WORLD REFUGEE DAY, Saturday, June 20th, We are so grateful to all the Sports Personalities who supported us A joint initiative with UNHCR Ireland and Sport Against Racism (SARI) – SUPPORTED BY LEADING IRISH SPORTS PERSONALITIES (Including Tom Barr, Claire Lambe, Gary and Paul O’Donovan, Brian Fenton, Ciara Mageean, Peter Stringer, David Harte, Mick Clohessy, Annalise Murphy, Sonia & Sophie O’Sullivan, Olive Loughnane, Patience Jumbo-Gala, Rob and Marian Heffernan, Tomas O’Sé, Oliver Dingley, Sinead Aherne, Roisin Upton, Aidan O’Shea, Rachael Blackmore, Leona Macguire, David Kilcoyne, Dan Morrissey and more…..



The Sanctuary Runners enable Irish residents to run alongside, and in solidarity with, asylum seekers and refugees in Direct Provision thereby fostering friendship, positivity and respect while bringing greater awareness to the migration system. A non-profit, and multi-award-winning movement we use running to build sustainable bridges between communities and to show that we are all equal.

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