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Irish Life Health Family Mile Challenge

Irish Life Health has launched the Family Mile Challenge with Athletics Ireland, to encourage families to get out and get active together.


Event Description:

Run a mile as a family on the 26th & 27th of June to celebrate the joy of being out in the fresh air together.

A link to a three-week on-line family training programme will be sent to you upon registering.

All you need to do is follow these simple steps:

  • Registration: Register for the Irish Life Health Mile Challenge
  • Family Pack: Once registered, you will receive a link to a family fun resource pack and training plans.
  • Family Pledge: We will send you an email race week asking your family to make a pledge to complete your virtual mile.
  • Run or Walk your Irish Life Health Family Mile on June 26th or 27th.
  • There is no obligation to submit a time for this event.
  • Tag @athleticsireland and @irishlifehealth in your Mile Challenge selfies using #FamilyMileChallenge

And there is a chance to win some great spot prizes just by registering so make sure to sign up early :) Winners will be announced the week of June 28th.

Family Mile Challenge Spot Prizes:

  • FitBits
  • Family Mile Packs
Member of an Athletics Club?

Take part in the #FamilyMileChallenge and you could also win some great prizes for your club!

Sign up and share your family mile photos using #FamilyMileChallenge by Sunday 28th @5pm and you could win:

  • 1 of 4 €100 sports vouchers
  • A training session with Thomas Barr for your club

All participants will have the option to purchase a 'Family Mile Challenge' t-shirt and medal.

Please note this is a virtual event.

Further details are available at