Fr. Collins Free ParkRun

Dublin City Council’s third free Fr. Collins ParkRun will commence on Saturday 3rd October at 9.30am at the central promenade of the park in Donaghmede, Dublin 13.  To take part in the 5k run register on

Jim Kelly, Senior Executive Officer in Dublin City Council said " the parkruns are a wonderful successful way  for people to use public parks in a social, healthy and enjoyable way. Fr Collins Park offers a flat route with changing scenes that should make this parkrun a regular and special attraction”.

The run is open to every standard of runner and to all ages (under 14’s must be accompanied by an adult).  There is a huge social element to ParkRun and its success depends on the dedicated work of the local volunteers. It is a great way for the pro runner or complete beginner to participate with others in a relaxed and healthy environment every Saturday morning.


For Further Information please contact: Dublin City Council Media Relations Office

Notes to the Editor:

ParkRun is supported by the Irish Sports Council, Athletics Ireland and the Department of Health with local support from Dublin City Council’s Sports & Recreation Section and North Central Area Office.


Father Collins Park is near the boundary of Dublin city and Fingal and adjacent to the Hole in the Wall Rd and Main St, Clongriffin. Its official address is Donaghmede, and it is located near the new development at Clongriffin, with Balgriffin and Belmayne.