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5th June

Sunday, 5th of June 2022

Join #TeamMercy for the Cork City Marathon this year and help us to support advancements in research, diagnosis, treatments and care of patients at Mercy University Hospital. Now, more than ever, your support is vital. Please come on board and run the Cork City Marathon for the Mercy, the People’s Hospital.

Interested in taking part? You have a number of options:

  • Full Marathon – 26.2 miles
  • Half Marathon – 13.1 miles
  • Team Relay  a great option for runners, joggers and walkers of all levels who want to take part in the Cork City Marathon in groups of upto 5.


How to join #TeamMercy?

To join #TeamMercy this year for the Cork City Marathon, just click the link below and fill out the form. You must also register online with the Cork City marathon to secure your place, you can do so here

Why join Team Mercy?

In our small country, 30,000 new cases of cancer will be diagnosed by the end of this year. For those people in Munster diagnosed with cancer, The Mercy will be at the forefront of diagnosis, research, treatment and care. We will be Leading the Fight Against Cancer. Through our Cancer Appeal, we want to make it better by using your donations to fund projects that will improve outcomes and experiences for patients and their families. Click HERE to see more about the Mercy Cancer Appeal.


Get support behind you

Why not set up your own iDonate page, Facebook Fundraiser or JustGiving and encourage friends and family (near and far) to show their support by donating on your sponsorship page.

Registration Fee

Full list of Registration Fees is available on the Cork City Marathon website. Click here to view.

For further information, please email Caitriona on caitriona@mercyhospitalfoundation.ie


5th June


St Patrick’s Street, Cork City


Cork City Marathon
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