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If you register for any Marathon and would like to raise funds for Special Olympics Ireland please register your interest using the form below. Once you sign up, we will send you our Marathon Pack, which includes sponsorship forms, running tips, running t-shirt/vest, sponsorship cards and everything you need to reach your goal.

KBC Dublin Marathon - October 2020

If you would like to put forward your interest for the 2020 Dublin Marathon or the 2020 Dublin Half Marathon, we’d be delighted to hear from you.  

The marathon is now the fourth largest Marathon in Europe behind London, Berlin and Paris with over 19,000 entrants annually. The course is largely flat in single lap form with the race starting and finishing in Dublin City Centre.

Cork City Marathon - May 2020

Now in its 38th year, the Cork Marathon is hailed as Munster’s premier road race. The IAAF full marathon course has grown to become one of the biggest sporting participation events in the region attracting average numbers of 8,500 runners annually.

With the race also accommodating walkers, the Cork City Marathon is a fantastic event for Special Olympics Ireland supporters of all abilities to complete a full 26.2 miles for our cause.

Belfast Marathon – September 2020

The Deep RiverRock Belfast City Marathon is one of the leading marathons in the UK and Ireland. 

Set to make history in 2020, the race will be held on a Sunday for the first time and with a new start at Stormont at 9 am and finish at Ormeau Park.

This is a brand new route for 2020, covering all areas of Belfast the race offers a fantastic run through one of the most up and coming cities in Europe.

The new route will be flatter and faster so will be ideal for your first marathon or a Personal Best.  The Belfast event is renowned for the incredible local support and crowds to cheer you on throughout your 26.2 miles!