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Multi-Charity Limerick Run Launch 2012 Multi-Charity Limerick Run Launch 2012


Multi-Charity Limerick Run Launch 2012

Multi-Charity Limerick Run Launch 2012 Multi-Charity Limerick Run Launch 2012

Charities Joining Forces for Limerick Run 2012

Four Mid West regional charities are setting the pace with a challenge for keen runners, joggers and walkers to take on the ultimate challenge by participating in the Great Limerick Run on 6 May 2012. As part of a joint campaign ‘Set The Pace’ they are asking you to go the distance to raise vital funds for your chosen charity. The four charities Rape Crisis Midwest, St. Gabriel’s School & Centre, Mid West Simon Community and Milford Hospice each provide vital services and support in their respective fields within the Mid-West Region. The Rape Crisis Midwest assists survivors of rape and sexual abuse, whilst St. Gabriel’s School & Centre provides services to children with disabilities. Meanwhile Mid West Simon Community reaches out to people experiencing homelessness and Milford Hospice offer Specialist Palliative Care In-patient and Community Services.

The challenge is to turn your marathon performance into an opportunity to raise funds for your chosen charity. You can strike out on your own or get a group of friends, fellow runners, family, classmates or colleagues to form a team. Once you have registered with the Great Limerick Run and made contact with your chosen charity, you can proceed to adopt a team fundraising name, plan your training schedule and set a fund target. Your chosen charity will provide you with a sponsorship pack. So go on! Go those extra miles to support your local charity; you’ll be a winner regardless of your finish time on the big day.

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I Love Limerick and the amazing photographer, Dolf Patijn, were present at this years Multi-Charity Limerick Run Launch. You can view a slideshow of the event below. Please like and share!


Richard is a presenter, producer, songwriter and actor. He was named the Limerick Person of the Year (2011) and won an online award at the Metro Éireann Media and Multicultural Awards (2011) for promoting multi-culturalism online. Richard says that the concept is very much a community driven project that aims to document life in Limerick. So, that in 20 years time people can look back and remember the events that were making the headlines.