Since 1998, the Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon Series has made running fun by infusing the course with live bands, cheer teams, and creating a block-party atmosphere for participants and spectators. Fuelled by each runner’s journey, we celebrate running and all of the moments worth running for. Join the half-marathon in 2017 as the Half-Marathon celebrates 20 years running!
Without doubt, one of Ireland’s most fun and entertaining running events, the Rock ‘n’ Roll Half Marathon is back to celebrate 20 years in 2017. With local bands lining the route and a weekend of festivities planned, it promises to put a spring in the step of everyone who enters.
The Rock ‘n’ Roll Dublin Half Marathon is a point to point course that starts in Dublin’s Docklands area, runs along the north side of the Liffey, and passes all fan favourites! After crossing over Memorial Bridge, the route passes the famous Ha’penny Bridge, Christ Church Cathedral, the James Joyce Museum, and the Guinness Brewery before heading to the Royal Hospital and Kilmainham Gaol into Phoenix Park.
This year, there will be a half-marathon, 10 km, 5 km and family fun run course to ensure people of all levels of fitness can enter. The official website has much more detail on the course and also the perks which participants will receive depending on distance, which include a special running shirt, completion medals, access to live music at the after party, and much more.
- Register on the Rock ‘n’ Roll Half-Marathon website, where entry is open for all levels.
- Contact us through the form below if you’ve already registered, or even if you’re thinking of running it. We’ll provide you with a fundraising pack and running top, and help get you on the road to make a lasting impact in the Mater Hospital!
Support the Mater Foundation
Since its inception 20 years ago, the Rock ‘n’ Roll Half-Marathon series has raised millions for charities – and in 2017, you can be a part of this incredible legacy. Whether as an individual, or as part of a group, you can make a big difference for patients of the Mater by encouraging friends and family to sponsor you for all the effort put into training for the race.