Take the Challenge

No i in Team:  You enter as part of a company team with four per team with three categories available: male, female and mixed. The official score for each team will be determined by the recorded times of the registered team members. All team members set off at the same time as each other.

Entry: Online. Last year there were over 3000 participants and the event was oversubscribed, early registration is advisable this year!

Date: Tuesday 2nd of September at 7.30pm

Closing Date: Tuesday 26th of August

Location: Dublin Docklands (CHQ Headquarters)

5km Flat Course:  One lap 5km course - a great distance for beginners and the experienced runner alike so there is no excuse for work colleagues not to give it a try.

Chipped Timing: All participants will be chipped timed so you will have an accurate record of your time.

Prizes: Team Trophies will be presented for the top five teams in the male, female and mixed categories.

Entry Fee per Team: €100 - with a 10% contribution from each entry made to the chosen charity. LauraLynn Children’s Hospice – providing care for children with life limiting conditions.

Everyone’s a Winner: All entrants will receive a technical t-shirt and goody bag


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