Programme

This is a 8-week programme for 5th and 6th classes. Students will perform four running sessions each week inching them closer to completing their first marathon as well as learning about the benefits of physical activity. The finale will see the students running their last mile and completing the marathon at the National Cross Country Course located at the National Sports Campus in Dublin 15.

Below you can find an overview of the programme. Click on each week to download the lesson plan along with extra resources for your class (where available). Please note this content is password protected. For any info or questions, please email hello@marathonkidsireland.ie.

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Learning how to keep your heart healthy

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Learning the physical benefits of exercising

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Learning the mental benefits of exercising

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Learning the social benefits of exercising

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Learning the community benefits of exercising

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Learning the important role of hydration

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Learning the important role of nutrition

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Learning the educational benefits of exercising