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.



Gillian Kenny – Run Director

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