Run For a Life

Run For a Life 2016

Saturday May 28th 2016 12.00pm

Run For a Life is over for another year – 533 people registered for this year’s event – a record. A big THANK YOU to everyone who supported our event and we hope to see you all next year!
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Click on the image to register

Welcome to the website for our annual Run For a Life.ย  This is the eighth year of the event which was initiated by Astellas Pharma who have continued on as the sponsors for the event.ย  We are delighted that it has developed a loyal following over the years and it has become a strong platform for the promotion of organ donor awareness and raising funds for the Irish Kidney Association as well as a great day out for all the family.

After the success of last year’s event, we will be in Corkagh Park in Clondalkin, Dublin 22 again and we will be using the same 2.5km route. The parkland nature of the measured 2.5km circuit will make it very picturesque and should make for a good experience for runners, joggers and walkers alike. Hopefully we can have similar weather!

As a result of ongoing feedback, we will again be offering a choice of 2.5km, 5km or 10km events. A combination of an accurately measured course and chip timing will mean that it will be a good event for regular runners to record a time over the popular distances of 5km and 10km. Having the 2.5km options makes the day accessible to all ages and abilities thus making it very family friendly.

As in past years, our renowned soup and sandwiches will of course be available to all finishers!

I look forward to seeing you on the day.

Mark Murphy

Chief Executive

Irish Kidney Association

17 Responses to Run For a Life

  1. Sinead says:

    I registered myself and my mam, unfortunately she has lost the registration email, is there anyway she can still run without the barcode tomorrow.

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    • Hi Sinead,

      If your Mam’s name is Jane she is in the system and she just needs to give her name at registration and she will get her number and everything else that goes with being a participant in the event.
      See you tomorrow.
      Colin. (Event organiser)

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  2. can i register on the day and buy the t shirt as well ,what part of corkagh is the registration office. regards david.

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  3. ann says:

    I’ve registered online today. I did not order a t shirt, however I have changed my mind now!,:-)….How soon could I purchase a tee shirt and collect from your offices? I would prefer to have it in advance of the race. Many thanks

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    • Hi Ann. We currently have a limited supply of t-shirts in stock in the office but we should be getting our delivery of stock for the event by the middle of next week. Let me know the size you want and I can let you know if we are holding any at present. Colin (colin@ika.ie)

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  4. Lorraine says:

    Hi ,Can I buy a t-shirt before the race day?

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  5. mackeycarra says:

    Hi.

    Can I do the event with a running buggy & also can I just enter tomorrow morning? Sorry for 2 questions!!

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  6. mackeycarra says:

    Hi.
    2 questions really. 1.Could I just enter tomorrow morning? 2. Can I do the event with a running buggy as I have a 6 month old baby.

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  7. Audrey Ayres says:

    Hi There Everyone. I am doing the 10kilometres for the Run For Life.xx Hope everyone has a good day out and raises lots of money.xxx

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  8. Rose McMahon says:

    Il would like to do something if I can as I wont be able to run. Rose

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