Oesophageal Cancer Fund Ireland
Lollipop Day
23- 24 Feb 2018

Funding Oesophageal Cancer Research in Ireland

Run the 2018 VHI Women’s Mini-Marathon on behalf of the OCF

Each year more and more women are running the Vhi Women’s Mini Marathon in support of a cause that is special to them. Last year we had over a hundred participants on behalf of the Oesophageal Cancer Fund, who all helped raise awareness and vital funds for research into oesophageal cancer.

To run, jog or walk the Vhi Women’s Mini Marathon on behalf of the OCF:


Help us reach our goal of €25,000

If you can’t take part in the Vhi Women’s Mini Marathon this year, you can still support Team OCF and help us reach our goal of €25,000. Click here for more information >


If you would like to take part in a sponsored event on behalf of the OCF


Soak up the Summer Bank Holiday atmosphere with thousands of others who are taking to the streets for good causes all over Ireland. The energy at this event is always a great, and a super-positive, fun one. Come join us, support our great cause – we guarantee you’ll have a great laugh!
Sunday 3rd June 2018
VHI Women’s Mini Marathon

Another great Bank Holiday atmosphere in Autumonal sunshine (if we’re lucky) where we see good causes all over Ireland supported by committed runners pounding the pavement in support of their chosen charity. We’d love you to consider supporting oesophageal cancer, this year. Your valued support really can help save lives.
Sunday 28th October 2018
SSE Airtricity Dublin Marathon

Described as “Ireland’s Original and most popular Fun and Obstacle Mud Run challenge” -- this is a one-of-a-kind amazing day, with a camaraderie, like no other. With hundreds of like-minded Mud Runners; you’ll slip and slide and glide your way to the finish line, all in the knowledge you’re supporting a great cause.
Saturday 10th March 2018
Run a Muck Challenge

Make those muddy miles count for a good cause as you tackle one of the toughest and muddiest course challenges around. With oodles of uniquely tough muddy fun guaranteed – you’ll also know that your efforts and funds-raised make a tough muddy difference helping fund vital oesophageal cancer research.
21st and 22nd July 2018
Tough Mudder

Full, half, relay, 6 mile or UL kids run – there are so many ways to run for, and support oesophageal cancer research at this great race day in Limerick, in May. We’d love you to consider our charity for your fund-raising efforts. Your funds generated really can make a difference to our patient support and help fund vital research.
6th May 2018
Great Limerick Run

Date TBC
Cook Medical Women’s Mini Marathon

There’s the marathon, half marathon, team relay, youth challenger or pacers options – you decide what works for you in the knowledge that you’re working for a great cause – because every step you take helps support oesophageal cancer research.
3rd June 2018
Cork City Marathon

Date TBC
Whatever tickles your fancy: you can run, jog or walk this 4-mile road race in the name of oesophageal cancer research. It’s not known as Munster’s premier road race for nothing because it’s an accessible event for all to enjoy. We’d love your support for this event.
Evening Echo Women’s Mini Marathon

Ireland’s most scenic full and half marathon means that if you run out off puff -- it’ll be down to the breath-taking scenery. Take in the Wild Atlantic Way as you also help take in funds for our vital research initiatives. We can’t do what we do, without you.
1st September 2018
Dingle Marathon

On behalf of OCF, we’d so appreciate you consider our charity if you’re thinking of taking part in any of the above, or other sponsored events that appeal to you. You’ll do this knowing that any monies you raise help fund vital cancer research that helps save lives.

Register with the event organisers to get your registration number. Then you can contact us to register your intention to run on behalf of the OCF, and receive your Sponsorship pack with running vest, hat and sponsorship card.

You can also set up an everyday hero online fundraising page so your friends and family can donate, a click away.

For more information, please call 086 4542713 or email info@lollipopday.ie

Get involved in Lollipop Day 2018

To get involved with Lollipop Day you can:

Register to hold a fun Lollipop Day event in your community.

Volunteer some of your time for collections on 23 - 24 Feb 2018 by registering here.

Click here to order a box of lollipops to sell in your workplace or community.

For more information call Anne 086 4542713 / Eileen 086 0697328 or mail here.



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