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Donegal Sanctuary Runners is launched in Letterkenny

Saturday saw the launch of the Donegal Sanctuary Runners in Letterkenny with participants taking part in the local parkrun event. With almost 60 families seeking international protection living in apartments on the Port Road in Letterkenny the numbers wearing the blue of the Sanctuary Runners on Saturday were high – […]

Donegal Sanctuary Runners to launch on Saturday, February 26th

The Sanctuary Runners is a national solidarity-through-sport movement with 30-groups across Ireland It uses running, jogging and walking to bring together asylum seekers, refugees, other migrants and those in the wider local Irish community The Sanctuary Runners awarded funding for its project to grow the movement in the North-West through […]

JOB VACANCY: The Sanctuary Runners: National Coordinator

Set the Pace – Lead the Change: An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced and motivated National Coordinator to manage and grow the Sanctuary Runners’ activities in Ireland. Role: National Coordinator of the Sanctuary Runners Ireland Location: Remote working, with travel nationwide as needed Salary: Circa €55,000 (salary will reflect experience of […]

The Sanctuary Runners off to a flyer in London

Londoners got their first taste of the Sanctuary Runner movement last Saturday, November 6th, as the blue wave reached Fulham. In the shadow of Craven Cottage the solidarity-through-sport movement welcomed new Sanctuary Runners in blue on an electric morning by the Thames – including refugees living in the local area. […]