24 Jan 2022

Longford parkrun Roadshow with Vhi and Olympian David Gillick

Walkers, joggers and runners across Ireland joined VHI Ambassador and Olympian David Gillick at the Longford parkrun on Saturday, August 18. 

Vhi hosted a special event to celebrate their partnership with parkrun Ireland. 

Also read: Longford Rose misses out on TV appearance at Rose of Tralee

parkrun Ireland support local communities in organising free, weekly, timed 5k runs every Saturday morning. 

Olympian David Gillick was on hand to lead the warm-up and offer support and encouragement to newcomers and seasoned parkrunners alike. 

The Vhi parkrun roadshow have been rolling out across the country over the past number of months, helping boost participation rates at the events it visits. Vhi will be hosting further events in 2018 so keep an eye on the parkrun newsletter and Facebook page.

Also read: Longford swimmer Patrick Flanagan agonisingly misses out on European bronze medal

To continue reading this article for FREE,
please kindly register and/or log in.

Registration is absolutely 100% FREE and will help us personalise your experience on our sites. You can also sign up to our carefully curated newsletter(s) to keep up to date with your latest local news!

Register / Login

Buy the e-paper of the Donegal Democrat, Donegal People's Press, Donegal Post and Inish Times here for instant access to Donegal's premier news titles.

Keep up with the latest news from Donegal with our daily newsletter featuring the most important stories of the day delivered to your inbox every evening at 5pm.