Dublin marathon is cancelled

The organisers of the Dublin Marathon have announced its cancellation due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.

The traditional four-race series prior to the event has also been cancelled.

This year’s sold out race – scheduled for October – would have been the 41st running of the event.

It attracts hundreds of runners from Donegal, Sligo and Leitrim to the captial each year.

All entries for this year’s marathon and race series will be valid for the 2021 event.