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.



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.



Gillian Kenny

Run Director



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


Run Report Event 227 – Easter Weekend Celebrations


Run Report for Event 227 – Easter Weekend 2018



******REMINDER: St Anne’s parkrun is cancelled next Saturday due to BHAA 10k race taking place in the park********



Cracking weekend for our Pacer Saturday & Easter weekend parkrun.


This week we had 393 fabulous parkrunners who ran, jogged and walked the course, of whom 34 were first timers and 59 recorded new Personal Bests. Representatives of 21 different clubs took part.


Thank you to all volunteers & the huge number of pacers - you are all AWESOME


The event was made possible by 33 wonderful volunteers:

Geraldine CLEMENTS • Aoife QUINN • Ann Marie GRAHAM • Connor JENNINGS • Jenny COLBERT • Sean HESSION • Damien MARTIN • Tommy CRAMPTON • Anne MC COMISH • Dan WALLACE • Gary KENNY • Gillian KENNY • Mark MCCOMISH • Colm KERNAN • Keith FLEMING • Úna NÍ CHRIBÍN • Caroline FARRELLY • Melissa CURRAN • David O'CONNOR • Michael FARRELL • Jean DUNNE • Dara MAC DONAILL • Molly KENNY • Mary BARRETT • Lucy BARRETT • Patricia LORIGAN • Carol GEOGHEGAN • Ciaran MCGOWAN • Kevin MC DAID • Paul KELLY • Patricia OCLEIRIGH • Grace HAYDEN • Grainne HAYDEN


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


Lots of celebrations to acknowledge :-

Best Wishes & Huge congrats to Brian Connors who took in a parkrun before he made his way up the aisle - many congrats on your WEDDING DAY. We hope you all had a fabulous day.




Huge Congrats to our 100 Milestone recipient Maria Pertl who completed her 100th parkrun pushing her baby in the buggy ;)




Our 50th milestone awards were awarded to Geraldine Clements, Derek Brunicardi & Caroline Hynes.


Regular St Anne's parkrun runner Michael Clancy hit the 50 mark last Saturday at the Russborough parkrun.  Congrats Michael.



Our latest member to the Token #98 Hall of Fame is Robert Lynch.



Since it was Easter, we had a bit of fun with few spot prizes for parkrunners who finished in 50th, 100th, 150th, 200th and 250th place. Well done to Niamh Walsh, Christy Reilly, Kevin Devine, Elaine Staveley and Maria Pertl.


1st Male was Peter Fitzsimons


1st Female was Adrienne Atkins



Congrats to all our parkrunners who participated in the Battle of Clontarf ;)


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 92.68% (22:33) on 13th May 2017 (event number 182).

St Anne's parkrun started on 28th September 2013. Since then 9,433 participants have completed 64,274 parkruns covering a total distance of 321,370 km, including 11,715 new Personal Bests.


Thanks for making the event so much fun guys.


Remember we won’t be here next Saturday 7th April but we will be back on Saturday 14th were the lovely Ann Marie Graham will be looking after you.



Gillian Kenny – Run Director



Run Report – Event #219 – 27/01/2018

Our morning started off with 446 parkrunners arriving to run their weekly 5k fix. 43 were first timers and 60 recorded new Personal Bests. Representatives of 19 different clubs took part.

We all welcomed the Operation Transformation crew who where attending our wonderful event at St. Anne’s parkrun. We had our local Operation Transformation Leader Felicity Moroney in attendance accompanied by Kathryn Thomas and Rebecca Fox who were onsite to encourage and support Felicity every step of her way. Such an inspirational morning. Everyone at St. Anne’s parkrun is so proud of you, well done Felicity.

The atmosphere was electric as our pacers lined up to guide everyone around the parkrun route and encourage you all to reach your target goals. Thanks to Damien, Michael, Dylan, Keith, Richie, Eleanor, Una and Laura who all did a fabulous job.

Huge celebrations for our parkrun milestone recipients. A stalwart and Run Director on our Core Team, Ann Marie Graham celebrated her 100th parkrun in style with husband Greg, her sister Sarah and pal Christina to enjoy the run alongside her.

Philip Harrison also completed his 100th parkrun today, 77 of these runs where completed in the lovely St. Anne’s park.

Simon Diab and Pawel Luczejko both completed their 50th parkrun milestones. Simon has completed 43 runs at St. Anne’s and Pawel has completed 41 runs.

Well done to the students from 100 minds for Temple Street who completed their 5k run at this mornings event.

Our Hi-Vis heroes this week are,:- Carol GEOGHEGAN • Caroline FARRELLY • Connor JENNINGS • Damien MARTIN • Dara CARR • David CHERRY • Declan BOYLE • Dylan EVENDEN • Eleanor SAMMON • Frances KINSELLA • Gary KENNY • George MCSHEFFREY • Gillian KENNY • Jean DUNNE • Karen BROOKS • Keith COMISKEY • Keith FLEMING • Kevin MC DAID • Laura CLARKE • Lucy BARRETT • Marie UI IARNAIN • Mark LACEY • Mary BARRETT • Mary LYNCH • Michael FARRELL • Michael P CLANCY • Patricia LORIGAN • Paul DUNNE • Richie O'CONNOR • Sean HESSION • Sebastian CHIRITA • Sue O'TOOLE • Una CHERRY • Jamie KILLEEN • MERYL DIAB

Thank you for making our run a huge success

Graham O’Dwyer for 1st male and Hannah Craddock was first lady.

Newest member to our 98 Hall of fame is James Hyland.
Best of luck to all our parkrunner’s who are participating in the local Raheny 5 race today.

Same time, same place next week – see you all then.

Enjoy the rest of the weekend.
Many thanks
Gillian Kenny – Run Director

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