Run For a Life

Run For a Life 2017

Saturday May 20th 2017 12.00pm

Corkagh Park, Dublin 22 (Use St. John’s Grove entrance)

We have a number of prizes from Saturday that have not been handed out. Going by the results below, if you were in the top 3 males or females in the 10km, top 2 males or females in the 5km or top boy or girl in the 2.5km and did not receive your prize on Saturday please email your name and postal address to Colin@ika.ie.

2017 Results : CLICK HERE

2017 Photos: CLICK HERE

Last year’s Run for a Life was our biggest yet – 533 people registered! A big THANK YOU to everyone who supported us in 2016 and we hope to see you at this year’s event in on May 20th this year!

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Welcome to the website for our annual Run For a Life.  This is the ninth year of the event and we are delighted to be back in Corkagh Park again! The event 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.

The parkland nature of the measured 2.5km circuit we use will make it very picturesque and should make for a good experience for runners, joggers and walkers alike. Hopefully we can have similar weather to the last two years!

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 good 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

32 Responses to Run For a Life

  1. David B says:

    Will the 10k and the 5k be starting at the same time?

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  2. Sinead Murphy says:

    Hi, just wondering when collection of race numbers is and where to go to do so.
    Thanks

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    • Hi Sinead. Number collection will be available at the race venue in Corkagh Park (use St. John’s Grove entrance) from 10am. We will have tents set up within view of the car park so you won’t miss us.

      Regards,

      Colin.

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  3. Lisa says:

    Is it possible to just walk the 5k? I’m assuming it’s not possible to walk the 10k.

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    • Hi Lisa. There is no problem walking the 5km. Going on previous years our final finishers usually cross the line approx. 1 hour 45 mins after the start so if you want to consider the 10km within that time frame you are welcome. Colin.

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  4. Yvonne Rossiter says:

    Hi Mark, just wondering can you register on the day?

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  5. Ken Kirwan says:

    I’m 10 years kidney transplanted this December and an delighted to do this …
    Colin white was great and kind enough to let me perform a song I had wrote at the Transplant games in 2010 in the helix, i wrote while I recovering from my op in 2007 … thank you Colin
    I can’t wait to be involved in this great event

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  6. Maria kenny says:

    Hello,
    Myself & my kids are signed up for the run.
    Can my little girl cycle on her bike?
    Many thanks,
    Maria

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  7. Barbara says:

    Hi do you have a picture of the route? If you are doing the 10k is the 2.5k circuit lapped 4 times?

    Barbara

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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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  11. Lorraine says:

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

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  12. 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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  13. 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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  14. 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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  15. Rose McMahon says:

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

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