).

Killarney parkrun started on 6th June 2015. Since then 3,070 participants have completed 10,514 parkruns covering a total distance of 52,570 km, including 1,636 new Personal Bests. A total of 184 individuals have volunteered 1,452 times.

 

Killarney parkrun #204 – 01st June 2019

Well done to the 66 people who ran or jogged the course this morning on Killarney parkrun's 4th Anniversary. We welcomed 23 first timers and representatives of 8 different clubs took part. One of those Club runners was from Portsmouth, UK but was well outdone in distance by Peter and Glenys Frizzell of Shepparton RC in Victoria, Australia who were over 10,800 miles from their home parkrun! They both look as if they worked hard:

parkrun4th-132

Congratulations to the 8 who recorded new Personal Bests and to M15 Jack O'Leary who ran 19:17 on his first ever parkrun to finish 2nd to an Unknown runner. Well done also to Caroline Clifford who led the ladies home for the 3rd time.

Top of the Age Grade scores for an impressive 38th time was Core Volunteer Ray Smith with 78.73%.

We had only one Milestone run today as young Ailbhe Gammell ran her 50th parkrun. Ailbhe also gets the loyalty award as she has run all of those in Killarney. Perhaps she'll get the chance to become a parkrun Tourist over the summer holidays!

Our thanks go to the 11 volunteers who made today's event possible and please consider volunteering at least 3 times a year:

Jacinta GIBSON • Vincent HUSSEY • Eileen HAYES • Mike RIORDAN • Sinead FAGAN • Brid STACK • Ray SMITH • Frances ROWLAND • Hannah COLLINS • Joanna MYKYTYNMick ANGLIM

Today's full results and a complete event history can be found on the Killarney parkrun Results Page.

The female record is held by Carol FINN who recorded a time of 18:09 on 5th November 2016 (event number 72).
The male record is held by Matthieu MARSHALL who recorded a time of 15:48 on 8th July 2017 (event number 107).
The Age Grade course record is held by Niamh O'SULLIVAN who recorded 93.46% (19:22) on 16th March 2019 (event number 193).

Killarney parkrun started on 6th June 2015. Since then 3,028 participants have completed 10,428 parkruns covering a total distance of 52,140 km, including 1,631 new Personal Bests. A total of 183 individuals have volunteered 1,443 times.

 

Killarney parkrun #203 – 25th May 2019

This week 47 people ran, jogged and walked the course, of whom 8 were first timers and representatives of 7 different clubs took part.

Congratulations to the 5 who recorded new Personal Bests and to Patrick O’Donoghue of Lucan Harriers who set a new PB to lead the field home for the 5th time and to Esther Murphy of Midleton AC who led the ladies home for the 7th time.

Ray Smith set the highest Age Grade score for the 37th time.

Our thanks go to the 8 volunteers who made this morning’s event possible:

Fergal BUCKLEY • Eileen HAYES • Sinead FAGAN • Brid STACK • Siobhán DALY • Emma DINEEN • Ray SMITH • Mick ANGLIM

Today's full results and a complete event history can be found on the Killarney parkrun Results Page.

The female record is held by Carol FINN who recorded a time of 18:09 on 5th November 2016 (event number 72).
The male record is held by Matthieu MARSHALL who recorded a time of 15:48 on 8th July 2017 (event number 107).
The Age Grade course record is held by Niamh O'SULLIVAN who recorded 93.46% (19:22) on 16th March 2019 (event number 193).

Killarney parkrun started on 6th June 2015. Since then 3,005 participants have completed 10,362 parkruns covering a total distance of 51,810 km, including 1,623 new Personal Bests. A total of 180 individuals have volunteered 1,432 times.

 

Killarney parkrun #202 – 18th May 2019

This week 52 people ran or jogged the course, of whom 18 were first timers and representatives of 10 different clubs took part.

Congratulations to the 4 who recorded new Personal Bests and to first time visitors Andrew Oberg of Goulburn parkrun in New South Wales and Sarahjane Beattie of Newry AC who led the field home.

Both of our First Finishers were beaten on Age Grade scoring by our Core Volunteer Ray Smith who headed the  Age Grade results for an impressive 36th time!

Our thanks go to the 7 volunteers who made this morning's event possible:

Tim LONG • Sinead FAGAN • Brid STACK • Jacek ZAKRZEWSKI • Ray SMITH • Mike O'DONOGHUE Mick ANGLIM

Today's full results and a complete event history can be found on the Killarney parkrun Results Page.

The female record is held by Carol FINN who recorded a time of 18:09 on 5th November 2016 (event number 72).
The male record is held by Matthieu MARSHALL who recorded a time of 15:48 on 8th July 2017 (event number 107).
The Age Grade course record is held by Niamh O'SULLIVAN who recorded 93.46% (19:22) on 16th March 2019 (event number 193).

Killarney parkrun started on 6th June 2015. Since then 2,997 participants have completed 10,315 parkruns covering a total distance of 51,575 km, including 1,618 new Personal Bests. A total of 181 individuals have volunteered 1,570 times.

 

Killarney parkrun #201 – 11th May 2019

This week 42 people ran or jogged the course, of whom 9 were first timers and representatives of 7 different clubs took part.

Congratulations to the 8 who recorded new Personal Bests and to first time visitor Mick O’Sullivan of Trent Park RC, North London, who led the field home and also set the highest Age Grade score.

Well done also to Helen O’Leary who set a new PB to lead the ladies home for the first time.

Many thanks to the 11 volunteers who made today’s event possible and please consider volunteering at least 3 times a year if possible:

Tim LONG • Philip GAMMELL • Tim O'LEARY • Tom BYRNE • Jim HEALY • Jacek ZAKRZEWSKI • Ray SMITH • Jennie SMITH • Dj O'SULLIVAN • Eileen TUOHY • Mick ANGLIM

Today's full results and a complete event history can be found on the Killarney parkrun Results Page.

The female record is held by Carol FINN who recorded a time of 18:09 on 5th November 2016 (event number 72).
The male record is held by Matthieu MARSHALL who recorded a time of 15:48 on 8th July 2017 (event number 107).
The Age Grade course record is held by Niamh O'SULLIVAN who recorded 93.46% (19:22) on 16th March 2019 (event number 193).

Killarney parkrun started on 6th June 2015. Since then 2,979 participants have completed 10,263 parkruns covering a total distance of 51,315 km, including 1,614 new Personal Bests. A total of 181 individuals have volunteered 1,563 times.

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