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.

 

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 # 259 – 24/11/2018

Oh my God, Oh my God OMG.

There was more going on in St Annes on November 24th than in a full series of Fair City.

It started with the annual Piranha Memorial run where the members of Piranha Triathlon Club joined forces with us once more. They provided us with plenty of colour, noise, photographs, runners and volunteers, including pacers. As it happens, John Kearney of Piranha managed to grab the much vaunted #98 token in his debut run with us. Welcome to the legend of 98 club John.

We had some massive milestones with Eamon and Aoibhean Dunne hitting that magical 100 run mark and Eamonn Byrd celebrating his 50th run.

We welcomed the Running Chicks for their first outing since the Beaujolais weekend and we hope it was both Beau and jolais. You are always welcome to St. Annes.

Once again we were delighted to welcome the Lord Mayor of Dublin, Niall Ring to our run. Niall has become a regular at our run and we are glad to offer him the marvellous park that we have as he strives to reach his 50th run during his term in office. Only 15 to go.

Where to next, the only place we can go. Last Saturday of the month is of course Pacer Saturday. With the help of the Piranha team we had another great team looking to lead the runners out, covering 15 time slots between 20 and 35 minutes. There is always a great atmosphere for pacer Saturday where you can almost taste the determination to see the PBs fall amidst the pacer encouragement. If you would like to give it a go, please let us know. We had a number of first time pacers last Saturday and no-one ever only paces once. It is a most enjoyable volunteer slot, done by regular parkrunners.

Another example of first time volunteering was Colm O'Toole who was a VI guide for the first time. Over the past year we have held a number of VI Guide training sessions thanks to the amazing Joan Ryan from Castletown / Fairview parkrun and her husband, the long suffering Andy (LSA). Joan devotes a lot of her time to this and was as proud as anyone to see Colm put the training into practice. Colm guided John on his second visit to St. Annes and both had a really enjoyable run. Special thanks go to Niamh who volunteered to collect John from home, drive him to parkrun and after a stop in Olives for coffee (sure isn't it the only reason we run) drove John home again. The biggest hurdle to Visually Impaired participation is the act of getting to and from the run.

If being a VI guide sounds like something you would like to get involved in please let us know and we can organise further training. As an incentive Joan makes the most delicious flapjacks, sorry Olives, and she brings two containers to every training session.

We have mentioned volunteers three times so far. The parkrun would be nothing without the amazing volunteers who make it happen every week. It is a real community event, held by the community for the community. Last Saturday we had 56 people in volunteer roles which has to be a new record. These included people who volunteer and run - pre event set up, pacers, token sorting etc. We do need people who are willing to give up their run for the day and generally we have no issues with volunteers. Normally a full roster is about 22 people. On Saturday we had approximately 1 volunteer for every 10 runners and this is a ratio we would like to see maintained in number of volunteers to runs for people. If you have yet to break your volunteering duck or it has been a while, please contact any of the team and grab yourself a volunteer slot. Christmas and the new year are busy times for the run so it will be greatly appreciated. There are no difficult roles, full training is given and there are always a number of people around to help if anything happens.

Finally, as I feel I have written 5km so far, we have to celebrate the fact that 536 people crossed the start and finish line last Saturday.536 people. It is a new record attendance  for St. Anne's and on the day was the highest attendance of any parkrun in Ireland.

Thank you to all who made it a very special day.

Richie

Run Director

This week 536 people ran, jogged and walked the course, of whom 49 were first timers and 73 recorded new Personal Bests. Representatives of 23 different clubs took part.

The event was made possible by 56 volunteers:

