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What is Marathonkids Ireland?

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

Several city councils and sports partnerships across Ireland are taking part to our 8 week programme targeting 5th & 6th Class students.

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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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official blog updates

Visit to St John’s & St Kevin’s

Visit to St John’s & St Kevin’s

On March 28th, our ambassador David  Gillick visited St John’s and St. Kevin’s. Introduced by Dun Laoghaire-Rathdown Sports Office Gwen O’Looney, David spoke to all the classes about his running career and what inspired him to...

Visit to St. Patrick’s NS, Glencullen

On March 28th, our ambassador David  Gillick visited St Patrick’s NS in Glencullen. Introduced by Dun Laoghaire-Rathdown Sports Office Gwen O’Looney, David spoke to all the classes about his running career and what inspired him to...

Visit to Our Lady of Mercy, Waterford

On March 23rd, our ambassador David  Gillick visited Our Lady of Mercy senior school in Waterford. Introduced by Waterford Sports Office Brian O’Neill, David spoke to all the classes about his running career and what inspired him to become...

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