Run Report 2nd November 2019

Lots of CELEBRATIONS this morning.   Huge congrats to all 491 of you on your parkrun this morning.

 

 

Firstly, thank you to all our volunteers who gave up their run today, you are incredible. We really appreciate the help each week.  This weeks volunteers were :-

 

Andrew MURPHY  •  Anna PRINGLE  •  Anne MC COMISH  •  Annette GREHAN  •  Christy REILLY  •  Conn MAGUIRE  •  Connor JENNINGS  •  Damien MARTIN  •  De O'CONNOR  •  Deryck VINCENT  •  Eamon TRAYNOR  •  Gary KENNY  •  Gillian KENNY  •  Hannah COLBERT  •  Jim KEOGH  •  Keith FLEMING  •  Laura BRAYDEN  •  Mark LACEY  •  Nicola CASSIDY  •  Patricia LORIGAN  •  Paul COLBERT  •  Paul GANNON  •  Regina HARNETT  •  Shane BEGGS  •  Teresa TALBOT  •  Tommy CRAMPTON  •  Úna NÍ CHRIBÍN

 

 

Thanks to all our parkrunning community for celebrating marathon day with us. It was superb to see many of our parkrunning regulars in their fabulous Blue DCM 2019 running gear. Thanks to each & every one of you for joining us today, we were all delighted to celebrate your achievements. You are all awesome.

 

 

Our very own parkrun milestone awards took place too:-

Special Mention to the following:-

 

Helen Leahy – 200 parkruns

Paul O Neill – 100 parkruns

Jonathan Boyle – 50 parkruns

Ciara Cosgrove – 50 parkruns

Adrienne Pursun – 50 parkruns

Emer Kenny – 50 parkruns

 

 

Welcome “Pietro Giordano” visiting from Italy.

 

 

Junior parkrunner- Lucy Harnett is due to complete her 10th milestone, however, she had an important match today and couldn’t make it so maybe over the next few weeks.

 

Congrats – Rachel Costello on becoming the latest member to the “98 Hall of Fame”

 

 

The link to todays results can be accessed here.

 

https://www.parkrun.ie/stannes/results/latestresults/

 

 

Deryck Vincent was today's photographer and his photo album was shared on our facebook page earlier today. Thanks Deryck for the photos.

 

 

Over and out from me as I hand you over to Jamie Plummer who is Run Director next week.

 

Regards

Gillian Kenny

Run Director

 

 

St Anne’s parkrun Event number 298 7th September 2019

Another fab day in St Anne's.

Celebrating their 100 milestone we had Paddy Daly, Shane Byrd and Ciaran Doran while Catherine Hillard, Marianne Furlong and Alan Dunne all hit the 50 mark. Well done, Folks.

The stats for this week are as follows:

This week 488 people ran, jogged and walked the course, of whom 54 were first timers and 65 recorded new Personal Bests. Representatives of 17 different clubs took part.

The event was made possible by 23 volunteers:

Maura LYNSKEY • Connor JENNINGS • Catherine GILLANDERS • Christy REILLY • Anne MC COMISH • Gary KENNY • Mark MCCOMISH • Colm KERNAN • Orla BYRNE • Craig MCMULLEN • Caroline FARRELLY • Angela DWANE • Sue O'TOOLE • Keith COMISKEY • Conor CASSIDY • Francis O REILLY • Niamh MOONEY • Lucy BARRETT • Gerard O'ROURKE • Kevin MC DAID • Simon DEVENNEY • Andrew MURPHY • Alice JORGENSEN

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

The female record is held by Aoife TALTY who recorded a time of 16:51 on 28th September 2013 (event number 1).
The male record is held by Garry CAMPBELL who recorded a time of 14:44 on 23rd March 2019 (event number 277).
The Age Grade course record is held by Mary LYNCH who recorded 94.58% (22:26) on 29th September 2018 (event number 251).

St Anne’s parkrun started on 28th September 2013. Since then 12,434 participants have completed 95,594 parkruns covering a total distance of 477,970 km, including 15,895 new Personal Bests. A total of 1,040 individuals have volunteered 6,212 times.

 

Event number 297 – 31st August 2019

Event number 297  -   31st August 2019

Glorious morning for PACER Saturday this morning.

