European Week Of Sport


The 2016 European Week of Sport and Physical Activity will be celebrated across Ireland from 10-18 September 2016.

The European Week of Sport takes place between the 10-18 September and aims to promote sport and physical activity across Europe. The Week is for everyone, regardless of age, background or fitness level. With a focus on grassroots initiatives, it will inspire Europeans to #BeActive on a regular basis and create opportunities in peoples' everyday lives to exercise more. As an annual event, the European Week of Sport will inspire all kinds of creative and exciting events and activities in different countries.

Event Registration

A full listing of events is available below:





Below is a list of Flagship events running during the European Week of Sport.

CountyEvent NameActivity TypeEvent OrganiserStart Date
DublinGreat Dublin Bike RideCycling eventSport Ireland11/09/2016
DublinSARI SoccerfestFootballSport Against Racism Ireland10/09/2016
NationwideNational Fitness DayPhysical ActivityIreland Active16/09/2016
NationwideParkrun Promotional DaysRunningParkrun



NationwideGet Ireland WalkingWalkingGet Ireland WalkingThroughout the week
Nationwide#BeActive Schools CampaignVariousActive School Flag



NationwideCycle to Work DayCyclingCyclescheme.ie14/09/2016
NationwideFamily Gymnastics ChallengeGymnasticsGymnastics Ireland16/09/2016
NationwideNational Badminton WeekBadmintonBadminton Ireland10/09/2016 -18/09/2016
DublinNational Sports Campus:Free Taster SessionsVariousNational Sports Campus12/09/2016 - 18/09/2016

For further information on the European Week of Sport, please visit the European Week of Sport Website

#BeActive is a call to action to get Europeans moving!

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