Darkness Into Light 2023 – The Details

Darkness Into Light 2024 – The Details 

Darkness Into Light 2024, proudly supported by Electric Ireland, will take place at 4:15am on the morning of Saturday May 11th 2024.  

There are lots of ways to get involved. You can take part in a Darkness Into Light event. You can do Darkness Into Light in your Own Way with your family, friends and colleagues in your local area. Or, you can also take on a Darkness Into Light Challenge by walking, running, jogging or swimming and fundraising for Pieta.  

Your Own Way 

You can also take part in Darkness Into Light In Your Own Way by walking into sunrise in your local area with friends, family or colleagues or simply sharing a sunrise moment with your loved ones.


Many people choose to take on a challenge for Darkness Into Light. You can jog, swim or kayak for Darkness Into Light. You can also join our Facebook challenge, 5k a day in May or create your own challenge for Darkness Into Light. If you choose this option, you wont have to pay a registration fee. We do ask that you commit to raising €200 for Pieta and people affected by suicide and self-harm. Many people raise much more than this – our average is almost €300!  



Sign up as an individual/family

Sign up after being invited by family or friend


The safety of our Darkness Into Light supporters is our highest priority.    

Please plan your Darkness Into Light route carefully and ensure that it is safe, well-lit and has no hazards. 

If you are near or in open water, please follow water safety guidelines and never swim in bad weather conditions or alone.  

All participants in Darkness Into Light 2023 take part at their own risk.

Please note, the registration process is in English. If you need support completing registration please reach out to your closest participating venue via the Facebook Group.

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