 

We had a fabulous 525 parkrunners out enjoying their parkrun.    Massive THANK YOU to our amazing pacers who helped you through your paces, think you will all agree they did a superb job.

 

We welcomed our 1st timers and visitors.  Shout out to our visitors who visited from Australia and the UK.  Welcome Garrett & Eloise from OxfordAnn Keogh and Aileen from Sydney, Australia and  Alli from Dorset.  We hope you enjoyed your parkrun experience at St. Anne’s and we look forward to welcoming you again.

 

Some parkrun regulars reached their milestones:-

Shout out to the newest members to the 100 Club Sue O’Toole, Tony Hand, Catherine McGowan, Mary McGuirk.

 

Ronan Moore, Ciara Hoban, Theresa Cloonan, Grainne Healy, Louise Maher, Alice Jorgensen and Kate Cregan all joined the 50 milestone club.

 

Happy Birthday to Kate Cregan who not only completed her 50th Run but was celebrating a milestone birthday too.  We hope you had a fun morning celebrating with your brother, sister and St. Anne’s parkrun family.

 

Happy Birthday to Run Director – Richie O’Connor who couldn’t be with us today as he off sunning himself on holidays.  We hope you having a fab time.

 

Folks, if you reached a milestone recently and haven’t volunteered yet, it would be absolutely super if you can volunteer one week to give a little back to our community event.

 

REMEMBER:  parkwalk starts next Saturday and Jamie Plummer is the parkwalk leader so pass the word around if you know anyone that may be interested.  parkwalk will take part every Saturday morning for 6 weeks.

 

Our Event only can happen with the help of volunteers.  The event was made possible by 36 volunteers today:

Una CHERRY • Connor JENNINGS • Jenny COLBERT • Gabriel BYRNE • Barry NOLAN • Ciara NÍ BHROIN • Dan WALLACE • Cliodhna HUGHES • Gary KENNY • Gillian KENNY • Mark MCCOMISH • Keith FLEMING • Rob CLARKE • Paul DUFFY • Emer COLL • Niamh DONNELLAN • Mark MAC SWEENEY • Marianne FANNING • Barbara FLOOD • Molly KENNY • Ruth CARROLL • Mary BARRETT • Lucy BARRETT • Patricia LORIGAN • Colm O'TOOLE • Kevin MC DAID • Simon DEVENNEY • Morwenna QUINN • Lorraine MCMAHON • Paul KELLY • Andrew MURPHY • Patricia OCLEIRIGH • Alberto POBLACION • Carmen MARTIN • Conor PURSUN • Deirdre NI CHAOMHÁNAIGH

 

THANK YOU to the volunteers that did multiple volunteer roles, it was huge help and the event runs smoother.

 

Todays photos credits go to: Ruth Carroll, Kevin McDaid and Gillian Kenny.

 

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

 

The female record is held by Aoife TALTY who recorded a time of 16:51 on 28th September 2013 (event number 1).
The male record is held by Garry CAMPBELL who recorded a time of 14:44 on 23rd March 2019 (event number 277).
The Age Grade course record is held by Mary LYNCH who recorded 94.58% (22:26) on 29th September 2018 (event number 251).

 

St Anne’s parkrun started on 28th September 2013. Since then 12,380 participants have completed 95,106 parkruns covering a total distance of 475,530 km, including 15,830 new Personal Bests. A total of 1,039 individuals have volunteered 6,189 times.

Remember:-   next week Mark McComish is Run Director so there will be no hanging around.   Start 9:30am sharp !!!!!

Have a great weekend

Gillian Kenny – Run Director

 

St Anne’s parkrun # 292 – 27/07/2019 Run Report

Well the first thing that went our way was the weather.

This was the 3rd time that we had a Raheny Shamrock "takeover" day and after the deluge that hit us last year, it was great to see the sunshine this year. The main purpose of the takeover is that all the volunteers are provided by our local athletics club, Raheny Shamrock AC and the regular volunteers get to take the day off and maybe get a run in themselves.  parkrun is very much a volunteer event and can be a little harder to resource during the holiday period.

As such it was great to be able to turn up on Saturday morning knowing that there were over 50 volunteers to arrive before 9:15 in the morning.

