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  • Title: Family Fitness Festival - Phoenix Park July - Athletics Ireland
    Descriptive info: .. Home.. Events Programme.. Site Map.. Family Mile Challenge.. Little Toddle.. Little Athletics Challenge.. FAQ.. The Venue.. Getting There.. Gallery.. Contact Details.. Sponsors.. A Fun Day Sunday!.. Farmleigh, Phoenix Park, Sunday July 1st 2012.. The.. Athletics Ireland Family Fitness Festival at Farmleigh, Phoenix Park, on Sunday, July 1st.. will be a great Family Fun Day with lots of fitness activities for everyone.. This.. FREE.. event is organized by.. Athletics Ireland.. with support from the.. Irish Sports Council, OPW.. and.. Dublin City Council.. The Athletics Ireland Family Fitness Festival Fun Day Sunday starts with a.. - an event that takes place within the beautiful  ...   do so online at.. -.. (Walk-Jog- Run).. starts at.. 10am.. and other events taking place during the day include:.. Fun Orienteering.. CAn event for all the family to explore the Farmleigh Estate.. Little Athletics.. Agility Challenges- Running-Jumping-Throwing-for ages 5-15.. for the younger children.. Traditional Sports Events.. Egg Spoon - Sack Races- Relays etc, etc.. Other attractions include.. Health Fitness Expo - Fit 4 Life - Surprise Personalities - Face Painting - Bands etc, etc.. Guest of Honour.. will be Olympic 5000m Silver Medalist and World Champion.. Sonia O'Sullivan.. who is Chef de Mission for Team Ireland at the London Olympics.. Web Design.. by Irenses..

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  • Title: Family Fitness Festival - Phoenix Park July - Athletics Ireland
    Descriptive info: Fun Orienteering (for all the family) an exciting mix of orienteering skills and treasure.. hunt.. Little Athletics Challenge (5 to 10 years); Agility tests to delight and excite with Olympian Sonia O'Sullivan on hand to offer encouragement and guidance.. Young Athletes Challenge (10 to 14 years): Agility and talent assessment in a variety of fun drills.. Athletics Ireland Little Toddle (under 5 years): A short sprint/walk/toddle/craw for the.. tots!.. Traditional Sports Events -  ...   Face Painting.. Bands.. Farmers markets and food stalls.. Elverys: The nation's top sports retailer Elverys Sports will be attending Farmleigh to demonstrate their Gait Analysis system for keen runners to achieve their personal.. best.. Staff will be on hand to offer expert advice on the right footwear, apparel and equipment so that you can get the most from your training.. There will be opportunities to purchase goods on the day from Elverys Sports..

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  • Title: Family Fitness Festival - Phoenix Park July - Athletics Ireland
    Descriptive info: Athletics Ireland Little Toddle.. As part Sunday's programme of events will be a Little Toddle for all the under 5's to take part in! This fun event will simply involve a short race / toddle from point to point for all children under 5.. TODDLE TIME for the Little Toddle will be 12.. 00pm and 14.. 00pm so look out for the Toddle team in the exhibition tent to collect your toddler's hat and sticker before the race..

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  • Title: Family Fitness Festival - Phoenix Park July - Athletics Ireland
    Descriptive info: McDonald's Little Athletics Challenge.. Come along and enjoy the fun in the McDonald's Little Athletics Challenge at Farmleigh and meet Irish World Youth Champion Kate Veale.. Watch Kate Veale being interviewed on TV3's Ireland AM.. The challenge will be fun filled and action packed with variety agility challenges all centered on the Little Athletics program.. The Little Athletics program is designed to address the specific physical requirements of children  ...   fundamentals of athletic movement to children in a fun, exciting and non-competitive environment.. This age group has been identified as an important stage in the development of fundamental skills such as agility, co-ordination and balance.. Little Athletics centres on the use of games to provide fun while developing these all important skills which can contribute greatly to future sporting achievements.. Little Athletics Challenges will take place from 11.. 00-14.. 30..

