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

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