While it was the 3rd day in conjunction with the Shamrocks, there was a slightly sombre tone. It was the 2nd anniversary of the passing of Johnny Fennel, a runner who would be well known to most of the Shamrocks and someone who was regularly involved in parkrun. With this as a backdrop there were a number of things that magically happened on the day. 476 people participated in the run, an incredible 93 earned PBs on the day, including fellow RD Colm O'Toole, everyone was silent of the briefing (which was a first) but more amazingly no-one headed to the start line before the briefing was finished. Hopefully the briefing left everyone with a couple of thoughts - enjoy life and your running and remember those that have passed on for the things that they enjoyed. Remember them when they were happy.

We had a number of people celebrating their 50th parkrun - Fran O'Reilly, Raimunda Vasconcelos Siqueira, Eve Horgan and Tom O'Regan. Congratulations to you all.

We had visitors from across the globe, Ray  from Cairns, Peter, Julie, Chloe and Sophie Hartley Green who visited from Swansea, Steven Swan from Bristol, Brian Moore from Hampshire plus a sprinkling from other parkruns in Ireland. We hope you all enjoyed your run in St. Annes and look forward to your return.

Micheael Lindon grabbed the coveted #98 token and the prize that went with it.

Speaking of prizes, we had a large number of spot prizes donated to us for the day and our great thanks go to those who donated. Thank you to Pat Hooper, Christy Reilly, Val Hand, Brian Kelly and Nora Byrne from the Shamrocks, Sean Reid from Ignite Gym, Connor Jennings from Zurich Insurance and Helen Carr from The O'Brien Press. Congratulations to all those who went home with these prizes, a nice treat for a Saturday morning. As if parkrun wasn't treat enough.

AND it was pacer Saturday too, which probably helped the PBs that were hard earned.

As always, it was a pleasure to be your Run Director for the day. I really enjoyed myself and I hope you did too. I couldn't have done it without the team of volunteers I had helping me so a massive thank you to them.

See you all, same time, same place on 3rd August.

Keep running

Richie

This week 476 people ran, jogged and walked the course, of whom 44 were first timers and 95 recorded new Personal Bests. Representatives of 28 different clubs took part.

The event was made possible by 55 volunteers:
Liz KEARY • Denise KELLEHER • Helen CARR • Desmond LYONS • Connor JENNINGS • Brian KELLY • Jenny COLBERT • Sinead LYONS • Bernadette MANLEY • Anna PRINGLE • Orla LAMBE • Sarah QUIGLEY • Deirdre O'DWYER • Nora BYRNE • Christy REILLY • Gabriel BYRNE • Siobhan KINSELLA • John CLOHISEY • Damien MARTIN • Elaine MCNULTY • Anne MC COMISH • Rachel ORMROD • Dermot COFFEY • Dan WALLACE • Laura CLARKE • Fiona COYLE • Shay NEARY • Richie O'CONNOR • Keith FLEMING • Orla MANLEY • Emer COLL • Maire O'MAHONY • Nicola MOONEY • Ruth COLBERT • Adrienne ATKINS • Brendan ATKINS • Sue O'TOOLE • Caitriona COSTELLO • Keith COMISKEY • Helena CORCORAN • Jean DUNNE • Valerie HAND • James D'ARCY • Karen BATES • Fiona STACK • Ciaran MCGOWAN • Lisa MCCARTHY • Simon DEVENNEY • De O'CONNOR • Andrew MURPHY • Edel FARRELL • David BOYLE • Darren MEIKLE • Conor PURSUN • Pearse KIERAN

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

The female record is held by Aoife TALTY who recorded a time of 16:51 on 28th September 2013 (event number 1). The male record is held by Garry CAMPBELL who recorded a time of 14:44 on 23rd March 2019 (event number 277). The Age Grade course record is held by Mary LYNCH who recorded 94.58% (22:26) on 29th September 2018 (event number 251).

St Anne’s parkrun started on 28th September 2013. Since then 12,192 participants have completed 92,794 parkruns covering a total distance of 463,970 km, including 15,569 new Personal Bests. A total of 1,029 individuals have volunteered 6,055 times.

 

St Anne’s parkrun No. 290 on the 6th July 2019

At St Anne's parkrun on Saturday 6th July 2019,  337 people ran, jogged and walked the course, of whom 32 were first timers and 46 recorded new Personal Bests. Representatives of 16 different clubs took part.

