Tuesday 17 October 2017

Operation Transformation leaders take to Phoenix Park to nail their 5km goal

The leaders of the popular RTE One programme pounded the pavement in Phoenix Park this afternoon with show host Kathryn Thomas and fitness guru Karl Henry.

Leaders Mark McArdle, Louise Orsmbyand Alan Mullen at Operation Transformations 5k run in the Phoenix Park,Dublin.
Leaders Mark McArdle, Louise Orsmbyand Alan Mullen at Operation Transformations 5k run in the Phoenix Park,Dublin.
Nicky Byrne at RTE Operation Transformations 5k run in the Phoenix Park,Dublin.
Presenter Kathryn Thomas at RTE Operation Transformations 5k run in the Phoenix Park,Dublin. Emotions were high as over 8,000 followers of the hit programme crossed the finishing line at the events which were held at Phoenix Park ,Dublin and Blarney Castle ,Cork. Picture: Brian McEvoy No Repro fee for one use
Fitness Guru Karl Henry, Leader Louise Orsmby,Leader Alan Mullen, Presnters Kathryn Thomas and John Murray, Dr Ciara Kelly and Leader Mark McArdle at Operation Transformations 5k run in the Phoenix Park, Dublin.
Fireman Dave Connollly gets into the fun with Grace Long at Operation Transformations 5k run in the Phoenix Park,Dublin.
Runners warm up at Operation Transformations 5k run in the Phoenix Park,Dublin.
Fitness Guru Karl Henry, Leader Louise Orsmby,Leader Alan Mullen, Presnters Kathryn Thomas and John Murray, Dr Ciara Kelly and Leader Mark McArdle at RT? Operation Transformations 5k run in the Phoenix Park,Dublin. Emotions were high as over 8,000 followers of the hit programme crossed the finishing line at the events which were held at Phoenix Park ,Dublin and Blarney Castle ,Cork. Picture: Brian McEvoy No Repro fee for one use
Runners on the start line at RTE Operation Transformations 5k run in the Phoenix Park,Dublin.
Leader Mark McArdle,Fitness Guru Karl Henry and Leader Alan Mullen at RTE Operation Transformations 5k run in the Phoenix Park,Dublin. Emotions were high as over 8,000 followers of the hit programme crossed the finishing line at the events which were held at Phoenix Park ,Dublin and Blarney Castle ,Cork. Picture: Brian McEvoy No Repro fee for one use
Operation Transformation leader Leader Alan Mullen reaches the finish line with the support of fireman Dave Connolly at RTE Operation Transformations 5k run in the Phoenix Park, Dublin.
Nuala Freeman and Michelle Ebbs from The Liberties at Operation Transformations 5k run in the Phoenix Park,Dublin.
Runners at Operation Transformations 5k run in the Phoenix Park,Dublin.
Siobhan Roche and Joanne Freeman at RTE Operation Transformations 5k run in the Phoenix Park,Dublin.
Runners at RTE Operation Transformations 5k run in the Phoenix Park,Dublin.
Dr Ciara Kelly and Fitness Guru Karl Henry at RTE Operation Transformations 5k run in the Phoenix Park,Dublin.
Kathryn Thomas,Dr Ciara Kelly, Louise Ormsby,Mark McArdle,Alan Mullen and Karl Henry at RTE Operation Transformations 5k run in the Phoenix Park,Dublin.
Kathryn Thomas,Dr Ciara Kelly, Louise Ormsby,Mark McArdle,Alan Mullen and Karl Henry at RTE Operation Transformations 5k run in the Phoenix Park,Dublin.
Patricia Murphy

Patricia Murphy

Operation Transformation leaders Alan Mullen, Louise Ormsby and Mark McArdle took to Phoenix Park this morning to accomplish their goal and successfully run a 5k race.

The leaders were accompanied by fitness guru Karl Henry, Dr. Ciara Kelly and presenter Kathryn Thomas as they crossed the finish line.

