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MayFest – May 1st

MayFest Week May 1st – 7th
Virtual Online
May 1
10:00 am - 11:00 am


Vision Sports


MayFest 40k Challenge

Mark 40 years of the May Games / MayFest by taking our 40k Challenge. During the first 5 days of May – Sat. 1st to Wednesday 5th – crawl, walk, run, cycle, sea swim 40k and you’re in the hat for some very exciting prizes. Email your results to [email protected] before 5pm on Friday 7th May.

Intro to Turbo with Triathlon Ireland – Come and Try session

Come and try turbo (or use your exercise or spin bike). Eamonn Tilley will coax and coach you into some new exercises.

Family Dance Come & Try Session

This class is an opportunity for children and adults with a Vision Impairment to enjoy the benefits of dance in a fun safe environment.

Siblings, parents and all family members are welcome to join in, so come along and show off those moves…………..

(Not)Parkrun 5k Celebration

(not)parkrun is an opportunity for parkrunners to partake in a 5k walk, jog, or run, on a route of your choosing, wherever you are in the world and following appropriate guidelines for physical activity wherever you’re based.

More info here (opens in a new window)


MayFest Timetable

May 1st – 5th, MayFest 40k Challenge, Run, Walk or Cycle. Complete your activity anytime and submit your completed log to Vision Sports Ireland – spot prizes to be won – All ages.

May 1st , 10am, Family Dance Come & Try Session at 10am – All ages.

May 1st – 9:30 am – Introduction to Turbo with Triathlon Ireland – Adults

May 1st – 7th, (Not)Parkrun Celebration, complete your 5k during MayFest and log you achievements with parkrun and Vision Sports Ireland – spot prizes to be won – All ages.

May 1st, 12 noon, Youth Blind/VI Tennis Come & Try Session with Tennis Ireland for 8 – 16 years.

May 2nd, 8pm, Opening Ceremony, Reeling in the Years, Celebrating 40 Years of May Games / MayFest.

May 3rd, 10am, Yoga Come and Try Session – Adults

May 4th, 10am, Over 50’s Movement, Balance and Stretch, Come & Try Session – Adults

May 4th, 5pm, Blind/VI Tennis Webinar with Tennis Ireland and Sight and Sound Technology – one lucky attendee will win an Amazon Alexa – All ages.

May 5th, 10am, Falls prevention, Movement and Balance Come & Try Session – Adults

May 5th, 6:30pm, Zoom Fitness Come and Try Session – Adults

May 6th, 10am, Come & Try Nature Mindfulness – Adults

May 6th, 3pm, Interactive SafeFood Nutrition Webinar – Adults

May 6th, Online Tennis Come & Try Session – Adults

May 7th, 4:30pm, Come & Try Teen Fitness – Children.

May 7th, 5pm, Closing Ceremony with Miriam O’Callaghan – All ages.