Join Team Nurture for the VHI Women’s Mini Marathon Bank Holiday Monday 1st June 2015 at 2pm

Mini Marathon 2013

By joining Team Nurture, you have a direct impact on the people we help. When you become a member of Team Nurture, you join a wonderful group of women who are dedicated to our cause of saving lives and supporting positive mental health. So put on your runners and join our fantastic team as we take on the Women’s Mini Marathon this June Bank Holiday weekend!

The bigger our team, the more services and support we can provide to people affected by pregnancy & childbirth related mental health illnesses. So get together with your friends and family to join Team Nurture and ensure that no one has to suffer alone!  Your time, effort, and contributions will enable Nurture to provide crucial support services to mothers, fathers, partners and families affected by pregnancy and childbirth related mental health illnesses.

Each year in Ireland, approximately 22,000 women are diagnosed with antenatal and postnatal depression. Postpartum psychosis affects approximately one in every 1,000 women in Ireland. Thousands more women suffer from depression brought on by the death of a baby or fertility problems. More than one in five pregnancies ends in miscarriage and around 500 babies die around the time of birth each year.

Every year Nurture’s helps hundreds of women, men and their families get back to living a healthy & happy life and we want to be able to offer our services and supports nationwide to anyone who is suffering from a pregnancy & childbirth related mental health illness.  We need your help to make our mission a reality.

Nurture is a registered Irish charity and this is why we so desperately need your help.

Step 1 – Register Officially with VHI Mini Marathon.


Most importantly, make sure to secure your official registration at the Women’s Mini Marathon website here.  You cannot participate if you are not officially registered. On-Line entries for the 2015 Race will open 9am on Wednesday 11th February 2015. Entry Closing Date: April 2015 OR when maximum number of entries is reached so don’t delay in registering.

Step 2 – Register for Free with Team Nurture

Register for free with us that you want to be part of Team Nurture.  Eventbrite - Join Team Nurture for the Women's Mini Marathon

Step 3 – Spread the word & start fundraising.

Create your own personal fundraising page on  This way you can ask your friends, family & work colleagues to donate directly to us.

The VHI Mini Marathon website has lots of great Fundraising Ideas so you can check them out by clicking here.

Share the Inspiration – if you have an inspirational story about yourself or your charity please let VHI Mini Marathon know and you are in with a chance of featuring on their website, social media or with one of their media partners.  Share with them here.

Step 4 – Start Training

The VHI Mini Marathon website has lots of great Training Tips so you can check them out by clicking here.

We are delighted that you are joining Team Nurture and can’t wait to talk soon. Email or ring us on 01 – 8430930 if you have any queries.