The Griffith Avenue Mile returns this SeptemberGary Ibbotson 07 Jun 2022
The Griffith Avenue Mile returns this year after a two year hiatus.
Scheduled to take place on Sunday, September 18, the family-friendly day will feature both elite and fun races on Griffith Avenue in Marino.
The Griffith Avenue Mile was first run in 1983 with leading Irish athletes such as Eamonn Coughlan, Ray Flynn and others competing.
The event was brought back to life by the local community in 2019 when 1,000 runners of all abilities ran the 1,760 yard course for the first time in 36 years.
will be making a return after a two year absence on Sunday, September 18th 2022. Ireland’s premier one mile road race featuring both elite and fun races will take place on Griffith Avenue in Marino.
Welcoming the return of the race, local organiser Mark Rasdale said: “The Griffith Avenue Mile in 2019 was a fantastic day of fun and celebration on this unique street on Dublin’s northside.
“We are delighted to be doing it all again, except bigger and better than ever with many surprises being planned.
“We look forward to welcoming the local community and runners of all abilities to enjoy a fantastic afternoon.”
The Griffith Avenue Mile is a community led, not for profit event organised by a team of volunteers from Marino Athletics Club and the All Hallows Area Association in partnership with Athletics Ireland, and supported by DCU.
For more information on the event including the history of the Griffith Avenue Mile, frequently asked questions and more, visit the website at GriffithAvenueMile.ie or follow them on Twitter, Facebook & Instagram.
With the event expected to sell out quickly everyone interested in participating, from elite athletes to fun runners and families, are recommended to pre-register now at griffithavenuemile.ie.