The 2014 dlr Community 5K took place on Saturday the 11th October around Kilbogget Park with over 1,400 participants of all ages, abilities and fitness levels crossing the finish line.
Now in its 6th year the dlr Community 5K included everyone from hundreds of families, to hyper kids with every intention of winning, to wheelchair users, grandparents pushing buggies and seasoned runners going for a training run before the marathon in a couple of weeks.
Sports Volunteer Development Programme 2014
Want to get training and build new skills in a range of different areas such as fundraising, event management and communications to help your club? Then why not sign up for the Sports Volunteer Development Programme, which is now open for applications.
Now in its 4th year, this successful training programme is an initiative of the UCD Athletic Union Council, Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown Sports Partnership and UCD Centre for Sports Studies. The aim is to equip volunteers with the skills to effectively contribute to the management and development of their club.
Launch of County Sports Participation Strategy 2013-2017
The new County Sports Participation Strategy has been officially launched by An Cathaoirleach, Cllr. Carrie Smyth with the core objective to get more people active more often.
This 5-year plan will focus on using all available resources to increase participation in physical activity and sport in the County. While catering for all ages, abilities and backgrounds there will be a focus on set target groups which have been shown to have a proportionally lower level of participation.
DLR Sports Partnership Calendar of Events/Courses
Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown Sports Partnership have drawn up a calendar of Courses/Events for 2013. We are offering a wide range of physical activity programmes, events and training workshops across the county.
Walking and Cycling Information Booklet 2014
Our new walking and cycling information booklet has just been completed. It includes all the clubs, routes and additional information needed to get out walking or cycling in Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown.
There is also a calender of events included specifically aimed at walking and cycling events in the County. The aim of the booklet is to update the clubs and routes annually as well as including all of the events in walking and cycling around the County.