SSE Airtricity Dublin Marathon 2018
Run the Dublin Marathon with Team Barretstown
James Casserly, age 12, who has cerebral palsy and juvenile arthritis, competed in the SSE Airtricity Dublin Marathon in a wheelchair alongside his coach, Mark Lacey for the second year in 2017. James and Mark put magic in their miles by doing the marathon for Barretstown will you do the same for us in 2018?
Put Magic in your Miles and take on the 26 miles this October for Barretstown – you’ll make a difference in the lives of children, like James, with serious illness and their families.
Here's how you can get involved
Joining Team Barretstown for the Dublin Marathon is a simple three step process. Read on and feel you legs burn! ...
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 represntting Barretstown in the SSE Airtricity Marathon you are helping us bring more children to camp !