News - 7th March 2018

Amanda Byram Launches 2018 Vhi Women’s Mini Marathon


Amanda Byram and David Gillick, members of the Vhi Support Team, today launched the 2018 Vhi Women’s Mini Marathon. Entries are now open at


The event, now in its 36th year, will be moving to Sunday this year, taking place on Bank Holiday Sunday 3rd June 2018 at 2pm.  Over 35,000 women are expected to walk, jog and run the 10K route starting in Fitzwilliam Square and finishing on Baggot Street.


The Vhi Women’s Mini Marathon is the biggest all female event of its kind in the world and Ireland’s largest one-day charity fundraising event. Since its inception it has raised over €210m for charities.


Your weekly parkrun is perfect preparation for the Vhi Women’s Mini Marathon and participants will be supported every step of the way by the Vhi Support Team including event ambassador, fitness advocate and running novice Amanda Byram, former international athlete and nutrition support David Gillick and personal trainer Louise Heraghty.


The Vhi Support Team will be providing expert advice including training plans, recipe ideas and training motivation on

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