Sport is more than just winning! This is the message for Week 5 and our ambassador David Gillick has been sharing it with schools from Fingal, Dublin City and South Dublin. We have already shared some nice little videos and some cool pictures...Read more
Let’s Be Social!
Week 3 and You Are a Superstar!
Aisling Moloney from RTE News2Day, along with our ambassador David Gillick, visited St Ronan’s NS on Sep 13th and spoke about Marathonkids Ireland. The students were filmed while running and doing warm up exercises. CLICK TO WATCH THE VIDEO...Read more
It’s Already Week Two!
The 2019 programme has kicked off in Fingal, Dublin City and South Dublin schools on September 9th. To get you in the mood, you can watch some archive videos from last year’s launch in Fingal and South Dublin. You can watch both videos...Read more
Welcome to Marathonkids Ireland 2019!
Welcome to Marathonkids Ireland 2019 programme! It’s great to have you and your school on board. As you know, Marathonkids is an 8-week programme promoting exercise to 5th and 6th class students in Fingal, Dublin City and South Dublin...Read more
Welcome to Marathonkids 2018 – What You Need to Know
Welcome to Marathonkids Ireland 2018 programme! It’s great to have you and your school on board. As you know, Marathonkids is an 8-week programme promoting exercise to 5th and 6th class students in Fingal and South Dublin County Councils...Read more
Our 2017 Final Event at Morton Stadium
The Final Event of Marathonkids Ireland 2017 Programme took place on Thursday, Nov 30th at Morton Stadium in Swords. For the occasion, over 40 schools and 2,400 children from both Fingal and South Dublin County Council ran the final mile of...Read more
What I Learned by Visiting Three Schools
As an ambassador for Marathon Kids I had the pleasure of visiting three school in South County Dublin last week, East Lucan Educate Together, Talbot N.S in Clondalkin and St. Kevin’s NS Kilnamanagh. I always enjoy visiting schools because it...Read more
Marathonkids Ireland South Dublin Launch
Another terrific day of sport and most importantly fun for kids, teachers and supporters of Marathonkids Ireland with the official launch of the 2017 programme for South Dublin County Council. The day started around 10 am with the kids from St...Read more
Marathonkids Ireland Fingal Launch
Marathonkids Ireland year started with a boom on Tuesday, September 5th at St Colmcille’s School in Swords, Co Dublin. Present for the official launch of the 2017 programme for Fingal: Fingal County Council Chief Executive Paul Reid, Mayor...Read more
Welcome David Gillick and Paul Flynn!
We’re excited to have the support of David Gillick and Paul Flynn as Ambassadors for the Marathon Kids Ireland Programme 2017. They need no presentation for sure but for those who don’t know them, we’ll share a few details about...Read more
Four Reasons Why You Should Run a Marathon
Running a marathon and exercising in general has many beneficial effects for both body and mind. By regularly running or exercising you will make progress in four key areas: Your Body – Physical benefits are one of the most obvious...Read more