Numbers were slightly lower than usual due to the Clontarf Half Marathon and a misty rain in the morning. However, this didn't stop the usual jovial spirit at St Annes that saw us celebrating some super milestones. Big congratulations to John Keegan and Trish Dillon on completing their 50th parkrun and Deirdre Devine on completing her 100th parkrun. Well done also to our 98th finisher - Ruairi McGowan.

We had parkrun tourists from near and far....... Philip McIlwrath and Rosy Ryan from Waterworks parkrun in Belfast and also Lorraine and Russel Waugh all the way from Perth, Australia.

Lots of pictures from the day are posted on the St Anne's Facebook page.

A special mention must go to all those that volunteered on the day - The event was made possible by  27 super volunteers:

Una CHERRY • Maura LYNSKEY • Connor JENNINGS • Mary Rose KENEALY • Christy REILLY • Gabriel BYRNE • David CHERRY • Anne MC COMISH • Emer FANNING • Carl MOORE • Laura BRAYDEN • Rob CLARKE • Caroline FARRELLY • Leigh TUCKER • Ciara BANKS • Molly KENNY • Maeve DEVLIN • Caroline CONNAUGHTON • Richard O'DRISCOLL • Tony NOLAN • Kevin MC DAID • Jim O NEILL • Alice JORGENSEN • Sean KELLY • Donal MURPHY • Criona MARKS • Conor PURSUN

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

The female record is held by Aoife TALTY who recorded a time of 16:51 on 28th September 2013 (event number 1).
The male record is held by Garry CAMPBELL who recorded a time of 14:44 on 23rd March 2019 (event number 277).
The Age Grade course record is held by Mary LYNCH who recorded 94.58% (22:26) on 29th September 2018 (event number 251).

St Anne’s parkrun started on 28th September 2013. Since then 12,096 participants have completed 91,801 parkruns covering a total distance of 459,005 km, including 15,389 new Personal Bests. A total of 1,021 individuals have volunteered 5,984 times.

A great day was had by all ..... see you all next week, same time, same place! Plenty of volunteer spots are still available if you wish to help out.

Una Cherry, Run Director

 

Run Report – Pacer Saturday 25th May 2019

St Anne’s parkrun - Event number 285
25th May 2019

 

Remember folks that next week’s parkrun at St. Anne’s in CANCELLED due to music gigs taking place in the park throughout the Bank Holiday weekend.

 

Gorgeous morning and the rain held off thankfully…  We welcomed 462 people this morning who ran, jogged and walked the course, of whom 36 were first timers and 94 recorded new Personal Bests. Representatives of 24 different clubs took part.

 

Such a treat for all our parkrunners at St. Anne’s with the awesome amount of volunteer PACERS we had pacing from 20 – 35 minutes this morning.   We hope anyone looking to reach a target time were pleasantly surprised with their times.  Huge thank you and well done all.

 

Massive SHOUT OUT to all the volunteers – always remember it is because of all your help we can host the event each week.  Greatly appreciated you help today.    Here are today’s fabulous volunteers.

 

The event was made possible by 44 volunteers:

Karen SLYE • Alex CHASE • Denis MURPHY • Aoife KELLY • Ann Marie GRAHAM • Una CHERRY • Joseph CHERRY • Connor JENNINGS • Sinead LYONS • Anna PRINGLE • John O'NEILL • Christy REILLY • Gabriel BYRNE • Eugene MEEGAN • Barry NOLAN • Anne MC COMISH • Emer FANNING • Dan WALLACE • Gary KENNY • Gillian KENNY • Mark MCCOMISH • Keith FLEMING • Rob CLARKE • Paul DUFFY • Caroline FARRELLY • Marianne FANNING • Brendan ATKINS • Ollie POWER • Nora BYRNE • Keith COMISKEY • Mary BARRETT • Lucy BARRETT • Colm O'TOOLE • Kevin MC DAID • Simon DEVENNEY • Paul KELLY • Aiden FEERICK • Andrew MURPHY • Caitriona NI CHADHAIN • Tomasz RACZYNSKI • Annette GREHAN • Conor PURSUN • Patrick WALSH • Ross MARA •Shane MASTERSON

 

Our MILESTONE Awards went to David Mack & Scott McMullen today.  Well done on reach the 50th Milestone.  They both spiced up their life this morning with obligatory fancy dress photo after their run – stay tuned in for photo being uploaded later on.

