‘Run Around IRELAND’ Challenge
National Dates: March 22nd – April 30th
ASF encourages ALL schools to commit to the 4-week ‘Run Around IRELAND’ challenge during the spring term.
- It is a great way for pupils to learn about Ireland’s most famous landmarks, and to bring learning outdoors.
- It supports the Athletics strand of the PE curriculum and gives pupils the opportunity to develop good running technique.
- This challenge is also one of the key criteria for schools working towards ASF.
Week 1: March 22nd – March 26th
Week 2: April 12th – 16th
Week 3: April 19th – 23rd
Week 4: April 26th – 30th (National ‘Active School Week’)
Hints and Tips Slideshow
We have created this slideshow to explain the challenge and to provide lots of Hints and Tips in terms of organisation, and maximising cross-curricular learning opportunities. For optimal viewing use Adobe Acrobat.
Download Print Resources
View PDST ‘Move Well, Move Often’ resources