Google+ Running in Cork, Ireland: Cork Mini-Marathon Weekend - Sat 19th & Sun 20th Sept 2020

Saturday, September 19, 2020

Cork Mini-Marathon Weekend - Sat 19th & Sun 20th Sept 2020


Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, there will be no Evening Echo Ladies Mini-Marathon this weekend. Every year, the participants taking part in this event raise several million Euro for charities.

Note that I emphasise the word 'participants' as this is a for-profit event and the proceeds from it which amounts to tens of thousands of Euros every year certainly don't go to charity. It's the participants that do all of the charity fundraising.

This year, lots of charities are going to see a big drop in donations and runners in Cork (both male and female) might consider doing their own virtual run over any distance and making a donation.

Someone sent me an email asking about the event and they were under the mistaken impression that purchasing a medal or a race number would somehow benefit a charity. That is not the case as the proceeds from the Evening Echo mini-marathon do not go to charity.


  • There is NO NEED to register, they just want to use your email and details.
  • There is NO NEED to buy some silly medal, save your money.
  • You SHOULD instead make a donation to your chosen charity.

 Just look up your chosen charity online and make a donation there.

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