Denise KELLEHER • Una CHERRY • Keith MOYNES • Joseph CHERRY • Connor JENNINGS • Sinead LYONS • Darragh KITT • Hugh LARKIN • Christy REILLY • Martie DUIGNAN • Dara LAWLOR • Jamie PLUMMER • Gabriel BYRNE • Caroline CURRAN • Aidan JONES • Dan WALLACE • Mark MCCOMISH • Richie O'CONNOR • Keith FLEMING • Rob CLARKE • Paul DUFFY • Declan CONNOLLY • Úna NÍ CHRIBÍN • Niamh DONNELLAN • Shane GAVIN • Caroline FARRELLY • Adrienne ATKINS • Sue O'TOOLE • Keith COMISKEY • Darrell REAMSBOTTOM • Kevin GREENE • Lorraine CARRABIN • Ross DOLAN • Ellen COLBERT • Declan BOYLE • Karen BATES • Patricia EADIE • Ger FENNELLY • Margaret WALLNUTT • Vanessa FENTON • Colm O'TOOLE • Dara MAC RIOCAIRD • Anna O'DRISCOLL • Kevin MC DAID • Mark QUINN • Sharon FEERICK • Diarmuid MELDON • Aiden FEERICK • David BRADISH • Patricia OCLEIRIGH • Andreea O'BRIEN • Mathilde FAILLY • Cormac O BRIEN • Regina BOWE • David HATTON • 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 10,650 participants have completed 77,170 parkruns covering a total distance of 385,850 km, including 13,542 new Personal Bests. A total of 919 individuals have volunteered 5,047 times.

 

St Anne’s parkrun # 242 – 28/07/2018

All good things must come to an end and so the amazing weather ended at about 12:00am on parkrun day. The rain came down and bathed St. Annes parkrun with a gentle spray of lashing rain. Safe to say that when I got to the park at 8.30 everything was looking a little bleak.

Then the parkrun magic happened.  With the rain falling the shamrocks sprouted from the greenery. Event 242 was the 2nd Raheny Shamrock takeover day and was amazingly supported by the 55 club members who turned up to provide all the normal volunteer roles and a few that had to be made up to cater for the demand. Connor and Mark started the day at 8:45 with the event set up and it all went from there. However hard it is to motivate yourself to run in the rain, think of those who have chosen to come long and stand in one place.

As the last Saturday in July it was pacer Saturday and there were pacers for every minute from 18 to 35 minutes in the now familiar bibs. A couple of the times had doubled up pacers to provide twice the motivation. A number of the pacers were pacing for the first time so all the more credit to them.

At just after 9.30, following a moment to remember Johnny Fennell, Caitríona on lead bike took to the paths with 232 runners and walkers taking off behind her - phase 1 complete, all we had to do then was get everyone home. The finish area had all the usual volunteers with funnel managers, timekeepers, token people and some of the barcode scanners, some of the scanners ran first and then jumped in. But then came the surprise and the new volunteer roles - 3 spot prize co-ordinators, Anne, Laura and David, with a multitude of prizes to give out. As it happens, due to the number of people who took part in the run, 1 in 6 people went home with an unexpected prize.

Tony Hand celebrated his 50th parkrun with a PB and parkrun RD Laura notched up her 15oth parkrun. Well done guys.

I would like to thank the following for providing the prizes, Pat, Christy, Nora, Nikki, Marianne and Clontarf Castle, Sean Reid in Ignite Fitness, Zoe Quinn of Zoetrope Fitness and also Connor and Zurich Insurance.

I would like to thank all the runners and walkers who braved the rain to complete event 242 and the amazing volunteers who were actually 4.5% of the total volunteers last weekend in Ireland. Special thanks go to George for stepping in as tail walker at the last minute. You made another great event on St Annes, see you all again on Saturday, same time, same place

Richie

Run Director of the day.

This week 232 people ran, jogged and walked the course, of whom 24 were first timers and 39 recorded new Personal Bests. Representatives of 15 different clubs took part.

The event was made possible by 55 volunteers:

Liz KEARY • Denise KELLEHER • Helen CARR • Alan FOLEY • Desmond LYONS • Maura LYNSKEY • Connor JENNINGS • Steven John ROWE • Aileen HOOPER • Sinead LYONS • Zara ROGERS • Bernadette MANLEY • Orla LAMBE • Sarah QUIGLEY • Nora BYRNE • Louise KEOGH • Christy REILLY • Gabriel BYRNE • Eimear O'KEEFFE • Anne MC COMISH • Rachel ORMROD • Dan WALLACE • Laura CLARKE • Shay NEARY • Mark MCCOMISH • Richie O'CONNOR • Keith FLEMING • Colm NUGENT • Niamh DONNELLAN • Nicola MOONEY • William WALSH • Bláithín SHEIL • Adrienne ATKINS • Marianne FANNING • Brendan ATKINS • Wesley GRANT • Ollie POWER • Caitriona COSTELLO • Helena CORCORAN • Philip KEOGH • Amanda LANGAN • Rose MOORE • Valerie HAND • Maeve DEVLIN • Kate MARTIN • Karen BATES • Catherine GROVES • Kevin MC DAID • Simon DEVENNEY • Bob QUINN • Tara KENNEDY • Mark LACEY • David BOYLE • George MCSHEFFREY • Darren MEIKLE

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 93.74% (22:38) on 12th May 2018 (event number 232).

