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Did you get your bib number?

We are nearly there and the excitement is growing! All runners should have gotten an email with their bib number by now. If you’ve registered and you didn’t get your number yet, please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . If you can include your receipt number this will help us get back to you quickly. If you’re from the Waterford area, can you please collect your running bib and ‘goodie bag’ from the RSC on Thursday or Friday (details are here). This will help us avoid delays on Saturday morning.


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Run Sold Out  & Registration is now Closed

We are delighted to tell you that we are sold out.
Registration is now Closed.

On behalf of our two charities we want to thank all the runners that have signed up for the Dara Fitzpatrick Memorial Run.


Aoife Hearne Dietitian Waterford

Aoife Hearne Sports Nutrition Tips

Aoife Hearne is a registered Dietitian and a member of the Irish Nutrition and Dietetic Institute, the professional body for Dietitians in Ireland. She is well known for her role as the leading nutrition expert on RTÉ One’s Operation Transformation. She has given us her support and written sports Nutrition tips for us see them here.


Finishers medal for The Dara Fitzpatrick Memorial Run

Here's our finisher’s medal.

And here it is guys our finisher's medal. Everyone that finishes the 5k run will receive one of these beautiful medals. The amazing design was done by Ryan from

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Karl Henry Personal Trainer

Karl Henry Training Tips

That’s right folks, Karl Henry is one Ireland's most recognised and leading personal trainers. He is well known for his role as the leading fitness expert on RTÉ One’s Operation Transformation. He has given his support and written training tips for us see them here.


Thomas Barr Shows his support

Thomas Barr makes a video to shows his support for Dara Fitzpatrick Memorial Run.
Help us to support the work of Our Charities (Touching Hearts and SEMRA) by registering to run today!



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Early Bird Registration is Now Open

That’s right folks, we’ve opened registration up a little early for those of you that have been following us since the beginning. The number of participants will be limited and those interested are advised to register early to avoid disappointment.


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Dara Fitzpatrick Memorial Run

The Run is a 5K run at Waterford Airport including running down the runway. This was chosen as a fitting tribute as it was used by Dara for the 10 years she served with "Rescue 117" at the Airport. It will be a charitable event with all proceeds going to our two chosen charities, Touching Hearts and South Eastern Mountain Rescue.


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Save the date...

Saturday 16th of September at 10am. Registration will open soon and there are a limited number of places. Join our mailing list and you will be notified when registration opens and you can be top of the queue !


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