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Dublin City Council launch unique 5k run to commemorate the 1916 Rising

The route takes in some of the capital’s landmark sites.

DUBLIN CITY COUNCIL and Athletics Ireland have today launched a unique 5km run which will take place on the streets of Dublin to commemorate the 1916 Easter Rising.

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The event will see runners take in some of the capital’s most iconic sites on Sunday, 24 April.

Starting at Mountyjoy Square at 9am, the route weaves its way from the north side of the city – via the GPO, Liberty Hall and the Four Courts – before finishing at the Royal Hospital Kilmainham.

“It is a pleasure to host this unique event alongside the Dublin City Council and we hope to see lots of runners, joggers and walkers out on the streets of Dublin in this celebratory event,” Athletics Ireland CEO, John Foley, said.

All participants will receive a commemorative t-shirt and entry is just €10. Online entry is available here.

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