GIWstrapline copyDue to the increasing popularity of walking as a physical activity, Dun Laoghaire-Rathdown Sports Partnership has created a list of Walking information for the county along with a calender of walking events for all levels of fitness. 

 

 

DLR Walking Information 2017

EVENTS

  • Operation Transformation Public Walk – 097h January 2017 Dun Laoghaire
  • DLR Bay 10k – 7th August in Dun Laoghaire
  • Beginners walking programme – 2nd September - 30th September
  • World Heart Day – 29th September with various walks nationally
  • DLR Community 5K – 7th October in Kilbogget Park
  • Active Schools Week – 25th to 29th April
  • Parkrun – free events for all fitness levels every Saturday at 9.30am
    • Marlay, Cabinteely, Shanganagh

 

 

For a more detailed list of upcoming walking events please click this link-

 Walking_Calendar-Ideas_2016.xls

*This list will be added to as we become aware of other walking events taking place in the County.

 

ROUTES

 

PROGRAMMES/INITIATIVES

 

VOLUNTEER TRAINING

  • Community Walk Leader (Irish Heart Foundation) - aimed at people wishing to lead a walking group or promote walking in the community. The course comprises of a weekend of training and follow up 4 week walking programme.

 

WALKING GROUPS - www.getirelandwalking.ie/findgroup/

  • The Movers – various locations
  • Roving Sole – Loughlinstown
  • Arthritis Ireland - Cabinteely
  • Killcross Walkers – Sandyford
  • Over the Hills – Sandyford
  • Siel Bleu – Blackrock
  • Medfit to Walkfit – Blackrock
  • Walking with KB - Dublin

 

USEFUL WEBSITES

•           www.dlrsportspartnership.ie

•           www.dublinmountains.ie

•           www.getirelandwalking.ie  

•           www.dlrcoco.ie/Parks/

•           www.irishtrails.ie

•           www.parkrun.ie

•           www.irishheart.ie

•           www.parkrun.ie