Virtual 10k Mini Marathon

Race Guidelines:

Before your virtual race:

1. PLAN YOUR ROUTE
Before your begin your 10k, it is important you plan the route you will take. When planning your 10k route consider the following:

✔ Running/walking at a time when you are less likely to meet people or when footpaths and parks will be busiest.
✔ The condition of the surface, we recommend you walk/run on pathways and foot walks or on pathways within public parks and not to run/walk on roads.
✔ Completing the event on a familiar route.
✔ Check the weather forecast and check Met Eireann for any weather warnings.

2. WARM UP
It is recommended that you complete a warm up before you start your 10k. Your warm up should include some light jogging/walking and stretching. It is vitally important to warm up the working muscles especially if the weather is cool.

3. HYDRATION
Please ensure that you are hydrated before your 10k you can also carry water bottle with you. Alternatively you can plan your route to pass your house and stop for a water stop.

4. COVID 19 GUIDELINES
It is important that you adhere to all guidelines set out by the Department of Health regarding exercise and social distancing. Please see www.hse.ie for the latest advice.

5. HEALTH WARNING
Moderate physical activity is safe for most people, it is advised that you talk to your doctor before your start any exercise if you currently have any medical conditions.