Wednesday 22 May 2019

5K 'Rising run' to take in Dublin's iconic sites

The race will take in some of the most iconic sites of the Easter Rising
The race will take in some of the most iconic sites of the Easter Rising

Fancy going on a Rising tour with a difference?

Athletics Ireland in partnership with the Dublin City Council are hosting the Dublin Remembers 1916 Run 5k, which will take place on Sunday 24th April at 9:00am to mark the 100 year anniversary of the 1916 Easter Rising. 

Starting at Mountjoy Square, the course takes in some of Dublin City’s most iconic sites.

The course will  take in the GPO, Liberty Hall, Rosie Hackett Bridge, the Four Courts and finishing at the Royal Hospital Kilmainham exactly 100 years ago to the day of the Easter Rising. 

All finishers will receive a unique commemorative Dublin Remembers 1916 Run technical T-shirt.

“It is a pleasure to host this unique event alongside the Dublin City Council and we hope to see lots of runners, joggers and walkers out on the streets of Dublin in this celebratory event," said Athletics Ireland CEO John Foley.

The Irish Independent and Fit Magazine are the official entry partner for the event.

When: Sunday 24th April @ 9am

Where: Dublin City Centre

Distance: 5km

Start: Mountjoy Square

Finish: Royal Hospital Kilmainham

Entry Fee: €10 (Plus €1 processing and administration charge)

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