FAQ’s

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the Remembrance Run 5K?

Remembrance Run 5K is a unique event that encourages people of all levels of fitness to Walk, Jog or Run together over 5 kilometres in the Phoenix Park on a November Sunday morning, while remembering and dedicating their participation in the event to family or friends.

 

When and where will the Remembrance Run 5K take place?

The Remembrance Run 5K will take place on the 12th of November in Phoenix Park. The race starts at 11am at Chesterfield Ave, phoenix park.

 

Who can register?

Anyone can register for this race! There is no minimum or maximum age. We encourage everyone to participate.

 

How much is it to register?

We have differing entry charges depending on what type of ticket you want to purchase.

  • An individual ticket costs €20.00 plus booking fee.
  • A family ticket (The family ticket is open to either 2 Adults + 2 Children or 1 Adult + 3 Children. – Maximum 2 Adults) costs €50 plus booking fee.

 

How can I register for the Remembrance Run 5K?

To register in the Remembrance Run 5K 2017, use the ‘Register’ button on the Home Page, or HERE.

 

 

Can I get a refund on my entry?

Sorry but there are no refunds available once you have entered online.

 

Can I buy a Remembrance Run 5K t-shirt?

Yes of course! When you select your ticket type you can add in a souvenir Remembrance Run 5K t-shirt into your cart. They come in small, medium, large and extra-large sizes so there will be something for everyone.

Your Remembrance Run 5K  t-shirt can be collected on the day of the race or from 10:00am – 6:00pm Friday 10th November & Saturday 11th November 2017 from the following locations;

  • Intersport Elverys, 18 Henry Street, Dublin 1
  • Intersport Elverys, Blanchardstown – Unit 512, Blanchardstown Retail Park

 

Can I support a charity?

We encourage participants to walk, jog or run to support a charity of your choice that is close to your heart. You can do this through our charity partners Everydayhero.ie by creating a fundraising page for your chosen charity. You can then choose Remembrance Run 5k 2017 as the event you will be participating in.

 

What is the Wall of Remembrance?

Once again, we will have a special Wall of Remembrance erected at the race finish on Furze Road in the Phoenix Park. Every year, this wall is filled to capacity with signatures and messages from runners remembering close family and friends in this special way.

 

Can I share a name on the online Wall of Remembrance?

Yes of course. If you would like to share a name of a loved one on the wall of remembrance online you can do this by clicking HERE.

 

Can I share my memory?

Yes! Walk, Jog or Run & Remember someone who meant a lot to you on race day. If you would like to share a memory of a loved one with us you can do this by clicking HERE.

Tell us why you are taking part in this year’s Remembrance Run 5k and we will show them on a big screen during the event.

 

I have never completed a 5k before?

Don’t worry! You can do this event at whatever pace you choose; walk, jog or run. Participation in the event is what counts.

Log on to our website HERE for David Carrie’s 8 Week Beginner Training Schedule.

If you are walking the event you can log on to see Frank Fahey’s 5K Walk Training Schedule HERE. The fitWALK programme is designed to support you over the next 8 weeks to the day of the big event on November 12th.

 

Where can I park?

Parking is limited in Phoenix Park and surrounding area. It would be appreciated if you can walk, cycle or take public transport to the event. Please refer below for public transport information or click HERE.

We recommend you park your car on Chesterfield Avenue near the Zoo, Papal Cross or in Farmleigh Estate Car Park. Both are approx. 1 mile from the Registration area.

Please allow 20 minutes to get to the start line.

A number of FREE shuttle buses will be provided to transport participants to Phoenix Park from the bus stop at Parkgate Street from 8:30am to Phoenix Monument. All buses will be clearly marked ‘Remembrance Run’.

 

When and Where do I collect my race number?

You can collect your race number on the day of the race or from 10:00am – 6:00pm Friday 10th November & Saturday 11th November 2017 from the following locations;

  • Intersport Elverys, 18 Henry Street, Dublin 1
  • Intersport Elverys, Blanchardstown – Unit 512, Blanchardstown Retail Park

*If you have purchased a Remembrance Run 5K t-shirt it will be available for collection at the above times and locations.

We strongly encourage as many people as possible to collect their numbers on Friday 10th November & Saturday 11th November to avoid a last-minute rush on the morning of the event. Thank you.

 

Is this race chip-timed?

The Remembrance Run 5K is a non-chipped event but there is a clock at the finish line with gun time for the 5K run.

 

Will there be a place to leave my bag?

There will be a bag drop-off point at the start line village area.

 

Will there be on course toilet facilities?

Yes we will have portaloo facilities available at the start and finish of the course.

 

When and where does the race start and finish?

The Remembrance Run 5K starts and finishes at 11am on the Sunday 12th of November at Chesterfield Ave, Phoenix Park.

 

What happens after the race?

Each finisher will receive a specially designed souvenir candle, and a goody bag to mark their participation in this special themed event that will on the day include a unique mix of music and commentary.

Relax, smile and enjoy a fantastic day!

 

Public Transportation 

Click HERE for information on public transportation to the Phoenix Park.