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Update 10:05am - Tuesday, 19th May 2020

Cancellation Announced of the 2020 KBC Dublin Marathon and Race Series

It is with great regret that the organisers of the Dublin Marathon have today announced the cancellation of the 2020 KBC Dublin Marathon and Race Series.

Jim Aughney Race Director said: “We know this is extremely disappointing for all runners, especially those who secured marathon entries. We made the difficult decision in the best interest of the health and wellbeing of all those involved in making our events such a success from runners, supporters, volunteers, sponsors, to suppliers. We explored many alternatives for running the events safely but ultimately none were viable.”

All entries for the 2020 KBC Dublin Marathon and the Race Series will be valid for the 2021 races. For those who do not wish to avail of this, a full refund option is available.

Aidan Power Director of Marketing and Corporate Affairs of KBC said “Whilst this decision will disappoint the many loyal runners and spectators of the KBC Dublin Marathon, it is essential that public health and wellbeing takes priority over everything else. This is the right and responsible decision that the event organisers of the Dublin Marathon have taken and KBC as sponsors remain committed to its support and look forward to welcoming runners again in 2021.”  

The KBC Dublin Marathon team and KBC Bank Ireland, want to thank and celebrate all runners and joggers who are running safely and keeping a social distance.

So while running about your town and pounding the pavement within your 5km radius, take a picture of you, your dog or your local scenery and tag us in your snaps - don’t forget to use the hashtag #RunYourTown.
Remember to keep your distance and run safe!