Mark Kirwan takes the men’s honours as Leann Gibson tops the women’s list. Here are the fastest Irish parkrun times on Saturday (November 17).

Mark Kirwan clocked a parkrun best 15:13 at the Marlay event to record the fastest men’s time across the island of Ireland for the second consecutive week.

The Raheny Shamrock athlete, who posted a superb 2:17 marathon in Dublin last month, took part in the Marlay event on Saturday for the fourth time after running at the Darndale parkrun last weekend.

Leann Gibson ran 19:05 at the Stormont parkrun to record the quickest women’s time. It was a parkrun best for the Victoria Park and Connswater runner on her 28th visit to the Saturday morning event.

Last month Gibson won the Runher Titanic Ladies 10K in a personal best 39:47.

Conall McClean secured the men’s number two spot after running a big parkrun best 15:34 at the Belfast Victoria event.

The St Malachy’s AC youngster was taking part in the Belfast Victoria parkrun for the first time having run the majority of his 127 outings at the Waterworks event.

Top 10 regular Shileen O’Kane took the women’s number two spot after running a parkrun best 19:23 at the Ormeau parkrun in Belfast. The Lagan Valley athlete recently finished 17th and first V50 at the Bobby Rea Memorial cross country.

Belfast Victoria parkrun was the most represented event among the top 10 with three runners.

Men’s top 10

1) parkrun: Marlay
Mark Kirwan, 15:13, Raheny Shamrock
2) parkrun: Belfast Victoria
Conall McClean, 15:34, St Malachy’s AC
3) parkrun: Portrush
Neil Johnston, 15:59, Springwell RC
4) parkrun: Waterworks Belfast
Adam Ferris, 16:02, St Malachy’s AC
5) parkrun: Poolbeg
John Lenehan, 16:08, City of Derry
6) parkrun: Carlow Town
Colin Payne, 16:27, Tinryland AC
7) parkrun: Marlay
James Kelly, 16:31, Castlecomer AC
8) parkrun: Oldbridge
Stephen Kelly, 16:34
9) parkrun: Derry City
Craig Simpson, 16:34, Foyle Valley AC
10) parkrun: Belfast Victoria
Kent Swann, 16:37, North Belfast Harriers

Women’s top 10

1) parkrun: Stormont
Leann Gibson, 19:05, Victoria Park and Connswater
2) parkrun: Ormeau
Shileen O’Kane, 19:23, Lagan Valley
3) parkrun: Castlebar
Colette Tuohy, 19:43, Mayo AC
4) parkrun: Cootehill
Lisa Clerkin, 19:46
5) parkrun: Cabinteely
Orna Dilworth, 19:49
6) parkrun: Bangor
Fiona McQuillan, 19:49, North Down AC
7) parkrun: Oldbridge
Yasmin Canning, 20:01, Drogheda and District
8) parkrun: St Anne’s
Hannah Craddock, 20:06
9) parkrun: Ecos Ballymena
Kerry Bamber, 20:13, Ballymena Runners
10) parkrun: Belfast Victoria
Christina Kelly, 20:14

Would you like to run faster at parkrun? Top tips to help runners of all abilities hit a parkrun best can be found here.

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