Marathon Kids Ireland
Our older classes have signed up to take part in the Marthonkids programme for 2023/2024. Find out more on their website https://marathonkidsireland.ie/
Supported by Abbott along with KBC Dublin Marathon, Fingal County Council, Dublin City Council and South Dublin County Council have organised this 8 week programme targeting 5th & 6th Class students in schools across Dublin.
Students will learn about the health benefits of sport and perform four running sessions each week inching them closer to completing their first marathon as well as learning about the benefits of physical activity.
Learning how to keep your heart healthy
Learning the physical benefits of exercising
Learning the mental benefits of exercising
Learning the social benefits of exercising
Learning the community benefits of exercising
Learning the important role of hydration
Learning the important role of nutrition
Learning the educational benefits of exercising