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  • Title: Family Fitness Festival - Phoenix Park July - Athletics Ireland
    Descriptive info: FAQ's.. The Athletics Ireland Family Fitness Festival provides the perfect excuse and venue for a Sunday afternoon picnic.. What's the festival all about?.. Athletics Ireland's Family Fitness Festival is an action-packed day of fun events that emphasise the importance of regular physical activity and healthy choices - for both children and adults.. A perfect opportunity for the whole family to experience a variety of sporting activities in the beautiful surroundings of Farmleigh in the Phoenix Park.. Who's it aimed at?.. Families who would like to spend an active and entertaining Sunday trying out, and learning about, a range of physical activities that can improve their overall wellbeing.. The Fitness Festival will also give parents the opportunity to introduce their children, even reluctant ones, to the joy and excitement of taking part in a range of sporting pursuits.. What's there for kids?.. A whole programme of supervised physical challenges specially tailored to engross and excite children from ages 5  ...   you can run, jog, or walk the Mile Family Challenge through the scenic grounds of the Farmleigh Estate.. There's also a treasure run to test your orienteering skills.. Musical entertainment will also be provided along with a Farmersâ⠬⠢ Market.. Can I participate in the Family Mile Challenge?.. Yes - But this is the one event you MUST pre-register for - see details on the site.. Where can we eat?.. We suggest you bring a pack lunch and avail of the picnic facilities provided.. The Cafeteria in the grounds of Farmleigh serve light snacks and refreshments and water will be freely available to all of those taking part.. You can also purchase food at the Farmerâ s Market.. What will it cost to participate?.. All activities are FREE - but donations on the day to assist the development of National Juvenile and Youth Athletics will be greatly appreciated.. How and when can we sign-up?.. Click Here for Entry..

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  • Title: Family Fitness Festival - Phoenix Park July - Athletics Ireland
    Descriptive info: The Venue.. Farmleigh.. , an estate of 78 acres situated to the north-west of Dublin's Phoenix Park, was purchased from the Guinness family by the Irish Government in 1999 for 29.. 2m.. The house has been carefully refurbished by the Office of Public Works as the premier accommodation for visiting dignitaries and guests of the nation, for high level Government meetings, and for public enjoyment.. Originally a small Georgian house built in the late 18th century, Farmleigh was purchased by Edward Cecil Guinness (1847-1927) on his marriage to his cousin, Adelaide Guinness in 1873.. A great-grandson of Arthur Guinness, founder of the eponymous brewery, Edward Cecil became the first Earl of Iveagh in 1919.. The first major building programme was undertaken  ...   1900).. With the addition of a new Conservatory adjoining the Ballroom in 1901, increased planting of broadleaves and exotics in the gardens, Farmleigh had, by the early years of the 20th century, all the requisites for gracious living and stylish entertainment.. Its great charm lies in the eclecticism of its interior decoration ranging from the classical style to Jacobean, Louis XV, Louis XVI and Georgian.. In 2001 the Office of Public Works began the delicate job of restoring this magnificent estate.. This was carried out with great delicacy and care so as the historical ambience at Farmleigh has been preserved as it assumes its new role on behalf of the Irish State.. For more about the estate visit:.. www.. farmleigh.. ie..

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  • Title: Family Fitness Festival - Phoenix Park July - Athletics Ireland
    Descriptive info: Getting There.. View Larger Map.. General Information.. Farmleigh is accessed via the Phoenix Park.. If travelling by car or private bus.. Entering the Phoenix Park from Parkgate Street, follow Chesterfield Avenue and go straight through the first two roundabouts.. At the third roundabout take a left and then your first right for Farmleigh.. Farmleigh is signposted within the Park.. Entering the Phoenix Park from Castleknock, turn right at the first roundabout, and then right again for Farmleigh.. The turn  ...   the number 37 bus from Hawkins Street to the Castleknock Gate.. Enter the Phoenix Park and take the pedestrian pathway to your right.. Following the directional signs, Farmleigh is a fifteen-minute walk from the Castleknock Gate.. Phoenix Park Shuttle.. A Shuttle Bus Service within the Phoenix Park runs each weekday from 7am to 7pm.. On weekends and Public holidays, the shuttle bus runs from 10am to 7pm.. The bus operates as a hop-on , hop-off service and operates every hour..

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  • Title: Family Fitness Festival - Phoenix Park July - Athletics Ireland
    Descriptive info: Image Gallery..

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  • Title: Family Fitness Festival - Phoenix Park July - Athletics Ireland
    Descriptive info: Contact Us.. Address:.. Family Fitness Festival.. Athletics Ireland.. Unit 19.. Northwood Court.. Northwood Business Campus.. Santry.. Dublin 9.. Phone:.. 01 886 9933.. Email:.. farmleigh@athleticsireland.. ie..

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  • Title: Family Fitness Festival - Phoenix Park July - Athletics Ireland
    Descriptive info: Athletics Ireland would like to thank our associate sponsors without whose help and support the Athletics Ireland Family Fitness Festival would never have been possible.. In association with.. Partners:..

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