Matt Shields, Country Manager, parkrun, Janis Morrissey, Head of Health Promotion, Information and Training at the Irish Heart Foundation,Ruth Shields, parkrun and Tara Curran, Slí na Sláinte Coordinator, as they team up in an initiative to get local communities walking back to good health.

Together the Irish Heart Foundation and parkrun are inviting people across Ireland to join with others on March 2nd and take part in their local free parkwalk.

Register for parkrun at, choose #IrishHearts as your club and print the barcode before turning up to walk with your local community. Walkers will be supported with a six-week walking challenge, video demonstrations, tips on heart health and opportunities for free CPR training.