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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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Welcome to Marathonkids Ireland 2021!

Welcome to Marathonkids Ireland 2021!

The launch of the Marathonkids Ireland 2021 Program took place on Wednesday, Sep 8th at Morton Stadium in Santry. Over 12,500 students across Fingal County, Dublin City Sport and Wellbeing Partnership, South Dublin Co Co, Galway Co Co and areas...

Marathonkids Ireland welcomes Gaeltachta na hÉireann

Marathonkids Ireland welcomes Gaeltachta na hÉireann

Following a successful partnership with the Marathonfamiles Programme during the lockdown Gaeltachta na hÉirinn and Marathonkids Ireland have launched Maratón na bPáistí in Gaeltachta throughout the Country. This has seen nearly 1400 students...

Welcome to Marathonkids 2020

Welcome to Marathonkids 2020

Welcome to Marathonkids Ireland 2020 programme! It’s great to have you on board. As you know, Marathonkids Ireland 2020 will start on the week starting 5th October 2020. The recommended timeline to complete the program is 8 weeks. Each...

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