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From 400 people at the first Darkness Into Light in 2009 to 130,000 people last year, DIL has become a movement in more ways than one across Ireland and all over the world. We would love you to join us this May!


Saturday, 6th of May 2017

Start time

4:00 AM


Sainsburys cafe, 150 Strand Road, Derry BT48 7TL

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On Saturday May 6th, thousands of people around Ireland will walk / run for our annual 5k awareness raising event. Come join us at the Sainsburys Café on Saturday 6th May 2017 at 4.15am Darkness Into Light

Important Information

  • You must register online by April 27th to receive a T-shirt, and you must bring proof of registration (either printed or on your phone).
  • Please arrive 30 minutes before the start time. Please allow time for parking.
  • Each participant must have a torch for health and safety reasons.
  • There will be no storage for personal items during the event, so please come ready to walk/run.
  • Please respect traffic wardens and event signage, and follow instructions on arrival. Help us keep our venues clean and place any litter in bins provided.

Derry is running it's 2nd annual 5km walk/run in aid of Suicide & Self Harm Prevention a fundraising event being held around the globe on May 6th 2017. Join us and help share the light

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Parking Info

Plenty of free parking available at Sainsbury's right beside the start point

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Top Fundraising Participants & Teams

Special thanks to the Darkness Into Light participants who have taken the extra step to fundraise and have earned their fundraising badge!