KBC Dublin Marathon 2019
Run the Dublin Marathon with Team Barretstown
Will you join Aunty and Nephew, Alison and James Casserly as they take on the Dublin Marathon for the fourth time to help raise funds for children with serious illness?
Put Magic in your Miles this year and cross the finish line with James on Sunday 27th October 2019!
Here's how you can get involved
Joining Team Barretstown for the Dublin Marathon is a simple three step process. Read on and feel your legs burn! ...
How we will support you
Fundraising & Support
We are encouraging all participants to raise a minimum of €150 to help fund our life-changing programmes for children and families with serious illness. To help you reach your target, you can set up an online fundraising page or use the sponsorship cards from the FREE fundraising pack which is sent out once you register with us. Call or email us for support materials i.e. balloons, posters, buckets, to help you with your fundraising events.
Read the stories of those who have taken part in the Dublin Marathon for Barretstown. ...
Kevin Shortall ran the Dublin Marathon for Barretstown in 2013 and again in 2014. His motivation for taking part in the marathon and fundraising for Barretstown stemmed from the time his daughter Louise was diagnosed with Leukaemia. Here Kevin tells us his story. “My daughter Louise was diagnosed with Leukaemia in 2012 when she was 6. After all the trauma of the initial diagnosis and
Rebecca Egan took part in the Dublin Marathon in 2015 for Barretstown. She has both worked and volunteered at camp. We caught up with Rebecca to find out about her motivation for taking on the 26 miles for Barretstown. I'm from Kells, Co. Meath but have been living abroad for the past year and a half. I work for SeriousFun Children's Network, and just finished up working with the
You Can Make a Difference
Being sick can put a child’s life on hold. Barretstown’s range of camps and programmes offer children a positive, happy and carefree environment where they can be children again - supported behind the scenes by on-site 24 hr medical and nursing care. With you representing Barretstown in the SSE Airtricity Marathon you are helping us bring more children to camp!