Donegal disability advocate and public speaker Nikki Bradley is setting out to inspire all walkers, joggers and runners to join this year’s Vhi Women’s Mini Marathon.

The 10km event, now in its 42nd year, will take place in Dublin City Centre on Sunday June 2nd at 12:30pm. Over 20,000 women are expected to participate this year.

Cancer survivor Nikki Bradley completed the Vhi Women’s Mini Marathon last year on crutches, one year after having her hip and thigh amputated in a rare rotationplasty surgery.

This year she’s back raising awareness for the event that promotes women’s health and charities nationwide.

You can follow Nikki’s 12-week journey to Race Day on June 2nd via Instagram: @nikki_bradley_speaks

The four ambassadors of 2024 also include businesswoman Aimee Connolly, TV presenter and model Katja Mia and health and fitness coach Nathalie Lennon.

Businesswoman Aimee Connolly, motivational speaker Nikki Bradley, broadcaster Katja Mia and fitness and food enthusiast Nathalie Lennon are all Vhi ambassadors for this year’s event.

They are calling on women all around the country to join them on the 2nd June for the largest all-female event of its kind in the world.  

Registration for the event is now open on Every participant will receive a Vhi Women’s Mini Marathon finishers medal, and can opt in at registration to receive a Vhi Women’s Mini Marathon t-shirt.  

Additionally Vhi members can claim back their entry fee via the Vhi app.

Aimee Connolly, entrepreneur and Vhi Ambassador said, “It’s been a privilege to be a Vhi ambassador for the Vhi Women’s Mini Marathon since 2022 and I cannot wait for this year’s event. The atmosphere at last year’s event was incredible and being part of a strong supportive community of women who walked, jogged and ran the sunny streets of Dublin is something I’ll never forget!

“It’s exciting to be part of a brilliant group of ambassadors for this year’s event. We’ll all be sharing our 12-week journey to race day and hopefully providing some inspiration and motivation along the way. For training plans to suit your own fitness levels, and simple, delicious recipes to fuel your journey to race day, keep an eye on Vhi Women’s Mini Marathon social media channels and website!”