St Anne’s parkrun started on 28th September 2013. Since then 10,046 participants have completed 70,387 parkruns covering a total distance of 351,935 km, including 12,545 new Personal Bests.

 

 

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.

 

Cheers

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

 

Run Report 199 – 16th September 2017

St Anne's parkrun
Event number 199    -    16th September 2017

Firstly, thanks for your patience guys, had a slight tech glitch but results are up on the system now.

 

The weather stayed nice and fine for this morning’s 199th run at St. Anne’s.   Lovely atmosphere, hope you all smiled big for photographer Tomás Greally.

 

 

We welcomed our 1st time parkrunners, we also had a visit from Frank Greally & Tomás Greally from Irish Runner magazine, thanks for giving them a nice warm welcome.   Delighted to have met our visitor Roger Stamcliffe all the way from Cooks River parkrun in Sydney, Australia.   We hope you enjoyed your visit and the route.  

 

 

Congratulations to Robert Lynch & Ronald Staeps who celebrated their 100th parkrun milestone, also celebrations for Jamie Tarpey completing his 50th milestone, superb achievements, well done.

 

 

Our newest member to the 98 Hall of Fame was Kevin Greene. 

 

 

 

BIG Shout Out to our parkrunner of the month – Sue O’Toole, congratulations on being parkrunner of the month and also for volunteering todayJ

 

 

This week 378 people ran, jogged and walked the course, of whom 23 were first timers and 60 recorded new Personal Bests. Representatives of 18 different clubs took part.

 

We have an amazing dedicated Core Team at St. Anne’s & we would like to thank all our weekly volunteers, you all play an important part of our event & we value and appreciate your time & help.  We only happen because you help make it happen.

 

 

The event was made possible by 26 volunteers:

Denis MURPHY • Una CHERRY • Connor JENNINGS • Shane MCDONNELL • Brian KELLY • Anna PRINGLE • Maia MOORE • Sean HESSION • Anne MC COMISH • Gary KENNY • Gillian KENNY • Mark MCCOMISH • Colm KERNAN • Orla BYRNE • Brendan ATKINS • Sue O'TOOLE • Michael FARRELL • Billy MOORE • Ronan MOORE • Dylan EVENDEN • Carol GLEESON • Kevin MC DAID • Dolores O'HAGAN SKELLY • David BOYLE  • Richie O'CONNOR • Keith FLEMING

 

 

If you haven’t volunteered before, we would love to hear from you on email stanneshelpers@parkrun.com or on our facebook page.  Promise you will enjoy it.

 

 

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

 

 

Male placings:
Graham O'DWYER (SM25-29) of Raheny Shamrock AC, was first over the line in 16:37 - 7th time in 31 appearances.
Simon DEVENNEY (SM25-29) of Raheny Shamrock AC, was second over the line in 16:55 - has been first to finish on 3 previous occasions.
Paul COWHIE (VM50-54) of Civil Service Hrs and A.C., was third over the line in 17:15 - was first to finish once before.

Female placings:
Caitriona COSTELLO
(VW40-44) of Raheny Shamrock AC, was first (20th overall) over the line in 20:03 - 20th time in 104 appearances.
Adrienne ATKINS (VW50-54) of Raheny Shamrock AC, was second (43rd overall) over the line in 21:08 - has been first to finish on 5 previous occasions.
Aine NI GHLOINN (VW35-39) (Unattached) was third (46th overall) over the line in 21:16.

 

The three highest age grades were recorded by:
Mary LYNCH
(VW65-69) – 90.15% for the time 23:11 (85th overall).
Paul COWHIE (VM50-54) – 87.63% for the time 17:15 (third overall).
Adrienne ATKINS (VW50-54) – 81.31% for the time 21:08 (43rd overall).

