Safety Points

To help ensure that all participants have a safe and enjoyable day at the Vhi Women’s Mini Marathon, please follow the guidelines below:

  • Be aware of your surroundings and your nearest exit.
  • Do not leave any bags unattended. There is a free supervised baggage area in the Reunion Area
  • Take note of the terrain you are standing on in case it is wet, slippery, or hazardous etc.
  • Sweat shirts, t-shirts, space blankets and refuse sacks are often discarded before the start and during the race and can create a tripping hazard. If you are discarding items of clothing or such like, ensure they will not cause a problem.
  • Do not climb on any temporary structures, barriers etc.
  • Do not wear bracelets, necklaces other accessories which can easily become tangled.
  • Ensure you take water before and during the race to stay hydrated.
  • The wearing of iPods and Personal Stereos during the race can cause difficulties as they inhibit the hearing of important safety announcements.
  • Always make sure the laces on your shoes are tied properly so you do not trip and fall.
  • By the direction of An Garda Siochana, the use of bicycles, other than official bicycles, on the course during the event is strictly forbidden.            

WATER STATIONS

START: Water will be available at the Start Area, to drink or to top up your water bottle.

Bring a bottle of water with you if you feel you may require water after the Start and before you reach the first water station.

At 3K: On the Stillorgan Road, near the Teresian School.

At 6K: At Nutly Park.

At 8K: Ballsbridge, outside AIB Plaza

FINISH: After the finish line in Baggot Street

 

FIRST AID

There are OMAC First Aid stations located along the route.

RECYCLE

Please dispose of your cups and bottles in the bins provided.

Please Note: Banners, flags and other similar items are not permitted. Anyone in possession of such will not be allow access the event.