Calling Home & Abroad

How to take part:

1. Register Online – Individual or Family Bubble 

2. Use the Strava App or other App to measure & time your 5K

3. Synch your time & post your photo or selfie with #CavanDash2020 – win €100!

December 25th – 26th – 27th

Over €85,000 raised for local charities across Cavan!

Thanks for your support : )

Our Charity This Year

St. Christopher's Hospice

Providing respite palliative care services for patients suffering with Cancer, M.S., and M.N.D. in the Cavan / Monaghan and North East region. The hospice is currently fundraising to increase its level of care specialisation - matching other hospices such as Harolds Cross, Dublin and St Francis' Raheny. This will enable them to provide complex end-of-life inpatient care to the population of Cavan & Monaghan.

Our Sponsors



Additional Information

Walk, Jog, or Run 5K at a time that suits you over the weekend between Christmas Day, 25th December and Sunday, 27th December 2020.  

The location and route is up to you!

Strava App Users – Measure and time your run / walk. Afterwards, synch your Strava activity. A digital certificate will be sent to you after the event. 

Non Strava – Non Smartphone Users – You can use any other App or method to measure and time your run / walk. After your run, you can manually enter your time and upload a screenshot of your run / walk as proof. You will also receive a certificate after the event ~ 28th. 

Go to your e-mail confirmation for the link options to either (1) synch automatically with Strava or (2) manually enter time.

Upload a photo or selfie with the hashtag #CavanDash2020 and win €100 for the best fancy dress – Sponsored by The Farnham Arms Hotel.

New to Strava?  We recommend downloading the Strava App and familiarising yourself with the App before completing the Virtual Cavan Christmas Dash.   Here is an example – how to set up and use the Strava App(2 minute video)

Synch Results – Run / Walk your 5K using the Strava app. After you have completed (Start/Finished) your 5K, go to your registration e-mail. Click on the link in your registration e-mail to connect to Strava. Select and upload your run / walk activity.  A certificate will be e-mailed to you after the event ~ 28th. 

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If you prefer to time and measure your 5K with another app or have no smartphone, you can manually add your time along with screenshot proof. 

Click on the link (non-Strava) in your registration e-mail and select “Uploading my results“.  You will be asked to manually enter your time and upload an image with proof of completion.  A digital certificate will be e-mailed to you after the event ~ 28th.  

Individual Entry – €10  

Junior Under 16 – €8

Same pricing will apply to families.   Processing fees apply.

The Farnham Arms Hotel is kindly offering €100 to the person or team with the best outfit on the day! 

We hope everyone at home and abroad will get their glad rags on or at least your blue and white jersey / t-shirt and post your picture or selfie to our Facebook, Insta or Twitter page with the hashtag #CavanDash2020

Good Luck! And Thanks for Supporting St.Christopher’s Hospice! 

There is no route!  You can complete your 5K anywhere and any time between Christmas Day – 25th to 27th December.  

From Dowra to Dubai – Ballyjamesduff to Boston!!

COVID WARNINGPlease maintain social distancing at all times when completing your run / walk. 

Below is the traditional 5K route of the Annual Cavan Christmas Dash for information purposes.

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