 

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 8,497 participants have completed 53,770 parkruns covering a total distance of 268,850 km, including 10,248 new Personal Bests.

 

Passing you over to Declan who will be your Run Director next week, so see you all same time, same place

 

Kind regards

Gillian Kenny – Run Director

 

 

Run Report #188 – 24th June 2017

St Anne's parkrun
Event number 188    -    24th June 2017

Electric atmosphere at Event #188 for PACER Saturday at St. Anne’s.    Thank you to the pacers, Damien, Simon, Jamie, Eamon, Keith, Dylan, Una, Richie, Denis and Johnny awesome job and some lovely feedback on our facebook page for you.

 

Congratulations to Elaine Smyth who celebrated her 50th parkrun milestone, superb achievement, well done.

 

Happy  Birthday to regular parkrunner Kate Martin who was celebrating a milestone birthday.  We hope you enjoyed your celebrations.

 

We welcomed Holly Carpenter, some of our parkrunner’s learned about VeeByVhi from Holly & Rob.  They learned that VeeByVhi is a chatbot which gives lots of recipes, tips & tricks to help you on your running journeys.

 

Warm St. Anne’s welcome to our 1ST timers & visitors from Bristol, Grainne & Liam we hope you enjoyed the route & we hope to welcome you again.

 

Thank you to all our volunteers who made the event happen, our volunteers for PACER Saturday where :   The event was made possible by 28 volunteers:

Geraldine CLEMENTS • Denis MURPHY • Una CHERRY • Jamie KILLEEN • Connor JENNINGS • Eamon TRAYNOR • Christy REILLY • Jamie PLUMMER • Damien MARTIN • Gary KENNY • Gillian KENNY • Orla BYRNE • Richie O'CONNOR • Keith FLEMING • Johnny FENNELL • Peter SMYTH • Molly KENNY • Billy MOORE • Ronan MOORE • Fallyn DOS SANTOS • Dylan EVENDEN • Mary BARRETT • Paul O'NEILL •  Patricia  LARKIN • Lucy BARRETT • Caroline CONNAUGHTON • Paddy HUGHES • Kevin MC DAID • Simon DEVENNEY

 

If you haven’t volunteered before, we would love to hear from you on email stanneshelpers@parkrun.com or on our facebook page.  Promise you will enjoy it.

This week 337 people ran, jogged and walked the course, of whom 39 were first timers and 82 recorded new Personal Bests. Representatives of 24 different clubs took part.

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

Male placings:
Aidan JONES (SM25-29) of Piranha TC, was first over the line in 17:28 - 13th time in 34 appearances.
Martin MCKENNA (SM25-29) (Unattached) was second over the line in 17:28 - has been first to finish on 2 previous occasions.
Graham O'DWYER (SM20-24) of Raheny Shamrock AC, was third over the line in 17:34 - has been first to finish on 4 previous occasions.

Female placings:
Elaine MCNULTY
(VW40-44) of Raheny Shamrock AC, was first (16th overall) over the line in 19:42 - second time in 17 appearances.
Crona BRADY (SW30-34) of Sportsworld, was second (21st overall) over the line in 19:58 - has been first to finish on 2 previous occasions.
Nicola MOONEY (VW35-39) of Raheny Shamrock AC, was third (34th overall) over the line in 21:07.

The three highest age grades were recorded by:
Mary LYNCH (VW65-69) – 91.13% for the time 22:56 (65th overall).
Juliet PURVIS (JW10) – 84.02% for the time 24:18 (104th overall).
Jean DUNNE (VW55-59) – 83.35% for the time 22:01 (51st overall).

The female record is held by Aoife TALTY who recorded a time of 00:16:51 on 28th September 2013 (event number 1).
The male record is held by Mick CLOHISEY who recorded a time of 00:14:46 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 8,078 participants have completed 49,840 parkruns covering a total distance of 249,200 km, including 9,595 new Personal Bests.

We hope you all enjoyed your morning.  The lovely Jamie Plummer will be looking after you next week.

Many thanks

Gillian Kenny | Run Director

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