More than 8000 people participated in the Operation Transformation runs in Dublin and Cork this morning.

Leaders Eilish Kavanagh and Veronica Horgan pounded the pavement at the Cork event.

The leaders’ triumph comes after a controversial series of the RTE One programme which saw a dramatic response to Dr. Ciara Kelly’s stern words to Eilish regarding Irish binge drinking.

The final episode of this series will air on Wednesday.

Fitness Guru Karl Henry, Leader Louise Orsmby,Leader Alan Mullen, Presnters Kathryn Thomas and John Murray, Dr Ciara Kelly and Leader Mark McArdle at Operation Transformations 5k run in the Phoenix Park, Dublin.
Fitness Guru Karl Henry, Leader Louise Orsmby,Leader Alan Mullen, Presnters Kathryn Thomas and John Murray, Dr Ciara Kelly and Leader Mark McArdle at Operation Transformations 5k run in the Phoenix Park, Dublin.
Leaders Mark McArdle, Louise Orsmbyand Alan Mullen at Operation Transformations 5k run in the Phoenix Park,Dublin.
Nicky Byrne at RTE Operation Transformations 5k run in the Phoenix Park,Dublin.
Presenter Kathryn Thomas at RTE Operation Transformations 5k run in the Phoenix Park,Dublin. Emotions were high as over 8,000 followers of the hit programme crossed the finishing line at the events which were held at Phoenix Park ,Dublin and Blarney Castle ,Cork. Picture: Brian McEvoy No Repro fee for one use
Fireman Dave Connollly gets into the fun with Grace Long at Operation Transformations 5k run in the Phoenix Park,Dublin.
Runners warm up at Operation Transformations 5k run in the Phoenix Park,Dublin.
Fitness Guru Karl Henry, Leader Louise Orsmby,Leader Alan Mullen, Presnters Kathryn Thomas and John Murray, Dr Ciara Kelly and Leader Mark McArdle at RT? Operation Transformations 5k run in the Phoenix Park,Dublin. Emotions were high as over 8,000 followers of the hit programme crossed the finishing line at the events which were held at Phoenix Park ,Dublin and Blarney Castle ,Cork. Picture: Brian McEvoy No Repro fee for one use
Runners on the start line at RTE Operation Transformations 5k run in the Phoenix Park,Dublin.
Leader Mark McArdle,Fitness Guru Karl Henry and Leader Alan Mullen at RTE Operation Transformations 5k run in the Phoenix Park,Dublin. Emotions were high as over 8,000 followers of the hit programme crossed the finishing line at the events which were held at Phoenix Park ,Dublin and Blarney Castle ,Cork. Picture: Brian McEvoy No Repro fee for one use
Operation Transformation leader Leader Alan Mullen reaches the finish line with the support of fireman Dave Connolly at RTE Operation Transformations 5k run in the Phoenix Park, Dublin.
Nuala Freeman and Michelle Ebbs from The Liberties at Operation Transformations 5k run in the Phoenix Park,Dublin.
Runners at Operation Transformations 5k run in the Phoenix Park,Dublin.
Siobhan Roche and Joanne Freeman at RTE Operation Transformations 5k run in the Phoenix Park,Dublin.
Runners at RTE Operation Transformations 5k run in the Phoenix Park,Dublin.
Dr Ciara Kelly and Fitness Guru Karl Henry at RTE Operation Transformations 5k run in the Phoenix Park,Dublin.
Kathryn Thomas,Dr Ciara Kelly, Louise Ormsby,Mark McArdle,Alan Mullen and Karl Henry at RTE Operation Transformations 5k run in the Phoenix Park,Dublin.
Kathryn Thomas,Dr Ciara Kelly, Louise Ormsby,Mark McArdle,Alan Mullen and Karl Henry at RTE Operation Transformations 5k run in the Phoenix Park,Dublin.

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