Derry City parkrun 17-03-18

It wouldn't be a parkrun nowadays without the biting wind, but that didn't stop 80 of our finest parkrunners braving the St Patrick's Day 5K today.

Apologies if you're not in the photos, the photographers fingers stopped working properly half way around due to the cold weather :-)

Welcome to all the first timers this week, Mark HOUSTON, Calum HATTERSLEY, Julie DUFFY, Mary-Jo MCGINN, Kerry FEENEY, Kevin GALLAGHER, Sade AKINTOLA, Malcolm JOHNSTON, Alison TRIMBLE and Jamie WALKER.

Despite the strong wind there were several PB's today. Well done to Roy MCGILLOWAY, Paul FERGUSON, John MCGURK, Dessie MCCOURT, Mark DOHERTY, Donal ARMSTRONG, Patrick WALKER, Cahal O'SULLIVAN, Shauna HERRON, Ryan WALKER, Jim O'NEILL, Fiona GRAHAM, Sharon BARR, Charlotte BRIGHT and Martin MEENAN.

This week 80 people ran, jogged and walked the course, of whom 10 were first timers and 15 recorded new Personal Bests. Representatives of 10 different clubs took part.

The event was made possible by 12 volunteers: Justin WALKER • Anne HUTTON • Patrick WALKER • Peter MORROW • Theresa JOHNSTONE • Pauline HAMILTON • Aisling ARMSTRONG • Aoibheann ARMSTRONG • George ROW • Carol CASSIDY • Judith WALKER • Diarmuid ARMSTRONG

If you would like to volunteer you can find out how to here: http://www.parkrun.org.uk/derrycity/volunteer/

Today's full results and a complete event history can be found on the Derry City parkrun Results Page:

http://www.parkrun.org.uk/derrycity/results/weeklyresults/?runSeqNumber=245

 

Derry City parkrun 10-03-18

Well done all who braved the cold, wind and rain again this week. One day in the near future I hope to report good weather conditions for a parkrun event..fingers crossed!

This week was our Fancy Dress and Family event, thanks to all those who participated.

First timers this week were Aidan MC KINNEY, Niall MOYNE, Cheryl MCKINNEY, Cathal MCDAID, Carmel BRINDLE, Grainne RICE, Sharon BARR, Fiona MC GRORY, and Deborah BARRETT. Hope to see you again soon!

Several PB's today, well done to Kevin BARRETT, Yvonne MARTIN, Paul HYNDMAN, Siobhan MCCARRON and Martin MEENAN.

This week 52 people ran, jogged and walked the course, of whom 9 were first timers and 5 recorded new Personal Bests. Representatives of 10 different clubs took part.

The event was made possible by 13 volunteers: Justin WALKER • Amy WALKER • Patrick WALKER • Cecilia DEEHAN • Conor CANAVAN • Peter MORROW • Theresa JOHNSTONE • Pauline HAMILTON • Aisling ARMSTRONG • Michael KAVANAGH • Diarmuid ARMSTRONG • Aoife GREENBERG • Corinne GORMAN

If you would like to volunteer you can find out how to here:

http://www.parkrun.org.uk/derrycity/volunteer/

Today's full results and a complete event history can be found on the Derry City parkrun Results Page:

http://www.parkrun.org.uk/derrycity/results/weeklyresults/?runSeqNumber=244

 

Derry City parkrun 03-03-18

It was FREEZING today! My fingers have just about thawed out as I type this :-) Well done to all who braved the 'Beast from the East'. Especially those who took it head on and turned up in shorts!

A great turnout considering the conditions. This week we welcomed a visitor from Manchester, had a number of first timers and amazingly several PB's considering the wind conditions across the Peace bridge.

First timers this week were Cliodhna CARTIN, Paul CARTIN and Emma KELLY. Hope to see you again soon!

Well done to those who got a PB today, Thomas HARKIN, Pat GAMBLE, John CARTIN, Kevin BARRETT, Jim O'NEILL, Maeve O'NEILL and Linda HAMILTON.

Also special thanks to new volunteer Aoibheann ARMSTRONG on scanning duty this week.

This week 55 people ran, jogged and walked the course, of whom 3 were first timers and 9 recorded new Personal Bests. Representatives of 11 different clubs took part.

