It’s time to see Red and Run the first ever Virgin Media Night Run in Dublin at 9.30pm on May 22nd 2016!
First ever Virgin Media Night Run in partnership with Athletics Ireland and Dublin Simon Community for Dublin City Centre.
Take your place on the starting line. Feel the heart-pumping excitement of night-running. Take in some of Dublin City’s most iconic sites while you fill the streets, because they’ll be closed off and yours to conquer!
With a fast, flat course it’s the perfect opportunity for those seeking PBs!
For those looking to make the step up to a 10km, it gives the perfect opportunity to have fun while helping a great cause, as Dublin Simon Community is the official Charity Partner for the Virgin Media Night Run.
This along with a new top quality race top, chip timing, race number, finishers medal, goodie bag and an electric race atmosphere, this year’s run is not to be missed!
Dublin Simon Community are on board as Virgin Media’s charity partner for the event. Why not join staff from Virgin Media in raising much need funds for Dublin Simon Community?
Register NOW at www.virginmedia.ie/nightrun – places are limited!
When: Sunday, May 22nd at 9.30pm
Where: Dublin City Centre
Fee: €30.00* (plus €1.50 processing and administration charge)
Dublin Simon Community are the chosen charity partners for the event and are delighted with the support they will be getting from the run from a funding and awareness viewpoint (see below).
All runners are encouraged to raise money for this very worthy cause.
Virgin Media are also raising €10,000 which will go directly to the charity.
Sam McGuinness on behalf of Dublin Simon Community said: “Dublin Simon Community are delighted to collaborate with Virgin Media as the Charity Partner for their inaugural Night Run. As we continue to face a rising tide of homelessness with increasing numbers of people, families and children coming to our doors for help at a frightening rate, the kindness of our supporters means that we can provide outreach, prevention, high support accommodation, housing, treatment and support services, giving people hope during this time of great uncertainty.”
Meadhbh Quinn, Head of Marketing at Virgin Media said: “We’re thrilled to bring the inaugural Virgin Media Night Run to Dublin. The city comes alive at night and we want everyone to come into town and enjoy this fantastic run. This is an ideal event for regular runners, athletic clubs and everyone who simply loves to get out and run. We’ll help them on their way with some great Virgin Media running kit. We’re also delighted to help the Dublin Simon Community. Virgin Media staff will be running to raise €10,000 which will go directly to the Dublin Simon Community.”
For the €30 entry you will get
- 10KM of complete road closures in Dublin City Centre for the duration of the event
- Premium Long Sleeve Reflective Running Top
- Safe & Professionally Run Event in the City Centre
- On Course Entertainment (DJ’s)
- Quality Race Pack
- Refreshments on course & at finish
- Top Quality Finishers Medal
All Participants will be electronically chip timed and results will be produced on-line, the full 10km route is sanctioned by the AAI and run under AAI/IAAF Rules.
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