Calling All Westmeath Walkers, Joggers & Runners! 2016 Vhi Women’s Mini Marathon – open for entries

The 2016 Vhi Women’s Mini Marathon is open for entries! Over 40,000 participants are expected to walk, jog or run the 10km route through Dublin city on Bank Holiday Monday, 6th June 2016.


The Vhi Women’s Mini Marathon is the biggest all female event of its kind in the world and Ireland largest one day charity fundraising event. Since its inception it has raised €197m for charities all over the country.


Westmeath women have a proud relationship with the Vhi Women’s Mini Marathon with a strong following of women from the county participating every year.


Women can enter TODAY for the 2016 Vhi Women’s Mini Marathon;


  1. By registering online at
  2. By post – application forms will be available in The Herald every Wednesday and Saturday


Entry will close as soon as the maximum number is reached so those interested in running are being urged to enter as early as possible to ensure they get to participate in this unique event.


The Vhi Support Team including former international athlete and nutrition support David Gillick, personal trainer and fitness support Siobhan Byrne and Vhi’s Dr Ui May Tan will be on hand to support participants every step of the way to race day! Follow the training plans and get expert advice and fun tips on and on the FREE Vhi WMM 2016 App.


Speaking about the 2016 event, Brighid Smyth, Head of Corporate Communications, Vhi Healthcare commented; “The Vhi Women’s Mini Marathon is a truly unique event which allows women to reach their fitness goals and raise money for their chosen charities.


We hope to encourage Westmeath women to dust off their runners, follow the Vhi Support Team training and nutrition programmes and take a step in the right direction towards a healthier lifestyle and the 2016 Vhi Women’s Mini Marathon”.


Kathy Endersen, CEO, Women’s Mini Marathon said “Over the years, the Vhi Women’s Mini Marathon has enabled women to achieve great things both from a health and fitness point of view and also for their chosen charities. We look forward to seeing as many women as possible in Dublin on June 6th!”


For further information on the 2016 Vhi Women’s Mini Marathon visit or www.Facebook/vhiwomensminimarathon. Follow us on Twitter @VhiWmm or download the Vhi WMM 2016 app.


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