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Athletics: On your marks for Great Ireland Run

EUROPEAN cross-country champion Fionnuala Britton yesterday launched the 2012 Great Ireland Run, which will take place on Sunday, April 15 in the Phoenix Park.

This year, for the very first time, the run will be preceded by a mini-run for five to eight-year-olds.

Entries for the run can be made through www.greatirelandrun.org

- Fionnuala Britton pictured with (from left) Daniel Hayes (aged 6), Zena Donnelly (9), Abbie Cleere (6) and Luke Hayes (6), all from Blackrock, at the launch of the Great Ireland Run in Merrion Square yesterday.

Irish Independent