National Fitness Day

National Fitness Day

National Fitness Day


27-09-2018 (00:00)



National Fitness Day

Time & Date

00:00 | 27-09-2018 to 27-09-2018


Nationwide, Dublin

Type of Event



Cancer Prevention / Early detection

Cancer Type

All cancers

Organised By

Healthy Ireland

Event Description

National Fitness Day, Thursday 27 September 2018, will be the biggest and most visible annual celebration of physical activity of the year. It is the day to celebrate the role that physical activity plays across Ireland.

National Fitness Day aims to get more people more active more often. Participating leisure centres, gyms, parks, workplaces and clubs will be opening their doors to welcome you for free activities!

Exercise can considerably reduce your risk of developing several cancers and significantly aid patients in their battle with the disease

even moderate physical activity can greatly can cut the risk of developing certain cancers and benefit a patient undergoing cancer treatment.

Cancer is the cause of one in four deaths in Ireland. Scientific evidence is increasingly pointing to the benefits of physical activity in beating the disease and potentially saving lives.

There is also clear evidence to tell us that physical activity and exercise can reduce your risk of developing breast, bowel and womb cancer. It may also help prevent lung cancer.

Event Address

Grand Canal Dock,
Dublin 2, ,
Dublin, Ireland.

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