The Echo Women’s Mini Marathon and organisers Cork Athletics have announced that this year’s event will take place as a virtual offering on 20th September. The event will be free to register. It’s 6km and you can complete that by walking, running or jogging, adhering to all government guidelines regarding public safety and social distancing.

We would be delighted if you signed up to support CUH Charity and help raise funds for our Cancer Services, Stroke Unit, Neonatal Sanctum or Children’s Unit Appeal or for other departments within the hospitals. You can register at When you are registering you will have the option to purchase a souvenir medal and race number to be posted to you. You can upload your results via the results portal and you can download a certificate of completion. The results portal will be open from September 18, if you can’t complete your 6K on September 20 you can also do it from September 18 – September 27.