Marathon in a Month is back this June!

This June we are calling on YOU to complete a Marathon in a Month!

You can walk, run or jog it, at your own speed and in your own time, but the main thing is you CAN do it, you CAN complete a marathon! You can go solo or why not encourage members of your household to get involved too. Why not get the kids involved too? It’s a great way to get your recommended exercise. You can use this map to plan your runs so that you can stay within the 5km distance of your home So why not take on the challenge this June, not only will you reach a marathon but you will also be helping cancer patients and thier families too! Your speed, your way, your Marathon in a Month!

Click to find out more (730kb PDF file)

How to lodge your funds

Your online donations from your fundraising page are lodged automatically but if you have any cash donations you can lodge them using the instructions below:

You can lodge the funds online here

Call 1850 60 60 60 and one of our team can take your donation over the phone.

Post us a cheque to Irish Cancer Society, 43/45 Northumberland Road, Dublin 4.

Did you know?

€25

could cover one call to a specialist nurse on the Freephone cancer nurseline

€40

can help provide vital clinical equipment for a Night Nurse

€60

covers the cost of a counselling session to help a person cope with a cancer diagnosis

€120

pays for five Spill Kits for Volunteer Drivers in the event a patient is ill in their car

€350

will cover the cost of one night of Night Nursing

Monitor my kilometres

Once your everydayhero fundraising page is set up you can follow these steps to keep your friends and families updated on your success!

There are many ways to monitor your kilometres, one of the easiest is to link your fundraising page to a fitness app. Your kilometres will come up on your activity feed after each run allowing you to show your supporters how you are getting on - just don't forget to have the fitness app on!

Setting them up is simple, take a minute or two to watch these videos on connecting your page to Strava, Mapmyfitness or Fitbit:

No fitness apps?

You can always upload your kilometres manually if a fitness app isn’t for you. Just follow these simple steps