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 #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 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:
(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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