News & Media

Gort Sanctuary Runners is up and running!

The solidarity-through-sport initiative expands to towns where Ukrainian people and others have moved in recent times Using running, jogging and walking to bring all in the community together in positivity and respect  The group received a warm welcome from the people of Gort when it launched at Coole parkrun on […]

We made it to the President of Ireland!

Thanks to all the wonderful Sanctuary Runners, we delivered a special gift and a message of solidarity and respect to President Michael D. Higgins at the end of our Christmas Quest.  Ireland’s fastest man, Israel Olatunde, handed the magical shoes and a Sanctuary Runner t-shirt for Sabina to our very […]

Job Vacancy: Regional Development Officer (Midwest)

Set the Pace – Lead the Change! Sanctuary Runners has an exciting opportunity for a Regional Development Officer to support and grow Sanctuary Runners in the Midwest of Ireland. Role: Regional Development Officer – Midwest of Ireland (Limerick, Tipperary, Clare, Galway and Offaly) Location: Remote working, travel within region Salary: […]

The Christmas Quest is under way!

Donate your miles and smiles: Click here to log your kilometers every day as we journey step-by-step together from the from the North Pole to Aras an Uachtarain. Get the updates: If you haven’t signed up for daily updates, there’s still time, you can sign up here What is our […]

Sign up for our Christmas Quest 2022

We have a special message to share from our old friend Papa Elf!  My Dear Sanctuary Runners, Would you believe, I think Santa Claus will need to call on you again this year!  You know Santa was jolly impressed when you took on the challenge and delivered a Sanctuary Runner […]

Sanctuary Runners receive funding via #IrelandForUkraine Fund

• The Sanctuary Runners’ ‘Side-By-Side’ programme receives funding via the #IrelandForUkraine Fund • A Solidarity-through-sports initiative with 10,000 participants • Bringing people together – regardless of nationality or legal status Today, the #IrelandForUkraine fund awarded funding to the Sanctuary Runners to kick start it’s ‘Side-By-Side’ programme. Aiming to create 50 […]

Are you running the Dublin Marathon on 30 October?

We are inviting all you brave and mad runners to join in the fun and wear the iconic Sanctuary Runner t-shirt. For FREE! Sanctuary Runners have representation from all around Ireland and beyond taking part this year. After such a prolonged break during the Covid-19 pandemic, it promises to be […]