Coca-Cola HBC Campus 5k run to raise funds for Foróige 

Conor Devlin, youth officer with Foróige, Rio Olympics hopeful Shane Ryan and fellow high-performance swimmer Bethany Carson who lent their support for the community run, and Sara Ennis, youth officer with Foróige

People of all abilities are being encouraged to sign-up for a run, jog or stroll around the 5k route at the National Sports Campus, in a bid to raise funds for youth development organisation


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29 February 2016 | 0

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The Coca-Cola HBC Campus 5k run will take place in the National Sports Campus on Sunday 8 May 2016, to raise vital funds for Foróige and the young people of Dublin 15. The run will begin at 12 noon with a Family 1k Fun Run beginning at 11.30am. There will also be entertainment and activities for all throughout the morning and afternoon.

With something for everyone on the day, people of all abilities are being encouraged to sign-up for a run, jog or stroll around the 5k route at the National Sports Campus. This unique 5k run takes in all the major developments and facilities at the National Sports Campus including the new GAA National Centre of Excellence, the FAI National Training Centre, The Irish Institute of Sport and the National Horse Sport Arena.

The run, which is open to male and female runners, joggers and walkers, will be chip-timed with €600 in cash prizes to be won. There is also a team entry option available with five runners per team and corporate groups are encouraged to get involved as the ideal team-building activity.

As part of its range of community investment initiatives, the event is supported by Coca-Cola HBC Ireland, a locally-based organisation that employs almost 300 people nearby in Ballycoolin, and almost 1,000 across the island of Ireland.

Registration for the 5k race is €20, with a special early bird registration rate of €15 available until Friday, 22 April 2016. Young people from the age of 13 to 17 can avail of an entry cost of €10. Goodie bags and t-shirts will be given out to all with cash prizes for top runners and random spot prizes to some lucky participants.

You can register for the event at



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