The event was made possible by 11 volunteers: Justin WALKER • Anne HUTTON • Patrick WALKER • Peter MORROW • Michael MCLAUGHLIN • Conor BRATTIN • Theresa JOHNSTONE • Pauline HAMILTON • Aoibheann ARMSTRONG • George ROW • Michael KAVANAGH.

If you would like to volunteer you can find out how to here: https://www.parkrun.org.uk/derrycity/volunteer/

Today's full results and a complete event history can be found on the Derry City parkrun Results Page: https://www.parkrun.org.uk/derrycity/results/weeklyresults/?runSeqNumber=243

 

10th March 2018 – Family Run and Fancy Dress

As part of Mother's Day celebrations, we will be hosting a Family Run on Saturday, March 10th @9:30am. We encourage all parkrunners, new and regular, to bring a family member or friend along of all ages and abilities.

Fancy Dress encouraged but entirely optional, and most importantly...YES THERE WILL BE CAKE :-)

Box of chocolates awarded to the best fancy dress as voted by the Run Director on the day. So start preparing those costumes!

Please note that all under 11s must be within arm's reach of a parent, guardian or other designated adult of the parents' choice during the run. Further advice and guidance for child participants can be found here: https://support.parkrun.com/hc/en-us/articles/200566273-Can-children-take-part-

For newcomers remember to register and bring your barcode along with you beforehand. You can register here: http://www.parkrun.org.uk/register/

 

Derry City parkrun 24-02-18

Another cold one today, nothing like an icy blast over the peace bridge to kick start the weekend! Lots of blue hands in the volunteering team as well, finger-less gloves are definitely the way to go on a day like today!
An amazing turnout this week, 117 parkrunners in total and 46, yes 46 first timers :-)
We were joined by the Claudy Girls U14 Football Club who all did brilliantly, and we hope to see at Derry City parkrun again soon. Well done girls!
Welcome to all the first timers this week, Fliónn MCLAUGHLIN, Clive GRAHAM, Michael WINTERMAN, James WINTERMAN, Jim MCGINLEY, Jasmine O'KANE, Ellie GREEN, Rhonda GREEN, Leah BOYCE, Martin PEOPLES, Mary SMITH, Tara SMITH, Cahal DONAGHY, Roisin MCINTYRE, Georga DINSMORE, Beth WARD, Oonagh DINSMORE, Emer MCGONIGLE, Nuala MCGINLEY, Kiera MCCALLAN, Ella DONAGHY, Cara MCCLOSKEY, Caitlin CRUMLEY, Sophia MCCLOSKEY, Ann Marie MC GAHAN, Catherine O'KANE, Hannah O'CO, Eva DONAGHY, Mary-Kate O HARA, Cara DOHERTY, Mary OHARA, Linda HAMILTON, Maura MCCARRON, Siobhan MCCARRON, Paul HYNDMAN, Aoife O' NEILL, Anna O'KANE, Allison O'KANE, Eoghan MC FADDEN, Aoife MCFADDEN, Mark MC FADDEN, Hazel MCFADDEN, Charmaine MOORE, Caitriona LYNCH, Anne O' KANE and Kim PEWTNER.
Well done to all those who achieved a PB, Sean MELARKEY, Craig SIMPSON, Se HEANEY, Kevin MCKENNA, Richard STEWART, Peter CURRAN, John CARTIN, Johnny CRAIG, Patrick WALKER, Dawson HINDS, Dessie RODDY, Ellen O'CONNOR and Charlotte BRIGHT.
Well done to Justin WALKER who has now volunteered at parkrun 25 times and now a member of the parkrun Volunteer Club.
Also special thanks to new volunteer Aoife GREENBERG for taking the brilliant photos this week.
This week 117 people ran, jogged and walked the course, of whom 46 were first timers and 13 recorded new Personal Bests. Representatives of 13 different clubs took part. The event was made possible by 13 volunteers: Justin WALKER • Anne HUTTON • Patrick WALKER • Colm COLHOUN • Ben MCLAUGHLIN • Peter MORROW • Richard BRATTIN • Conor BRATTIN • Pauline HAMILTON • Michael KAVANAGH • Christine GILLESPIE • Aoife GREENBERG • Corinne GORMAN
If you would like to volunteer you can find out how to here:
http://www.parkrun.org.uk/derrycity/volunteer/
Today's full results and a complete event history can be found on the Derry City parkrun Results Page:
http://www.parkrun.org.uk/derrycity/results/weeklyresults/?runSeqNumber=242