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What is Marathonkids Ireland?

8-Week Programme for 5th and 6th Class Students

South Dublin County Council along with Fingal County Council and Dublin City Council have organised this 8 week programme targeting 5th & 6th Class students in schools in Fingal and Dublin City.

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Students Will

Take part in 4 running sessions per week for 8 weeks
Run 26.2 miles
Learn about the benefits of sports
Run the last mile at the National Sports Campus event
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Overview of Our 8-Week Programme

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.

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Register for Marathonkids Ireland 2020

Register for Marathonkids Ireland 2020

The new and improved Marathonkids program for 2020 is here! Marathonkids has been a huge success over the last 5 years. We have had over 20,000 students, 150 schools and 350 classes complete the program since we launched in 2015. The last 6...

Thanks from Marathon Families!

Thanks from Marathon Families!

Marathon Families was a great success in providing much needed activity for families across Dublin at a difficult time. Thanks to Fingal County Council for pioneering the programme and to South Dublin County Council and Dublin City Council for...

You Are Almost There!

You Are Almost There!

Welcome back from your well-deserved break! Did you know you are at Week 8 of the programme? You are almost there! But first, let’s take a peek at this week’s visits by our ambassador David Gillick. We have some nice little videos and...

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