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I can’t believe it is that time of year again, time to register for the VHI Women’s Mini Marathon. Last year when I took part it was the first time I had regularly run since before my daughter was born in 2011.

Vhi Herald Team Mary and Sarah Jane Off to a Good Start

By vhiadmin Thursday, 23rd March 2017 | 0 comments
Mary and Sarah Jane Allen will be walking this year’s Vhi Women’s Mini Marathon together and their training routine is off to a good start so far.

Vhi Herald Team Rachel & Isebel In Training

By vhiadmin Friday, 17th March 2017 | 0 comments
Preparation for the Vhi Women’s Mini Marathon is going well for mother and daughter Rachel and Isabel Brown from Dublin. Isabel, who is a student in Trinity College, is currently training to take part in a powerlifting competition at The Student Intervarsities in two weeks’ time.

Vhi Herald Team starts their training

By vhiadmin Friday, 10th March 2017 | 0 comments
For the next 13 weeks we will be following the progress of Team Vhi & Herald as they prepare for the 2017 Vhi Women’s Mini Marathon.

And they’re off for 2017!

By vhiadmin Friday, 3rd March 2017 | 0 comments
At Nissan, we’re extremely excited to again be associated with what is a hugely popular event in the yearly calendar and are looking forward to burning some rubber – pun intended - in the build-up to the 2017 race which we hope will be a huge success.

2017 Vhi Womens's Mini Marathon Launch

By vhiadmin Wednesday, 1st March 2017 | 0 comments
Amanda Byram and David Gillick announced as Ambassadors for 2017 Vhi Women’s Mini Marathon Vhi Women’s Mini Marathon celebrating 35 years - open for entries & unveils new route

Girls TY School 10K Challenge

By Vhiadmin Monday, 30th January 2017 | 0 comments
The Vhi Women’s Mini Marathon and Get Ireland Walking are working together to encourage schools to increase girl’s fitness levels by walking or jogging the 10k event which takes place on Monday 5th June 2017. The event is great fun and is hugely important for many charities throughout Ireland.

Keeping up your fitness level over the Festive Season

By vhiadmin Tuesday, 20th December 2016 | 0 comments
Keep fit with Parkrun & your Local Sports Partnership in preparation for the Vhi Women's Mini Marathon, Monday 5th June 2017. 

Fighting blindness — and limitations

By vhiadmin Wednesday, 29th June 2016 | 0 comments
Claire Ryan is 26, originally from Cork, and this year took part in her first Vhi Women's Mini Marathon — and she's visually impaired. “I need a long white stick to get around by myself,” she says. “I can see very, very little out my right eye, like colours and big shapes but it's very limited.”

Top 200 Finishers

By vhiadmin Wednesday, 29th June 2016 | 0 comments
Well done everybody. Check out the top 200 finishers here:

Proud 300 raise funds for Alzheimer Society

By vhiadmin Wednesday, 15th June 2016 | 0 comments
One of the charities that benefits from the Vhi Women’s Mini Marathon is The Alzheimer Society of Ireland - they had 300 women raising funds for them in 2016.

Strength in numbers for the Sloggers to Joggers

By vhiadmin Tuesday, 14th June 2016 | 0 comments
In 2013, Suzanne Alcock-Thompson set up a free running group in Swords. She’d been walking the Vhi Women’s Mini Marathon for many years, but was determined to up her game and jog it.
The Harlequin Hotel in Castlebar is in the heart of Mayo: minutes from Westport Town. It offers the perfect base to sample all that the West of Ireland has to offer.
Castle Leslie Estate in County Monaghan is one of the last great Irish castle estates still in the hands of its founding family, and is home to some of the most unique accommodation in Ireland.

Helping hands at the ready for participants

By vhiadmin Sunday, 5th June 2016 | 0 comments
As the days until the Vhi Women's Mini Marathon wind down, excitement is increasing for participants and organisers alike. The Irish Society of Chartered Physiotherapists (ISCP) is one of the many organisations looking forward to the event this year.

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