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Cork’s twin cities gear up for simultaneous Solidarity Run

Runners, joggers and walkers in Cologne, San Francisco, Shanghai, Coventry, Rennes and Swansea to join in the 2021 Virtual Cork City Marathon on June 6th Over 1,500 to take part in 24-countries across the globe Running in Solidarity, Friendship and Respect with Migrants – especially Asylum Seekers and Refugees On […]

Light at the end of the Tunnel – Sanctuary Runners to build team of 1,000 for Cork City Marathon 2021

The Sanctuary Runners seek 1,000 competitors for virtual Cork City Marathon –          Solidarity-Through-Sport movement brings together asylum seekers, refugees, and wider Irish society –          Cities twinned with Cork to enter relay teams in this year’s virtual race with the Sanctuary Runners –          Special portal set up on Cork City Marathon website for people […]

The Sanctuary Runners celebrated by the UNHCR worldwide!

🇮🇪 These refugees and Olympians in Ireland are teaming up online for a serious workout! — UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency (@Refugees) May 20, 2020 It’s been an incredible week for us with the UNHCR celebrating the Sanctuary Runners and specifically the wonderful #SanctuaryStrength series across its social media. […]