Sport Ireland is proud to support parkrun as a way to get more people active. Open to all
ages and abilities, parkrun is fuelled by community spirit through the commitment of the volunteers and
participants who organise and take part in the Saturday runs. parkrun is helping to drive sustainable
there are no barriers to taking part and no entry fee.
The Local Sports Partnerships are an initiative of Sport Ireland. The Local Sports Partnerships are working closely with parkrun Ireland to create more local events to grow the parkrun Community across Ireland
In order to minimise your social and environmental impacts on the outdoors, please follow the principles of
Leave No Trace. Leave No Trace is an outdoor ethics educational programme designed to promote and inspire
responsible outdoor recreation through education, research and partnerships.
parkrun Ireland supports the 7 principles of Leave No Trace: Plan Ahead and Prepare, Be Considerate of Others, Respect Farm Animals and Wildlife, Travel and Camp on Durable Ground, Leave What You Find, Dispose of Waste Properly, Minimise the Effects of Fire.
Athletics Ireland is the National Governing Body for Athletics in Ireland. As an association one of its core strategic objectives is to promote health and fitness in the population as a whole and as such they support the weekly 5km parkrun events organised for runners of all standards.
Running: put one foot in front of the other and then repeat! The most inclusive sport in the world. At Brooks we are fortunate to focus exclusively on the pursuit we love more than any other – the run. Our purpose is simple, we exist to inspire everyone to run their path to a better self. Run and your world becomes a happier place; one run can transform a day, and if you add up the days it can change your life. So even though we are a running company and all, the most important thing we make isn’t gear. The most important thing we make is your run. Granted, we may be biased, but our advice is simple: Run Happy!
CONTRA is the creation of parkrun Founder Paul Sinton-Hewitt. Paul’s ambition has been to create a
sportswear brand that truly supports and encourages movement for everyone, creating kit available in 10
sizes, in non-gender specific colours, whilst ensuring all sourcing of CONTRA’s range meets the highest
ethical manufacturing standards.
A huge benefit of CONTRA is that the profit from sales goes directly to supporting parkrun, helping to keep it free, for everyone, forever.