first_imgTHE 200th Letterkenny Parkrun took place on Saturday with another big crowd in attendance.The Parkrun has been running for the last four years now and has proved a huge hit.It is a free weekly 5km event for runners, taking place at 9.30am at the St Conals Hospital campus, taking in the Bernard McGlinchey Town Park. The Bishop of Raphoe, Alan McGuckian, SJ, is a regular participant and he was among the many who took part on Saturday in the latest landmark run.As always, participants were treated to refreshments afterwards in the Vestry Building. In the 200 runs so far, there have been an average of 70 runners per week. The biggest attendance saw 268 take part. Pictures by Danny Nee …  Picture special: Big crowds for 200th staging of Letterkenny Parkrun was last modified: December 9th, 2019 by Chris McNultyShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)last_img read more

first_imgSAN FRANCISCO — Former Giants first round draft pick Kyle Crick will miss the remainder of the season due to an injury sustained during a pregame altercation in the visiting clubhouse at Oracle Park on Monday.A Pittsburgh Pirates team release announced that Crick underwent extensor tendon repair surgery on his right index finger in San Francisco Tuesday after fighting with teammate and Pirates closer Felipe Vázquez on Monday.Crick, a 2011 first round draft choice of the Giants, was traded to …last_img read more

first_imgNew Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister, Arvind Kejriwal, is scheduled to speak at the C40 Summit in Copenhagen, Denmark between 9-12 October. He will speak on lowering pollution, including the Odd-Even scheme, and other issues which he oversaw in his recent years as Chief Minister. The CM will join leaders of other cities like New York, London, Paris, Los Angeles and Berlin and speak on the climate crisis impacting the world an official stated.This is not Kejriwal’s first foreign tour as CM, in September last year, he travelled to Seoul in South Korea to sign agreements between Delhi and Seoul. Also Read – Odd-Even: CM seeks transport dept’s views on exemption to women, two wheelers, CNG vehiclesAn official statement read, “The CM is expected to speak on his government’s experience in lowering air pollution in the city and present the set of initiatives taken by the Delhi government that led to the 25% reduction in air pollution in the city. He is also expected to speak about the role of improved electricity supply, phasing out of generators on a large scale, reduction in construction sites, shifting industries to CNG, the increased green cover, and reduction in industrial pollution due to the shut down of two thermal power plants.” Also Read – More good air days in Delhi due to Centre’s steps: JavadekarThe third edition of Odd-Even scheme is scheduled to be implemented from November 4 to November 15. CM Kejriwal is likely to speak about the Odd Even scheme, as an innovative solution to the air pollution spike. Apart from Delhi, only Paris and some other cities have successfully rolled out such a scheme. A statement from the Environment Minister, Kailash Gahlot, said, “It is a moment of pride for India that a leader of the country will present a major governance success story before the world.” Kejriwal will also speak at an event during the summit called the ‘Asian Mayors and City Leaders Meeting on Low Carbon Inclusive Growth’. Mayors and city leaders of Asia’s largest cities will meet to discuss how inclusive and sustainable growth can be attained using greener energy and leaving a lower carbon footprint. Many such bilateral meetings and sessions will take place, the details of which will be announced later.last_img read more