Organisers of the 2021 West of Ireland Women's Mini-Marathon are encouraging local charities to reach out and reap the benefits of this year's virtual event.

Upon registering for the event via the mini-marathon website, participants will see a drop-down menu of local and national charities, each of which does priceless work in our communities. Runners will be able to decide which charity receives a €10 donation from their €20 registration fee.

The Western People, and the Mayo Sports Partnership are issuing an appeal to all charities operating in the West of Ireland who wish to have their name included amongst the list of included charities.

To have your charity included amongst the list of beneficiaries for the 2021 West of Ireland Mini-Marathon, please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with the charity name, point of contact and a funding link.

Charities must be registered with the Charities Regulator to qualify for inclusion.

The deadline for submissions is next Thursday, March 18 at 12 noon.