 

Well done Mary Lynch.  Mary was the latest member to the #98 Hall of Fame.

 

Congrats to the group of 0-5K from the Coast Road Runners.

 

Todays photos were taken by Sinead Lyons, thanks for the photos Sinead.

 

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

 

The female record is held by Aoife TALTY who recorded a time of 16:51 on 28th September 2013 (event number 1).
The male record is held by Garry CAMPBELL who recorded a time of 14:44 on 23rd March 2019 (event number 277).
The Age Grade course record is held by Mary LYNCH who recorded 94.58% (22:26) on 29th September 2018 (event number 251).

 

St Anne’s parkrun started on 28th September 2013. Since then 11,869 participants have completed 89,540 parkruns covering a total distance of 447,700 km, including 15,140 new Personal Bests. A total of 1,010 individuals have volunteered 5,833 times.

 

Thanks everyone for your time.

 

Same time, same place on the 8th June when the lovely Colm O’Toole will be Run Director.

 

Have a good weekend.

 

Regards

Gillian Kenny – Run Director

 

St Anne’s parkrun # 274 – 02/03/2019

Before you run tomorrow let's take a minute to reflect on last week.

The roster was full from the Thursday evening so off we went.

The biggest relief was that it was dry, it always makes for a more enjoyable run, I'm sure you'd agree.

The biggest news of the day was that the launch of Park Walk, a 6 week initiative to entice many to join in parkrun, was launched. Jamie, Louise and Conor were on hand to welcome all of those who were taking that first step, with Louise and Conor acting as co-ordinators throughout the event.

Celebrations aplenty were taking place with Colm (one of the latest recruits to the core team) and Rachel O'Toole jointly celebrating their 100th parkrun. Joining them on this milestone was Declan Boyle. Congratulations guys on reaching this great milestone.

We welcomed Steve Beddoe from Bakewell parkrun visited our parkrun in between some serious concerts in the Olympia Theatre and promptly scooped the legendary #98 token.

Celebrity watch was in full flow for some of our female runners and they were not disappointed when Virgin One's weatherman Deric Ó hArtagáin burst into our world at the last minute, fitting in some photographs both before and after the run, with a bit more time to chat after the run. Even managing to fit in a bit of filming while the runners assembled for the start.

After siren start the rest was poetry in motion. The volunteers, who we are always grateful for did their thing and 547 people completed the course and got their results - after the team managed to catch a bit of refreshment in the ever welcoming Olives Room café.

See you all in the morning, don't forget your barcode and don't duck out of the funnel before getting your position token which you will not bring home.

The stats are below

Richie

This week 547 people ran, jogged and walked the course, of whom 49 were first timers and 93 recorded new Personal Bests. Representatives of 20 different clubs took part.

The event was made possible by 28 volunteers:

Una CHERRY • Joseph CHERRY • Connor JENNINGS • Jenny COLBERT • Nora BYRNE • Christy REILLY • Jamie PLUMMER • Damien MARTIN • Mark MCCOMISH • Richie O'CONNOR • Keith FLEMING • Louise O'REILLY • John BYRNE • Ruth COLBERT • Bill DONNELLY • Marianne FANNING • Francis O REILLY • Jean DUNNE • Valerie HAND • Ellen COLBERT • Lucy BARRETT • Catherine HILLIARD • Andrew MURPHY • David MCDONNELL • Paul COLBERT • Mary MARTIN • David BOYLE • Conor PURSUN

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

The female record is held by Aoife TALTY who recorded a time of 16:51 on 28th September 2013 (event number 1).
The male record is held by Mick CLOHISEY who recorded a time of 14:46 on 6th May 2017 (event number 181).
The Age Grade course record is held by Mary LYNCH who recorded 94.58% (22:26) on 29th September 2018 (event number 251).

St Anne’s parkrun started on 28th September 2013. Since then 11,393 participants have completed 84,409 parkruns covering a total distance of 422,045 km, including 14,460 new Personal Bests. A total of 971 individuals have volunteered 5,491 times.

 

Run Report – 9th February 2019

St Anne’s parkrun - Event number 271 - 9th February 2019

 

Lucky us we were greeted by a gorgeous morning for today’s run.   Our morning started with Conor, Mark and myself setting up the event.  Mark thanks for your help with the funnel, that was one big bad boy of a funnel.

