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August 2017

Longford International Marathon

Date: Sunday 27th August
Time: 10am
Location: Longford

See website for details of Longford Marathon

• Number collection for the marathon and half-marathon will open at 7.00am at The Longford Arms Hotel in Longford.

• The marathon will start and finish on Main Street near the Longford Arms Hotel on Sunday morning.

• First off will be the walkers in the full marathon who will set off at 8am.

• The particpants in the Ultra Marathon who will start at 8am.

• The wheelchair participants will start at 9.45am from the same location.

• The runners in the full marathon and all participants in the half-marathon will start at 10.00am on Sunday morning.

The participants in the 5K Road Race will start a few minutes after the Marathon & Half Marathon Start. Please assemble behind the Marathon/Half Marathon starters before the race goes off.

September 2017

The European Week of Sport and Physical Activity will be celebrated across Ireland from 23rd-30th September

Date: Saturday 23rd September
Time: One Week
Location: Nationwide

Check Longford Sports Parntership Facebook for regular updates on events happening in Longford throughout that week

Register your event now on

October 2017

Safeguarding 1

Date: Thursday 5th October
Time: 7pm-10pm
Location: Longford County Council, Aras an Chontae, Great Water St., Longford

All volunteers, coaches, children’s officers and designated liaison persons (DLP) involved in any capacity with children in sport must first complete the 3-hour Child Welfare and Protection Basic Awareness Course. This course educates participants on the implementation of best practice in protecting the welfare of children involved in sport.


Certification is awarded by Sport Ireland on completion of this workshop. Participants must attend the full 3-hour session and should be over 18 years of age.

Registration fee of €15

Call 043 33 49402 or register online at


Sports First Aid

Date: Saturday 14th October
Time: 9.30am
Location: EDI Centre Longford

Longford Sports Partnership host 'Sports Injuries / Sports First Aid Courses'.

If you're involved in a sports club from team level to management, the importance of basic first aid provision cannot be over emphasised. This course will bring you through the basics of emergency care and enable you to keep any casualty safe until an ambulance arrives.

Areas covered include:

  • Approach to accident
  • Disorders of breathing and CPR
  • Wounds and bleeding
  • Fractures and broken bones
  • Spinal injuries
  • Burns and scalds
  • Medical emergencies.

If you or your group require an alternative workshop, please contact 043-3349402 and we can organise for you.

 Please note that participants must be over 18 years of age

Online registration at Registration fee of €50. Lunch included.

Yearly Programmes

Please note that yearly programmes include Buntus, for primary schools and Buntus Start, for pre-schools.