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Fun running just keeps on growing in popularity with scores of events now taking place at any time throughout the country.
Team Manuela, the running team of 200 runners and walkers from the Connemarathon in 2014, is set to take on a new challenge in 2015 and will be hosting an information evening in the Hodson Bay Hotel on March 23 at 8pm ahead of preparations for the Dingle marathon.
ALONE, the charity that provides support to older people in need, is calling on the women of Ireland to participate in the VHI Women’s Mini Marathon in aid of ALONE. The charity aims to raise money to go towards the provision of vital befriending services for vulnerable older people.
A Galway man is running a full marathon on a treadmill on Saturday to raise funds for Self Help Africa.
The year 1984 was significant in Irish athletics. It was the year of the Summer Olympics held in Los Angeles. Ireland's John Treacy made history winning silver in the marathon in 2:09:56 - Ireland's 13th Olympic athletics medal. In the 1984 games too it was the first time a women's marathon had been held - Joan Benoit (USA) won in 2:24:52. Just four years before the Dublin Marathon was held for the first time.
Twenty two members of the same family are set to compete in the Dublin City Marathon this Bank Holiday Monday in a bid to set a new world record and raise funds for a Galway-based charity.
The Marconi Half Marathon has announced the Kingfisher Club as its official health and wellbeing partner to help promote health and fitness in the county and get runners in tip top shape for the event this year.
Breakthrough Cancer Research is calling on people to join the first Westport Run on Thursday August 21. The run is part of an All-Ireland triathlon record attempt by two men who are trying to raise €500k for cancer research.
The Marconi Half Marathon, Connemara’s boutique half marathon, will take place on Saturday September 20. Starting at 11am, the race begins at the famous Gurteen Beach in Roundstone and finishes in the capital of Connemara, Clifden town.
Croí, the West of Ireland Cardiac Foundation, is calling runners, walkers, and joggers to consider taking a big leap in the Big Apple at this year’s New York Marathon.