Hundreds of people are expected to take part in the virtual Echo Women’s Mini Marathon.
The event would usually see in the region of 7,000 running or walking the mini-marathon each year, before gathering at the finish in Kennedy Park.
Covid-19 restrictions have meant that for the second year in a row, it has not been possible to organise a physical event.
Sarah O'Dwyer and Sarah Ryan taking part in the marathon.
U 12 Dromtariffe ladies taking part in this year’s Echo Women’s Mini Marathon
However, the marathon is taking place in virtual form with participants encouraged to do their “6K your way” wherever they like and at any time between September 16 and 26.
Sinead O'Connor from Boreenmanna road, winner of The Echo Women's mini marathon in 2019 os taking part again this year. Picture: Eddie O'Hare
Veronica Lee and Miriam Horgan looking forward to next years Echo mini marathon as the walk on the Marina, Cork. Picture Dan Linehan
Many have already completed their 6k their way, raising vital funds for charities and more are expected to complete the virtual marathon over the coming days.