 

This week 494 people ran, jogged and walked the course, of whom 50 were first timers and 41 recorded new Personal Bests. Representatives of 19 different clubs took part.

 

Can’t emphasise how important and great our weekly volunteers are at St. Anne’s, thanks to you all for stepping up.  Without your time we would not have an amazing event.

 

Would like to take this opportunity to acknowledge that some of our volunteers did multiple volunteer roles and some also ran and volunteered so don’t be shy we would love to have you on board some weeks.

 

The event was made possible by 28 volunteers:

Gregory Paul O'BEIRNE • Una CHERRY • Maura LYNSKEY • Connor JENNINGS • Christy REILLY • Sean HESSION • Damien MARTIN • Anne MC COMISH • Cliodhna HUGHES • Gary KENNY • Gillian KENNY • Mark MCCOMISH • Keith FLEMING • Gillian LINNANE • Paul DUFFY • Una HERON • Lorraine FITZSIMONS • Caroline FARRELLY • Declan WHOOLEY • Ciaran DORAN • Nora BYRNE • Jean DUNNE • Eoin KENNY • Lucy BARRETT • Michael MCDONNELL • Aiden FEERICK • Paul COLBERT • Conor PURSUN

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

 

HIGHLIGHTS TODAY:

Our Fab Run Director Richie O’Connor & his lovely wife Orla visited Roma Pineto parkrun for a wee bit of parkrun tourism.  We hope you had an amazing time guys.  We can’t wait to hear all about it.

 

Our parkrun regular Sinead Lyons completed her 100th run at St. Anne’s this morning.  Huge achievement, many congrats and we hope you enjoyed your celebrations cake to mark your achievement.

Carly and the 4th year students visited from Mercy College.   This group of students are part of a Young Social Innovator Project to raise Awareness for Cervical Cancer.  Thank you for joining us this morning, was lovely to meet you all.

 

We also had a Bride to Be “Rebecca” aka Bex’s visiting from Roundshaw Downs parkrun in Croydon.  St Annes were delighted to welcome you and we hope you, Hannah & Emma enjoy the rest of your weekend in Dublin.  Best of luck with the Big Day.

 

Paddy Delaney was the newest member to the #98 Hall of Fame.

 

 

Congrats to Michael Farrell on completing his 150 parkrun, awesome achievement.  Sorry never got to give you a shout out for the Birthday.  Have a great day.

Birthday celebrations for Brian Kelly, Valerie Hand and Michael Farrell.

The female record is held by Aoife TALTY who recorded a time of 16:51 on 28th September 2013 (event number 1).
The male record is held by Mick CLOHISEY who recorded a time of 14:46 on 6th May 2017 (event number 181).
The Age Grade course record is held by Mary LYNCH who recorded 94.58% (22:26) on 29th September 2018 (event number 251).

 

St Anne’s parkrun started on 28th September 2013. Since then 11,245 participants have completed 82,759 parkruns covering a total distance of 413,795 km, including 14,168 new Personal Bests. A total of 947 individuals have volunteered 5,395 times.

 

Thank’s guys for a great morning.

 

Photos will be uploaded shortly.

 

Same time, same place next weekend were Run Director Ann Marie Graham will be looking after you.

 

Kind regards

Gillian Kenny – Run Director

 

 

St Anne’s parkrun # 268 – 19/01/2019

The week started as they all do, a run director wondering if they are going to have enough volunteers, will the event go off without a hitch, what happens if no-one turns up. By the time the first crew got to the park at 8.45 the volunteer question was totally sorted.  33 super volunteers in the can and knowledge that some of the St. Anne's parkrunners always volunteer on the day. The volunteers are the heart and soul of the parkrun so they always deserve special recognition. By the end of the run we were pretty sure people had turned up.

Having had a new record attendance on January 12th the first task was the funnel. We did the only thing we could and that was "go long". It is the longest funnel we have ever had, manned by 8 people and it was just about long enough. A couple of near full experiences but we survived.

After the funnel everything was really smooth, people ran, walked, finished, some joined in the scanning, others jumped on the manning of the funnel. This is the point where the run director gets to mingle and chat with visitors and regulars. There was some great feedback from the parkrun tourists about our lovely location and the spirit of our run. We should all be proud of this.

