Google+ Running in Cork, Ireland: Parkrun Ireland is 10-Years old

Thursday, November 10, 2022

Parkrun Ireland is 10-Years old

Coming up this Saturday (12th). Check out the number of registered parkrunners in Ireland!

The first parkrun in ROI was Malahide parkrun on the Saturday 10 November 2012. The community has grown rapidly over the last ten years to become the largest per capita globally.

Currently, we have: 

356,080 parkrunners registered in Ireland

held 27,159 events across the 10 years

seen 2,498898 parkruns completed 

filled 344,644 volunteer roles

106 5k events

30 junior events

Three events in custodial setting 

37 events linked to GP practices for social prescribing 

But the greatest achievement is the creation of a wonderful inclusive community building social cohesion and improving public health. 

You can find details about the 5k parkruns in Cork HERE

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