The Women's 800 which starts at 7.10 is sponsored by the Dublin Front Runners Athletic Club (DFR). The DFR is a running club for gay, lesbian, bisexual, trans runners and friends. Its mission is to provide a healthy, athletic and social experience to the LGBT community. DFR is under the umbrella of the International front Runners organization and is affiliated to the Athletics Ireland.
The Men's 800 which starts at 7.16 is sponsored by Investec. Investec is a distinctive Specialist Bank and Asset Manager providing a diverse range of financial products and services to a niche client base in Ireland , the United Kingdom, South Africa and Australia