Matt Shields

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 Participants in a  parkrun at  St Anne’s Park, Dublin. Photograph:   Dara Mac Donaill

Every Saturday morning at 9.30am, the parks of Ireland are full of runners taking part in their local park-run event. Parkrun expects to reach 250,000(...)

Tralee Town park run  in Co Kerry. Young and not so young from around the area participate in the weekly 2km junior park run which starts at 9.30am on a Sunday. Photograph: Domnick Walsh

We’re halfway through January, so how are those new year resolutions going? Some 80 per cent of turn-of-the-year pledges will have been broken by the (...)

Sonia O’Sullivan has run a few over the years as have British Olympic champions Mo Farah and Alistair Brownlee. But a more representative sample of pa(...)