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Let’s Run as One -2021 DNI Run

Let’s Run as One

Covid-19 has had an impact on everybody in some way or other and The Dublin Neurological Institute (DNI) is no different. We rely solely on donations and charitable grants and our patients need your support. Although based in Dublin we support patients from all over Ireland. 

The increasing age of our population means increasing numbers of people with neurological disease. In fact 1 in 2 women and 1 in 3 men develop dementia, stroke or Parkinsonism during their life.* 700,000 people in Ireland are currently suffering suffer from neurological disease and there is simply not enough services to support them. 

The cost of running the DNI for a year is a minimum of €100,000 but the more funds we have the more patients we can treat. A year of restrictions and lockdowns has really hampered our ability to raise funds and we need your help.


We’re asking you to do 3 things:
1. run as one for 5km (or walk, we’re not fussy!)
2. make a donation at gofundme.com/f/dnirun or alternately Text: DNI to 50300 to donate €4 (T&Cs apply).
3. spread the word amongst your friends


Here’s the DNI Frontline Staff encouraging you to join with them in this special event:

To view a report on the launch of the event follow this link.

You can see the various sports stars that are supporting our fund raising efforts at these links:

Sports Stars supporting our ‘Run as One’ 5k Front Line Run/Walk

Sports commentators urging people to get behind our campaign

This event is the 2nd year of the DNI having to deal with the inability to organise our usual fundraising events and campaigns due to the Covid 19 pandemic. In 2020 we received tremendous support from our staff, patients and supporters and we hope to match and improve on these efforts if possible this year with your help. You can look back at a gallery of images of our 2020 DNI Run at this link.

Support the DNI in 2021 by purchasing our new functional and stylish Face Mask. The DNI Face Mask has an ergonomic shape, 3 layers of soft material and an adjustable nose wire to give you a secure and comfortable fit. Each mask costs €8 and can be purchased via our PayPal Store Account. Click on the 'Add to Cart' button to choose the quantity you want before proceeding to checkout with a Credit/Debit card or by PayPal account if you have one. Thank you for supporting us.