As for the run itself, Shane McGlynn scooped our #98 token at his first attempt, Jenny Colbert and Eugene Meegan both completed their 150th parkrun. Jim O'Neil hit his milestone run with the support of his son. The contender of the year for most inappropriate parkrun gesture was then revealed. Maeve McCutcheon started her hen weekend by joining us for the run with her entourage in tow. Inappropriately not only did her husband to be, Brian Reynolds, take in the run as part of his stag weekend, he then proceeded to steal all the thunder as it was also his milestone 50th run. Just remember there os a day coming up where you shall have no thunder Brian.

Congratulations to you both on your upcoming wedding and we wish you all the best for the day and for married life. Congratulations to all our milestone runners.

Tomorrow is pacer Saturday so give it one last shot for January, join in with the spirt, fun and most of all enjoy parkrun. That is the whole point of it.

See you in the morning

Richie

Run Director

On 19th January, 605 people ran, jogged and walked the course, of whom 64 were first timers and 73 recorded new Personal Bests - that is nearly 1 in 8. Representatives of 24 different clubs took part.

The event was made possible by 33 volunteers:

Ann Marie GRAHAM • Una CHERRY • Joseph CHERRY • Connor JENNINGS • Aileen HOOPER • Christy REILLY • Eleanor SAMMON • Anne MC COMISH • Mark MCCOMISH • Richie O'CONNOR • Maeve RYAN • Ronald STAEPS • Laura O'CONNOR • Daniel MCKONE • Keith COMISKEY • Jonathan CLARIDGE • Michael FARRELL • Maeve DEVLIN • Susan LAWLESS • Dylan EVENDEN • Mary BARRETT • Lucy BARRETT • Deirdre MC GLINCHEY • Kevin MC DAID • Mary HENRY • Olivia MOONEY • Andrew MURPHY • Patricia OCLEIRIGH • David MCDONNELL • Paul COLBERT • Conor PURSUN • Barry TWOHIG • Neil DOWLING

Last weeks full results and a complete event history can be found on the St Anne’s parkrun Results Page.

The female record is held by Aoife TALTY who recorded a time of 16:51 on 28th September 2013 (event number 1).
The male record is held by Mick CLOHISEY who recorded a time of 14:46 on 6th May 2017 (event number 181).
The Age Grade course record is held by Mary LYNCH who recorded 94.58% (22:26) on 29th September 2018 (event number 251).

St Anne’s parkrun started on 28th September 2013. Since then 11,108 participants have completed 81,268 parkruns covering a total distance of 406,340 km, including 13,980 new Personal Bests. A total of 939 individuals have volunteered 5,289 times.

 

January the 5th parkrun St. Annes event 266

St Anne’s parkrun
Event number 266
5th January 2019

Wow a record for St,Annes oarkrun ..this week 584 people ran, jogged and walked the course, of whom 76 were first timers and 47 recorded new Personal Bests. Representatives of 22 different clubs took part. this was the second park run of 2019. A great way to start the year with perfect weather conditions. A full roster of volunteers that coped seamlessly well with the big numbers.

The event was made possible by 23 volunteers:

Una CHERRY • Maura LYNSKEY • Connor JENNINGS • Jenny COLBERT • Simon LOUGHREY • Christy REILLY • Damien MARTIN • Rachel ORMROD • Mark MCCOMISH • Laura BRAYDEN • Richie O'CONNOR • Louise O'REILLY • Nora BYRNE • Daniel MCKONE • Ellen COLBERT • Ciaran MCGOWAN • Colm O'TOOLE • Kevin MC DAID • Andrew MURPHY • Alannah BRAYDEN • Paul COLBERT • Birgit KRETSCHMANN • Conor PURSUN

Today's full results and a complete event history can be found on the St Anne’s parkrun Results Page.
Sean Harding finished in position 98. we had a large group of visitors from Leicester.
The female record is held by Aoife TALTY who recorded a time of 16:51 on 28th September 2013 (event number 1).
The male record is held by Mick CLOHISEY who recorded a time of 14:46 on 6th May 2017 (event number 181).
The Age Grade course record is held by Mary LYNCH who recorded 94.58% (22:26) on 29th September 2018 (event number 251).

St Anne’s parkrun started on 28th September 2013. Since then 10,973 participants have completed 80,006 parkruns covering a total distance of 400,030 km, including 13,851 new Personal Bests. A total of 929 individuals have volunteered 5,226 times.

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