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The Vhi Women’s Mini Marathon, an annual 10k charity road race, occurs each June bank holiday weekend in Dublin and is the largest Women’s event of its kind in the world. In 1983, the inaugural event had 9,000 women entering and the event reached a record attendance in 2014 with 41,006 women taking part. The event has grown in popularity as women have taken more interest in their own health and fitness. A staggering 1 million women have entered the event over its 36 years. Hundreds of charities are also big winners. The women decide themselves which charity they will support and many local causes gain vital funds from the event. It is now the largest one day charity event in the country.

Athletics Ireland is delighted to announce we are back for the 2019 Athletics Ireland Race Series. The series hosted by Athletics Ireland, will include 3 road races within the Phoenix Park; Irish Runner 5K, Irish Runner 5 Mile & Irish Runner 10 Mile. These races will also incorporate our National Championship for 5k, 5 Mile & 10 Mile. Each race within the Athletics Ireland Race Series 2019 will be chip timed. Route details to be announced in the coming weeks. Complete all 3 races to form the interlocking Athletics Ireland Race Series medal. All 3 races can be purchased via our Race Series Bundle for €50 (plus processing fee). 5K When: Saturday 4th May 2019 Where: Furze Road, Phoenix Park, Dublin Single Entry: €15 (plus processing fee) 5 Mile When: Saturday 15th June 2019 @ 10am Where: Furze Road, Phoenix Park, Dublin Single Entry: €20 (plus processing fee) 10 Mile When: Saturday 13th July 2019 @ 10am Where: Furze Road, Phoenix Park, Dublin Single Entry: €25 (plus processing fee)